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*filled* Associate Systems SW Test Engineer at NASA Goddard


ASAP - 9/30/2021



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Skills: continuous integration REST CURL linux scrum user interfaces automated testing

A talented systems test engineer is needed on Raytheon’s EED (EOSDIS Evolution and Development) team which supports NASA in its mission to provide scientists and other users access to data from NASA’s Earth science missions. As a member of the EED team, software engineers will build innovative tools allowing scientists and students alike to discover, transform, update and improve the quality of earth science data in the pursuit of solving a wide range of environmental and socio-economic issues.

Specifically, this opening is for an engineer on the Common Metadata Repository (CMR) team and associated client user interfaces. The CMR system is a highly responsive backend system allowing for sub-second response queries across hundreds of millions of data records. It responds to over 2 million queries on its APIs each week from around the world. It has two premier clients, the Earthdata Search Client ( and the Metadata Management Tool ( The team is in need of a systems test engineer to focus on:
Testing API level functionality using the REST protocol
Automating integration and regression testing of the CMR, EDSC and MMT
Executing manual testing of the Earthdata Search Client and MMT
Helping developers improve the usability of the systems they are building
EED is committed to using agile development practices and a devops approach on its high performingteams. As such, engineers are expected to be self-starters and participate in all aspects of the development lifecycle. Engineers are expected to suggest improvements to processes and tools in order to make our products better and our work more efficient.

Required Skills:
At least 2 years of experience developing or testing enterprise level systems
Experience with manual testing of user interfaces and backend applications
Experience with automated testing and continuous integration
Experience with the REST protocol and CURL
Experience with the Linux OS and server side scripting languages
Understanding of good usability practices
Ability to work as a member of small team using the Scrum development methodology
Proponent of continuous improvement and willingness to bring new ideas to the team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Energetic, self-motivated, team player that is comfortable with open communications and varied collaboration tools
Due to contractual requirements, only U.S Citizens will be considered

Desired Skills:
Earth Science, GIS and/or remote sensing domain knowledge
Experience using browser debugging tools
Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo)

Degree in a technical major, such as Computer Science or Engineering

Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab), DoD, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Millennium Engineering, United Launch Alliance, Harris Inc., SAIC, Lewis & Fowler, Ball Aerospace, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and Raytheon among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate HUBZone bonus, health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses, and a generous 401(K) retirement plan.

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