Element 84 is always on the lookout for new talent to join our team, particularly in Software Engineering and Dev Ops roles. We provide competitive salaries, a big-company benefits package, a small-company culture, and profit sharing. Our office is located in Old Town Alexandria, 8 blocks from the metro with free soda, cinema displays, and walking distance to lots of good food. Element 84 is in the business of hiring smart people to solve hard problems.  Every hire is a hire into Element 84, not just for a specific project. When projects end we retain our team for the next one.

NASA’s EED Program

Element 84 is working on several different projects across NASA’s Earth Observation System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) EED program, a program which is currently expanding! The team works in an Agile Development environment using cutting edge technologies. The EOSDIS is a core capability in NASA’s Earth Science Data Systems Program. EOSDIS provides end-to-end capabilities for managing NASA’s Earth science data from various sources – satellites, aircraft, field measurements, and other programs.

Software Developer – 6+ years experience

Element 84 is looking for candidates with an interest in front end web development technologies (HTML, CSS, and Javacript) and responsive design as well as Ruby on Rails and/or Clojure to work with our team on the EED program. Candidates are expected to be able to work well with a team in an Agile Development environment. Experience with Elasticsearch, Clojure, GIS, Atlassian tools, Google Analytics, and deploying to Red Hat Enterprise Linux are all a plus. Degree in Computer Science or Engineering is required.

Contact Tracey Pilone for more information or to submit a resume.

Security Analysts – 8+ years experience

Element 84 is looking for candidates to perform as a principal security analyst to participate in planning, coordinating and implementing the overall information security program for the EED program.  Responsibilities include responding to NASA Incident Response Center and CERT security notices, reviewing and interpreting security documentation from various authorities, maintaining documentation and conducting training for the EED program team, reviewing, interpreting and acting upon various security monitoring tool logs, and working with System Administrators to implement and monitor security as needed. Candidates will also be responsible for enforcement of security policies and procedures.

Required technologies include scanning and patch management tools, systems administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows Server, NIST Risk Management Framework and IT System Security Plans (ideally with NASA experience).  Degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Assurance is required as well as 5 years of direct experience with IT Security and Information Assurance, and 3 + additional years in the industry. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is also highly desired.

Contact Tracey Pilone for more information or to submit a resume.