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Creative Software Developer - Home Based - supporting remote telescopes

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We are looking for a creative software developer - full time - home-based - to improve our user experience for remote telescopes.  Salary negotiable, depending on experience up to $US 45,000 - 60,000

This is a creative job, not an admin IT job.



C# development of website and middleware applications that include ASP.NET website applications, middleware applications, astronomy applications, billing applications, class library development, merchant billing gateways, customer interface to telescopes, etc.

Legacy support of old Visual Basic applications.

Custom development of ACP (Telescope/Observatory Control Software) coded in JScript/VBScript. 


  • Prefer working understanding of Astronomy
  • TCP/IP (Internet and LAN Networking)
  • General all-rounder IT skills
  • Operating Systems (Windows/Mac/Linux)
  • Computer and Server Hardware
  • FTP and Webserver technology


  • C# (Main Development Language)
  • ASP.NET (Web Application -
  • Visual Basic (Legacy Applications Support)
  • SQL
  • JScript/VBScript (ACP Telescope Control)
  • HTML/CSS, AJAX, JSON, web technologies, etc
  • Asynchronous, Multithreading


  • MsSQL (Database)
  • MySQL (Database)


  • Jira (Atlassian)
  • Git Repository (Bit Bucket)
  • Visual Studio


  • Amazon AWS including EC3, S3, RDS, Route 53
  • Microsoft IIS (Windows Server)
  • Deployment of code of production telescopes (Win7 or Win10)

Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2019 to 2008
  • Windows 7 and 10
  • Mac OSX
  • Linux
  • Virtual Servers (VMWare)

Mobile Application (Optional)

  • Andriod App Development
  • Apple IOS Apps Development

Astronomy Application Experience (Optional)

  • MaximDL
  • TheSky 6/X
  • Focusmax
  • Planewave PWI / Interface / STI
  • ACP Observatory Control