Roman Data Management System Technical Lead
Space Telescope Science Institute
Megan Sosey is an engineer and scientist, working at the Space Telescope Science Institute for the last 24 years. She is currently leading the design, development, and delivery of the Data Management System that will process, archive, and serve to the astronomical community observations taken using the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope. She received her bachelor degrees in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Arizona. After starting at STScI she worked to earn a Masters in Computer Science from Loyola University of Maryland. During her career she has had the opportunity to collaborate with astronomers, archeologists, hardware engineers, software engineers, systems engineers, students, and Nobel Laureates. She has contributed code to multiple open source projects used throughout the astronomical community, and has had the privilege of being part of the Astropy Collaboration, Hubble Space Telescope, and James Webb Space Telescope missions, in a variety of capacities over the years.