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Radiant Solutions is currently seeking a Python Programmer for our McClean, VA location.

 This position will provide support for our US Government customer, in an on-site capacity.  The Python Programmer will focus on developing and customizing geospatial applications in support of intelligence analysts. This is a dynamic role supporting a mission that changes and evolves with technology quickly and has a lot of freedom to innovate.


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Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit


Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.  



Radiant Solutions offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. MDA Information Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.






  • Support a cutting edge team with their Geospatial applications development  
  • Contribute to new emerging methods development like Tensor Flow machine learning, Bayesian search, data science toolkits
  • Develop and customize geospatial applications in support of intelligence analysts.
  •  Improve workflows, automate processes, and build custom applications.
  • Explore new and emerging geospatial technologies.





  •  4 year degree in a technical discipline.
  • Experience in the development and use of geospatial software products applied to intelligence analysis.
  • Experience using geospatial development programming languages such as Python, ArcObjects, C#, and .Net.
  • Experience using geospatial tools and applications, including ArcGIS and open source tools.
  • Self-motivated individual who enjoys challenges and learning new skills and technologies
  • Ability to creatively solve problems and find solutions
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to provide accurate estimates and meet deadlines.


To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.