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Geospatial Developer

Geospatial Developer

ID 
2017-1891
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-MD-Gaithersburg
Posted Date 
12/5/2017

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Overview

Radiant Solutions is looking for a full-stack Geospatial developer to join our team of software engineers, meteorologist, geospatial experts and data scientists to work on some exciting cross-domain web products. Have you ever wondered how various environmental conditions, such as weather, can affect commodity prices? Or how satellite imagery and weather analysis can support farm operations? Or how social media data can help us analyze world events? Your computer science knowledge can be applied across all these domains. Preferences will be given to candidates with GIS and Social Media knowledge.  This position is located in our Gaithersburg, MD location. 

 

 

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. Radiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Play a key role in developing front end and back end components for geo-spatial analytics products that contribute to Radiant Solutions' customer missions.
  • Work with open-source data--including commercial imagery, news feeds, social media, Internet of Things and weather
  • Design and develop systems that are tuned to efficiently gather and format data, identify patterns and anomalies and create tailored products
  • Design, prototype, and develop sound user experiences and solid backend architecture
  • Research and translate user needs into requirements
  • Work in a dynamic team-oriented environment using agile methodologies

 

Qualifications

 

  • 2+ years of Python
  • Experience developing software in a high level language such as Java or C#
  • Experience with Linux. Must be comfortable with working on systems in Linux environment.
  • Experience with AWS Elastic search
  • Experience with continuous integration and GIT
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A drive for gaining new knowledge.  These positions will require an employee to learn and be knowledge on a lot of different systems and tools
  • Analytic/Big Data/Elastic Search(database) specialization
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum development team
  • Must be a US citizen

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • GIS knowledge
  • Experience with Python, Java, C#, JavaScript
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools such as Jenkins or Bamboo
  • Understanding of GIS, Social Media and web mapping technologies
  • AWS (EC2, S3, IAM, IAM Roles, DynamoDB, RDS (Postgres), ElasticSearch, Kinesis Streams, Kinesis Firehose, Lambda, Container Service, Route53)