Geospatial (GIS) Developer

Empower AI Inc.
Washington, DC
Aug 02, 2022
Aug 13, 2022
Full Time
Overview: Empower AI is AI for government. Empower AI gives federal agency leaders the tools to elevate the potential of their workforce with a direct path for meaningful transformation. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Empower AI leverages three decades of experience solving complex challenges in Health, Defense, and Civilian missions. Our proven Empower AI Platform(R) provides a practical, sustainable path for clients to achieve transformation that is true to who they are, what they do, how they work, with the resources they have. The result is a government workforce that is exponentially more creative and productive. For more information, visit Empower AI is proud to be recognized as a 2022 Military Friendly Employer by Viqtory, the publisher of GI Jobs. This designation reflects the company's commitment to hiring and supporting active-duty and veteran employees. Responsibilities: Empower AI: As a Full Stack GIS Developer (Software Engineer II) who is passionate about mapping, you will help our team by applying and demonstrating state-of-the-art geospatial web technologies in an Agile DevSecOps environment. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting our mission: To deliver quality, innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments. RESPONSIBILITIESDesign and code software components, units, and modules for various geospatial applications that meet product specification and development schedulesWork with other developers and systems engineers to solve critical problems and identify efficiencies in implementing technical and functional requirements and tasksWork closely with product owner, stakeholders, business analysts, and team members to understand product specifics and to create quality codeContribute to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations Agile project lifecycle and help shaping our Geospatial Services OfferingExecute automated testing on both front-end and back-end systems Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSApplicants MUST be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain US Government's Public Trust security clearanceBachelor's degree in Computer Science, Geography or equivalent3+ years experience with geospatial programming technologies including Python and Python based libraries such as Pandas, GeoPandas and GDAL3+ years experience analyzing, designing, developing and implementing JavaScript based full stack solutions (Node.JS, Bootstrap, JQuery)3+ years of experience working with geospatial data (SHP, KML, GeoJSON) as well as OGC standards (WMS, WFS)3+ years of experience working with web mapping API (Leaflet, Mapbox, OpenLayers, Google Maps) and OpenGeo (GeoServer, PostGIS, QGIS)Experience working closely with product owners, stakeholders, and project managersStrong innovative and analytical ability with implementation experience as a results-oriented, collaborative self-starter who can contribute to a development teamMust have good written and oral communication skills PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEExperience working on software development contracts for the Federal government in an Agile DevSecOps environmentExperience working with cloud environments such as AWS EC2, EBS, S3 and RDSDatabase experience such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:Sitting for long periodsStanding for long periodsAmbulate throughout an officeAmbulate between several buildingsStoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required About Empower AI: It is the policy of Empower AI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Empower AI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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