Senior Geospatial Technology Manager

Fairfax, Virginia
Dec 21, 2022
Feb 14, 2023
Full Time
Dewberry is currently seeking a Senior Geospatial Technology Manager in our Fairfax, VA, office . This is an excellent career opportunity for an individual to join a team of professionals while working in a multidisciplinary consulting and engineering firm. The firm succeeds through the individual and collaborative skills of its people therefore we offer opportunities for professional growth while working with and applying the latest technology. Typical responsibilities are to work on the GIS/IT and Remote Sensing related projects for state and federal clients across the US.

Position requires experience in geomatics, GIS, and remote sensing. Preferred experience in survey technology including lidar and photogrammetry. Candidate should have strong conceptual understanding of geodesy, remote sensing, and GIS. Experience in topo-bathymetric lidar or acoustic sonar technologies is also a plus.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Support the development of new data acquisition and processing procedures and methods
  • Support development of machine learning tools and practices to advance data processing and analytics
  • Support Dewberry's elevation-derived hydrography program
  • Assist in proposal development, and participate and present at relevant client meetings, conferences to drive our geospatial business and product efficiency
  • Create and maintain professional relationships with key clients to maintain clear understanding of client needs and expectations
  • Identify and expand our geospatial offerings to state and local government clients
  • May serve as project/program manager for certain clients/pursuits

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Master's degree in Geography, GIS, or related field. PhD is preferred
  • 5 +years of experience in the GIS/Remote Sensing Field.
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications, especially MS Office (Word, Excel, and Access).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Skills & Experience
  • Engineering background and\or understanding of lidar sensor design, troubleshooting, or repairs.
  • Experience in other airborne sensors (imagery, hyperspectral, radar\InSAR\IFSAR, gravimetric\magnetic)
  • Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) with remote sensing experience.

Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.

Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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