WEB/Geospatial Developer

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 19, 2021
Jul 20, 2021
Full Time
Dewberry is currently seeking a Web/Geospatial Developer for our Fairfax, VA office.

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.


Technical responsibilities include:
  • Work independently and as a member of a multi-functional, dynamic, multi-disciplinary team.
  • Develop solutions to complex problems in creative and effective ways by analyzing existing programs and new systems.
  • Devise logic and coding for complex issues where analysis of situation or data require in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to identify requirements and solutions.
  • Write well-designed, testable code in a fast-paced environment.
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility.
  • Maintain software functionality, troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems.
  • Comply with project plans and industry standards.
  • Execute the full software development life cycle, ensuring that software is continuously updated with the latest features.

Desired Skills:
  • A background in Earth Sciences applications (B.S./M.S. or relevant professional experience)
  • Experience developing microservices, containers, and container orchestration
  • Experience with one or more of the following languages: Go, Rust, C/C++, Scala
  • Experience with DevOps/CICD (GitHub actions, Jenkins, Travis)
  • Experience with Cloud Services (AWS, Azure, serverless)
  • Experience/familiarity with geospatial programming (GDAL, PostGIS, etc.)
  • Experience/familiarity with web map software/protocols (GeoServer, MapServer, WMS, WCS, etc.)
  • Experience/familiarity with distributed computing (Spark, EMR, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience/familiarity with Agile software development
  • Experience with reading, digesting, and writing scientific papers

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • A background in Computational or Data Science (B.S. in quantitative field or a minimum of 3 years relevant experience)
  • Proficiency with JavaScript and at least one front end web framework (React, Angular, Vue, Redux, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of backend architecture with proficiency in SQL (PostgreSQL)
  • Experience using Git version control, Bash scripting, and Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience integrating and developing APIs for custom application development
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for open-source software
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

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

*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.

*All 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.