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Organization: New Light Technologies Inc.
Title: Geospatial Web Application Developer
Location: Washington DC Area
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2016-11-21

Position Description:

DESCRIPTION
Join a team of talented technology professionals in the Washington DC area building state-of-the-art web applications and data tools supporting missions critical to our nation’s economy! Apply your skills in Web Development, Big Data, and Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), to develop, enhance, and manage innovative web-based analytical tools for the rapid integration of large spatial and temporal data, analytics and reporting, visualization, and dissemination of data. The candidate will work in an exciting multi-disciplinary environment among a team of talented and dedicated professionals in a variety of fields including Economics, Statistics, Geography, Computer Science, and Information Technology. The candidate will act as a lead and as a member of a team in designing, documenting, developing, improving, maintaining and supporting applications through the project lifecycle from requirements gathering to deployment.

ONGOING RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and maintain software components and system integrations as part of a rapidly-evolving agile development environment.
Mange, test and deploy software components and Web applications within a rapid development agile lifecycle.
Troubleshoot problems with application performance or functionality.
Evaluate proposed systems and recommend improvements based on emerging software technologies and products.
Serve as applications adviser to non-technical internal clients.
Document application and database designs, develop installation and maintenance guides.

SKILLS
Application Development:
Experience with web application design & development in an Apache environment
Experience with Python and programming, coding, and scripting
Experience with UI design and development
Experience with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, XML
Experience developing APIs and Web Services
Experience Cloud-based infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience with GitHub, Subversion, or another source control system

Data:
Experience with very large datasets and databases, ETL, data processing, data warehousing
Experience with data visualization (techniques, alternatives, solutions, software, challenges, etc.)
Experience with database design and RDBMS
Experience with PostGRES, PostGIS, SQLite, MySQL, Oracle, GeoJSON, WMS, KML, Shapefiles

Geo:
Understanding of GIS software, methodologies, and challenges
Experience with GIS software and Geographic and Spatial Data
Capability to develop geoprocessing solutions for handling geographic data issues
Understanding of Census TIGER data, local municipal GIS data, NOAA weather data
Experience developing web mapping applications
Experience with MapServer, MapNik, GeoServer, OpenLayers, GDAL, ArcGIS

Other:
Experience with Redhat Linux
Experience developing and deploying web applications in Development, Staging, and Production environments
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Strong writing, communication, and documentation, presentation skills
Ability to obtain and hold U.S. Government security clearance

HOW TO APPLY
Online at: https://newlighttechnologies.com/job/geospatial-web-application-developer/

Or send resumes and cover letter to recruiting@newlighttechnologies.com
(with ‘Geospatial Web Application Developer’ in subject line)

If you’re looking to join a dynamic company that promotes a strong work/life balance and that leads the industry in providing cutting edge solutions for the government and private sector, you’ve found the place. At New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT), our team members possess an entrepreneurial spirit, are creative problem solvers and are committed to working hard to exceed client expectations. NLT offers competitive salaries, excellent health benefits and a network of like-minded team members that drive innovation. NLT is an equal opportunity employer.