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Organization: New Light Technologies Inc.
Title: Geospatial Full Stack Web Developer
Location: Washington DC
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-04-25

Position Description:

Position Description:
New Light Technologies Inc. is seeking a Java Web/GIS Developer. Join a team of talented technology professionals in the Washington DC area building state-of-the-art scientific data tools and web applications supporting missions critical to our nation’s environment, communities, economy, and public safety! Apply your skills in Java Development, and Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), to develop, enhance, and manage innovative systems and analytical tools for the rapid integration, processing, analysis, visualization, and dissemination of large spatio-temporal scientific 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 Geography, Oceanography and Climate, Economics, Emergency Management, Statistics, 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. The candidate will be responsible for writing code, creating and maintaining web sites and web-based systems, providing web design using HTML, Javascript, CSS3, jQuery, Web services, Web GIS mapping frameworks, and XML interacting with backend relational databases. The candidate will work collaboratively with a team on a variety of projects to determine creative design options that best meet the business requirements and communications goals.

Required Skills:
- 4+ years of experience in Web-based systems design and development.
- Experience developing and maintaining websites with HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap, leaflet, ArcGIS, jQuery, Web services, Java, PL/SQL, CGI, Perl and relational databases.
- Experience in Web Service technologies such as SOAP/WSDL and REST developing RESTful APIs for data retrieval and Web Applications.
- Proficient in the use of browser Developer Tools for troubleshooting
- Experience in Mobile Application Development
- Test web applications in multi-platform, cross-browser development.
- Knowledge of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Must be able to meet assigned development goals with a high quality of output and meet target delivery dates.
- Stay current with technologies supporting the business
- Proficient in WEB GIS (Geographic Information Systems) mapping frameworks such as Google Maps, Leaflet, and ArcGIS.
- Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, ArcGIS JavaScript API and PostgreSQL, MySQL relational databases.

Desired Skills
- Experience in building websites that are Section 508 compliant
- Deployment of open source solutions, e.g. Drupal, WordPress.
- Certification in web application, Object Oriented programing language such as Java is preferred.
- Experience working with Linux/Unix, Fortran, Power Builder, C, PHP, Perl, Subversion, NetBeans or Eclipse
- Stay current with technologies supporting the business

- 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:
Please send resumes and cover letter to recruiting@newlighttechnologies.com (with ‘Web Developer- Java/GIS’ in the subject line).

New Light Technologies Inc., a small business based in Washington DC, provides comprehensive information technology solutions for clients in government, commercial, and non-profit sectors including extensive experience in public safety & emergency management, transportation, urban planning, demographics & economics, environmental studies, telecommunications, healthcare, and other fields. NLT specializes in DevOps enterprise-scale systems development, management, and staffing and offers unique capabilities in IT Infrastructure Modernization, Mobile Computing, Cybersecurity, Big Data Development, Modeling & Analytics, Geospatial Information Systems, and the Development of High Performance Web-based Visualization Solutions.

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.

For more information visit www.newlighttechnologies.com.