Job Detail

Organization: New Light Technologies Inc.
Title: Enterprise Geospatial Systems Engineer
Location: Remote

Posted: 2021-12-15
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

New Light Technologies Inc. (NLT), an industry-leading full stack data science engineering consultancy based in Washington DC, is currently seeking a full-time Geospatial Systems Engineer to join a team of talented scientists and technology professionals building and managing information solutions that support missions critical to our nationís communities, environment, economy, and public safety.

Working in an exciting multi-disciplinary environment among a team of talented and dedicated professionals, the candidate will design, develop, enhance, automate, maintain and administer enterprise geospatial and data science software, databases, web applications and cloud infrastructure. The candidate will lead the design and implementation of solutions for automating software deployment and the development of data pipelines and interoperability solutions in cloud computing environments that support a range of critical real-time analytics, visualizations, dashboards and decision support systems - primarily, but not limited to, of geospatial data. This position requires a leader, innovator and problem-solver with solid systems engineering, cloud, and management experience and expertise with a range of geospatial software applications. This position also requires experience developing and designing new projects and solutions, coordinating projects between multiple teams with many stakeholders in a pro-active, enthusiastic communication style.

Provide administration of enterprise geospatial software and database architectures

Develop and manage automated infrastructure and software deployment solutions

Support development of data processing workflows and automation and incorporation of data and models into web and mobile applications, decision support tools, etc.

Support development of enterprise data management platforms (search, discovery, processing, visualization, dissemination)

Assist in the design, setup, configuration, and migration of systems to commercial cloud environments

Perform Server setup and maintenance on current Windows operating systems, Linux operating systems, client access software, and other client-server software applications that may be needed.

Research and consult on new releases, patches and/or enhancements to the operating systems and security environment

Perform application & OS Security monitoring, virus scans, alerts and perform corrective action including patching

Work with application owners to formulate, troubleshoot and document application installation and maintenance

Support the development of data/system access, authorization, and identity management solutions

Use a version control system for code, such as git, subversion, Github, etc as part of a CI/CD process.

Advise, support and guide junior staff members


Thorough understanding of enterprise GIS software, data, methodologies, and challenges

Strong skills with a variety of GIS software including ESRI Portal, Geoevent Server, Imageserver, AGOL, PostGres, PostGIS, ArcGIS, QGIS, ENVI, MapBox, Leaflet, etc.

Experience and knowledge of building and maintaining server-side systems

Skills working in Linux and Windows environments (strong Linux skills desired) including software scripting in Python and shell environments

Strong skills and experience developing solutions in AWS or Azure cloud

Experience and knowledge of building and maintaining web applications and websites

Experience building visualizations, maps, charts, dashboards, Common Operational Pictures (COPs) etc.

Experience working with different databases and data types (PostGres, SQLServer, Mongo, APIs etc.)

Familiarity with different formats of geospatial data

Experience with data integration, cleansing, ETL, data processing, data warehousing etc.

Familiarity with programming, coding, and scripting (Python, JavaScript, Bash, Powershell etc prefered)

Experience with Earth, scientific social, demographic, economic, and real-time data

Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies


Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Strong writing, communication, and documentation, presentation skills

A Bachelor's or Masterís Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Systems, Geography, Environmental Science, or related field preferred

Candidates must be U.S. Citizens and have the ability to obtain and hold U.S. Government security clearance


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 youíre 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, youíve 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.

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Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Negotiable

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Paid time off
Parental leave
Professional development assistance
Referral program
Vision insurance

Application Question(s):
Do you have extensive ArcGIS Server, Python Scripting, and Automation Experience for Geospatial Systems and Workflows?

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