Reinventing Geospatial Inc.

  • Lead Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Job ID 2019-1055
    Software Engineering
  • Overview

    Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. (RGi) is looking for talented and motivated Developers with strong Software Engineering skills to join our team!  The candidate will be responsible for developing and deploying applications that solve challenging problems related to spatial analytics and the distribution and packaging of spatial datasets for our government customers.  The Software Engineer will work to support the development, integration, and deployment of applications in a cloud environment using languages such as Java, Scala, and C++ on commercial platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).  Candidate will work in development teams and use an agile driven software development cycle with continuous integration to design and develop software applications in support of GEOINT Services.  The candidate must be motivated, self-starting, and able to work well within a team environment.


    Take this opportunity to support an exciting and challenging project, play with the latest technologies, all while helping our nation bring the best modern capabilities to our soldiers!


    Software Engineer Responsibilities

    • Communicate with government customers and stakeholders
    • Design and build full stack application with modern technologies, intuitive user-interfaces and scalable data processing architectures using open source software
    • Deploy and maintain applications in AWS and other deployment environments as needed
    • Perform evaluations on applications and improve their accuracies and efficiencies
    • Maintain and improve the performance of existing software code, with duties to design and update software databases under contract and direction from the assigned Government Product Manager
    • Write test scripts, in an agile software development environment, where built in automated test procedures are paramount and continuous integration of software and continuous delivery of software, to the Government is the culture
    • Recommend improvements to existing software applications as necessary


    Software Engineer Basic Qualifications

    • U.S. citizenship
    • TS/SCI security clearance required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or related field
    • 5-8 yrs. of related experience in:
      • Full Stack development to include Java, Web Services, Database and micro-service development
      • Agile and lean philosophies, serving as scrum or team lead
      • Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration (CI/CD) techniques, test-driven development, and automated testing practices
      • Integration and operations of terrain analysis visualization and algorithms 
      • Strong Java or Scala development skills
      • Experience with one or more of the following languages: C/C++, Java, Javascript, Python
      • Amazon Web Services, IaaS/PaaS, or other cloud infrastructures
      • REST APIs, or OGC web standards such as WFS and WMS
      • Windows & Linux/Unix environments

    Software Engineer Desired Skills

    • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering Applied Mathematics, or related field
    • Use and development with common geospatial tools, data, and operating platforms. These may include, but are not limited to:
      • Tools - Boundless Spatial suite, Remote View, PostGRES, and/or other geospatial databases, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Image Server, and File Geodatabases.
      • Data formats including KML, KMZ, NITF, TIFF, JPEG, GeoPDF, and similar geo-related formats.
      • Operating Platforms – ESRI, OpenGeo Suite, or similar
    • Certified Scrum Master or Scrum Professional
    • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
    • Experience with the integration and tailoring of geospatial Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications
    • Experience with the integration of related specialized hardware
    • Large Scale Data Processing (Hadoop, MapReduce, Kafka, Storm)
    • Web Application Development using frameworks such as React, Django, Flask, Node
    • Automated Testing Frameworks (JUnit, RSpec, Cucumber)
    • Databases (SQL, NoSQL)
    • ESRI (ArcGIS Runtime, ArcObjects)
    • Web Mapping (Leaflet, OpenLayers, Google Maps)

    Who We Are


    Reinventing Geospatial Inc. (RGi) is a fast-paced small business that has the environment and culture of a start-up, with the stability and benefits of a well-established firm. We solve complex problems within geospatial software development and national defense to make an immediate impact for our nation’s soldiers and analysts.


    We pride ourselves on giving employees an exceptional life experience, where creativity thrives and challenges are simply part of the fun. We provide truly excellent benefits, including:

    • 100% paid employee healthcare & dental insurance
    • Paid parental leave
    • 401k with matching
    • Escalating vacation time
    • Referral bonuses
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Professional development training
    • Free beverages and snacks
    • Catered breakfast on Friday’s


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