Reinventing Geospatial Inc.

  • Lead Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
    Job ID 2019-1070
    Software Engineering
  • Overview

    Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. (RGi) is looking for a talented and motivated Developer with strong Software Engineering skills to join our team!  The candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing and leading a software program for our Government Customer.  The Software Engineer will guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values, as well as how to self-organize into Agile/Scrum Frameworks.  The Software Engineer will work to support the development, integration, and deployment of applications in a cloud environment using languages such as Python, Java and Perl.  The 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
    • 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
    • Ensures scrum practices are followed to include, but not limited to, time logging, comments, work in progress (WIP) limits, etc.
    • 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
    • Test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization
    • Perform evaluations on applications and improve their accuracies and efficiencies
    • Recommend improvements to existing software applications as necessary
    • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution


    Software Engineer Basic Qualifications & Skills

    • U.S. citizenship
    • TS/SCI security clearance required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or related field
    • At least one relevant certification: Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Project Management Institute (PMI) Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agilist
    • 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
      • Open source Geospatial Information Service tools and libraries such as QGIS and Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL)
      • Utilizing, creating, and analyzing Geographic Information System (GIS) and other location-based data
      • Core development experience in large scale enterprise Java applications
      • Query and management skills with geospatial and non-geospatial Postgres, PostGIS and Structured Query Language (SQL) databases
      • OGC services and standards
      • Use of and development with at least one common geospatial tools dataset, and operating platform. 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
      • Development of customized code, scripts, modules, macro procedures, and libraries to implement specialized spatial analysis functions using languages such as Python, Java, PHP, C, Pro*C, Perl, or similar scripting and development languages

    Software Engineer Desired Qualifications & Skills

    • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering Applied Mathematics, or related field
    • Integration and tailoring of geospatial Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications; specialized software and database development and maintenance; integration of related specialized hardware; engineering studies to identify and remedy geodata processing bottlenecks
    • Expertise in multiple Commercial, Open Source and Government created Geospatial Information Systems/Platforms
    • Experience with Agile tools such as Jira, VersionOne, and Rally; proficiency with Atlassian tools such as Jira, Structure and BigPicture
    • Core development experience in large scale enterprise Java applications using Spring Frameworks
    • Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following:
      • Integration and operations of geospatial analysis visualization and algorithms
      • Geospatial data creation, manipulation, extraction, analysis and conveyance in a variety of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and/or proprietary (e.g. ESRI, Google Earth, ERDAS) formats
      • Current and developing Geospatial data formats
      • Government and Military common geospatial formats

    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

    Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions.


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