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Geospatial (GIS) Developer

NCI Information Systems, Inc.

Washington,  District of Columbia
GIS Developer

Overview
NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes.

Core competencies include:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Agile digital transformation
  • Advanced analytics
  • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
  • Cyber security and information assurance
    Fraud, waste and abuse
  • Engineering and logistics

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.

Responsibilities
NCI: As a Full Stack GIS Developer (Software Engineer) who is passionate about mapping, you will help our team by applying and demonstrating state-of-the-art geospatial web technologies in an Agile DevSecOps environment. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver quality, innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and code software components, units, and modules for various geospatial applications that meet product specification and development schedules
  • Work with other developers and systems engineers to solve critical problems and identify efficiencies in implementing technical and functional requirements and tasks
  • Work closely with product owner, stakeholders, business analysts, and team members to understand product specifics and to create quality code
  • Contribute to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations Agile project lifecycle and help shaping NCI’s Geospatial Services Offering
  • Execute automated testing on both front-end and back-end systems

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants MUST be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain US Government’s Public Trust security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Geography or equivalent
  • 3+ years experience with geospatial programming technologies including Python and Python based libraries such as Pandas, GeoPandas and GDAL
  • 3+ years experience analyzing, designing, developing and implementing JavaScript based full stack solutions (Node.JS, Bootstrap, JQuery)
  • 3+ years of experience working with geospatial data (SHP, KML, GeoJSON) as well as OGC standards (WMS, WFS)
  • 3+ years of experience working with web mapping API (Leaflet, Mapbox, OpenLayers, Esri) and OpenGeo (GeoServer, PostGIS, QGIS)
  • Experience working closely with product owners, stakeholders, and project managers
  • Strong innovative and analytical ability with implementation experience as a results-oriented, collaborative self-starter who can contribute to a development team
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working on software development contracts for the Federal government in an Agile DevSecOps environment
  • Experience working with cloud environments such as AWS EC2, EBS, S3 and RDS
  • Database experience such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL
  • DevOps experience, to include version control, automated builds, automated testing, and continuous integration with tools such as Chef, Jenkins, Liquibase, Git
  • Testing experience with Functional Testing, Security, Integration Testing, System Acceptance Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

  • Sitting for long periods
  • Ambulate throughout an office


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