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Geo spatialb front end Developer

Northwest Washington, District of Columbia, 20433, United States
November 07, 2019


Job Title: Programmer III [USD]

Location: Washington, DC

Duration: 12+Months

Job Description:

Senior Geospatial Solutions Developer - Front-End Specialist – Programmer III

Top Skills for Senior Geospatial Solutions Developer - Front-End Specialist –

1) Javascript

2) Angular 6+

3) Leaflet

4) MapBox / Google Map / Earth Engine API

Job Description

We are looking for a talented and energetic Senior geospatial solutions front end developer to lead the development of new web GIS applications; as well as maintain current applications using the latest frameworks and technologies available to achieve desired business outcomes. Primary focus of this role will be to implement a complete user interface in the form of a mobile and desktop web app, with a focus on performance. You will work in a team with designers, back-end developer, GIS Analysts to design, develop and implement geospatial solutions.

The talent with Angular and JavaScript knowledge will be the perfect match despite of the skills mentioned.


• Design, develop, and support web-based geospatial applications

• Incorporating interactive maps and other geospatial visualization/analysis technologies into web interfaces of existing systems, as well as creating new web-based data visualization and geospatial interfaces

• Ensuring high performance on mobile and desktop

• Writing tested, idiomatic, and documented JavaScript, HTML and CSS

• Coordinate the workflow between the graphic designers

• Support concurrent initiatives specific to infrastructure and software development

• Support the installation of software components in testing and production environments

• Support end-to-end project plans and ensuring timely delivery, issues escalation/reporting

• Integration with external web (map) services

• Integrate a diverse set of data into custom geospatial applications

• Stay current on technology trends and identify ways to innovate our products

Educational Qualifications and Experience

• Education: Bachelor’ degree in Computer Science, GIS or other geospatial disciplines

• Role Specific Experience: 8+ years of experience as a Front-end application developer, with a heavy emphasis on front-end technologies and modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular6, ReactJS, bootstrap etc.)

Required Skills/ Abilities

• Experience with software and web development principles, concepts, and methods;

• Experience with Angular 6 and Dojo is a requirement.

• Creating custom, general use modules and components which extend the elements and modules of core Angular

• Experience with object-relational databases (Postgre SQL or MySQL);

• Web mapping API experience (ArcGIS Javascript. Leaflet, Mapbox, OpenLayers, Google Maps)

• Geospatial data experience (SHP, KML, GeoJSON) as well as OGC standards (WMS, WFS)

• Creating configuration, build, and test scripts for Continuous Integration environments

• Proficiency with web GIS tools, particularly those used for map tiling and creating mashups/online interactive maps (Google Maps API, MapBox, OpenLayers and the Google Earth plugin);