Computer Scientist - Geospatial Systems

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SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics
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00051855 Requisition #
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Our new Computer Scientist opportunity is focused on advancing geospatial analytic tools and knowledge.

We are responsible for some of the most critical and fundamental IT challenges facing the federal government today. You will support the defense and intelligence community, homeland security interests, and various civilian government organizations in advancing geospatial systems or analysis systems.  


Key Functions:

Various projects will involve detailed system design, development, and big data capture & exploitation.

You will be tasked to explore, research and develop Data Analytic Tools as applied to new and existing GIS systems.

Your familiarity with ESRI tools such as ArcGIS and ArcView will be utilized.

Additional responsibilities will include system / enterprise architecture and oversight / administration of various projects.

Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected and a good knowledge of system development best practices is essential.

Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining a DoD clearance.


Required Qualifications:

Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining a DoD clearance.

BS in GIS, Computer Science or related field.

Knowledge of various COTS software packages (e.g. ESRI, Palantir)

Hands on development experience with programming / scripting languages (e.g. Python, Pearl, JAVA) is a must!

Willingness to battle and subdue huge amounts of structured and unstructured data will be required


Preferred Qualifications:

MS in GIS, Computer Science or related field

Preference given to those with an active DoD clearance

Knowledge of “big data”, 3D visualization, and temporal analysis

Familiarity with Web application development

Strong hands on experience in building systems, working with unique data and complex IT situations

System design expertise with knowledge of system life cycle and agile philosophies

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