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Geospatial Developer

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MDA Information Systems LLC

Gaithersburg, MD

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Gaithersburg, MD 20877



Radiant Solutions is looking for a full-stack Geospatial developer to join our team of software engineers, meteorologist, geospatial experts and data scientists to work on some exciting cross-domain web products. Have you ever wondered how various environmental conditions, such as weather, can affect commodity prices? Or how satellite imagery and weather analysis can support farm operations? Or how social media data can help us analyze world events? Your computer science knowledge can be applied across all these domains. Preferences will be given to candidates with GIS and Social Media knowledge. This position is located in our Gaithersburg, MD location.

The Company:

Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies pvides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit

Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.

Radiant Solutions offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. Radiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


* Play a key role in developing front end and back end components for geo-spatial analytics products that contribute to Radiant Solutions' customer missions.

* Work with open-source data--including commercial imagery, news feeds, social media, Internet of Things and weather

* Design and develop systems that are tuned to efficiently gather and format data, identify patterns and anomalies and create tailored products

* Design, prototype, and develop sound user experiences and solid backend architecture

* Research and translate user needs into requirements

* Work in a dynamic team-oriented environment using agile methodologies


* 2 years of Python

* Experience developing software in a high level language such as Java or C#

* Experience with Linux. Must be comfortable with working on systems in Linux environment.

* Experience with AWS Elastic search

* Experience with continuous integration and GIT

* Excellent communication skills

* A drive for gaining new knowledge. These positions will require an employee to learn and be knowledge on a lot of different systems and tools

* Analytic/Big Data/Elastic Search(database) specialization

* Experience working in Agile/Scrum development team

* Must be a US citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

* GIS knowledge

* Experience with Python, Java, C#, JavaScript

* Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools such as Jenkins or Bamboo

* Understanding of GIS, Social Media and web mapping technologies

* AWS (EC2, S3, IAM, IAM Roles, DynamoDB, RDS (Postgres), ElasticSearch, Kinesis Streams, Kinesis Firehose, Lambda, Container Service, Route53)

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