• Geospatial Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/9/2018 2:48 PM)
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    AnaVation is looking for a talented Geospatial Engineer who is passionate about working with cutting edge technologies. The ideal candidate appreciates partnering with a customer and a group of engineers dedicated to solving challenging problems.


    Our team of engineers is working with geospatial technologies to create innovative solutions that meet our customer’s ever growing, mission specific requirements.  We have the ability to research, define and recommend technologies to our customer and are involved in all parts of the software development life cycle. The applications we help to develop are highly customized help to automate the business processes of our customer, and allow them to perform various types of analysis on datasets that they would not normally be able to do.  The geospatial engineer is responsible for creating, publishing and editing geospatial web services as well as to maintain the geospatial servers that host these services. Our customer is interested in a candidate that can learn a variety of different geospatial tools and technologies such as ESRI/ArcGIS, Google Earth Enterprise, with a focus on open source tools such as Pelias, Geoserver, etc. The engineer is also responsible for assisting in the direction, application development, and analytical tool development of the geospatial products we develop.


    Our engineers are continually learning and setting the standards for our customers.  If you are looking to be challenged and grow as a Geospatial Engineer then this is the environment for you!



    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
    • 1+ years of experience creating, editing and publishing geospatial services that are consumed by third party tools
    • Excellent communication skills
    • 1+ years’ experience with open source geospatial tools and technologies such as Pelias or Geoserver
    • Experience working with at least one programming language such as C# or Python.  
    • Experience creating customized spatial services
    • Experience with both Windows and Linux environments
    • Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information


    Desired skills:  

    • Experience working with Amazon Web Services and developing in machines within that environment.
    • Experience working with the GeoJSON
    • Experience working with ArcGIS products such as ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Analyst tools and ArcGIS APIs or related geospatial technology
    • Experience ArcGIS Server management (or related geospatial technology) in a highly available/scalable configuration
    • Experience creating, managing and maintaining numerous ArcGIS services (or related geospatial technology) using numerous extensions
    • 1+ years of experience integrating ArcGIS services (or related geospatial technology)  with other external applications
    • Experience or exposure to Oracle 11i database with knowledge of ArcSDE
    • Experience or exposure to Oracle Spatial

    EEO Statement

    AnaVation is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at accommodations@anavationllc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address


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