Senior GIS Software Engineer (TS/SCI with Poly Required)

Software Engineering Columbia, Maryland


A day in the life:  

As a Senior Global Information Systems (GIS) Software Engineer, you will develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse Global Information Systems (GIS) software systems (e.g., secure enterprise deployment, data management, mapping and visualization,  processing-intensive analytics and discovery solutions, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems.    

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:    

  • Works individually or as part of a dynamic and innovative Global Information Systems (GIS) focused team
  • Review and test software components for adherence to the design requirements and document test results
  • Proactively provide and resolve solutions in support of software secure enterprise deployment
  • Utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the GIS development environment
  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Debug existing software and correct defects
  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new GIS analysis features
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed data management databases or data repositories
  • Write and review software and system documentation
What you bring to the table:     
  • 14+ years of experience as a Software Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required OR 4 years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Experience developing solutions with esri ArcGIS Enterprise tools
  • Demonstrated development experience with languages such as Java, C# and .Net
  • An active US Government TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph     

Why Red Alpha?  

Every day, our elite customers are pushing through "the grind" to defeat the enemy, even putting their lives on the line for our freedom. Rise to the occasion with us to deliver engineering excellence, to match their dedication to this nation. Join us as we bring digital transformation to the fight.         

Some of our perks and benefits:         

  • You can retire sooner rather than planned: Get closer to retirement with up to 12% in 401k contributions.
  • You can have a career AND a life: Enjoy up to 5 weeks of leave (25 days of personal time off) and 11 paid floating holidays.
  • You can stay at your best: As a member, we'll pay 100% of your premiums for comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance. We'll also pay the majority of the premiums for your family.
  • Free access to a fully equipped state of the art gym!
  • $300 per year in company branded merchandise (Under Armour, Nike, Carhartt, YETI, etc.)
  • Fun events throughout the year including a holiday gala, whisky tastings, fall festivals, happy hours, and more.