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Job #: R-00110076
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Leidos is seeking a Geospatial Developer to be part of a team located in Northern Virginia. The Geospatial Developer will be part of an integrated team made up of both Leidos and government staff. The successful candidate will have strong collaboration skills and desire to work within a team. The Geospatial Developer position will support the creation of out-of-the-box ESRI portal maps and the development of web applications written using HTML, CSS, ESRI JavaScript API, and Map Service Layers through Postgres. Candidates MUST have an active Top Secret/SCI with polygraph to be considered.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work as a member of a government contractor team supporting development of geospatial applications. The geospatial production effort contributes to complex intelligence analysis for senior policymakers and our country’s leadership. As a developer, the candidate will be responsible for research, design, development, and implementation of mapping tools, working directly with the client to understand business requirements. Looking to deliver quality, innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to meet mission needs by adapting to dynamic environments. The successful candidate will work as part of a geospatial team, managing projects under minimal supervision. The geospatial developer will work with customers to define project requirements and provide advice on processes and procedure for optimal results.

The development of custom mapping tools will require the candidate to have a strong background as a web developer using HTML, CSS, ESRI JavaScript API and Map Service Layers through Postgres. Support other personnel in utilizing GIS applications and software as well as interfacing with customers and partners. Work with other developers and systems engineers to solve critical problems and identify efficiencies in implementing technical and functional requirements and tasks.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a BS in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field

  • 8+ years of experience

  • Top Secret/SCI with polygraph is required.

  • Demonstrated experience with ESRI ArcGIS, to include ArcPro, ArcGIS Online, and ArcGIS Server

  • Demonstrated AWS web development, deployment, and security best practices

  • Experience with Postgres database

  • Experience working with AWS S3

  • Possess relevant knowledge and experience with digital cartography, geographic information systems, geospatial production techniques, and digital data formats

  • Demonstrated ability to interface successfully with team members, supervisors, and customers/clients

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, collaboration, and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with application programming languages (e.g. Python, SQL, CSS, HTML with JavaScript)

  • Familiarity with QGIS

  • Ability to research open source data using public APIs

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $176,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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