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GIS Developer Junior


Junior Developer


Alexandria, Virginia, United States


Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.

Leidos is hiring a GIS Developer to work with a Government-Contractor team providing a near real-time, geospatially accurate Common Operating Picture (COP) to support mission requirements. This COP enables sharing and reuse of geospatial intelligence across multiple function areas in support of military operations. The GIS Developer will support systems responsible for processing, exploitation, and dissemination of multi-discipline and multi-sensor intelligence, mapping, and weather information to weapon system

platforms and Warfighters.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Understanding of Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) software as well as software engineering and programming for GIS systems in large computer and minicomputer and microprocessor systems supporting broad base of applications.

  • Develops and maintains GIS software programs, performs software coding and writes software documentation to design specifications.

  • Designs and implements data conversion procedures and performs software and database quality control.

  • Ensures the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of systems.

  • Performs detailed software design and detailed database conversion design and is directly involved in the coding and implementation of the more complex and strategic portions of application software and database conversion projects.

  • Confirms that GIS data remains at established quality standards.

  • Oversees quality assurance testing for GIS software programs.

Basic Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree (Geographic Information Science, computer science, cartographic science, geology, social science, environmental science or related technical field) and 2 years of experience OR Master's Degree and 0 years of experience.

  • 4 years work experience, OR Associate's Degree plus 2 years of experience, may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with geospatial programing, including ArcGIS; proficient in ESRI product languages, programming languages, Internet markup languages.

  • Experience with ArcGIS, Python, as well as Open Geospatial Standards.

  • Excellent research, collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

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.