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Company: BAE Systems
Location: Mount Laurel, NJ
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking a Geospatial Solutions Engineer - II. This technology expert will design, analyze and develop geospatial solutions for GIS feature collection/analysis to optimize production and exploitation of Foundation GEOINT products and content. The Geospatial Solutions Engineer serves as engineering subject-matter-expert within geospatial production teams supporting workflow optimization and transformation activities; takes user requests and translates into requirements and user stories, then develops code to support end-user objectives; and works with software developer kits and API's to deliver applications and services that improve operational performance and production timelines. The candidate will work in a cross functional team of analysts, developers and systems engineers to support creation and delivery of standard and prototype GEOINT products, content and services around GIS vector data. The Geospatial Solutions Engineer augments and extends COTS geospatial software (particularly Esri ArcGIS) to develop innovative tools, scripts, workflows and solutions that deliver Foundation GEOINT products and services.

  • Build software components that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Design, test, and document new analytical tools and the effective visualizations and outputs of those tools
  • Create solutions for spatial data access and management of large datasets that are stored in a spatial database or file system
  • Research cutting-edge methods and applications in the field of Foundation GEOINT production or GIS data science
  • Write geoprocessing Python and SQL scripts
  • Work within agile processes for short cycle, fast-paced delivery
  • Coordinate workflow with project/technical managers

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Experience with application scripting/programming languages (e.g., Python, JavaScript), C/C++ or advanced C#/.NET software development programming and web protocols and formats such as REST and JSON
  • Intermediate to advanced experience developing Python scripts or tools
  • Ability to manage priorities and tasks as needed in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong background in statistics
  • Familiarity with Python libraries such as (but not limited to) pandas, NumPy, and SciPy and machine learning libraries such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, and PyTorch
  • Experience in data mining, machine learning, time-series analysis, or similar analytical disciplines
  • Excellent problem-solving, design, development, and debugging skills
  • U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a U.S. DoD Secret clearance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills and Education
  • Experience working with large datasets of vector data as well as data structures for storing, manipulating, and visualizing geospatial data
  • Experience working with Esri ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro, and performing advanced geoprocessing
  • Experience with geo-enabled apps, spatial analytics, or similar geospatial technology
  • Experience working with open-source spatial data
  • Experience developing web applications using HTML5/JavaScript/CSS/REST
  • Active U.S. DoD Secret clearance
  • Knowledge of parallel, multi-core, and distributed programming techniques including heterogeneous multi-core environments (GPUs + CPUs)
  • Strong math skills and expertise in computational geometry, topology, and data modeling for terrain and surface analysis
  • Basic understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI)/ Machine Learning (ML) concepts
  • Knowledge of OGC Standards including: Web Feature Service (WFS), Web Map Service (WMS), and Web Coverage Service (WCS), Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) and extensions for Catalog Service (CSW) and Web Processing Service (WPS)
  • Experience with use and customization of ESRI extensions including: 3D Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst, Network Analyst, WMX/TAM and Defense/Production Mapping
  • Portal for ArcGIS and Insights
  • ESRI professional certification

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

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