Job Detail

Organization: RedCastle Resources, Inc.
Title: Geospatial Developer
Location: Salt Lake City, UT USA

Posted: 2019-09-27
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Company Background:

RedCastle Resources is a small, employee-friendly company providing on‐site Remote Sensing, GIS, and Information Technology support to the USDA Forest Service, Geospatial Technology and Applications Center (GTAC) in Salt Lake City, Utah. GTAC is a national center of excellence within the Forest Service for remote sensing and geospatial data analysis, training, and data provisioning. GTAC assists National Forests, Regional and Washington Offices, Research, International Programs, and other federal agencies by using advanced geospatial technologies for improved mapping, inventorying, and monitoring of natural resources. Our team of developers supports various GTAC, Forest Service, and interagency projects.

Position Description:

Geospatial Developers have responsibility for the development of various web, webmap, and native applications for the US Forest Service and GTAC, including involvement in all phases of the software development lifecycle. Current projects include websites providing information, interactive mapping tools, and data related to active wildfire, post-fire activities, forest health, and forest inventory. Recent projects include javascript webmap viewers, non‐spatial web applications, and complex spatially-enabled interactive websites. Many of our projects include desktop and mobile applications and tools development, along with back-end data manipulation. The successful applicant will be expected to continually assess new relevant technologies and incorporate these into GTAC projects as appropriate. An interest in applying development expertise to solve resource management, remote sensing, or geospatial problems is essential. Coordination and communication with various groups throughout GTAC and the Forest Service will be required for this position.

Required qualifications:

● Ability to effectively contribute to projects through the full development lifecycle;
● Strong skills in HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and JSON, and Java or .Net development;
● Experience with front‐end Javascript libraries;
● Development experience building RESTful web services and APIs;
● Experience with PostgreSQL / PostGIS, or other relevant SQL;
● Knowledge of geospatial data formats, geographic coordinate systems, GDAL, and ESRI APIs for webmap development;
● Experience building spatially-enabled websites and web-map applications;
● BA/BS with 2+ years’ experience (graduate degree in lieu of experience, or experience in lieu of degree is acceptable).
Preferred additional qualifications:
● Experience with Leaflet libraries;
● Familiarity with ArcGIS Enterprise/Server, AGOL, and other commercial geospatial software packages;
● Experience with version control (Git/BitBucket) and dev-ops (we are using TeamCity) automation;
● Experience developing in .NET frameworks and using Telerik libraries.

A desire to creatively solve complex problems and apply new and innovative technologies to application development is essential. Our developers’ focus is on geospatial and mapping application development, exploitation of aerial and satellite data, and forest health or forest resources.

Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a full time position. Full time employees are eligible for a complete benefits package including health insurance, childcare flexible spending account, company matching 401K and profit sharing, disability and dental plans, and paid vacation and holidays.

If you are interested in applying, send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] Phone calls and emails are welcome for additional information at 801-322-5100.

RedCastle Resources is an equal opportunity employer.

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