Radiant Solutions

  • Software Development Engineer

    Job Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/18/2018 9:38 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    Radiant Solutions is looking for a passionate software engineer who wants to help take our software to the next level. The developer will be joining a team that is enhancing, improving, and re-purposing an existing collaborative mapping system focusing on Web Services and Java development. The developer should have a solid understanding of tiered applications architecture and best practices for code development.


    The candidate is joining a rapidly-growing, dynamic team of highly-motivated engineers who are constantly developing new features in response to a dynamic/evolving set of customer requirements, while at the same time ensuring the deployment system continues to meet all of the customer’s operational needs.  We are looking for team members who are passionate about their work and willing to dive in on day one. 


    It is also desired that the candidate be flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary, be eager to work in a high-energy environment, be able to nimbly adjust focus when needed due to dynamic customer priorities that reflect real-world pressures, and be able to communicate well with a geographically-distributed team.


    Responsibilities may include:

    • Research, evaluate, design, develop, implement, test, and improve existing software in collaboration with a team of software developers, testers, systems engineerings, and DevOps engineers.
    • Participate in agile software development.
    • Ensure sound software development process and documentation that is heavily test and user driven.
    • Foster and support the on-going growth and practices of agile development within the organization.
    • Solving unique issues holistically, especially where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable intangible factors.
    • Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
    • Network with key contacts outside own area of expertise.





    • Undergraduate or Advanced Degree in a technical discipline (Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Geographic Information Systems preferred)
    • Demonstrated knowledge of:
      • Web technologies, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript 
      • Programming languages, such as Python, Java, C++
      • Unix/Linux
      • Relational Databases and extensions (PostgreSQL, PostGIS)
      • Version Control (Git)
      • Open Source Software Development
      • Agile Software Development
    • Experience and knowledge with GIS methodologies and applications, especially OpenStreetMap, is not required but welcomed
    • Ability to be cleared and must be US Citizen


    Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.

    No other company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. We are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technologies and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.

    We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account, and tuition assistance. 

    Radiant Solutions values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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