Professional Services Engineer

Location: Arlington, VA

Department: Professional Services

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Boundless is actively seeking a Professional Services engineer that will be responsible for architecting and delivering our open source geospatial software to clients around the world. Boundless is a high-growth software company that gives customers powerful Spatial IT software to free enterprises from proprietary alternatives. Founded as not-for-profit in 2002, Boundless develops and supports open-source software for managing spatial data and building maps and applications. Following impressive global adoption of OpenGeo Suite, the company received venture capital financing from Vanedge Capital and In-Q-Tel and was spun out as an independent corporation in April 2013. The geospatial industry has +$270B in annual revenue and Boundless is aggressively launching new products and solutions to disrupt incumbent proprietary players. The expert developers at Boundless enjoy a fun and flexible work environment and exceptional benefits while building Spatial IT solutions for some of the largest corporations and government organizations. Our customers already include major energy, telecommunications, utilities, civilian agencies within the US federal government, the US Intelligence community, the Defense Department, the World Bank, and other large enterprises worldwide.


This position works directly with our clients to streamline implementations and ensure successful deployment of the Boundless software stack. 

  • Develop, improve and deliver Boundless's Professional Service (PS) offerings to our clients

  • Develop customized configurations of Boundless stack ranging from demos to production-ready systems

  • Provide market intelligence feedback regarding gaps in our product offerings and client’s demands

  • Periodically travel to client sites to support technical implementations and in-person meetings with clients and technical staff

You offer:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a technical discipline

  • Demonstrated experience building geospatial solutions

  • Hands-on experience of GIS/geospatial software, particularly PostGIS, GeoServer, GeoWebCache and OpenLayers

  • Hands-on development/scripting skills using Java, JavaScript, OGC Web Services, Python

  • Hands-on skills with System Administration (Linux, Windows), Enterprise Security (LDAP, Active Directory, SSL), Test Automation Tools (JMeter, SoapUI/LoadUI), ETL (SAFE FME, GDAL/OGR, GeoKettle), Web Servers and Architecture (Apache, JEE Containers, REST, HAProxy), Version Control (GitHub, Subversion), Amazon Web Services

  • Experience with clustering and performance optimization on  bare-metal and cloud infrastructures

  • Excellent technical writing and presentation skills

About Boundless

Boundless is a small but growing organization focused on bringing the best enterprise open source geospatial software to organizations and governments around the world. Our team is distributed from Austria to Argentina, with higher concentrations in New York, NY, Arlington, VA, and Victoria, BC. 

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