Solutions Engineer

Location: Washington, DC

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

About Boundless

Boundless is looking for a self-motivated, top-notch solutions engineers to join our growing open-source GIS team. Boundless is a high-growth software company that offers powerful geospatial solutions to free enterprises from proprietary software. Founded as not-for-profit in 2002, Boundless develops and supports open-source software for managing spatial data and building maps and applications. The experts at Boundless enjoy a fun and flexible work environment and exceptional benefits while building geospatial solutions for some of the largest corporations and government organizations.

About You

You’re a GIS professional who's got hands on experience managing, analyzing and visualizing geospatial data using a number of different tools, especially QGIS, GeoServer and even ArcGIS.  You consider yourself to be an outgoing, driven professional who loves a good challenge and thinks outside the box.  You aren’t afraid to give a presentation, you speak well in public, and love to evangelize the benefits of GIS.  Hopefully you’re also familiar with the open source community and FOSS4G, and you don’t mind a bit of travel to support our team.  You are a self-starter and consider yourself a jack of all trades, master of none.

About the Job

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Work closely with sales and engineering teams, community clients, and customers to analyze problems, define requirements, and customize GIS tools and applications
  • Develop technical demos for clients and industry trade shows
  • Present GIS demonstrations to executives, management, and various staff within a diverse range of customer organizations
  • Participate in trade shows, user groups, and product demonstrations
  • Provide some level of pre- and post-sales technical support

Position Qualifications

  • Experience with Boundless software, in particular, QGIS, GeoServer and GeoNode
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of geographic theory, cartographic principles, image processing, and GIS
  • Ability to work independently where rapid prototyping and quick turnaround are required
  • Ability to troubleshoot client issues

Ideal Candidates Also Possess

  • Bachelor’s in geography, computer science, engineering, or related field
  • Experience in the ArcGIS platform of software
  • Experience in Python and JavaScript
  • Understanding of containers, and cloud deployment
  • Current, or ability to obtain and maintain, a security clearance

Boundless Offers

We invest in the best people and treat them right. We offer competitive salaries and great benefits (all the basics, plus three weeks of vacation and lots of snacks). Most importantly, we offer a challenge: to build software that will help change the status quo.

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 Orleans, LA, St. Louis, MO, Washington, DC, and Victoria, BC.

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