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Software Engineer

Company: Lynker Corporation
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

NOAA Office of Coast Survey builds the national bathymetry to support a mandate for navigational products as well as other NOAA priorities, such as the New Blue Economy. To streamline the bathymetry data pipeline and update to data driven processes, Office of Coast Survey is seeking a talented Software Engineer with software development capability to apply hydrographic science business logic throughout the software development life cycle within its Hydrographic Systems and Technology Branch. This position is elgible for 100% remote work, although it would be a plus for someone to live close to the office, and have capbility to come in every now and then for meetings, etc.
Primary Responsibilities of the Software Engineer include the Following:

The individual will work within a team to develop and apply new technology and methods to increase the capabilities, efficiencies, and accuracy of the current data model and workflow for the National Bathymetric Source project within Office of Coast Survey. The individual will be involved with all phases of automated workflow development, including design, algorithm and software development, testing and documentation. Some work will be performed in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The individual will be working with different data formats, databases, and workflows that require significant software development.



Required Skills & Qualifications of the Software Engineer include the Following:


  • BS in hydrography, ocean mapping, physical science, marine science, oceanography, computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics, related discipline, or equivalent.
  • Experience with data analysis and an understanding of GIS and data management techniques.
  • Demonstrated drive to solve problems and think creatively and critically.
  • Knowledge and experience with software development, including Python, Integrated Development Environments, debugging principles, continuous integration testing, and automated documentation.
  • Knowledge and experience with databases and queries in PostgreSQL.
  • Knowledge and experience with geospatial applications, such as QGIS, libraries, such as GDAL, and OGC web services.
  • Knowledge and experience with horizontal and vertical datums as well as transformations in the context of point and raster data.
  • Knowledge and experience with version control best practices and experience with version control software such as Git.
  • Experience developing mapping standards and techniques, and improving data management and access.
  • Knowledge and experience with container-based software development and deployment platforms.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.



    About Lynker

    Lynker is a growing employee owned small business, specializing in professional, scientific and technical services. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with mature, results-driven processes and tools to achieve technically sound, cost effective solutions in hydrology/water sciences, geospatial analysis, information technology, resource management, conservation, and management and business process improvement.

    We focus on putting the right people in the right place to be effective. And having the right people is critical for success. Our streamlined organization enables and empowers our talented professionals to tackle our customers' scientific and technical priorities - creatively and effectively.

    Lynker offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and the opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions.

    Lynker is an E-Verify employer.

    Lynker is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Keywords: Lynker Corporation, Leesburg , Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Leesburg, Virginia

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