Mapping Software Developer
Position is at FlightAware Headquarters - Houston, TX
FlightAware is looking for a geospatial mapping software developer to create the next generation of interactive aeronautical data. This individual will utilize modern GIS toolsets to create and manage cartographic assets in support of our various applications. We deliver maps to web browsers, phones, tablets, walls, situation rooms, newspaper and TV networks, to customers through our FlightXML API, to elevators throughout the country, and other custom presentation forms.
Professionally, this person is driven to execute, deliver, and complete projects independently, seeking advice and direction from team members when needed, and plowing ahead to completion when the path forward is clear. This person is naturally curious, exploring new technologies in order to stay current, but balances the use of new and old to ensure that execution is priority.
A pilot, or individual looking to pursue his or her private pilot license, is a big plus. Benefits include medical insurance and 401K with matching.
- Scripting (shell, Python, other)
- RDBMS (Postgres / PostGIS / MySQL)
- Experience with Git, including branching and merging strategies
- Experience with with OpenLayers and/or mapserver
- GIS experience a plus
- Matching 401(k)
- Health and dental insurance
- Performance-based bonuses
We have fascinating engineering problems and have released a bunch of open source projects. We're a fun, high-caliber team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to be brilliant. This profile of us by 37signals is a good overview of who we are.
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