Geospatial Software Developer

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/9/2023 2:09 PM)
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Employees at NV5 Geospatial Software, a leader in data visualization and image analysis software for over 30 years, enjoy a rewarding and challenging professional experience. Through the technical and creative expertise of our employees, NV5 Geospatial software solutions have been major contributors to scientific discoveries and commercial advancements. Our team includes world-class software engineers, sales and marketing professionals, technical support representatives, and industry consultants. Explore the possibilities at
As a result of continued growth, NV5 Geospatial is seeking a Geospatial Analytics Developer for its European Solutions Delivery team. Could you be one of the people getting to work on the cutting edge of this exciting industry?

You’ll be working with our team to deliver geospatial analytics solutions based on our industry-leading image analysis software ecosystem, ENVI. Customers range from big to small, from blue chip to startup, from domain experts to end-users. We help them get the answers they need from remote sensed data through our enterprise and desktop-based applications.

To succeed you will be a confident software developer with experience in the GIS or geospatial domain. An understanding of image processing would be a bonus. As this is a fast-evolving area, You need to be comfortable assessing and learning new technologies. The role requires interaction with team members across Europe and the US, and with customers, so the ability to communicate professionally is vital. Our ideal candidate will have a scientific background e.g., in Computer Sciences, Geography, Physics, or similar. Some work will be carried out in the defense environment, so the candidate should be willing and eligible to apply for national security clearances.

We’re looking for people who are excited by this environment and have a good mix of programming and geospatial analysis skills. In return we offer a position in a dynamic and growing team with a competitive salary.


  • Working in an interdisciplinary, international team with geospatial analytics developers and  software engineers.
  • Working with our customers to understand their needs so that we can build solutions that solve their problems
  • Developing geospatial analytics for desktop and cloud deployment using our ENVI software suite
  • Staying abreast of new developments in web applications and related programming languages


  • Bachelor’s degree in geo- or natural sciences, engineering or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in software development in the geospatial domain
  • Excellent software development skills with proven proficiency in a scientific language such as IDL, Python, Matlab
  • Experience with image analysis and/or remote sensing techniques
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new technologies and domains
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A high degree of self-motivation with the ability to multitask
  • Eligibility for national security clearances
  • Written and verbal fluency in English and German

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Experience with NV5 Geospatial products (ENVI, IDL)
  • Experience with GIS software (e.g. ArcGIS)

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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