Web-Based Programmer

New Light Technologies
April 28, 2020
Washington, DC - District of Columbia
Job Type


Position Title: Web-Based Programmer 

Location: Washington, DC Area

Clearance: Current TS/SCI ISSA (FS Poly) required

Salary: Negotiable based on commensurate experience and education.

Position Description: This position will support on-site programming and web-development in JavaScript and Flex to customize existing tools and create new tools for displaying, retrieving and analyzing geographic data in the web environment. The programmer will support maximizing the performance of geospatial web-based tools and expedite web publishing of data and products. Customized code, scripts, modules, macro procedures, libraries and dynamically linked libraries for geospatial analysis functions shall be generated using Python, ArcObjects, Oracle, Java, JavaScript, MATLAB, C, C++, PERL, GDAL, GRASS, SciPy, R and other languages. The programmer will test and troubleshoot solutions in a development environment for eventual deployment to a computing network and migrate geospatial applications to a Cloud computer environment as directed..

Other Technical Skills:

  • Experience with TypeScript and JavaScript frameworks and APIs
  • Angular, Backbone.js, or Dojo Toolkit preferred
  • Experience with front-end map frameworks
  • OpenLayers, ArcGIS API for JavaScript, Leaflet, or Cesium preferred
  • Experience transitioning applications from Flex/ActionScript to JavaScript
  • Experience with the Git version control system and branching workflows
  • Experience with development and deployment tooling
  • Angular CLI, Npm, Apache Maven, or Gradle preferred

Core Competencies:

  • Conceptual, quantitative, organizational, research, writing, verbal communication, and graphical representation skills.
  • Sound judgment and creative problem solving and independent working skills.
  • Sound interpersonal and teamwork skills to work with individuals and organizations, to include varying levels and types (Government, industry, and academia).
  • Facilitation skills to bring diverse groups together on issues and reach consensus across stakeholders.
  • The ability to perform complex analyses and to communicate its results using accurate, concise, and effective writing and through descriptive and graphical representations.
  • Technical understanding of the systems supporting aspects of the functional areas.
  • Knowledge of standard tools [e.g., the Agency Data Services Network (ADSN), iCE workstations, Microsoft Office, the Agency Internet Network (AIN), and the Microsoft Office software applications], as appropriate; and a demonstrated ability to learn to use and support other tools that may be added or developed as the program evolves.
  • Flexibility in assisting with ad hoc tasks and in adjusting as tasks are re-prioritized.

Travel: Minimal CONUS travel may be required. 

Company Information: New Light Technologies (NLT) provides comprehensive Information Technology, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), and Remote Sensing technology consulting and staffing solutions for government, commercial, and non-profit organizations. NLT employs a cadre of experienced project managers, infrastructure experts, system architects, data scientists, web developers, geospatial experts and software engineers who work across a broad range of COTS, Open Source, and custom technologies to devise the best solutions. NLT specializes in DevOps enterprise-scale Systems Design, Integration, Development, and Management, and offers exceptional capabilities in Infrastructure Modernization, Cloud Migration & Management, Virtualization, Microservices, & Containerized Computing, and the development of High-Performance Mobile Computing solutions.

NLT has a diverse customer base and is looking to bring on team members to work on-site, virtually, and embedded with our customers to help them reach, meet, and exceed their mission goals in every engagement. NLT offers competitive salaries and benefits including PTO, Healthcare, access to a vast network of group benefits such as commuter benefits and retirement plan access.  NLT is an equal opportunity employer.


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