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Senior Geospatial Web Developer (ESRI)

RTI International

Job detailsSalary$118,000 – $146,000 a yearEncouraged to ApplyFair chanceJob TypeFull-timeRemoteLocation3040 E Cornwallis Rd, Durham, NC 27703+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsBenefitsPulled from the full job description401(k)Dental insuranceDisability insuranceEmployee assistance programHealth insurancePaid time offShow 1 more benefitFull Job Description

The Geospatial Science and Technology (GST) program in the Technology practice area of RTI International’s Social, Statistical, and Environmental Sciences (SSES) Unit has an immediate opening for an experienced and versatile Geospatial Web Developer to support a variety of projects and research activities. The work will the development of end user applications and system components for interaction, exploration, and fusion with other non-spatial data. The position entails working across all units of RTI and may involve research in multiple domains including public health, surveys, environment, climate, education, and equity and justice. Candidates should have a broad set of experience and skills with a focus on applied geospatial analytics and programming of desktop/web/mobile/cloud software. Qualified candidates must have prior experience that demonstrates the ability to work simultaneously on multiple teams towards development of geospatial application or system components.


Implement geospatial analyses, applications, and systems
Contribute to geospatial activities working on cross-Institute teams
Interface directly with management, clients, and subcontractors
Support multiple efforts with minimal supervision
Develop modular code designed for reuse and/or productization
Learn new technologies.
Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate to various interested parties at different levels of leadership and technical expertise
Demonstrate excellent writing skills and verbal communication
Adhere to quality processes and standards required by the division



At least a BA/BS and 8 years experience or a MA/MS and 6 years experience
Experience with a variety of geospatial software including ESRIs, Leaflet, and open-source solutions
Experience with Python scripting
Experience with web platforms/frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue
Prior experience developing for one or more environments including desktop, web, mobile, and cloud
Ability to query and build applications leveraging relational, key value, and/or graph databases
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


ESRI platform expertise (configuration and development) for desktop, server and mobile
Experience with cross-platform (Windows/Mac/Linux/Android) and cross-browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, mobile) development
Experience with grid and vector-based geospatial analyses
Experience working in Jupyter notebooks
Practice with in Agile SDLCs, CI/CD, DevOps
Practice with source code management in a team setting using git
Experience with most of the following: Python, .NET Core, Java, Julia, R,
Experience using and developing web services

EEO & Pay Equity Statements:

As a global employer of choice, RTI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and the communities and markets where we serve our mission. We value diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective and welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws or RTI policy.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach and one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit

For USA Job Postings Only: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found here.

For San Francisco, CA USA Job Postings Only: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Further information is available here.

The anticipated pay range for this role is listed below. Our pay ranges represent national averages and may vary by location as a geographic differential may be applied to some locations within the United States.

RTI considers multiple factors when making an offer including, for example: established salary range, internal budget, business needs, and education and years of work experience possessed by the applicant. Further, salary is merely one element to our offer.

At RTI, we demonstrate our commitment to rewarding individual and team achievement through a total rewards package. This package includes (among other things) a competitive base salary, a generous paid time off policy, merit based annual increases, bonus opportunities and a robust recognition program. Other benefits include a competitive range of insurance plans (including health, dental, life, and short-term and long-term disability), access to a retirement savings program such as a 401(k) plan, paid parental leave for all parents, financial assistance with adoption expenses or infertility treatments, financial reimbursement for education and developmental opportunities, an employee assistance program, and numerous other offerings to support a healthy work-life balance.
Hiring Salary Range: $118,000-$146,000
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