Next Step Systems

Next Step Systems

  • Saint Louis, MO

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

GIS Software Developer, St. Louis, MO

Qualified GIS Software Developer candidates must be able to supply proof of US Citizenship in order to be authorized to perform work or have access to information on this government project. This is NOT a Work From Home / Remote position.

We are seeking a GIS Software Developer to join the team at St Louis, MO. This position offers competitive compensation and remote opportunities during the pandemic (on-site work will be required after the restrictions are lifted).


– Be responsible for implementing the feature functionality of the product, using full stack development where possible.

– As a mid-level coder, this labor competency is responsible for maintaining and improving the performance of existing software code, with duties to write and update software code under contract and direction from the assigned Government Product Owner.

– Recommend improvements to existing software applications as necessary.

– Individual shall be capable of performing the software tasks identified in the contract requirements in forming and working on the integrated product team.


– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical degree or 3 years’ experience in related technical field.

– 3 years of experience in full stack development to include Python 3, JavaScript (React), Shell Script, Web services, Database, and micro-service development, with some of that experience in the last 4 years.

– 3 years of experience with Agile and lean philosophies.

– Individual must have domain knowledge and hands-on experience in developing, implementing software programs.

– Demonstrated ability in performing test-driven development, in an Agile software development environment, where built in automated test procedures and continuous integration of software and continuous delivery of software to the Government is the culture. This competency is required to further test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization.

– Experience utilizing, creating, and analyzing Geographic Information System (GIS) and other location-based data.

– Experience utilizing, creating, and analyzing GIS and other location-based data.

– Experience with cloud-native platforms for deploying web applications.

– Experience with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration (CI/CD) pipeline tools (e.g., PCF, Jenkins) and techniques, test-driven development, and automated testing practices.

– Experience with open-source Geospatial Information Service tools and libraries such as GeoPandas, QGIS and PostGIS.

– Use of and development with at least one common geospatial tools dataset, and operating platform. These may include but are not limited to: Tools: Boundless Spatial suite, Remote View, PostgreSQL, and/or other geospatial databases, QGIS, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Image Server, and File Geodatabases. Data formats including GDB, SHP, GEOJSON, and similar geo-related formats. Operating Platforms: ESRI, OpenGeo Suite, or similar. Proprietary tool languages, like ArcPy.

– Development of customized code, scripts, modules, macro procedures, and libraries to implement specialized spatial functions using Python3 and SQL.

– Query and management skills with geospatial and non-geospatial PostgreSQL, PostGIS and Structured Query Language (SQL) databases.

– Demonstrated experience with configuration and use of DevOps tools to maintain a functioning build pipeline.

– Demonstrated experience with Git and Git workflows to manage team software development.

– Demonstrated experience with Docker software containerization and workflows.

– Basic experience and familiarity with GIS software(s).

– Demonstrated experience with paired programmed on an Agile team.

– Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.

– Candidate must be able to supply proof of US Citizenship.

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