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Programmer - Junior to Mid-Level

Company: Wood
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's Water Tech team is seeking a skilled programmer for a variety of projects in the water resources domain. Write code to help federal, state, and local clients tackle real-world environment & infrastructure issues like climate change resiliency and flood risk. This position will involve geographic information systems (GIS), web application development, and data science.

Key Responsibilities:

Design and develop core software libraries and key applications used by civil engineers and GIS analysts. Collaborate with engineers and analysts to build applications and workflows.

Build and deploy GIS-centric web applications to cloud environments.

Document software libraries and end-user products.

Test applications and implement bug fixes.

Perform sophisticated spatial data analyses, create visualizations, and prepare technical memos and reports.

Growth Possibilities:

Wood is a large global company, so there are lots of opportunities to grow and expand across different areas of the business. The company is seeking to expand its capabilities at the intersection of civil infrastructure and technology.

Skills / Qualifications


Background in computer science, engineering, GIS, or related field.

2+ years Python web application or API development experience (Django, Flask, FastAPI, or similar)

2+ years frontend web development experience (JavaScript, HTML/CSS, frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, etc.)

Relational database experience, esp. PostgreSQL, PostGIS.

Excellent technical writing and communication skills.

Self-starter with a strong desire to continuously learn new technologies and techniques.

Must pass drug test, background check, and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy.


Experience with the Python data science ecosystem (Jupyter, Anaconda, NumPy, Pandas, Xarray, Dask, etc.)

Experience with major open-source GIS libraries and tools (GDAL/OGR, Rasterio, Shapely, Fiona)

Familiarity with common desktop GIS environments (QGIS, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcPy)

Experience with web mapping libraries (Leaflet, MapboxGL, Maplibre, etc.)

Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.

Location: Chantilly, Virginia; Bluebell, Pennsylvania; Remote with a focus on the US East Region

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Keywords: Wood, Chantilly , Programmer - Junior to Mid-Level, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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