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Geospatial Software Architect and Team Lead -ICL -1423

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Geospatial Software Architect and Team Lead -ICL -1423
JobID: 1423
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: ICL has more than 20 years’ experience developing critical software tools within the areas of mission planning and decision support.  One such effort has resulted in the highly successful development and deployment of the mapping system known as FalconView which is now used by over 100,000 U.S. DoD personnel.  The work has also led to the development of other tools by ICL and a knowledge base around the broader area of decision support.

In order to expand FalconView’s capabilities and meet the requirements of the current and future customer base, ICL is opening a position starting May 2017 for a Geospatial Software Architect and Team Lead / Principal Research Scientist with a Computer Science background (Master’s Degree or higher).

The candidate will directly engage and lead various technical efforts related to geospatial tool development for advanced decision support.  Areas of focus will include the FalconView Application Programming Interface and management of the FalconView Desktop Applications Team.


FalconView Application Programming Interface

Develop the implementation strategy for the new Application Programing Interface for FalconView.  Interface with key customers and stakeholders to gather requirements associated with the support of third party applications. Serve as the liaison between the FalconView development team, external application developers, and Program Management to set expectations and ensure that external application developers’ current and future needs are met.

Desktop Applications Team

Directly manage the desktop applications team in ongoing software development efforts for multiple GTRI customers.  Drive software development process improvement activities within an Agile development environment.  Interface with end-users and government sponsors to capture changing requirements and participate in project planning activities.


  • Advanced knowledge of DoD/NGA geospatial data products and formats
  • Eleven or more years of Software Development
  • Five or more years of Visual C++ and Windows programming experience
  • CSSLP or GIAC GWEB certification preferred
  • Fortune 500 industry experience with large, scalable, online systems
  • Agile-based software development experience throughout the software development lifecycle across both client-based and web-based applications
  • Management of software development teams within an Agile environment
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • U.S. Citizenship and eligible to apply for DoD Security Clearance

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