Systems Architect

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/07/17
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/07/17

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MDA Information Systems LLC has an immediate opening in our McLean, VA location for a Systems Architect. This person will join a team providing end to end geospatial support to advance the visualization needs of the customer.  This candidate will design, plan and organize the infrastructure and security plan that provides a web environment allowing data capture, visualization and analytic tools. 


The Company

MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government. MDA Information Systems LLC offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account and tuition assistance. MDA Information Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



To be qualified you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.




  • Overseeing the design and administration of a geospatial web server environment
  • Advising on the future direction of the technology solution
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Participating in the creation of system security plans for accreditation
  • Contributing to the web application development
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable JavaScript code
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs and determine solutions
  • Assist in the migration of versions as technology advances
  • Produce documentation for systems



 Required Qualifications:

  • US Citizen with active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Geography, Science-related fields, OR General experience with ESRI and open source geospatial software and methodologies
  • Experience with Esri’s Javascript API and ArcGIS Server
  • Knowledge of best practices for a geospatial system design and deployment to web server environment
  • Knowledge of PKI/SSL Implementation

Desired experience: 

  • Dojo
  • RDBMSexperience including Postgres/PostGIS, Oracle etc.
  • Python
  • Apache/Tomcat

ID  2017-1716

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