Geospatial Software Engineer (GCP Focus)

Job Details
Posted Date:
March 14, 2024
Job ID:
Maryland Heights , Missouri
4 years
Job Description
  • Location: Maryland Heights, Missouri
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #45810

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Geospatial Software Engineer (GCP Focus). Do you have experience with Golang, Cloud Architecture and Data Processing? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:

The Company is seeking a Geospatial Software Engineer with a focus on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Our team is dedicated to integrating spatial and location data seamlessly into digital products, enabling advanced agricultural solutions for the farm of the future. As a Geospatial Software Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing and building big data solutions leveraging open source and cloud-based technologies within our Location360 enterprise initiative. You'll collaborate with various teams across the organization to develop large-scale data processing systems and APIs, driving innovation in geospatial data assets to support the Company's Field Platform and R&D product pipeline.


  • Design, build, and support cloud and open-source systems for processing geospatial data assets via an API-based platform.
  • Collaborate with internal development communities to integrate necessary data sets into the asset, making data available to Bayer Enterprise and internal development teams.
  • Develop highly scalable APIs and associative architecture to support thousands of requests per second.
  • Lead advancements in understanding environmental and external influences on-field performance and risk factors.
  • Work across all stages of the software life cycle: Proof of Concept, MVP, Production, and Deprecation.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Go, Python, Java, or similar languages.
  • Proficiency in various programming or scripting languages such as Go, Scala, Java, Javascript, SQL, Bash, Python, and/or R.
  • Experience developing HTTP APIs (REST and/or GraphQL) in open-source technologies, preferably in a cloud environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain modern cloud architecture (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud).
  • Experience with PostgreSQL/PostGIS and code versioning systems (GitHub, SVN, Maven).
  • Utilization of Docker for building and deploying within a CI/CD Environment, preferably using Kubernetes.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 4 years with Golang and geospatial experience. Machine learning is a plus.
  • Knowledge of open-source geospatial solutions like GeoServer, GeoTrellis, and GeoMesa.
  • Experience with stream processing (e.g., Kafka) and agriculture-oriented businesses.
  • Demonstrated adaptability to new technologies and decision-making capabilities in hardware and software design.
  • Proficiency in object-oriented design, coding, testing patterns, and engineering software platforms and large-scale data infrastructures.
  • Creation of cloud computing solutions and web applications leveraging public and private APIs.
  • Experience with distributed systems (e.g., Argo, Kubernetes, Spark) and Command Line Interface systems.

Pay: $84 – $120 /hr.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!

Keywords: Geospatial Engineer, GCP, Big Data, Cloud Architecture, Python, Golang, Agriculture, Open Source

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

Pay ranges are influenced by candidate qualifications, experience, and role specifics, with the actual rate determined considering skills, market conditions, and are subject to change by the employer; pay negotiations follow all state and federal legal guidelines.

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