Application Developer


July 30, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

About Us:

Boundless is looking for a self-motivated, top-notch applications developer to join our growing Engineering team. Boundless is a high-growth software company that gives customers powerful Spatial IT software to free enterprises from proprietary alternatives. Founded as not-for-profit in 2002, Boundless develops and supports open-source software for managing spatial data and building maps and applications. Following impressive global adoption of OpenGeo Suite, the company received venture capital financing from Vanedge Capital and In-Q-Tel and was spun out as an independent corporation in April 2013.

The geospatial industry has +$270B in annual revenue and Boundless is aggressively launching new products and solutions to disrupt incumbent proprietary players. The expert developers at Boundless enjoy a fun and flexible work environment and exceptional benefits while building Spatial IT solutions for some of the largest corporations and government organizations. Our customers already include major energy, telecommunications, utilities, defense and civilian agencies worldwide.

Job Summary: 


In this role you will develop custom, spatially-enabled applications and SaaS products for our premier clients.

Develop end-user applications from prototype phase to production
Collaborate with our clients and peers at Boundless to deliver high-quality functionality and end-user experience

About you:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • At least 3 years of experience developing web applications using HTML 5, CSS and one or more JavaScript web app frameworks such as JQuery, Sencha, ExtJS, Angular, Ember, etc.
  • At least 5 years of experience developing server side components in Java
  • Experience with one or more frameworks and APIs in the Spring family like Spring Boot, Spring Data, Spring Security etc.
  • Understanding of build systems in the Java world like Maven, Gradle, Ivy etc.
  • Experience with web services and service oriented architectures
  • Understanding of security, cross-browser, cross-platform issues and accessibility standards
  • Solid skills in professional web application development practices (developing wireframes, testing, source code management using Git, continuous integration, etc.) 
  • Experience with performance measurement and optimization techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in an agile environment

In a perfect world, you'd also have:

  • Experience building geospatial applications using OpenLayers or similar frameworks
  • Experience developing native Android and/or iOS applications
  • Experience with Python development
  • Experience with different server side frameworks like Node, Lift, Django etc.

Boundless Offers
We invest in the best people and treat them right. We offer competitive salaries and great benefits (all the basics, plus three weeks of vacation and lots of snacks). Most importantly, we offer a challenge: to build software that will help change the status quo.

Boundless is a small but growing organization focused on bringing the best enterprise open source geospatial software to organizations and governments around the world. Our team is distributed from Austria to Argentina, with higher concentrations in New York, NY, Arlington, VA, and Victoria, BC. 

How To Apply: 

Send us your resume and cover letter to, and make sure to let us know why you're interested in Boundless!