Software Developer (C/C++, Linux)

About PIXIA Corp.

Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, PIXIA is a rapidly growing commercial geospatial software company leading the industry in Big Data digital access solutions. As a top technology company, PIXIA is customer-focused and forward–leaning within a fast-paced environment.

Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package which includes: Healthcare Insurance, Life Insurance, STD, LTD, FSA, AFLAC, 401 (k), EAP, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement, and free gym membership.  Our staff enjoys an entrepreneurial and creative work environment, and the opportunity to apply their skills to interesting endeavors. Potential candidates must be highly-motivated, intellectually curious, and ready to contribute to a fast-paced development team.

PIXIA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer who complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non- discrimination in employment. PIXIA expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment.

Job Title: Software Developer (C/C++, Linux)
Location: Herndon, VA; also open to telecommuters at the national level
Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: Based upon experience, Competitive benefits package

General Description and Responsibilities:

Join our team!PIXIA is seeking an exceptional ‘C’ and ‘C++” programmer who will be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment delivering mission-critical applications. The person in this position will be given design specifications to implement and maintain capabilities on the Linux platform. This position will have a focus on geospatial mapping applications and web services Domain knowledge in both areas will therefore be necessary. Ideal candidates will have a strong desire to work with cutting-edge technologies, will enjoy working directly with a wide variety of stakeholders and will have the ability to find innovative solutions to a variety of technical and operational challenges.

Responsibilities include:

  • The ability to package software such as RPM or Makeself
  • Understanding maintaining a build system such as CMake
  • Understanding of open source geospatial libraries such as GDAL or OSSIM is a plus

Education & Qualifications:

  • Cloud experience such as Amazon AWS, or Microsoft Azure is a plus
  • Strong software development knowledge on Linux in C, C++
  • Knowledge of version control systems, such as GIT or Team Foundation Server
  • Bachelor’s or Masters’ Degree in Computer Science is required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in geospatial imagery required
  • 8-10 years of software developer experience
  • US Citizen

If interested in this position, please email your resume to:

Please ensure the subject line includes “Senior Software Developer (C/C++, Linux)”