Senior GIS Software Engineer
Job Type

U.S. Citizenship is Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance required.

This position is in-person. 

Toyon is seeking individuals capable of developing object-oriented software in a modern programming language  such as C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Python or other. The experienced software engineer will design, develop, and perform analysis utilizing GIS tools. This position is an opportunity to work on a development team with senior staff members guiding development of mission-critical planning and decision-support applications for government  customers. Motivation and drive to implement robust software systems with intuitive user interfaces is required. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated software engineering capabilities and success working in a collaborative environment with configuration management and version control tools.


Toyon’s collaborative culture and employee-owned mindset creates a unique environment of eager and dedicated contributors at every level. Toyon is committed to enabling technical talent to blaze trails on mission-critical technical challenges. Our unusually low employee turnover is tribute to a Company philosophy and strategy that has worked for over 40 years.


Software Engineer GIS candidates with at least 7 years professional experience and a Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or engineering are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills, and ambition:

  • Excellent thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with others to conceptualize and collaboratively solve problems
  • Strong math skills, particularly for implementation of optimization and search methods
  • Experience with coding and testing numerical methods
  • Object-oriented software development in C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Python or other
  • Experience designing, developing and performing analysis with geographic information systems (such as ArcGIS)
  • Ability to configure and maintain virtual machines and host servers
  • Understanding of application development for cluster computing platforms


  • Competitive Industry Pay
  • 100% Employer-Paid Medical Insurance Premiums
  • HSA with Employer Contributions
  • Dental and Vision Coverage Options
  • Company Funded 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plans
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Life and Disability Insurance  
  • Paid Parental Leave

The annual pay range for this position is $120,000 to $185,000.

The posted pay range values provide the candidate with guidance on annual base compensation for the position, exclusive of overtime, bonus, and benefits-related compensation, over a range of qualifications that may fit hiring objectives. Toyon Research Corporation will consider the individual candidate’s education, work experience, applicable knowledge, skills and training, among other factors, when preparing an offer of employment.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

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