Pitney Bowes Senior Software Engineer in White River Junction, Vermont

About the Opportunity

Maponics (http://www.maponics.com), a Pitney Bowes company, is a highly focused spatial data company that specializes in mapping areas and populations of interest. By merging technology and data together we create innovative products built on real-world location, including School, Neighborhood, Administrative and Postal Boundaries. Real estate, social media and marketing firms rely on Maponics to power ultra-local interactive search, mapping, and ad targeting platforms.

Build. Deploy. Bridge. Grow.

In this role the Senior Software Engineer is responsible for design and development activities at a systems level and for crafting software that is well written, functional, efficient, and clearly documented while exceeding the stated requirements. A key element of this role is working in a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) environment that involves large amounts of data in spatial/relational databases. Focus will be on expanding and maintaining Java and Python based tools, utilizing open source GIS software and rapid prototyping techniques to develop new product concepts. This position will report to the Director of Engineering.

  • Increase our production capacity and product offerings through the development of software tools and automated processes that are professional-grade, robust and ready for deployment

  • Design, write, test, debug, clearly document and release software in support of project objectives

  • Meet established deadlines while releasing software of the highest quality

  • Analyze system requirements, conduct feasibility studies and advise alternative approaches

  • Propose technical solutions to customer problems

  • Work effectively on both independent and collaborative projects

  • Provide nimble, rapid-prototyping for custom projects and new product ideas

  • Identify and recommend opportunities for process improvements and efficiencies

  • Seamlessly incorporate new designs and systems into existing processes


  • Cloud

  • Modeling/Data science

  • Natural Language Processing

  • PDF Vector conversion

  • Raster to Vector conversion

  • Consulting/Technical services

Intermediate level of capacity:

  • QGIS

  • Postgres/PostGIS

  • Process Efficiency/Process Engineering

  • Process Automation

  • QA Automation

  • Continuous Integration / System Integration

  • Web Development

  • GUI development

  • Writing technical specifications and test plans from PRD’s

  • LOE Estimation

Advanced level of capacity:

  • Spatial Data Management

  • Prototyping

  • Database / SQL

  • Application Development

  • Java / JTS/ Geotools

  • Python

  • GIS


  • Education: BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Geography or a related field

  • Five years or more of GIS-related software development experience

  • Proven history of technical competence through consistent on time deployment of effective software solutions directly addressing real business requirements

Desired Skills and behaviors:

  • Clear and Concise communication both verbal and written

  • Ability to make informed and timely decisions

  • Sets and meets deadlines

  • Mission focus/priority setting

  • Demonstrates technical expertise

  • Ensures accuracy of output

  • Motivated

  • Creative

  • Appropriate attendance and participation

  • Demonstrates ownership of responsibility

  • Adapts to change

  • Demonstrates professionalism

The Team

At Pitney Bowes, our passionate and ambitious team delivers innovations that help clients navigate the complex and always evolving world of commerce: from helping them use data to market to the best customers, to enabling the sending of parcels and packages efficiently, to securing payments through statements and invoices. In everything, we do, we deliver accuracy and precision to drive meaningful impact.

Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

W/M/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBT are encouraged to apply.

All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link.

Job: Engineering

Title: Senior Software Engineer

Location: VT-White River Junction

Requisition ID: 166554