Java Developer

Voyager is looking for a Java Developer to join our team on a contract basis.  The world is seeing an explosion in the amount and variety of location-based information and at the same time, enterprises have mass amounts of existing data with limited ways to organize and view that data. Voyager Search is at the intersection providing software for enterprise search, cataloging, retrieval and use of data. Voyager is a nimble, growing Software Company focused on bringing the best enterprise open source geospatial software to enterprises around the world. Voyager was founded and built by leaders in the GIS and the Lucene/Solr communities.

The ideal candidate will be a creative person who can invent, develop and own enhancements to our core product while also working in collaborative environment. We are a remote team working in a well-established Agile team on bi-monthly sprints.  Our team is as far flung as rural Michigan, Buenos Aires, San Francisco and Prague. We have long ago shed the 9-to-5 office-job mentality. So, you’ll need to be comfortable exchanging information digitally and reaching out to people you might never have met to get help when you need it. We have daily scrum calls that help us to keep connected when everyone is so far flung.  Our company is growing quickly, so this role offers plenty of opportunity to advance.


  • Maintain and improve existing java source code while also developing next-generation technologies
  • Design and implement pluggable frameworks
  • Integrate with many 3rd-party and open source software packages such as Manifold CF, Open Sextant

Technical Skills

  • 3 -5 years technical experience
  • BS/MS in Information Technology, MIS, Computer Science or related field
  • Knowledge of GIS and geospatial technologies
  • Excellent Java software developers
  • Familiar with Apache Wicket, Apache Lucene/Solr, HTML, JQuery, XML, and XSLT
  • Familiar with Spring or Guice
  • Familiar with Maven, Fit, Github, JIRA, Hudson, JUnit, and Eclipse
  • Self-motivated and stay current with improvements in the field
  • Self-managed and organized

Think you'd be a good fit for the Voyager team? Send us your resume below and we'll be in touch!

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