Training Specialist

Location: DC

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

About Boundless:

Boundless is looking for a self-motivated, top-notch training specialist to join our growing open-source GIS team. Boundless is a high-growth software company that offers powerful geospatial solutions to free enterprises from proprietary software. Founded as not-for-profit in 2002, Boundless develops and supports open-source software for managing spatial data and building maps and applications. The experts at Boundless enjoy a fun and flexible work environment and exceptional benefits while building geospatial solutions for some of the largest corporations and government organizations.

 

We make the world's best open source geospatial software. You can help by training our customers how to more effectively use it!

About You

You’re a professional who's got hands on experience teaching, training and building training materials. You consider yourself to be an outgoing professional who loves a good challenge and is passionate about helping make difficult technical concepts understandable.  You are excited about eospatial software, open source, and open data.  You have a vested interest in helping people succeed in their technical challenges, and you are comfortable flying solo in a room with technical people of all skill levels.

About The Position

Client training is an integral part of building the world's best geospatial ecosystem, and helping customers to gain expertise with knowledge direct from the company. You will travel to our clients and train them on-site, as well as in our local offices. When not actively training, you will assist with the content development, editing and updating training materials to reflect the fast-changing world of geospatial software development. You will work with a small but growing team of trainers and content developers.

Position Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years professional teaching or training experience.
  • Willingness to travel at least one week a month.

Ideal Candidates Also Possess:

  • Experience with the software development process
  • Familiarity with geospatial software, particularly open source geospatial software such as GeoServer, QGIS and PostGIS
  • US Citizenship

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 Orleans, LA, St. Louis, MO, Washington, DC, and Victoria, BC.

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