Career Opportunities at TerraSim
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We are always searching for creative individuals to join the TerraSim team. We offer a close-knit working environment, excellent computational resources, a focus on realistic solutions to complex problems, and opportunity for personal growth with acknowledged leaders in the field. We value employee collaboration as well as individual achievements. Competitive salary and benefits packages are available for all positions.

Our growth over the last few years has been sustained by a balanced mix of software sales, technical services, and advanced technology development contracts. We are looking for individuals to help support and expand our technical capabilities as we move into emerging application markets. Click on the link below to see listings of all available positions. Applicants must be willing to work in our Pittsburgh office.

Internships

TerraSim, Inc. is also accepting applications for summer interns. We are looking for interns to help us improve the design and functionality of our flagship geospatial database product, TerraTools®, and our array of source data preparation products: MaterialMAP, Building Designer, DEMTools, Xtract, and RoadMAP.

As a small technology company, we can offer you an interesting software development experience while working on cutting edge problems in computer graphics, computer vision, software systems, and visual design. Not only will you be able to develop advanced modeling, simulation, and gaming technologies, but you will also be able to make immediate contributions to software design and implementation. TerraSim offers a relaxed, flexible work environment with competitive hourly rates.

If you are interested in applying for an open internship position, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@terrasim.com.

GIS Interns

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong background utilizing geospatial data for analysis and visualization. The successful applicant will work with TerraSim database engineers, who provide the balance to the software team and focus on product use and application. You will work with our TerraTools and Source Data Preparation software products to give input on software product design, test software, and write documentation. Tasks can range from testing targeted parts of the software to creating and documenting use cases using real-world geospatial data. You may also assist 3D terrain development projects where geospatial data will be processed for use in TerraTools in order to generate realistic simulation environments. These tasks will provide experience with practical application of geospatial technology for military training applications.

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a Geography bachelor's or master's program
  • Excellent academic preparation in GIS, geography, or other related fields
  • Interest and talent in large-scale geo data processing and 3D visualization
  • Experience using GIS, image processing, or LIDAR software (such as ArcGIS, Global Mapper, QGIS, Imagine) for significant geospatial source data creation or editing projects
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including technical documentation and oral presentations

Other beneficial experience:

  • Experience and aptitude for scripting languages (such as Tcl, Perl, Python)
  • Independent research or previous internship
  • Teaching experience

Software Engineering Interns

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong background utilizing computational geometry, geospatial data, and visualization. The successful applicant will work with TerraSim software engineers to develop extensions to our existing applications for the processing of geospatial data for the use in military simulation and training applications. You will work on software product through the whole life cycle of design, implementation, testing, and documentation. These tasks will provide experience with practical application of software engineering techniques and development practices.

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a Computer Science bachelor’s or master’s program
  • Excellent academic preparation in Computer Graphics, Image processing, Distributed processing, or other related fields
  • Interest and talent in large-scale geo data processing and 3D visualization
  • Experience using C++, Microsoft Visual Studio, and related software development toolkits and utilities.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including technical documentation and oral presentations

Other beneficial experience:

  • Experience and aptitude for scripting languages (such as Tcl, Perl, Python)
  • Independent research or previous internship
  • Teaching experience

About TerraSim

As a small technology company, we offer a highly flexible work environment and many opportunities for professional growth and advancement. You will be working with globally recognized leaders in the fields of simulation, 3D GIS, and spatial data processing.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a complete benefits package, including a 401(K) plan.

All applicants must be U.S. citizens or authorized to work in the U.S. Applicants must be willing to work in our Pittsburgh office.

TerraSim is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.