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More than pushing pixels.

Find out what software development at Resource Data is like.

Professional Journey

We're passionate about technology

While some didn’t start out to be programmers – we have astronomy majors, teachers, and carpenters among us – most of us came to Resource Data armed with a computer science degree and a solid grasp on modern technologies.

Whether you love frontend, backend, database, application, or web development work, our variety of projects offer something to get excited about for even the most discerning programmer.

Skills

We're always learning. Always enthused about technology.

Technology is constantly moving forward. Our programmers are always adding to their skill sets and staying up to date on the latest technologies through their project work or pursuing certifications. But they bring more than just technical skills to their client work. You’ll fit right in if

  • You can learn new technologies
  •  You can research and understand best practices
  • You’re a leader
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You can balance multiple priorities and tasks

My favorite part of the job is the variety of work. I get to work in different industries, with different technologies, and with different teams, so I never get bored.

Ariane Remien
Technical Lead, Anchorage

Challenges

What makes Software Development different at Resource Data

A career as a developer at Resource Data isn’t without challenges, but that’s what keeps your day-to-day work interesting. Balancing time between multiple projects and competing priorities will be key to your success. Tasks can take many forms, from providing estimates for future client work to hunting down bugs in legacy systems to developing web applications from scratch, requiring you to create an action plan on the fly.

I enjoy solving problems with technology.  As long as there are new problems to solve, and new technology to solve them with, then I’m happy.

Justin Strawther
Technical Lead, Juneau

Meet some of our developers

Great people. Great to work with.

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    Jon Jeans

    Sr. Programmer

    For Jon, working for Resource Data’s Juneau branch means he gets to use his technical skills doing interesting work, learn...

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    Jon Jeans

    Sr. Programmer Juneau, AK

    For Jon, working for Resource Data’s Juneau branch means he gets to use his technical skills doing interesting work, learn from other top-notch developers, and enjoy a great work-life balance, all while living in a place as beautiful as Alaska. He likes catching up with coworkers or playing a quick game of ping pong in the office, but also appreciates the option to work remote from home if life gets a little crazy. When he’s not flexing his programming skills for clients like the State of Alaska, there’s a good chance he’s outdoors, hiking, biking, hanging out with his family, or throwing plastic at chains to indulge his unhealthy addiction to disc golf.

    A few of Jon’s favorite things

    • Food A solid bowl of ramen
    • Music Rap, Hip-Hop, Country, Rock, Alternative, etc.
    • Video game Anything he can play with friends online.
    • Board game Muffin Time
    • Movie Anchorman, Step Brothers, Pineapple Express, or Superbad
    • Book Wool by Hugh Howey
    • Local restaurant Island Pub
    • Sports team Bulls
    • Place to travel/vacation Hawaii
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    Lori McNeil

    Sr. Programmer

    Anchorage is home to Lori. She was born and raised here and while she enjoys traveling, she misses the ever-changing...

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    Lori McNeil

    Sr. Programmer Anchorage, AK

    Anchorage is home to Lori. She was born and raised here and while she enjoys traveling, she misses the ever-changing mountainscapes that border the city when she’s away. The light, the clouds, the snow, the foliage; one day they are sherbet colored and soft with snow, and another they are rugged and rocky with the shades of autumn. At work, Lori enjoys the ever-changing nature of her work for clients in industries from agriculture to utilities to Alaska Native corporations. Projects that support traffic engineering, environmental impact statements, and shareholder management keep her days interesting. And the flexibility to shift hours around her life and work from just about anywhere isn’t bad, either.

    A few of Lori’s favorite things

    • Food Mexican and Italian/Greek
    • Music Classic rock, blues, jazz, classical music, great voices
    • Game Oodles and Doodles, Pub Trivia, and word games
    • Movie Pirates of the Caribbean, Back to the Future, and Sabrina
    • Book Arabella by Georgette Heyer, mysteries, and political thrillers
    • Local restaurant Double Musky, Little Italy, Lucky Wishbone.
    • Vacation destination Europe, Hawaii, lower 48, and looking forward to New Zealand
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    Rodel Hernandez

    Technical Lead

    Rodel enjoys cycling, downhill skiing, fly fishing, cooking, or watching a good T.V. show – his all-time favorite being The...

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    Rodel Hernandez

    Technical Lead Anchorage, AK

    Rodel enjoys cycling, downhill skiing, fly fishing, cooking, or watching a good T.V. show – his all-time favorite being The Sopranos. An Alaskan since 1980, he spent six summers commercial fishing off the west side of Kodiak where he lived in a remote cabin for three months at a time. Rodel joined Resource Data in 1995. He appreciates the work-life balance the company offers that has allowed him to do interesting work for clients in a wide-range of fields while having an interesting life.

    A few of Rodel’s favorite things:

    • Music: Folk rock, i.e., Grateful Dead and Phish (but just about any genre, depending on his mood.)
    • Movie: Godfather, Goodfellas.
    • Book: Foundation Series, Dune
    • Local restaurant: Spenard Roadhouse, BearTooth
    • Sports team: SF Giants, SF 49ers, Golden State Warriors
    • Place to travel/vacation: Big Island (Hawaii), Uyak Bay (Kodiak)
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    Rory Dwyer

    Sr. Programmer/Analyst

    Skiing is not just a hobby for Rory; it’s his first love. He relishes the thrill of the mountains and...

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    Rory Dwyer

    Sr. Programmer/Analyst Portland, OR

    Skiing is not just a hobby for Rory; it’s his first love. He relishes the thrill of the mountains and finds great joy hiking, backpacking, and discovering new local climbing crags. To strike a balance between his analog and digital worlds, he indulges in board games and video games that offer him endless hours of fun and entertainment. Rory joined Resource Data in 2021. He appreciates being encouraged to pursue projects that interest him and to share his interests with coworkers (he recently hosted a company-wide roundtable on Bitcoin). He loves that his coworkers have become more than just folks he works with, plus, there’s an office dog and a fantastic coffee maker.

    A few of Rory’s favorite things

    • Food Pizza, sea food, and cookies
    • Music I can always jam out to Daft Punk
    • Video game Battlefield 4
    • Board game XIA Legend of a Drift System
    • Movie Batman Begins & The Goonies
    • Book The Martian
    • Local restaurant Papa Haydn (fantastic dessert!)
    • Place to travel/vacation Really enjoy annual ski trips up to the Canadian Rockies

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Explore

Are you a GIS analyst interested in traditional programming? Or a programmer who’d like to try your hand at project management? No matter your field, there’s room to try something new.

Grow

Broaden your skills and expertise while working for clients in a wide range of industries and with an even broader scope of technologies.

Advance

Don’t hang around waiting for someone to leave before you can advance. We recognize talent and when you’re ready, we promote you.

Discover our culture

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We think we're swell. But don't just take our word for it.

Alvin Morris
Alvin Morris Systems Engineer Embracing new technologies at Resource Data keeps me constantly engaged and challenged, and the camaraderie of my team makes every project a rewarding experience. Whether it's the quiet neighborhood where I live or the thrill of diving into a new technology, I love the balance and fulfillment I've found in both my professional and personal life.
Cory Smith
Cory Smith Technical Lead The people in the Anchorage branch are its greatest asset. I am always amazed at how highly-skilled our people are, with a wide array of talents. They are also dependable, cooperative, and easy to work with.  I love to hear about my co-workers interests and talents outside of work as well – so many cool things!
Ally Placko
Ally Placko Sr. Programmer Work life balance is extremely important to me, and I love how it is a core value at Resource Data. I also appreciate the wide range of projects that keep things interesting day to day.

Our work

Making a difference.
One project at a time.

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Improving Safety in One of the Worlds Toughest Work Environments
Industry’s First Scraper Pig Geolocator Tool Enhances Pipeline Operation
Mainframe, Meet Web: Modernizing the Alaska DMV
FishGen: Revolutionizing Fisheries Research in the Western US
Applying GIS to solve a 200 year mystery