OGC Careers

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international consortium of more than 500 businesses, government agencies, research organizations, and universities driven to make geospatial (location) information and services FAIR - Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable.

Our dynamic team of location experts is looking for professionals to help accomplish our mission, vision, and approach: 

The OGC Vision:

Using location, we connect people, communities, technology, and decision-making for the greater good.

The OGC Mission:

Make location information more Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR).

The OGC Approach:

A proven collaborative and agile process combining consensus-based standards, innovation projects and partnership building.

OGC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. OGC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Operational Chief Financial Officer

The Operational Chief Financial Officer will work closely with the CEO and have authority for the core operational functionality of the Consortium. The OCFO will lead long-term financial planning, eliminate unnecessary spending and improve inefficient operations hence increasing ROI. The OCFO will provide  business intelligence while mitigating business risk serving as the Consortium’s “change agent”.

Community Manager -  Member Success - Full Time (Remote)

Reporting to the Senior Director, Member Success and Development, this position is ideal for an individual dedicated to ensuring our members are highly engaged and receive maximum value from membership in OGC.  The position directly supports the full membership lifecycle, including  on-boarding,  responding to  requests, actively  checking in with members, facilitating connections between member representatives, supporting the renewal process, and assisting in member facing meetings and events.  The primary objective of the position is to improve and manage the member life cycle process to increase member engagement and retention.

Community Manager - Technical Committee - Full Time ( Remote)

Reporting to the Chief Standards Officer, this is an exciting opportunity for  talented and motivated individuals to join our Standards team. The position directly supports the coordination, scheduling, agenda creation, and on-boarding for OGC’s technical Working Groups, which meet both during our multiple member meetings each year and remotely. The primary objective of the position is to strengthen and help better organize the community, both by actively connecting with Working Group chairs to identify areas of impact and to elevate the profile of the Working Groups, members, and chairs.

Geospatial Solutions, Innovation, and Business Development

Are you passionate about the potential of geospatial in every domain impacting our lives? Are you driven by innovation and the desire to connect the right pieces and the right people to solve problems faster? Are you interested in working with the best experts in geospatial in the world? Are you excited about working with more than 580 organizations to get the most out of innovation and geospatial - including ESA, NASA, Google, AWS, NGA, and many more? Are you passionate about the use of technologies for disaster preparedness, climate change, aviation, smart cities, infrastructure, digital twins, and more?