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Geospatial Developer

Geographic Information Services, Inc. (GISinc)


Did you like playing with maps as a kid? Is GPS enabled on every gadget you own?? This is an opportunity to work with one of the leading location technology consulting organizations. GISinc is thrilled to be recognized by Great Place to Work® since 2012 for Small & Medium Workplaces! If you have exceptional talent and interpersonal skills and meet the following description, please submit your resume using the link below.

Role: Geospatial Developer

Role Summary: The function of the Geospatial Developer is the design, development, and implementation of geospatial software solutions. The role is responsible for the development of mobile, desktop and/or web-based GIS solutions.

Candidates might be required to obtain a security clearance and proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.

Essential Functions:

  • Designing and developing customized web applications
  • Developing custom routines, viewers, and/or databases
  • Application design, development and collaboration in a distributed team environment using source control
  • Development and implementation of test plans and automated test scripts
  • Developing and applying service orientated architectures to enterprise solutions

Work Environment:

  • Location: Headquarters in Birmingham, AL or work at home considered
  • Travel approximately 10% of the time.

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer

Competencies and Skills:

  • A passion for working with teammates and customers to solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a high-tempo environment
  • Experience developing in .NET, Javascript, iOS, HTML5, and/or Python
  • Knowledge of internet architectures and technologies
  • Knowledge of geospatial concepts
  • Familiarity with standard software development protocols and coding standards
  • Application documentation including system design and technical specifications
  • Development of custom geospatial solutions

Experience Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Geography/GIS, Engineering or related field*
  • 1+ years experience as a software developer**

* Additional experience can be substituted for education
** Additional education can be substituted for years of experience

Ideal (in addition to required experience):

  • Demonstrated experience developing geospatial applications
  • Application documentation including system design and technical specifications
  • MCPD and/or Esri technical certifications
  • Experience developing in a team