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GIS Developer



Join an innovative team of geospatial engineers, architects, and technologists who are helping the Department of Transportation (DoT) build a ground-breaking portfolio of geographic information systems (GIS). The vision: make communities safer, smarter, and more economically viable. Your mission: help design, develop, and continually improve geospatial solutions that empower people to make smart choices. Apply today and let’s see if we can work together. 



  • Lead and/or support each phase of the development lifecycle for web-based GIS solutions
  • Analyze needs to produce functional and technical requirements, roadmaps, architectures, and solutions
  • Lead performance management and tuning for ESRI products 
  • Help improve the user experience for both in-progress and deployed GIS solutions
  • Anticipate and resolve technical issues
  • Emerge as team’s GIS innovator by proposing ideas, concepts, and approaches that are both creative and practical
  • Lead and/or support cross-functional communication and engagement
  • Maintain a pulse on commercially available GIS solutions, products, and services through self-study



  • C#
  • JavaScript
  • Python
  • .Net



  • Software development lifecycle and methodologies
  • GIS application development
  • Complex analysis, problem-solving, and abstract conceptualization
  • Interpersonal communication 
  • Current and emerging IT and GIS technologies
  • Section 508 and similar requirements
  • Exposure to Agile and scrum methodologies



  • 5+ years of progressive hands-on experience in build web applications
  • 2+ years experience building web-based GIS solutions with ESRI ArcGIS



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or similar field
  • Degree can be substituted with relevant and progressive experience



  • U.S. Citizen able to pass a U.S. Federal government background investigation



  • N/A


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