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Organization: Norfolk Southern
Title: GIS Developer (midlevel)
Location: Atlanta, GA USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-05-02

Position Description:

Please send resume and contact information to anna@spartanresources.net

Norfolk Southern
Position: GIS Developer
Location: Atlanta, GA
Duration: 12-18 month contract

Job Description:

Plan, coordinate, prioritize, and execute the activities necessary to build the tools and utilities necessary to support GIS data used in safety critical systems. Design and develop new enterprise GIS solutions and enhancements to existing software applications. Provide expertise for the deployment of custom spatial analysis and validation tools. Perform documentation of all developed applications, tools, and utilities. Development is expected to follow traditional structured development life cycle principles. Perform research as needed to solve somewhat complex problems with little direction. Assist in the evolution of a maturing GIS data model. Support and promote these practices with field and office forces. Support field data collection activities from the office to maximize work efforts. Perform programming tasks by utilizing the ESRI AcrObjects API and Oracle Spatial.


* BS or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent
*2+ years of experience in developing, deploying and administering applications using JAVA or .Net
* experience with ESRI SDK’s and API’s
* Experience in writing PL/SQL to optimize spatial geometry functions for cartographic database creation and processing
* Experience in object oriented design
* Strong skills in solving complex problems
* Works well in a team environment
* Excellent written and verbal communications skills
* Strict adherence to development standards

Conf Call - Norfolk Southern Req: GIS Developer - Atlanta, GA
• oversee GIS System PTC in the engineering dept
o mostly GIS Engineering
• need computer science background
o bachelors required masters desired
o understanding data structure
• this is not a very Sr person
o no 10 year people
• this is mid level but need STRONG experience
• GIS programming experience is very nice to have
• If they don’t have GIS make sure they have .NET and JavaScript experience and are mid level
o Lots of web applications
• Coding skills
o .NET and JavaScript
o 40% of their current coding is in JavaScript
o They use Angular
• Team is mostly analyst
o Trying to balance workload by increasing automation power
• Interview
o Phone first for non locals
o F2F is required