Job Detail

Organization: Washington State Department of Revenue
Title: GIS Developer
Location: Tumwater, WA

Posted: 2020-01-15
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

This position is open until filled. The hiring manager will begin reviewing applications on January 16. It is in your best interest to submit your application before this date.

The Department of Revenue (DOR) is looking for an accomplished IT development professional with expertise and knowledge in software development methods and tools, to create and support the data management and location services for the DOR geographic data sets. The GIS Developer is an excellent opportunity to utilize your skills to ensure the efficient and effective collection of revenue for the State of Washington. The position provides development and programming support for a complex GIS environment, designing and developing location data and services for agency internal, inter-agency and public facing systems.

In this position, you can expect to:
*Work on programming/development and maintenance assignments.
*Enhance, create and develop custom GIS web applications, scripts, spatial data and layers using multiple developing languages and scripting languages.
*Use C#, ASP.NET, MVC, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, WCF, Java, *JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS and Transact SQL as needed to write and debug web applications, services and batch jobs.
*Use REST and SOAP services.
*Perform reviews and updates of GIS systems, configurations, applications and layers as necessary.
*Compose and maintain documentation of new and existing GIS applications, spatial data and procedures.
*Analyze and propose new databases, data sets or features based on industry and technology best practices.

This agency, other agencies and the public, use the systems, services, and data managed by the GIS Developer, to ensure that tax rates and revenue allocations are accurate and up to date.

You will maintain the DOR GIS data, applications and services by:
*Analyzing system performance and system configuration of the enterprise GIS environment and applications to provide the best overall data integrity, accuracy, system performance and system reliability.
*Troubleshooting complex problems that impact performance within the GIS enterprise databases and make corrections to improve performance.
*Troubleshooting and providing technical assistance on escalated problems from the GIS system or tools from DOR staff or the external users.

Revenue is a dynamic learning organization where you will experience a remarkable work-life balance, amazing leadership and talented co-workers ready and focused to achieve the agency's goals. This unique culture promotes a professional family of cohesive groups maximizing potential through opportunity. Visit this link to find out more about Revenue and read what our employees have to say about working here.

Who should apply? Professionals with
At least four (4) years development experience with Microsoft. Net, JavaScript, CSS, C#, HTML, Python, or PowerShell development languages.


At least two (2) years progressive experience with SQL Database tools such as MS SQL Server or Oracle.


Proficiency with MS Office Software products such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Preference may be granted to candidates who also possess an Associate's Degree in Geographic Information System (GIS) or related field and experience with GIS development.

To be considered:
*Complete your online application in detail, as it will be used as your initial resume.
*Attach a cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications of this position.
*Include at least three (3) professional references that can speak to your experience as it relates to enterprise level information technology.

To take advantage of Veteran's preference please attach your DD-214, member 4 long form, or your NGB-22. Please black out your social security number and date of birth.

Email [email protected] or call (360) 704-5725.

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