Job Detail

Organization: Innovate! Inc
Title: GIS Data Architect - Remote
Location: Remote

Posted: 2021-07-13
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Innovate!, Inc. is seeking self-starting individuals with a “let me at it” attitude who can adapt to a fluid work environment and an occasionally demanding schedule that is highly motivated to join a geospatial solutions team as a GIS Data Architect. We are searching for an individual who is well-organized and self-directed that has experience with the ArcGIS suite (desktop and web). You will be responsible for working with a core team and to potentially lead large and small GIS projects for our diverse client base. You may be called upon to assist with the design, development, and maintenance of geospatial applications through concept, design, and implementation phases. Your role will also include supporting other personnel in utilizing GIS applications and software, interfacing with clients and teaming partners, and supporting ArcGIS Enterprise deployments. In return, you will be able to be part of a motivated, highly skilled team and will be able to contribute to the growth and positive direction of our company.

Job Summary

Participates in needs assessments/requirements meetings and document solutions for GIS enterprise use; Installation, configuration, and administration of ArcGIS Enterprise; Provide/write GIS system technical recommendations, standard operating procedures, administrative and help documents for clients and technical teams; Assess customer's existing GIS environments and recommend areas for improvements in application technology, system performance, and software migration plans; Communicate with architects and developers to successfully deploy custom solutions; Write and execute test plans; Troubleshoot solution errors and support end users; Present system design information to technical and non-technical audiences; Create mapping, imagery, and data services..


Knowledge and understanding of GIS principles, theories and practices.
Experience with ESRI products suite including mobile, desktop, server and database.
Ability to design and implement enterprise spatial solutions
Subject Matter Expert (SME) for GIS data workflows
Ability to troubleshoot issues with system implementation
Knowledge of one or more of the following architectural patterns & techniques
Ability to manage GIS data within at least one of the following: Oracle, MS SQL Server, and/or PostgreSQL database environments.
Experience managing one or more hosting platforms (servers, virtual machines, Amazon, Azure, etc.)
Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Ability to work with ArcGIS Desktop tools, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Web Application Builder.
Ability to use geospatial data and developing applications for visualization, analysis, and presentation of geospatial data.
Experience using Python, JavaScript, C#, ArcObjects, or related programming languages in the development of GIS applications or in system support use cases
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
Ability to quickly learn new technologies, work independently, and quick turnaround maps, application prototypes or deliverables
Prepares Agile/Scrum meetings and sprints with team and client

Technical Qualifications

3+ years of enterprise-level GIS technology experience
3+ years of direct experience working with Esri GIS Tools and applications
Demonstrated experience integrating multiple enterprise technologies in an enterprise environment
Scripting or programming experience (e.g. Python, SQL, or HTML)

Typical Minimum Education / Experience

At least 6 years of Geospatial Database development and management experience or equivalent college level course work.

B.S. or Graduate Degree in Geography/GIS, Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience.

Hands-on experience with various database systems, e.g. SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, etc. Ability to analyze business processes and systems and migrate to/integrate with geospatial systems.

Innovate!, Inc. is a woman and minority-owned company passionate about the dynamic benefits of providing effective management consulting, IT support, and geospatial technology for the federal government. We believe that thinking innovatively can achieve positive results in organizations that lead to cultural and business change. This belief and our ability to deliver cutting-edge solutions were recognized with Innovate being named 2012 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Outstanding 8(a) Small Business of the Year. Innovate is a fast-paced, rapidly growing group of entrepreneurs creating a culture of excellence. Rapid advancement within our organization is not only possible it is encouraged. 

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Innovate! Inc. proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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