Job Detail

Organization: Railinc
Title: GIS Web Developer
Location: Cary, NC

Posted: 2021-09-07
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

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A GIS Web Developer will develop, maintain and support new or existing GIS software products while evangelizing and applying the best practices of software development. Responsibilities include the ability to work independently and as part of the Location Management (GIS) Team to deliver quality solutions across all phases and layers of the software lifecycle.

Usability/User Experience:

Collaborate with business and UX team to create appropriate application User interfaces using ESRI/GIS tools.
Assist with mock-up's, user interface design, and component driven development.
Provide feedback to UX team.

Complete stories within estimates and with quality to ensure release dates are met.
Conduct necessary analysis, design and prepare technical documentation.
Estimate story sizes and task out development for a given story.
Follow the Railinc development process and suggest improvements.
Work with infrastructure services to make configuration changes and deploy applications.

Meet or exceed test coverage goals set for the project through creation of unit and functional tests.
Minimize the number of production escapes.
Support user acceptance testing.
Support or conduct system testing, performance, volume, and stress testing.
Product Reliability & Response:

Ensure system can meet or exceed defined SLA's.
When primary on-call respond to pages within 15min, and resolve or escalate issue as necessary.
Resolve production issues and communicate resolution to appropriate stakeholders.
Leadership (Technical):

Evangelize Railinc GIS common practices and development procedures.
Exhibit GIS technical leadership in given technical subject domain.
Identify new technologies and approaches that may improve our quality, productivity, and capabilities.
Mentor peers and junior developers.
Delegate, and coordinate functional development tasks as needed.
Drive innovation in the development, release and operations processes.
Key Measures:

Coverage, Production escapes
Customer satisfaction score
System SLA, # of outages
Release scope, schedule, budget
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Works under deadlines and subject to heavy project load.
Ability to provide technical expertise to others and explain concepts with technical staff.
Ability to operate independent of supervision with extreme accuracy and attention to detail.
Experience in defining requirements, designing and illustrating process flows, and training users.
Ability to communicate and follow up professionally (written and oral) both internally and externally within the organization – including documentation of application requirements.
Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve effectively.
Ability to mentor others.
3 years of experience working with the Esri JavaScript API.
Comfortable with front-end, middle tier and backend technologies.
Expertise in front-end technologies like Angular, Spring MVC or equivalent, hands on experience in these technologies a must in last 3 years.
Web Service SOAP/REST expertise, especially as a service provider.
MDB/MDP/Broker/Service Bus MQ technologies development experience in last 2-3 years is a plus.
Experience with Agile software development methodology.
Expertise in using version control software like git, etc.
Strong understanding of deployment processes, deployment environments, production application trouble shooting techniques etc.
Experience working with AWS cloud native services like S3, CloudFront, Lambda, ELB, SNS, SQS and Route53 will be a plus.
Experience deploying application components in an AWS EKS cluster and debugging any issues will be a plus.
Experience in using Aurora RDS for databases will be a plus.
Experience in using Amazon MQ for message broker service will be a plus.
Education & Experience:

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent field desired and 3 years of technical experience or
Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field desired and 1 years of technical experience
AWS Developer or Solutions Architect certification will be a plus
Working experience of the entire suite of Esri GIS software (ex. ArcGIS Pro / Desktop, Enterprise) is a plus.
Configuring and maintaining Esri ArcGIS Enterprise servers – including service publishing is a plus.
Working with Esri’s SDE (Spatial Database Engine) is a plus.

Results: We deliver on our promises to create value for the freight rail industry through talented people, good ideas, business leadership, and great technology.
Collaboration: We collaborate with our teams and our customers to get the job done, respecting individual ideas and contributions and moving forward in pursuit of shared goals.
Service: We serve the changing needs of our customers and our industry to enhance the value they bring to our community, the environment and our economy.
Physical requirements:

Sedentary work: Assignment involves sitting at workstation (desk) most of the time (up to 8 hours) with only occasional walking and/or standing.
Keyboarding: Primarily using fingers for typing.
Talking: Expressing or communicating verbally through use of spoken words (accurately conveying detailed or important spoken instructions to others).
Hearing: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound.
Visual: Through close visual acuity, required to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing computer terminal; extensive reading (with or without correction).
Environment: Work is performed within an office setting and therefore no substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions (i.e. extreme heat, cold, noise, etc.).
Disclaimer – The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The company reserves the right to change, modify, and/or delete aspects of this position as needed at any time.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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