Job Detail

Organization: GISinc
Title: Solutions Engineer
Location: Headquarters in Birmingham, AL or work at home considered

Posted: 2021-10-26
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

We know organizations struggle with geospatial technology. At GISinc, we believe GIS should be simple and accessible to all. We are a committed team of experts that serve our clients with an inspired experience that transforms organizations. If you have exceptional talent and interpersonal skills and meet the following description, please submit your resume using the link below.

Role: Solutions Engineer

Role Summary: The Solutions Engineer provides services directed at the implementation, maintenance, and advancement of enterprise GIS. The role includes many of the following responsibilities: system assessments and recommendations, data modeling, data analysis/automation, content management and publication, software deployment and configuration, testing and troubleshooting, system administration, application configuration, deployment, documentation, end user support and training.

Must Have:

High proficiency with installation, configuration, and administration of ArcGIS Enterprise
Fluency in the configuration and deployment Esri solution templates and mobility solutions (e.g., Survey123, Collector)
Expertise creating and publishing GIS services (e.g., map, image, geoprocessing, and other data services)
Familiarity with setting up and deploying cloud environments per a design specification
Ability to effectively manage both on-premise and cloud environments
Aptitude for troubleshooting system and solution errors and support end users
Experience creating products and models using Model Builder, Python scripting and/or exposure to similar process automation tools
Understanding of data migration concepts and experience with ETL (extract, transform, and load) practices
Comfort and capability to present complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences
Ability to lead needs assessments/requirements meetings and identify/document solutions leveraging the enterprise GIS
Experience writing technical recommendations, standard operating procedures, administrative and help documents for clients, technical teams, and end users
Comfort assessing existing GIS environments and recommend areas for improvements in areas such as technology adoption, system performance, and software migration plans
Ability to clearly communicate with architects and developers to successfully deploy custom solutions
Experience writing and executing test plans
Experience training users on the utilization and adoption of GIS technologies

Nice to Have:

Demonstrated proficiency in scripting and automation with Python
Cloud-based (AWS, Azure) architecture design experience
Experience with installation and administration of RDBMS (SQL Server, Oracle, etc.)
Industry standard certifications (e.g. Esri, GISP)

Competencies and Skills:
Successful Solutions Engineers frequently demonstrate comfort, confidence, and creativity in the identified skills to achieve competency in the following areas:

Advanced knowledge of Esri software, with special emphasis on the ArcGIS Enterprise/Platform
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Exceptional customer service orientation
Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal, writing, and presentation skills
Ability to analyze business processes and systems and migrate to/integrate with geospatial systems
Demonstrated ability to work productively with a wide range of people
Self-motivated and pro-active
Strong team skills and the ability to work independently


Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Geography/GIS, Science, Engineering or related field*
Two or more years of enterprise-level GIS technology experience**
Candidates might be required to obtain a security clearance and proof of U.S. Citizenship is required
Demonstrated experience integrating multiple enterprise technologies in an enterprise environment
Experience in consulting, solution design, software configuration, and operational support

* Additional experience can be substituted for education
** Additional education can be substituted for years of experience

Work Environment:

Location: Headquarters in Birmingham, AL or work at home considered
Travel up to 30% of the time

GISinc is a federal contractor and is subject to Executive Order 14042 requiring all employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. By applying for this position, you understand you will be required to verify you have been, or will be, fully vaccinated by December 8th; or advise that you believe you are due an exemption from the vaccination requirement due to a disability or medical condition, or a sincerely held religious belief.

Note: An individual is considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after they have received the second dose in a two-dose series, or two weeks after they have received a single-dose vaccine.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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