Job Detail

Organization: Ventera
Title: GIS Developer
Location: Remote

Posted: 2023-08-29
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Ventera’s mission is to be a growing business technology consulting firm recognized for earning the loyalty of customers and employees by committing to their success.  Ventera delivers innovative business and technology solutions to unique customer challenges, to help our clients achieve meaningful results.  Our team brings expertise and serves as a trusted advisor to our clients in the areas of Management Consulting, Software Engineering, and Data Solutions. Walking through Ventera, you will find a highly engaged and collaborative workforce. We strive to make Ventera a fun place to work, as well as a place where you will want to stay and build your professional career. Come join us! We are a Washington Post Top 20 Workplace Award Winner!

Ventera is looking for a GIS Developer to work on a variety of custom GIS applications as part of our Shared Services SAFe Agile scrum team. The successful candidate will be an experienced GIS Developer who has worked with both ESRI and open-source technologies in the front-end and/or back-end supporting geoscience data efforts in an analytic capacity.


- Coordinating with multiple teams on their GIS development needs and promoting new, innovative uses of GIS across the program

- Develop new and improve existing process flow automations for GIS data using Python, SQL, or other technologies

- Develop and optimize GIS applications, including web mapping applications, desktop GIS plugins, and geoprocessing services

- Develop complex back-end spatial queries using SQL Server or PostGIS

- Gather, manage, and process large raster and vector datasets

- Develop and work with ISO-compliant metadata and metadata data models


- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, geography, geosciences, or related field

- 10+ years working with GIS software, including ESRI ArcGIS software (ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, etc.) and/or open-source GIS software (QGIS, SAGA GIS, MapServer, GeoServer, etc.)

- 5+ years writing Python scripts using the ArcGIS API for Python, arcpy, and open-source geospatial libraries AND/OR

- 5+ years of experience writing Microsoft SQL Server spatial SQL or PostGIS AND/OR

- 3+ years of experience with ESRI or open-source web mapping frameworks including ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript, Leaflet, OpenLayers, and MapLibre

- Demonstrable understanding of applied GIS concepts in environmental, agricultural, or scientific applications

- Excellent communication skills

- Experience managing multiple competing priorities and projects


- Experience with desktop GIS programming, including ArcObjects, ArcGIS Pro SDK, and QGIS API

- Experience with scientific programming and/or machine learning

- Experience with Docker and deploying applications to AWS

- Experience with R, .NET Core, Typescript, and/or React

- SAFe certification or experience working in an agile environment

- Experience with Voyager Search

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Please send Jaime Foster an email if you are interested in applying ([email protected]) or visit our website at

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