Software Engineer Sr. GIS

Icon Consultants
January 7, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


Sr. GIS Sofware Engineer 
Downtown Houston, TX 
6months+ Contract 

I. Job Summary
Experience with GIS Development, ESRI, Python, and Javascript. ArcGIS Server a plus

• Experience in enterprise systems implementation using ESRI suite of products including ArcGIS Server
• Experience developing GIS based applications using ESRI JavaScript API and HTML5
• Knowledge with Mapping API's such as Microsoft Bing Maps and Google Maps APIs
• Spatial database design and geo processing tasks using Oracle / SQL Server and ArcSDE.
• Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment.
• Knowledge of project management/change management.
• Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks.

Under minimal supervision, is responsible for designing, developing, coding, testing, and debugging new software and producing significant enhancements to existing software. Conducts complex business process analysis, needs assessments, and participates in design sessions with Architects in order to align information technology solutions with business initiatives. Undertakes complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge in software design and testing.

Web Technologies - HTML, Javascript, CSS
JS framework/library - Angular, Dojo
Programming language - Java, Python, Node JS
Database: Oracle, SQL Server
Web/Application Servers: Apache Tomcat, WebSphere, JBoss

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other ancillary duties may be assigned.

Leads and participates with the development of enterprise-level information technology solutions by analyzing, coding, testing, and implementing new software and by modifying/enhancing existing software applications. Leads design/coding sessions, develops solutions, and implements solutions as part of a team. Performs complex analyses of system requirements and of existing business processes and information systems. Assists with communicating the design and resolving technical/design conflicts as they occur. Coordinates closely with business analysts and users to determine requirements. Reviews systems under development and related documentation. Leads the resolution of customer issues and responses to suggestions for improvements and enhancements. Participates in the development of software. Contributes and assists principal engineers in advanced systems planning, scheduling and implementation. Mentors and fosters growth of peers and team members. May work on-call shifts on a rotation basis.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities
May coach and mentor less-experienced analysts and act as team leader on systems projects.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or similar area of study. Five years of previous experience required. An additional four years of related experience may substitute for the Bachelor's degree. Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or MIS and five or more years of software development experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Advanced knowledge or skills in one or more of the following is required: Knowledge of project management/change management in regards to acquisition/development life cycles. Systems development, implementation, upgrades and analyses QA testing, catalyst or unified business modeling, system design and analysis Knowledge of enterprise coding standards. Hands on experience in writing more complex code. Ability to perform code reviews. Knowledge of software methodologies. Ability to learn new and emerging technologies. Ability to lead a group to consensus, solve problems, and accomplish tasks. Ability to mentor and train less knowledgeable peers and individuals. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal). Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to adapt to change. General business knowledge and concepts.

D. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities that Contribute to Success
May require advanced skills in one or more of the following: Web application development, imaging technology. Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks.

V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day; Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely; Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely; Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely; Normal setting for this job is an office setting.

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