GIS Technician

Fairfax, Virginia
May 16, 2023
Jun 18, 2023
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking a GIS Technician for our Fairfax, VA office. It's a superb opportunity for an up-and-coming GIS pro to join an expanding solutions team at a leading geospatial firm.

Dewberry's Geospatial & Technology Services (GTS) group delivers geospatial solutions for government and private sector clients using a variety of commercial and open-source tools. We're looking for GIS Technician to help deliver projects that include GIS web applications, geospatial analytics, spatial data management, process automation and solutions architecture. Above all, the GIS Technician will be a good problem solver and communicator.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


The new GIS Technician will:
  • Configure and manage GIS applications using Esri's ArcGIS suite of products
  • Support development of GIS-enabled websites, user interfaces and APIs
  • Support deployed solutions, including hosted solutions on DimensionalView® - Dewberry's geospatial platform-as-a-service
  • Manage users, groups, content and data in ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online
  • Perform geospatial analysis and develop models to solve problems and assist with decision making
  • Manage spatial data in a variety of formats and data stores
  • Develop logic and scripts to automate data flows and other process
  • Maintain internal processes and tools used by the remote sensing team
  • Be comfortable in client facing roles and participating in a group setting
  • Interact with teams virtually and in person to communicate progress and demonstrate solutions
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously

Required Skills & Required Experience

We're interested in the following skills and experience (you don't need to have them all to apply) :
  • Low-code application development with ArcGIS Web AppBuilder, Experience Builder, Dashboards, Survey123 and other Esri products.
  • Custom widget development with Esri's Web AppBuilder or Experience Builder
  • Automation and modelling using Safe FME/ArcGIS Data Interoperability extension
  • Competency with UI and web development with JavaScript or other frameworks
  • Competency with python development for process automation and analysis
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure (AWS or Azure)

Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.

D on't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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