GIS Technical Lead

Fairfax, Virginia
Jan 03, 2022
Mar 01, 2022
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking a GIS Technical Lead for our Fairfax, VA office or remote working within the US. It's a superb opportunity for a passionate GIS pro to shape an expanding development team at a leading geospatial firm.

Dewberry's Geospatial & Technology Services (GTS) group delivers geospatial solutions for government and private clients using a variety of commercial and open-source tools. We're looking for a technical lead to spearhead our GIS web development and solutions architecture efforts.

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 technical lead will:
  • Serve as the team's lead GIS web developer and solutions architect
  • Build GIS-enabled websites, applications, user interfaces and APIs
  • Make recommendations about programming frameworks and languages to deliver solutions
  • Design modern solution architectures involving GIS data stores, services and applications which could be deployed on cloud and interface with other non-GIS systems.
  • Manage and maintain the team's existing systems and solutions - primarily Esri ArcGIS Enterprise deployed on AWS
  • Provide input on estimated effort, project scope, schedule and budget
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Mentor emerging developers

Required Skills & Required Experience

We're interested in the following skills and experience (you don't need to have them all to apply) :
  • UI development with JavaScript, TypeScript and React.js (or comparable frameworks)
  • UI development with Esri JS, OpenLayers, Leaflet.js, Turf.js or equivalent GIS packages
  • Widget development with Esri's Web AppBuilder or Experience Builder
  • Widget and workflow development with Geocortex
  • Development with node.js, npm and solution bundlers.
  • Experience with DevOps, CI/CD, git/bitbucket source control and unit testing
  • Experience configuring and administering ArcGIS Enterprise: Server, Portal, Data Store and SDE.
  • Experience working with AWS: EC2, RDS, Security Groups, ALB, Certificate Store (or Azure equivalents)

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

*In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position, performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.

*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, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*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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