GIS Programmer

Department: Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte
Theorem Geo is looking for a motivated GIS Programmer or Developer to join our team in building customized web applications and web GIS systems for various Government and Commercial customers across the US. An ideal candidate would be passionate about leveraging cutting-edge technologies, thinking outside the box to devise creative solutions, and be able to handle a fast-paced development environment. 

Duties and Responsibilities
(Including, but are not limited to)

  • Assist in designing and building the front-end & back-end architecture of web applications
  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements.
  • Develop solutions by analyzing system performance standards, conferring with users or managers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas.
  • Experience building web applications from the ground up
  • Design and code new software or modifies existing software
  • Maintain, debug and add new features to existing web applications and correct defects.
  • Build custom features and tools for geospatial analysis
  • Rapidly iterate on UI designs to build an optimal interface
  • Integrate a diverse set of data into custom geospatial applications
  • Integrate existing software into existing or modified systems or operating environments.
  • Make recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards.
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards.
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components.
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.
  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries.
  • Assist in building wireframe designs and layouts.
  • Experience with front-end & back-end unit testing and build tools

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience building frontend web applications all the way from inception to deployment and support
  • ArcGIS JavaScript API experience
  • Experience with Video On Demand Architectures
  • Latest JavaScript best practices
  • Experience with Python scripting
  • Experience working with GIS data types
  • Experience developing APIs for web and mobile applications
  • Dev Ops experience
  • GCP
  • Understanding of application architecture and security principles
  • Database and SQL experience
    • Video transcoding knowledge
    • Video on demand/streaming knowledge.
    • js & Express.js for API Dev
    • React/Redux frontend experience
    • Testing experience/knowledge (all stages of testing, not just unit or manual)
  • ArcGIS Server/Portal Feature/Map Service understanding and integration knowledge
  • HTML, CSS, JS (mostly vanilla JS, jQuery, ArcGIS JS 4.x, & Ag-Grid libraries used)
  • IIS administration (SSL certificate updates, node API url proxy tweaks if needed)
  • General highly technical ability to research problems and solve beyond GIS analyst abilities

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Sciences, or related field preferred (Exceptions on education can be made for exceptional candidates) plus at least three years of actual work experience with progressively responsible experience in the design and development of GIS systems and applications.
  • Must have proficient experience working with ESRI products (Apps, Portal, Enterprise).
  • Experience with MS Office Suite

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