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Organization: VSolvit
Title: GIS Solutions Architect
Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-09-01

Position Description:

VSolvit LLC is seeking a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Solutions Architect. In this role, you will leverage and apply your strong technical GIS Architect experience, while leading multiple programs with VSolvit’s Government customers. The GIS Architect projects will involve a fair amount of customer interface; providing a reassuring approach to the customer desires and demands. The GIS Architect will develop the architectural blueprint documents and analyze requirements from users and managers. At which point, the GIS Architect will translate them into application, functionality, and data requirements that the development staff will use to create the applications. The GIS Architect’s goal is assuring that the technical teams’ design of systems fits into the overarching technical deliverables.

You will be working with a highly talented group of GIS developers and analysts who continue to extend the current Esri suite; leading the team of six GIS colleagues. As the GIS technical lead and Subject Matter Expert (SME) you will guide them, alongside the GIS Project Manager and the VSolvit Program Management team, in all GIS customer efforts.

This position offers a diverse scope of responsibilities in providing GIS architectural leadership and support to developers, while servicing the customers’ needs.

Responsibilities include:

 Designing web based GIS architecture for existing desktop applications and ensures a smooth transition/migration from desktop applications to web-based
 Capturing and preparing requirements/business process analysis, data inventory and assessment, application
conceptual design, and assisting the development team with the application physical design
 Create, analyze, and maintain maps, data, and reports; Develop, plan, and implement complex GIS
applications software for the system users and operators
 Systems Architecture Design, including Hardware, Software, and Data, specification, acquisition and management
 Utilizing the following software to complete web-programming for application analysis, design, development, testing, integration, and maintenance, installation, configuration, and integration of GIS applications including, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE, SQL Server, Oracle, Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)

Basic Qualifications and Requirements

 Associates degree and 6+ years’ OR Bachelor’s Degree and 4+ years’ experience designing, developing an implementing web-based GIS applications; utilizing ESRI tools
 5+ years’ experience interfacing with customers and addressing their needs competently
 Active Public Trust security clearance OR Ability to obtain one

Preferred Skills

 Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Information Technology or related field
 Working knowledge of single page applications, EAuth/OAuth, security protocols, Rest API, XML, JSONs,
JavaScript AP{Is, and .NET technologies is highly preferred
 Experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and architecture— ESRI tools preferred
 Technical knowledge of commonly used mapping tools and supporting applications used by GIS Developers
 8+ year’s interfacing with customers
 8+ year’s capturing and preparing requirements/business process analysis
 Ability to manipulate data and understand database structures GIS Solutions Architect
 Knowledge of GIS web application design and configuration
 Knowledge of JavaScript, Python, HTML, .NET
 Knowledge of a variety of Esri tools including: ESRI Desktop Advanced GIS software, Network Analyst extension (ESRI) software, Spatial Analyst extension (ESRI) software, ArcServer 10 and 10.1, ArcServer Network Analyst extension, ArcGIS Mobile-software devices communication with GIS mobile devices, ESRI developer network (EDN) developer tools for scripting and software development, Oracle RDMS database and SDE Geodatabase.

Company Summary:

Join the VSolvit Team! Founded in 2006, VSolvit (pronounced 'We Solve It') provides geospatial and information technology consulting services and solutions to government and private section clients. VSolvit is an award winning 8(m)/EDWOSB, SBA-certified 8(a)/SDB, and a certified HUBZone company. We offer Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, as well as 401K Retirement Plan options, Tuition Reimbursement, and other benefits. Our goal is to grow together and enjoy the work that we do as a team.

VSolvit LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

For discrete and prompt consideration, please email Mark Freeberg at mark.freeberg@vsolvit.com