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Organization: Quantum Spatial
Title: GIS Architect
Location: Lexington, KY

Posted: 2018-11-29
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

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Quantum Spatial is actively recruiting a GIS Architect who possesses sound expertise in geospatial technologies, the software development lifecycle, and IT architecture. The GIS Architect will provide technical leadership for public and private client-based project teams. The position is preferred to be located in Lexington, KY, but exceptional candidates will be considered for other locations. The candidate must be self-motivated with exceptional planning, critical thinking, analytical and communication skills.


Architect geospatial (Esri and open source) solutions to meet the specifications of custom and platform geospatial projects
Provide a broad range of technical problem solving skills related to enterprise GIS and software development
Apply software development lifecycle methodology to ensure quality applications are designed, developed and delivered
Lead and facilitate technical discussions with Project Managers and Product Owners
Evaluate current GIS infrastructure and recommend improvements to functionality, security, scalability, and cost
Attend daily standup meetings and report progress to team

Minimum Qualifications

5+ years demonstrated expert understanding of ArcGIS Enterprise software including installation, configuration, optimization and creation of all currently available service types
Extensive experience building and maintaining enterprise geodatabases, including replication, versioning, and archiving
Experience in scripting languages, particularly python
Experience acquiring and documenting user needs and translating them into system requirements
Good communication skills and able to work in a geographically distributed team environment
Ability to manage multiple tasks and perform work on time
Bachelorís degree or higher in geography, science, engineering or related field

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in configuring and administering Portal for ArcGIS and ArcGIS Online
Experience configuring and administrating GeoServer
DBA experience with SQL Server, PostgreSQL, or Oracle
Experience with JavaScript (leaflet, OpenLayers, dojo, jQuery, React, and Angular) and/or .NET services
Experience working in an agile development team environment using the scrum framework
Experience using JIRA, ZenDesk, or similar issue tracking software
Demonstrated experience deploying and administering solutions in Amazon Web Services

Resumes will be accepted until all positions are filled. Immediate submissions are welcome and will be reviewed promptly. All job offers with Quantum Spatial are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening.

How to Apply
Please upload a letter of interest and resume with professional references in one (1) PDF via online application process.
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No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.
Quantum Spatial is a proud and committed Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.

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