Job Detail

Organization: geocgi
Title: Senior GIS Architect - Hampton, VA
Location: Hampton, VA

Posted: 2024-02-15
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

At geocgi we pride ourselves on not losing our focus. We started out and remain GIS experts (or geeks. . . depending on your perspective). Since 2006, we’ve evolved into a world-class and worldwide service provider of multiple disciplines. We are a talented, hardworking group that shares values and characteristics that drive client, professional, and personal success. geocgi is looking for a Senior GIS Architect to design, develop, and deploy enterprise geospatial systems and capabilities for a large U.S. Federal agency GIS program. The Senior GIS Architect is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of GIS data infrastructure, systems architecture, systems integration, and GIS applications. The ideal candidate will have had previous experience as a development lead on geospatial application projects. The candidate will execute the responsibilities of a Senior GIS Architect, which include:
•Provide guidance and structure for designing, implementing, and maintaining geospatial system infrastructure.
•Evaluate existing architecture framework and document current state.
•Develop recommendations for optimization and enhancements to increase efficiency.
•Design and implement future state architectures.
•Bring best practice architecture design for GIS IT frameworks.
•Develop system hardware specifications and documentation.
•Coordinate system plans and efforts with systems Lead.
•Serve as a technical expert on GIS projects.
•Use industry best practices for continuous integration and continuous development/deployment of applications.
•Have excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to interface with various subject matter experts.

•Dedicated GIS architect professional.
•Highly developed analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills.
•High proficiency in the ArcGIS suite.
•Exceptional Programming skills.
•Eager to learn new technology and integrate existing skills within a new industry.
•An above-average communicator, comfortable with technical writing, as well as public speaking.
•An active and collaborative team member.
•Highly organized and able to support several projects at one time.
•Possess a desire to immerse yourself in location-based problem-solving to support our client’s missions.

As an employee of geocgi, the candidate will have access to a generous benefits package, in addition to a corporate culture and community of GIS geeks. Our benefits include but are not limited to:
•Competitive salaries, commensurate with experience and leading Federal Contractors in the geospatial industry.
•Opportunities for upward mobility in a dynamic fast-paced environment within a small company.
•Merit-based spot and end-of-year bonuses
•Safe Harbor 401(k) plan with immediate vesting
•Flexible work hours and PTO
•Complete Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for individuals
•Company-paid training, certifications, and professional growth and development.

The following are requirements of the potential candidate:
•Master's Degree in information technology, computer science, engineering, or similar discipline.
•12 years experience designing complex architectures and IT applications.
•10 years’ experience working with geospatial data.
•Demonstrated proficiency with ArcGIS Enterprise, Portal for ArcGIS/ArcGIS Online
•Proficient in Service-oriented architecture (SOA), Oracle RDBMS, GitHub, and leveraging past and present versions of geospatial software programs including Esri's full ArcGIS suite.

The following are desired capabilities and experience of the potential candidate:
•Experience working within a large, U.S. Federal agency enterprise GIS program
•Certifications (GISP, Security+, Esri, AWS, Azure, etc. )
•ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, and Portal for ArcGIS Administration experience
•Experience with enterprise geodatabase management
•Knowledge of Cloud services and concepts
•Experience with software development projects using the Agile methodology
•Ability to work independently and proactively to take initiative to solve complex problems
•Excellent writing and communication skills
•Active U.S. security clearance of Secret or above.

Please visit our website and careers page at: to apply to Req 1183. Geocgi provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. As a U.S. Federal Contractor, geocgi complies with COVID-19 vaccine mandates for all personnel as outlined by Executive Order 14042.

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