GIS Application Developer

Richmond, VA posted on May 8

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Timmons Group is seeking an experienced GIS Application Developer in a variety of locations.

We are looking for someone who can design and deliver end-to-end solutions, positively interact with clients, and contribute to developing standards and procedures.   The successful candidate will assist in the design, development, implementation and maintenance of systems, software, GIS, and data integration solutions. A solid understanding of geospatial technologies and ESRI ArcGIS Server, open-source geospatial technologies (PostGIS), Google Maps, and / or Bing! Maps is required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop, analyze, recommend, and implement GIS server products and systems for commercial and government clients
  • Originate new concepts, strategies, or innovative approaches that have significant impact on the user experience and application design & development
  • Work productively in a team environment, maintaining good communication with cross-functional team members throughout the project lifecycle
  • Assists in meeting project deliverable requirements and deadlines
  • Mentors and coaches teammates on existing and emerging GIS technologies
  • Understands and interprets client business applications and is responsible for developing applications and products to fulfill customer requirements
  • Helps to resolve technical issues
  • Analyze functional requirements and recommend adoption of new technologies, products, and services
  • Leads monitoring and performance tuning of solutions and systems including performance tuning for Esri products and technologies
  • Provides exemplary customer service to all clients


SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS a successful candidate should have the following but not limited to:

  • 3+ years professional experience in GIS application design, development, and implementation
  • Fluency in Esri products and technology
  • Experience open-source geospatial technologies
  • Experience with front-end development including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Understanding of application architecture best-practices
  • Experience working with client-side MVC frameworks and HTML templating desired but not required
  • Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are looking for high energy, creative, flexible, patient, self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace.  Candidates must share a commitment to our company’s Vision, Mission, and Shared Values.

Timmons Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.