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GIS Developer
Ref No.: 17-03495
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Title: GIS Developer
Duration: 6 months contract to hire w/client
Location: Hoboken, NJ


Operating within the IT Development organization, the GIS Developer will be responsible for programming, spatial analysis, database management, analyzing, creating and maintaining maps, data and reports.

  • Will streamline and automate new and existing ESRI workflows using Python scripts.
  • Will provide technical support on project and production GIS programs.
  • Develop or maintain web mapping applications and geo-processing tools that support applications.
  • Will write code and automate redundant GIS processes, create maps and geocode addresses.
  • Perform spatial analysis including buffering, clipping and integration of relationships between mapping features.
  • Store and extract data from structured geo-data sets.
  • Resolve issues related to maps, processes, spatial data, etc.
 Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • 8-12 years' experience working in an IT environment;
  • 5-8 years' experience working with various GIS software packages;
  • Must have a very strong understanding of Javascript, ArcGIS JS API, CSS, Python, Dojo and SQL;
  • Strong knowledge of ESRI technologies, ESRI Data Models, ArcGIS Desktop/Map Design, ArcGIS Server, Server Object Extensions;
  • Strong knowledge of Modeling, Data Integration and Conversion, Geocoding and Geomatics;
  • Knowledge of Database development, data management services, GIS Mapping and Web Mapping.
  • Adept at problem solving and translating business/organization needs into application code and development.
  • Demonstrated understanding of system behaviors and functionality.
  • Knowledge of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies and Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of AngularJS, and  MEAN  is a plus.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate extremely effectively with all parties including business professionals and technical professionals.
  • Must be able to be understood by all parties;
  • Must not have any translation restrictions or hindrances while working with multiple professionals;
Strong analytical skills and detail oriented
Professionally assertive and collegial
Ability to multitask
Excellent problem-solving skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Local candidate – NY Metro Area
Stable career history
Previous Insurance / Re-Insurance Experience