Senior Geospatial Solutions Developer
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Senior Geospatial Solutions Developer
Ref No.: 18-34392
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Start Date: 06/14/2018

Job tite 2: Senior Geospatial Solutions Developer - Front-End Specialist
Location: DC
This is a W2 contract
Duration 6 - 12 months

Top 5 Skills for Senior Geospatial Solutions Developer - Front-End Specialist –
1) Javascript
2) Angular 4
3) Dojo / ArcGIS Javascript API
4) Leaflet
5) MapBox / Google Map / Earth Engine API

Job Description
We are looking for a talented and energetic Senior geospatial solutions front end developer to lead the development of new web GIS applications; as well as maintain current applications using the latest frameworks and technologies available to achieve desired business outcomes. Primary focus of this role will be to implement a complete user interface in the form of a mobile and desktop web app, with a focus on performance. You will work in a team with designers, back-end developer, GIS Analysts to design, develop and implement geospatial solutions.

• Design, develop, and support web-based geospatial applications
• Incorporating interactive maps and other geospatial visualization/analysis technologies into web interfaces of existing systems, as well as creating new web-based data visualization and geospatial interfaces
• Ensuring high performance on mobile and desktop
• Writing tested, idiomatic, and documented JavaScript, HTML and CSS
• Coordinate the workflow between the graphic designers
• Support concurrent initiatives specific to infrastructure and software development
• Support the installation of software components in testing and production environments
• Support end-to-end project plans and ensuring timely delivery, issues escalation/reporting
• Integration with external web (map) services
• Integrate a diverse set of data into custom geospatial applications
• Stay current on technology trends and identify ways to innovate our products

Educational Qualifications and Experience
• Education: Bachelor' degree in Computer Science, GIS or other geospatial disciplines
• Role Specific Experience: 8+ years of experience as a Front-end application developer, with a heavy emphasis on front-end technologies and modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular4, Dojo, ReactJS, bootstrap etc.)

Required Skills/ Abilities
• Experience with software and web development principles, concepts, and methods;
• Experience with Angular 4 and Dojo is a requirement.
• Creating custom, general use modules and components which extend the elements and modules of core AngularJS
• Experience with object-relational databases (Postgre SQL or MySQL);
• Web mapping API experience (ArcGIS Javascript. Leaflet, Mapbox, OpenLayers, Google Maps)
• Geospatial data experience (SHP, KML, GeoJSON) as well as OGC standards (WMS, WFS)
• Creating configuration, build, and test scripts for Continuous Integration environments
• Proficiency with web GIS tools, particularly those used for map tiling and creating mashups/online interactive maps (Google Maps API, MapBox, OpenLayers and the Google Earth plugin);
• Interest and experience in design and have artistic flair in data visualization
• Must be organized and work well in a team setting. Be open to feedback from others and give honest non-judgmental feedback to others
• Validating user actions on the client side and providing responsive feedback
• Professional, precise communication skills