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Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
JOB #R2102550

GIS Developer- Back End

ICF is seeking a GIS Developer- Back End for a REMOTE role supporting the Universal Services Administrative Company based in Washington, DC.

Join our growing GIS team and build innovative tools and services that address complex issues. Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor across a range of domains. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

What you will need:

  • Lead design, development, and optimization of spatial databases and map services.

  • Support back-end development for web-based geospatial applications including geoprocessing and internal APIs.

  • Recommend approaches to meeting a diverse set of end user needs through the implementation of data pipelines.

  • Support strategic thinking and processes related to infrastructure, web mapping platforms, and software development and deployment.

  • Perform data profiling and analysis for spatial and non-spatial data.

  • Develop documentation for back-end applications and conduct training for technical users.

Technologies you will use:

  • SQL

  • Columnar and relational databases (e.g. Vertica, PostgreSQL)

  • GIS Servers (e.g. ArcGIS Server, GeoServer)

  • ETL tools (e.g. Pentaho Data Integration, Talend)

  • Python

  • Cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree (e.g., Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline)

  • 5 years of experience with relationship databases and SQL scripting.

  • 5 years of experience managing and optimizing ETL workflows

  • 2 years of experience with spatial databases (e.g. PostGIS)

  • 2 years of experience building and customizing applications using languages such as Python

  • US Citizen or Permanent Lawful Resident (Green Card Holder) preferred. Employment must be compliant with eligibility for Public Trust Clearance due to Government Contract.

What would be good to have:

  • Design practices for relational and columnar databases.

  • Familiarity with managing and tuning web servers and GIS servers.

  • Familiarity with cloud solutions for data management and ETL

  • Demonstrated experience showing strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills paired with a desire to take initiative.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Washington, DC (DC02)

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