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AECOM GIS Application Developer in Raleigh, North Carolina

United States of America - North Carolina, Raleigh

Job Summary


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

AECOM is seeking a creative, highly talented GIS Application Developer in our Raleigh, NC office. The successful candidate will utilize their design and development skills to deliver products that are high quality, on-time and within budget. The developer will participate in the design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation and deployment of new customized GIS software and will maintain and improve legacy GIS software. The candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing efficient algorithms for spatial data processing and will work closely with technical staff to develop solutions, so the ability to learn and understand basic water resources engineering concepts and apply those concepts in software development is needed. Due to the varying nature of our projects, our technology staff grow their skills rapidly since each solution requires new approaches and technology components. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a variety of exciting and innovative projects for our various clients. We take pride in helping our clients deliver critical resources and services, improving the places where people live and work, and sustaining a world in which we can all flourish.

The typical responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support all current applications, as well as take lead in new application development initiatives to rewrite older applications using newer technologies

  • Translate detailed specifications into production-ready code, delivering leading edge geospatial solutions to our clients through desktop applications, web browsers, phones and tablets

  • Actively participate in the review of business / system requirements to obtain a thorough understanding of needs in order to deliver accurate solutions

  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems using new technology / approaches

  • Perform systems analysis and functional testing as needed

  • Produce technical documentation that accurately and thoroughly depicts the software design and code base that supports QA testing, deployment and production support activities

  • Provide technical leadership / guidance to team members as needed

  • Assist with the estimation process and develop Technical Proposals on new projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems/Technology, GIS or a related field plus at least 6 years of relevant programming experience.

  • Minimum of 4 years of GIS programming, preferably in the ESRI suite of products (ArcObjects and Pro SDK).

  • Proficient in .NET with C# or VB.NET, SQL, SQL Server 2012 or higher, Object Oriented Design

  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Computer Science

  • Experience in mobile and/or web development (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, SQL Server, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS JavaScript API) is a plus.

  • User interface design in WPF.

  • Experience with Source Control such as TFS

  • Experience writing automated test cases

  • Must have an excellent understanding of object-oriented programming and relational database concepts.

  • Ability to analyze and resolve technical issues and problems, identifying different design alternatives

  • Highly autonomous, self-starter with experience in the full SDLC process

  • Quick-learner, familiar with common design patterns, adept at studying other people's code

  • Team player with a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243075BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.