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AECOM GIS Application Developer in Raleigh, North Carolina

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a creative, highly talented GIS Application Developer based out of our Raleigh, NC office, with the option to be remote. 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 data-based queried, spatial software and will maintain and improve legacy spatial software. The candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing efficient algorithms for several applications that will leverage spatial and non-spatial data querying and processing. The candidate will work closely with technical and business staff to develop solutions. The ability of the candidate to learn and understand water resources engineering, flood, mitigation, risk mitigation, and project management concepts and apply those concepts in software development will be 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 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).

  • Experience with .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, Python, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript) 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

  • Quick learner

Additional Information

Additional information:

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10087330

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Information Technology

Work Location Model: Remote