Technical Consultant - Geospatial Engineering


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Overview


Technical consultants play a crucial role in the innovation and implementation of our technology. They have the opportunity to solve complex geospatial problems by evaluating and translating the customer’s business goals, objectives, and strategies and develop geospatially enabled solutions that impact and drive real-world decisions.

In this role, you will work closely with clients within the Defense/Intelligence Community (IC) to establish solutions to support the agency’s mission and make it successful, broaden the effect of GIS technology to its business, and help shape the evolution of the platform by identifying new implementation patterns.

Our Vienna, Virginia office is located in Tysons and is 15 miles outside of Washington, DC and a short walk from the Spring Hill Metro Station. Team members are supporting work based in this office as well as customer sites across all of Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland. Current staff members are commuting from areas such as Ashburn, Arlington, DC, and Silver Spring. 

Responsibilities


  • Be a thought leader. Advise customers regarding innovative solutions using Esri technology and content to help them make better decisions. Recommend relevant strategies, architectures, and solutions and work with customers to prepare implementation and migration strategies.
  • Understand our customers and know their business. Understand how Esri’s technology can help businesses be more successful. Be familiar with key business processes within the Defense/Intelligence community. 
  • Enable our customers to be successful. Work closely with customers to identify, design, and certify key GIS workflows for the ArcGIS enterprise. Provide configuration guidance and best practices to customers and understand how Esri’s technology enables the customer’s stated vision. Collaborate with customer IT organizations to align their technical objectives and business goals with Esri’s technology enterprise.
  • Develop and grow business. Provide business development support toward technology and implementation patterns with new and existing customers. Collaborate with Esri’s practice managers and marketing and sales teams to develop new business. Be part of actively shaping the future using advanced Esri products and cutting-edge technology including ArcGIS Business Analyst, Insights for ArcGIS, real-time GIS, and advanced spatial analytics.

Requirements


  • 3+ years of experience designing, implementing, and/or administrating enterprise GIS solutions/systems that leverage the ArcGIS enterprise (desktop, server, and online)
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas, whether to other technical peers or non-technical project managers or customers
  • Demonstrable ability to evaluate and translate a customer’s business goals, objectives, and strategies into technical plans and solutions
  • Be self-motivated, a proactive problem solver, team-oriented, and creative
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written/verbal communication, multi-tasking, and presentation skills
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and willingness to learn--you must thrive in a dynamic cross-functional team environment
  • US citizenship and ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance 
  • Bachelor’s in geography, computer science, business administration, GIS, or a related field, depending on position level (master's preferred)

Recommended Qualifications


  • Knowledge of and experience with software engineering and/or robust application development principles and practices
  • Experience with ArcGIS, location-based services, geo-enabled apps, spatial analytics, or similar geospatial technology
  • Experience with current technology implementation patterns including service-oriented and cloud computing architecture
  • Direct work-related experience in and familiarity with the organizations and operations of the US Intelligence Community (IC) and/or Department of Defense (DoD)

About Esri


Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email humanresources@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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