Technical Consultant - Utilities

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Use your GIS consulting and technical experience in the electric and gas utilities sector to support our users with the implementation of GIS solutions. This is a challenging opportunity for an accomplished GIS professional with proven experience to help utility organizations translate real-world needs into practical, state-of-the-art, GIS technology-driven solutions through the implementation of Esri’s enterprise GIS technology.


  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to develop technical designs and specifications
  • Communicate the goals and progress of the team and projects to various audiences
  • Synthesize user requirements, industry needs, and competitive analysis for project implementations
  • Support clients in translating and implementing utility industry needs into GIS technology-driven solutions using Esri’s enterprise GIS technology
  • Develop software design for the implementation of custom applications and tools using Esri technology (ArcGIS Pro SDK, ArcObjects, Rest API, ArcPy, etc.)
  • Write installation and user documentation for custom applications and tools
  • Design and build prototype application configuration and customizations
  • Develop, test, package, and deploy application configuration and customization based on documented specifications
  • Define and execute software configuration and testing activities as part of project lifecycle


  • 5+ years of demonstrated practical experience in utilities industry
  • Experience with REST API, JavaScript, Python, Mobile (QT, .NET), WPF (Pro SDK)
  • Experience with relational database (RDBMS) such as Oracle or SQL Server and data models such as Pipeline Open Data Standards (PODS) or Utilities Pipeline Data Model (UPDM)
  • Advanced knowledge of Esri’s ArcGIS system and professional experience with its practical applications in the utilities industry, including the ability to:
    • Develop ArcGIS Pro extensions and configurations using the ArcGIS Pro SDK
    • Develop Python scripts using ArcPy, including scripts to run as standalone scripts to automate processes, or as custom geoprocessing tools
  • Proven ability to balance technical expertise while managing client relationships and expectations
  • Domain expertise on developing and/or maintaining GIS pipeline asset data, integrity management, and utility centric operations 
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills and ability to propose solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work on multiple activities/projects simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s or master's in software engineering, CIS, GIS, or related geoscience field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Ability to design solutions and develop apps
  • Core GIS development and data manipulation
  • Project management or planning experience on project teams
  • Knowledge of linear referencing systems (LRS) and familiarity with pipeline stationing
  • Advanced GIS experience in mapping, geodata management, or geoprocessing projects
  • Experience with desktop, client/server, cloud, and web applications and architectures
  • Technical writing/documentation experience

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.


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