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GIS Application Developer

Colorado Springs, CO, USA
About Us
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
Our Geospatial and Information Management practice is committed to design excellence and innovation. We are looking for a passionate and motivated Developer with practical experience, an eye for effective visual communication and the ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines. Our work environment is fast paced, exciting and team oriented. This position is within the Colorado Geospatial and Information Management team and part of a tight-knit team of 20 developers across the country who work together to build creative and responsive applications. Exceptional communications skills are essential for this role; specifically the ability to manage tasks across office and time zones for a multitude of internal and external clients.

Primary Responsibilities
HDR is looking for an Application Developer with GIS experience, driven by innovation and a desire to make a difference, to join our growing and nationally ranked team of professionals in Colorado Springs, Colorado. We are seeking clever, dedicated developers who enjoy what they do, like working with teams, and searching for new ideas; someone who can appropriately apply technology to solve problems and provide services to our clients.

Duties include working in a professional environment with a national team of developers, geospatial analysts, engineers, scientists, business analysts, and planners. The ability to effectively lead and participate in remote teams with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, both technical and non-technical, is required. Successful candidates will be able to lead development projects, plan and design solutions, develop database schemas and analysis methods needed to support project goals. Our projects include solutions for desktop, web, and mobile.

Core Skills:
• Communication. Ability to share your ideas and work with other developers in a collaborative environment
• Problem solving. Knowing how to make a task easier, more maintainable and stable
• Curiosity. Knowing what’s on the horizon in web and GIS development and when to use it
• Adaptability. Able to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies
• Ability to manage a complex range of tasks and meet deadlines
• Understanding and application of the Agile development lifecycle


Required Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelors in Geography, Geospatial Science, Computer Science, Planning, Environmental Sciences, or relevant field
• 5+ years practical web and/or GIS development experience

Preferred Qualifications – experience with a few of the following is a plus:
• JavaScript (including ES6), HTML, and CSS(SASS/LESS)
• Responsive web design and UI frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation, etc.)
• Native mobile application development (Swift/Obj-C, Esri Runtime SDK)
• JavaScript frameworks (Ember, React, etc.)
• Experience with server-side technologies (.NET , NodeJS, etc.)
• RESTful web services
• Cloud computing
• Unit testing and continuous integration and deployment
• Esri (ArcGIS Server/Enterprise (10.4+), Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online
• Development and Management
• Publishing web or feature services
• Creating SDE enabled databases
• Esri Javascript API
• Open source web mapping tools (Leaflet, Mapbox, Carto, etc.)
· Experience with SharePoint a plus
· Government clearance a plus

• Local candidates preferred
At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.
• For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy
• If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Apply online here

1917 S. 67th Street
Omaha, NE, 68106 USA


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