Geospatial FME Developer

HOUSTON, TX

Onsite  -  IT - Development / Other Technologies  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-00646

Title: Geospatial FME Developer
Location: Houston, TX
Schedule: Hybrid (Monday & Wednesday are remote days)
Duration: 1 year contract with possible extension
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.
 
Skillset / Experience:

The Geospatial FME Developer position is responsible for the development and support of FME application solutions, following best practices of information systems. This role is responsible for the technical development and implementation of FME workflows/benches working with geospatial data. This role may also include working directly with users to resolve their issues in working with the ArcGIS application and data. Job duties include working with the Geospatial Services team to ensure business requirements are met with FME integrations and our geospatial software. The job also includes ensuring the quality and accuracy of data and assisting in the defining and implementing of standard methodologies. This role will be responsible for extracting and manipulating data from internal and external sources to feed our primary GIS system.

Responsibilities may include:
• Create and maintain customized FME workflows based on project or business requirements.
• Support FME workbenches and FME and FME Server application.
• Responsible for some development/customization of Geospatial solutions (FME, Python, etc.)
• Design and manage spatial datasets for efficient use by supported users.
• Work with business analysts and business areas to support their spatial data needs.
• Supporting, promoting, and documenting data management processes and procedures related to spatial data.
• Ensuring the quality, consistency, and accuracy of data in a timely, effective, and reliable manner
• Configure and manage data for efficient use by supported users.
• Optimize and support current FME workflows to improve efficiency.
• Integrating data workflows between GIS Systems and Snowflake
• Support ArcGIS tools and platforms.
• Communicating issues/downtime regarding applications to Business Analysts and customers
• Provide support and consult on Geospatial projects (ArcGIS Enterprise implementation)
o Includes prioritizing tasks, communicating progress, and ensuring requirements are met.
• Converting legacy applications in ArcGIS Enterprise environment. (Webapp builder to Experience Builder)
• Create and maintain application knowledge center articles.

Basic/Required:
• Bachelor's Degree or 5+ years equivalent work experience working with GIS applications
• 5+ years of experience working with Geospatial data/applications
• 5+ years of experience in FME Development and support
• 5+ years of experience working with merging internal and external data sources.

Preferred:
• Experience running geospatial projects through the development, test, delivery and support of Geospatial projects
o ArcGIS customization using ArcObjects, Python
• 5+ years of experience in ArcGIS support
• Understanding of geographic information systems and spatial data
o ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE, and Oracle database
o ArcGIS Enterprise
o ArcGIS Online
o ArcGIS Web App Builder/Experience Builder
• Understanding of Coordinate Reference Systems and Transformations
• Solid understanding of data conversion and translations
• Understanding of database principles
• Computer skills in:
o FME
o ArcGIS/ArcPro suite of applications
o ArcSDE
o SQL
o Python
o Snowflake
• Ability to maintain the integrity of spatial datasets.
• Problem solving skills with the ability to solve spatial data related problems for the customers.
• Works well under times of intense pressure and adheres to tight deadlines.
• Ability to prioritize requests and multi-task.
• Ability to learn new applications and techniques quickly.
• Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals.
• Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical.
• Strong communication skills and the ability to liaise with the following other support groups:
o Customers, Business Analysts, Data Analysts and technical assistants (Geotechs) within business units
• Strong understanding of SQL (SQL Server and Oracle)
Position Comments:
 
Our benefits package includes: (EXCLUDE on perm placements)

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • …and much more!

 
About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
 
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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