Software Application Engineer (GIS)


Job Description:

Are you interested in improving and shaping the IT industry? Leidos is seeking a Software Application Engineer (GIS) who is motivated by variety, is seeking a challenging environment for professional growth, and is interested in supporting an Investor Owned Utility client headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leidos has a long-term customer who we have supported in all areas of IT operations since the client's first outsourcing engagement over 20 years ago.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is hiring a Software Application Engineer to join our team who is highly motivated, responsible and a detailed oriented team. The successful candidate will work as part of our team supporting a long-term program for an Investor Owned Utility client to will design, develop, deploy and support technical solutions in a collaborative team environment. This position will work directly with client customers to provide world-class application baseload and non-baseload support for multiple utility company applications. The successful candidate will support and enhance existing applications as well as develop new applications to meet organizational goals and objectives. Candidate must be familiar with the configuration and system testing process. This position requires an experienced, self-motivating individual capable of performing in a fast-paced development environment, as well as interacting effectively with key customers and users.

This person will assist with the implementation, configuration, and maintaining of GIS applications in a project and support capacity. Work with Project Manager(s) and other project resources to meet commitments and deliverables. Work with Product Support Manager and team to maintain daily operations surrounding the GIS.

Location: Looking for someone in the New Orleans, LA, Little Rock, AR or The Woodlands, TX area. Role is currently remote, however once COVID restrictions loosen candidate may be expected to report to the office/client site.

Other responsibilities includes:
  • Work directly with client customers to provide world-class Application baseload and non-baseload support for multiple utility company applications.
  • Design, code and deliver new applications and application enhancements in multiple platforms (.NET, Java, ESRI, Python)
  • Working with common GIS Software including:
    • Interaction with map features
      • Efficient use of core functions
    • Ability to leverage available tools to solve tasks
    • Ability to extend core functions
      • Ability to create new modules
      • Custom tools or extensions
    • Understanding Spatial Data Modeling
      • Creation and Manipulation of Features
      • Updating RWO Objects and applying to the database.
    • Building Custom GIS Applications, via:
      • GE Smallworld Images
      • ArcGIS Engine or Runtime
    • Querying, Reporting, and Extraction of Spatial Data
  • On Call Rotation could be required

Required Education & Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, GIS or related degree. High school diploma with an additional 4 years' experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Experience with GE Smallworld, ESRI, Oracle, and SQL Server
  • Expertise with common GIS software
  • Able to perform in a complex multi-tasking and multi-customer work environment without immediate supervisor
  • Able to work within limited time restraints, strict deadlines and support multiple projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent inter-personnel skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Highly motivated and able to solve highly technical and complex problems

Desired Skills:
  • FME Workbench
  • Languages: Magik, Python, C#, Java, .Net

Pay Range: