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GIS Developer Senior

Company: ENGIE
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

ENGIE is on a mission to shape a sustainable future built on clean, affordable, resilient energy and the infrastructure that supports it. Our team is committed to advancing the transition to a carbon-neutral North America and we are looking for talented and driven people who are eager to make this vision a reality.This position is responsible for providing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) development support for ENGIE North America's grid-scale renewables development platform. ENGIE is seeking a self-motivated individual capable of working within a fast-paced, growing organization. The candidate will support and lead a variety of activities related to wind, solar, and battery storage project development across North America. A broad set of skills is required for this position, but specialized knowledge in GIS, programming, and database management will provide a solid foundation for success.What you'll do:Programming:

  • Write code and automate redundant GIS processes to increase team efficiency
  • Create GIS software extensions, web applications, and geoprocessing tools
  • Train GIS teammates on utilizing and adapting scripts
  • Develop innovative workflows to offer spatial data-related support to colleagues within greenfielding, development, delivery, and operations teams.Web Development
    • Develop new geospatial tools and dashboards to assist with mapping, GIS analysis, and grid-scale energy project development
    • Coordinate with GIS Manager and internal user groups to identify, develop, and deploy custom widgets and applications
    • Collaborate with the GIS Administrator to appropriately dedicate resources to and fine tune performance of web servicesDatabase Management
      • Adopt and reinforce high quality metadata tracking
      • Provide recommendations for optimization of spatial database structure and management
      • Monitor and adjust SQL Server SDEs to optimize performance within desktop and web applicationsSpatial Analysis and Cartography
        • Provide mapping support for all wind, solar, and battery storage project development activities
        • Generate parcel legal descriptions and exhibits to support agreement development
        • Run buildable area models for wind, solar, and battery storage preliminary site development and to confirm compliance at later stages
        • Clearly document and communicate assumptions with both internal and external stakeholders
        • Carry out other duties as assignedWhat you bring:
          • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
          • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Geography, GIS, Environmental Science, Engineering, or equivalent required; Master's preferred
          • Proficiency and applied experience in more of the following programming languages: JavaScript, .NET, C++/C#, Python, SQL, HTML
          • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-based environment
          • Superior verbal and written communication skills and excellent attention to detail
          • Ability to shift focus quickly and efficiently between varying priorities
          • Excellent map and data interpretation skills
          • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and effectively manage projects
          • Experience using Esri ArcGIS Pro software packages
          • Interest and willingness to assist with non-GIS related activities
          • Background working with ArcGIS Enterprise tools, including ArcGIS Portal as well as SDE and SQL Server databases is preferred
          • Experience with ArcGIS Web AppBuilder for Developers and ArcGIS Experience Builder a plus
          • AutoCAD experience a plus
          • For this position, you must have evidence of right to work in the U.S. There is no employer sponsorship of U.S. residency or work authorization with this roleAdditional Information/Conditions:
            • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
            • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
            • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
            • Ability to use a personal computer, calculator, etc.
            • Able to travel to conduct site visits
            • Ability to sit for long periods of time; most of the work for this position will be at a desk
            • Could involve some lifting Why ENGIE?ENGIE North America isn't just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we're leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient, and more accessible to everyone.Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer. We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as "protected characteristics") as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at Please note: This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

Keywords: ENGIE, Santa Barbara , GIS Developer Senior, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Barbara, California

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