GIS Developer in WA (Olympia/Tumwater)

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This position is open until filled.  The hiring manager will begin reviewing applications on January 16.  It is in your best interest to submit your application before this date.

The Department of Revenue (DOR) is looking for an accomplished IT development professional with expertise and knowledge in software development methods and tools, to create and support the data management and location services for the DOR geographic data sets.  The GIS Developer is an excellent opportunity to utilize your skills to ensure the efficient and effective collection of revenue for the State of Washington.  The position provides development and programming support for a complex GIS environment, designing and developing location data and services for agency internal, inter-agency and public facing systems. 
In this position, you can expect to:
  • Work on programming/development and maintenance assignments.
  • Enhance, create and develop custom GIS web applications, scripts, spatial data and layers using multiple developing languages and scripting languages.
  • Use C#, ASP.NET, MVC, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, WCF, Java, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS and Transact SQL as needed to write and debug web applications, services and batch jobs.
  • Use REST and SOAP services.
  • Perform reviews and updates of GIS systems, configurations, applications and layers as necessary.
  • Compose and maintain documentation of new and existing GIS applications, spatial data and procedures.
  • Analyze and propose new databases, data sets or features based on industry and technology best practices.
This agency, other agencies and the public, use the systems, services, and data managed by the GIS Developer, to ensure that tax rates and revenue allocations are accurate and up to date. 
You will maintain the DOR GIS data, applications and services by:
  • Analyzing system performance and system configuration of the enterprise GIS environment and applications to provide the best overall data integrity, accuracy, system performance and system reliability.
  • Troubleshooting complex problems that impact performance within the GIS enterprise databases and make corrections to improve performance.
  • Troubleshooting and providing technical assistance on escalated problems from the GIS system or tools from DOR staff or the external users.



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