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GIS Developer - Back-End

Capital One

McLean, VA
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Company Capital One

Job Title: GIS Developer - Back-End

JobID: capitalone2-R19335

Location: McLean, VA, 22106, USA

Description: 1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

GIS Developer - Back-End

The GIS Back-End Developer position is a crucial component of the GIS Development team in Capital One’s Location Analytics & Standards pod. This role requires an energetic and passionate individual who seeks to add value and constantly refines the development approach to improve the products we maintain.

A core responsibility of the role is to work with GIS analysts and data scientists to identify workflows that produce answers to geospatial questions and convert the workflows to deliverable, customized tools that can be adapted and maintained in operational scenarios.

The back-end developer will also be responsible for working with data analysts and managers to help maintain a series of production services, containing data that has passed quality control and has been thoroughly documented for purpose and structure.

This role demands a results-driven approach that emphasizes the production of a tangible product. The back-end developer must be able to not only discuss how a project should work, but also be able to execute on the formulated plans to produce tangible, deliverable products that add value to the team and the organization.

Research and continuous development of new approaches are encouraged – with ample opportunity to become involved in the latest technologies through attendance to development conferences and training sessions.


+ Development of desktop-based applications that can be leveraged as ArcGIS Desktop python toolboxes or geoprocessing tasks.

+ Development of python-based solutions that can be leveraged by analysts to help address questions pertaining to location analysis or trade area development.

+ Development of data management tools and scripts to retrieve data sources for production and updating of authoritative data in an enterprise geodatabase.

+ Administration of an SDE enterprise geodatabase containing production-level feature classes that are leveraged by an ArcGIS Server and Portal platform.

+ Documentation of processes and workflows to help convey information to users of different levels of expertise.

+ Attendance in sprint and management meetings to provide routine updates in work progress.

+ Delivery of products within expected timelines and prompt identification of impediments that may impose risks on documented plans.

**Technology Stack**

+ Python – Standard Library, Arcpy, Pandas, Numpy.

+ ArcGIS Data Formats – Feature Classes, Feature Datasets, File Geodatabase, Enterprise Geodatabase, Vector/Raster.

+ Experience with Enterprise Geodatabases (ArcSDE)

+ RDBMS Experience – PostgreSQL, Sqlite3, MongoDB

+ Experience with data management via scripted workflows (Python-Pandas emphasized)

+ ArcGIS Server REST API, Portal for ArcGIS

+ ArcGIS Front-End Data Formats – Feature Services, Map Services,

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

+ At least one year of GIS development experience

+ At least two years of GIS solutions experience with a focus on consumption of geospatial data

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelor's in Computer Science OR Bachelor's in GIS OR Bachelor's in Geography OR Bachelor's in Data Science

+ Four or more years of experience developing desktop solutions for ArcGIS and open source platforms.

+ One or more years of experience developing a back-end solutions for a GIS analysis team and one or more years of experience maintaining a back-end solutions for a GIS analysis team

+ One or more years of banking experience

+ Four or more years of back-end experience working with the ArcGIS platform in ArcGIS Desktop, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Pro.

+ One or more years of experience in database administration of PostgreSQL RDBMS

+ One or more years of experience working in an agile environment.

+ Proficiency in Bokeh AND proficiency in Matplotlib AND proficiency in Plotly

+ Proficiency in Java, C++, C#.

**At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.**

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               

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