GIS Developer- Direct Hire- Oldsmar in Oldsmar, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco is looking for a GIS Developer for our client in Oldsmar.

This position is responsible for administering and programming multiple GIS systems and interfaces. Strong experience with multiple GIS systems is needed such as Google Earth, QGIS, ESRI, etc. Responsibilities will include integrating external datasets into geographical overlays and representations and display the information on a variety of platforms. Strong understanding of multiple map types and file formats (i.e. KML, KMZ, Shapefile) is necessary. Experience with databases the SQL programming language and data file formats (i.e. CSV, Excel, Text). Candidate will be maintaining and enhancing the proprietary and third party systems utilized by the staff and customers. These systems require a minimum of 3 years of recent GIS programming experience in a corporate or small business environment using GIS systems directly. We will be integrating many GIS platforms together in multiple applications. We are looking for an individual who is a self-starter and can work to deadlines both individually and as a larger team in an Agile environment.

Job Description


  • Design/Develop/Test/Implement GIS applications in both desktop and web-based environments
  • Maintain internal proprietary GIS systems to ensure they are highly available and usable throughout the company
  • Provide GIS solutions to improve productivity and properly depict various data collection information in a geographical representation
  • Work with data files and databases and is familiar with SQL programming language
  • Work closely with the IT department to create comprehensive solutions which integrate 3rd party software together
  • Be available for both internal and external users and customers

Qualifications and Skills


  • Experience with multiple GIS platforms (i.e. Google Earth, QGIS, ESRI)
  • Experience with Databases including SQLServer
  • Familiarity of with application development utilizing GIS tools
  • Familiarity with GIS files including KML and Shapefiles
  • Understand GIS development/communication integrating internal and external data with GIS representation
  • Ability to work effectively with, and obtain cooperation from, other employees and outside parties.
  • Ability to bring projects to completion
  • Can work to and meet deadlines, both as an individual and with a team
  • Works with minimal supervision and is a self-starter


  • College degree in related field
  • 3 years recent programming experience with a focus on using GIS tools in a business environment