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ESRI Platform Systems Engineer (Vienna, VA or Tampa, FL) – POC in Listing

Posted by on May 2, 2021

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Job Title:  ESRI Platform Systems Engineer

Experience level:  Mid-level/ Senior

Location: Vienna, VA or Tampa, FL

Security Clearance: U.S. Citizenship with the ability to attain a U.S. Government security clearance


Quiet Professionals, LLC seeks ESRI Platform Systems Engineers to work in Vienna, VA or Tampa, FL.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position works closely with clients within the United States Northern Command, its Regions, Subordinate Commands and Components and the Department of Defense to establish solutions to 1) support the customer’s mission and make it successful, 2) broaden the impact of GIS technology to its business, and 3) help maintain and shape the ArcGIS platform by identifying new implementation opportunities 4) Provide O&S support to the platform infrastructure  5) Supplement the platform configuration team to support NORTHCOM requirements for content management and display through scripting and/or platform configuration activities
  • O&S tasks include but are not limited to supporting the NORTHCOM J66 team in Operating System upgrades/patching (Windows and Linux), upgrading and patching Esri platform component software, installing new component functionality if required and manipulating the AWS environment to scale VMs to meet user demand if necessary
  • Must be able to proactively craft, propose and implement configured solutions that address critical challenges and mission requirements faced by our customers
  • Work closely with IC and DoD customers and partners to identify, design, implement and maintain key GIS components for the ArcGIS platform architecture
  • Support at most bi-weekly after hour maintenance windows 2-hour duration
  • Provide platform configuration support, mentoring, guidance, and best practices to customers of O&S of the ArcGIS platform architecture in a VPC environment
  • Install/ upgrade ArcGIS Enterprise Platform components within the NORTHCOM VPC
  • Understand how Esri’s technology integrates/interfaces with customers’ vision
  • Communicate ArcGIS Enterprise technologies to technical and non-technical customers
  • Be able to implement and maintain the ArcGIS Enterprise Platform in a high availability configuration in a cloud environment
  • Present complex GIS technical demonstrations to various levels of staff in a diverse range of customer organizations
  • Develop scripts using Python to customize portal capabilities based on customer requirements
  • Collaborate internally to help customer organizations align their technical objectives and business goals with Esri’s technology platform
  • Prepare and present high-quality business and technically related documentation
  • Communicate best practices for building and maintaining enterprise platform components



·         US citizenship with ability to attain a U.S. Government security clearance

·         Bachelor’s Degree in geography, computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or a related field

·         5+ years of experience designing, implementing, and administrating enterprise GIS backend systems that leverage the ArcGIS Enterprise platform

·         Systems engineering experience with Esri software including ArcGIS Enterprise, Portal for ArcGIS

·         Experience managing and maintaining a High Availability (HA) ArcGIS Enterprise platform architecture

·         Experience using the HA to upgrade the portal components without causing a service outage

·         Experience with current technology implementation patterns including service-oriented and cloud

·         Python scripting utilizing the ArcPY API

·         Experience with both Linux RedHat and Windows server operating systems

·         Experience managing Apache Tomcat web server in the ArcGIS Enterprise platform

·         Experience integrating software solutions with other business systems including data warehousing, BI, CRM, ERP, and analytics platform

·         Strong, persuasive communication skills; ability to clearly communicate technical ideas, to peers, non-technical project managers, or customers

·         CompTIA Security+ Certification


  • Direct work-related experience in and familiarity with the organizations and operations of the US Intelligence Community (IC) and/or Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Active DoD Secret or higher security clearance
  • Esri ArcGIS Enterprise Administration Professional certification

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  • Location:
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: No
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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