GIS Platform Engineer
Bangalore, India, India
5d ago


The Exciting Opportunity :

If youre an experienced ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise user with database, server and cloud technology skills and ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on.

Join our global GIS Platform Team as a GIS Platform Engineer and well make sure you get the experience and personalized learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.

Understanding location is fundamental to delivering successful outcomes for our clients. Our GIS Platform Team provides GIS technology, expertise and support across Arcadis, allowing us to use location data to deliver solutions that improve the quality of life in the places where we work.

Overview of Role :

We are currently looking for a GIS Platform Engineer with expert knowledge of the ESRI technology stack and Microsoft Azure.

The successful candidate will provide ESRI platform administration and configuration support for our implementations of ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap.

You will work to resolve platform issues and ensure that system upgrades, and changes align with Arcadis standards and procedures.

You will maintain current knowledge of the latest application upgrades and technologies. Your expertise will also guide the development and improvement of standards, procedures and practices for application and database development and support.


  • Reports to the Global GIS Platform Team Leader
  • Implements GIS technology best practice and standardization through system administration and optimization and contributes to the Arcadis global GIS knowledge base.
  • Relied on by the business and Technology to implement robust enterprise GIS platform management across multiple ESRI implementations.
  • Supports the Global GIS Platform Team Leader in guiding the Arcadis GIS professional services, Arcadis GIS and data analytics communities, and IT services.
  • Qualifications

    Principal Accountabilities

    Principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to :

    Technology Solutions

  • Administer system access and security for ArcGIS Enterprise (Portal for ArcGIS and ArcSDE) and ArcGIS Online.
  • Act as an enterprise GIS subject matter expert. Provide technical support to Arcadis GIS staff in relation to the global GIS platform.
  • Monitor whole GIS platform performance, recommend and participate in performance tuning activities.
  • Report on the data and performance of the systems and applications as required.
  • Maintain application and database accessibility, integrity, and recoverability. Resolve performance problems and recover from system outages by working alongside global IT Teams and vendors as required.
  • Administer and maintain production and test databases and servers ensuring high availability and recoverability standards.
  • Assist in developing and improving global standards, procedures, and practices for applications and databases. This includes working with project delivery teams and the GIS community to establish standards and templates for operations, upgrades, migrations and onboarding of new applications and / or clients;
  • Recommend, schedule, and implement application patches, upgrades, and enhancements. Install, test and document software patches and upgrades.
  • General Management

  • Facilitates competence and knowledge development through sharing and promoting best practice.
  • Works as part of an efficient, effective, and manageable team that is in control and complies with relevant organizational directions.
  • Coordinates with business lines on GIS proposal implementation and resources.
  • Responds to and closes out IT service desk tickets related to the GIS platform.
  • Competence profile

    Required knowledge level :

  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role
  • 7+ years of experience with ESRI products
  • 2+ years of experience with Cloud technologies (Microsoft Azure preferred)
  • 2+ years experience managing multi-user geodatabase environment
  • Familiar with ESRI Licensing
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and customer service.
  • In depth knowledge of ArcGIS Enterprise administration
  • Strong understanding of database standards and best practices
  • Understanding of SQL Server concepts such as permissions, maintenance jobs, and database configuration items to improve GIS performance.
  • Ability to communicate information and issues clearly and succinctly with both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in T-SQL (queries, Stored Procedures, User-Defined Functions, Views, Indexes, etc.)
  • Desirable knowledge level :

  • Experience of using the ArcGIS API for Python
  • 2+ years experience with ArcGIS Monitoring and backup tools
  • 4+ years of work experience performing Database Development and Administration duties on SQL Server databases
  • 2+ years of experience with implementing and administering SQL Server databases in Microsoft Azure
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience with Azure Site Recovery
  • Proficient in Python
  • Travel Requirements

  • Occasional travel to support business requirements as necessary.
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