GIS Programmer/Analyst

Science West Chester, Pennsylvania


WESTON is hiring a GIS Programmer/Analyst that will have demonstrated knowledge in the area of technology critical in the integration and development of Geo-spatial systems to include: mobile applications; Emergency Management Geographic Information Systems; GIS Web Applications, and a thorough understanding of the Administration and build out of the ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise Platform. Familiarity with ArcGIS Online, ESRI JavaScript API, SQLSERVER, ArcGIS Desktop, Python, JavaScript, and ArcSDE, relational database, and geo-database integration with ArcGIS.   

Locations: West Chester, PA

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with a BS degree in Math, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or the technical equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with ArcGIS Enterprise (Server Administration)
  • Ability to create, maintain, and optimize ArcGIS for Server Rest Services
  • Ability to operate within ArcGIS Online
  • Ability to develop ESRI base Data Collection Applications – Survey123, Collector, Workforce.
  • Ability to create Story Map and Dashboard applications and to customize per specific project implementations
  • The ability to Develop and maintain GIS applications and geo-spatial databases by evaluating client needs; analyzing requirements; developing systems.
  • Understand and document existing GIS architecture and technology; make recommendations for improvements and/or alternatives.
  • Understand and implement processes that facilitate data flow from the field to enterprise architecture in an efficient manner.
  • Experience with implementation of ESRI Portal.
  • Experience with ESRI Python Library and Programming for development of key GIS based server processes.
  • Understands a wide variety of programming languages including JavaScript, Python, R, C#, C++, HTML, SQL
  • Understands a variety of data standards like JSON, REST API, ODATA
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, and adhere to timelines and budgets according to scope and schedule
  • Willingness to think outside the box and to utilize technology/innovation to make a difference in protecting the environment. 
  • Ability to work in dynamic environment sometimes including deployment to field or client locations and managing multiple data streams in a dynamic reporting environment all in an effort to report real time field conditions in order to help our clients make positive decisions with regards to environmental assessment and impact 

Desired qualifications include: 

  • Minor in Science/Chemistry a preference and/or experience with managing and reporting scientific data using SQL Server and the ArcGIS Enterprise Platform.  Experience with designing Geo-spatial applications for reporting scientific data from environmental projects in the field. 


  • Creates and execute test plans, plans deployments, capable of debugging systems and implementing solutions to bugs and new feature requests
  • Develop Front-end GIS UI, logic, geo-spatial services and Geo-database code to support specific project needs. 
  • Conduct research on emerging GIS technologies in support of systems development efforts, and recommend GIS technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility
  • Oversee implementation of integrated GIS per functional requirements.
  • Documents code and architecture, accordingly and abides by code repository policy and procedures
  • Communicates with project managers and clients clearly and pro-actively, both verbal and written
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and development conferences; reviewing professional publications and new technologies as appropriate 

At Weston Solutions you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions 

A career at Weston means professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a thriving, interconnected, and supportive community that works together to make a difference in the environment. We take pride in knowing that our people feel they do meaningful work and make valuable contributions to their teams because recent employee survey results show that over 90% agree on these points. Top talent from all paths—recent graduate, ex-military, experienced, and leaders—join Weston to do meaningful work with a focus on dynamic skills growth and long-term career progression. 

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a competitive and comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the individual needs of its people and their families 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions
  • Parental leave benefits
  • Paid time off to include: vacation, sick and holiday time
  • Critical illness and accident plans
  • Work/Life flexibility
  • Professional development opportunities