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OPS GIS Infrastructure Architect (Working Title)

Date: Sep 1, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 19379 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: OPS GIS Infrastructure Architect (Working Title)

Position Number: 37940006 

Salary:  $30-$65/Hourly (Based upon Experience) 

Posting Closing Date: 09/26/2017 

Office of Technology and Information Services (OTIS)
Enterprise Applications

* Open Competitive *

OPS GIS Infrastructure Architect (Working Title)


The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Technology and Information Services (OTIS) is currently recruiting for a GIS Infrastructure Architect. This varied and highly responsible position involves technical work supporting the Enterprise Geographic Information Systems Section, Enterprise Applications.



  • ArcGIS server upgrade
  • License server administration
  • Server patch management
  • Software, database, and web service troubleshooting
  • ArcGIS services administration
  • ArcGIS server and portal implementation and administration
  • Performs related work as required



  • Knowledge of ORACLE stored procedures, triggers and SQL scripts
  • Knowledge of SDE command line tools
  • Knowledge of geodatabase functionality, including storage types
  • Knowledge of GIS industry trends
  • Skill in managing GIS web monitoring, web GIS security, and troubleshooting
  • Ability to translate industry trends into a plan for DEP infrastructure to meet future needs
  • Ability to design, develop and implement procedures for the administration of the GIS database
  • Ability to create and maintain scope of work and graphical design references
  • Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary group from different agencies to support the infrastructure.


Preference will be given to applicants with ESRI Systems Design or ESRI Administration certification.  Preference will also be given to applicants with documented experience with enterprise GIS infrastructure and GISP certification.


  • Five years of experience architecting, implementing, and administrating enterprise IT-GIS solutions/systems that leverage the ArcGIS enterprise platform (desktop, server, and online)
  • Five or more years of hands-on experience with Esri software including ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Runtime, and their associated APIs or interfaces
  • Experience in platform architecture, solution design, project envisioning, planning, developing, deployment, security, identity management frameworks, cloud, and scalability
  • Experience with Oracle; Microsoft SQL, PL/SQL; and/or other RDBMS and Windows, and/or other server environments
  • Programming and scripting experience with Python and VB
  • Experience with current technology implementation patterns including service-oriented architectures and cloud hybrid configurations
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical idea both verbally and in written form, whether to customers, executives, or other technical or non-technical peers



  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field.


All positions within OTIS are considered to be positions of trust in accordance with Sections 110.1127 and 425.04, Florida Statutes. The recommended applicant will be required to submit to a background and fingerprint check.


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The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee