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Software/Systems Developer

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 3, 2023

Job Description

This position is part of a small IT development and operations team that creates and maintains all mapping and information management services for two federally-funded forest pest management programs – the Spongy Moth Slow the Spread project and the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Predator Database project. The successful candidate will help design, develop, implement and maintain our systems, software, and custom applications, with a focus on GIS applications. This position also works with team members to automate system administration tasks, and to create and maintain web-tier services and front-end applications. Development is done in both Microsoft Windows and Linux environments using ESRI's ArcGIS software suite and Oracle relational databases and requires proficiency in JavaScript and C#.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (or commensurate experience) in GIS, computer science or related area and substantial relevant experience; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Development experience in JavaScript, Python, or C#.NET; Familiarity with code version control systems (Git or similar).

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with: ESRI's ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Field Maps, ArcGIS Survey123; location-based mobile application development; Knowledge of AWS management.

Appointment Type


Salary Information

65,000 - 70,000

Review Date


Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Mannin Dodd at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: August 3, 2023
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