Senior Pipeline GIS Techncian

Thursday 4th of October 2018


The Senior Pipeline GIS Tech is responsible for furthering the technical capabilities of the Pipeline Geospatial Environment specific to integration with PODS systems.  The position responsibilities include the design, development, configuration, and implementation of technical geospatial solutions. Major responsibilities include evaluating upgrade paths for Pipeline GIS technologies, developing custom scripts for management and monitoring of GIS systems, evaluating opportunities to enhance or optimize geospatial technical workflows, troubleshoot performance problems on existing infrastructure, manage SDE database activities, and support business users with advanced technical requests.  Additional responsibilities include assistance and advisement to the GIS Support Team, deploying custom applications and widgets from 3rd party vendors, interacting with ESRI representatives, and assisting with FME and Python workflows.  This position requires strong coordination and cooperation with GIS technical resources scattered between different regions.

Job Duties

  • Coordinate with various regions on GIS technical activities
  • Develop geospatial applications and support existing and newly developed applications
  • Manage PLOS / PODS applications and data
  • Maintain and create Portal, ArcGIS Server, and SDE level Python scripts
  • Manage and maintain complex FME jobs and workflows
  • Manage FME Server deployment
  • Write and manage standards for GIS system usage from both business and it standpoints
  • Work with the GIS Support and Pipeline teams to assist in troubleshooting complex issues relating to ArcGIS Server and Portal for ArcGIS and Pipeline environment          
  • Work with GIS Architects to plan and coordinate technical workflows for the Geospatial systems relating to Pipeline systems

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • ArcGIS for Server minimum version 10.4
  • Portal for ArcGIS minimum version 10.4
  • ArcMap / ArcCatalog minimum version 10.4
  • Pipeline Open Data Standard (PODS) data model
  • Pipeline Office Studio (or equivalent) experience
  • ArcSDE maintenance techniques
  • GeoEvent Processor Plugin for ArcGIS for Server
  • Spotfire and Spotfire Web Player
  • FME Workbench / FME Server
  • Python Scripting (PortalPy and ArcPy)
  • Knowledge of IIS and Tomcat Web Host Technologies
  • Strong understanding of problem solving techniques
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to both technical and non-technical resources


  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, communications, GIS Technologies, or a related field is generally preferred.
  • Experience in geospatial systems analysis
  • Six years of experience working with ESRI tools and applications
  • Education and experience may be substituted for one another

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years of direct experience working with ESRI GIS Tools and applications
  • 3+ years of direct experience with Pipeline Open Data Standard (PODS) data model
  • 5+ years of system infrastructure and / or software development experience
  • 5+ years working with FME and or Python
  • 3+ year experience working with Spotfire
  • 3+ year experience with OpenSpirit






If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV/Resume to making sure to reference Senior Pipeline GIS Techncian

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