The Davey Tree Expert Company

Senior GIS Developer | UAM Implementation

Alpharetta, GA, US, 30004

Additional Locations: Remote

Primary Locations: GA, Alpharetta, 2035 Grassland Parkway, 30004 

Requisition ID: 180537

Position Overview

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Senior GIS Developer to our passionate team of Utility Asset Management Implementation team! 
Under the general direction of the GIS Implementation Manager, the Senior GIS Programmer will develop, test, implement, document, and support a variety of scripts, packages, interfaces, models, and code-base repositories to automate GIS and asset management solutions. In general, the responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to, the development, implementation, and administration of custom analytical toolsets, stored procedures, triggers, QA/QC processes, and ETL workflows to integrate data captured by mobile apps and collection devices with enterprise database platforms and utility asset management applications. In addition, this position will include providing software development life cycle (SDLC) recommendations, assisting with the development of application programming interfaces (APIs), developing and configuring tools for data monitoring, as well as performing software and database maintenance as requested.

Divisional Overview

Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group Inc. (DRG) which has been employee-owned since 1979. Asset Management specializes in managing the assets of utility companies throughout the U.S. by providing solutions, focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart growth that continues to provide career advancement opportunities. We utilize cutting-edge technology to deliver proven solutions for utility companies with design, construction, and field inspection services. Asset Management is currently seeking motivated self-starters that can thrive in a fast-paced environment to learn and develop new skills to contribute to our group.

Job Duties

    •    Design, implement, and test scripts and analytical tools to support project requirements, business intelligence, and client needs.
    •    Design, implement, and test ETL workflows to and from enterprise database platforms and industry-standard asset management data models, as needed to meet project requirements.
    •    Develop, implement, install, configure, and test custom hardware and software integrations needed to support assigned internal and external projects.
    •    Development of scripts used to automate processes and improve efficiency using Arcade, Python, SQL, PHP, JSON, and other languages as needed.
    •    Implement and maintain HVR schedules and tasks for data transformation. 
    •    Conduct training and knowledge transfer of developed solutions and processes to office and field staff as well as provide technical support as needed.
    •    Provide leadership and technical guidance to Davey GIS and IT professionals as well as clients and assist team members in developing technical skill sets and capabilities.
    •    Attending internal and external meetings as requested.
    •    Perform regular evaluations of scripted processes and analytical tools to determine performance improvement strategies.
    •    Conduct a variety of analyses related to the development and implementation of assigned project tasks, including production tracking, identification of alternate solutions, and base code modification recommendations, with the presentation of reports/findings to internal & external parties as necessary.
    •    Assists GIS Implementation Manager as needed with various tasks related to GIS and related technologies, staff development, client relations, proposal writing, scope determination, scheduling, and project requirements.


Education and Experience:
    •    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in GIS, geography, planning, civil engineering, computer science, or a related field.
    •    Preferred more than five years of programming experience in the design, implementation, and administration scripts, tools, and interfaces for use with the ESRI product line including ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, ArcSDE, and ArcGIS Desktop/Pro.
    •    Preferred three years of experience in the development, implementation and administration of relational database tools and services with a focus on SQL Server.
    •    Preferred experience with configuring and managing cloud solutions.
    •    Prior experience working on a remote team is preferred.
    •    ArcGIS Platform (Desktop/Pro, Enterprise, Online, Mobile)
    •    QGIS and OpenGIS Open-Source GIS Platforms
    •    Autodesk (AutoCAD, Map3D, Civil3D)
Office/Graphic Arts
    •    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
    •    Web Meeting Applications (Teams, Zoom, Google, WebEx)
    •    Google Enterprise Suite (Drive, Sheets, Gmail)

Additional Information

What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
  • Opportunities for advancement.
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options.
  • Group Health Plan.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend.
  • Locations throughout the United States in major cities and desirable areas.
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skilled trainers.
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees.
  • Charitable matching gift program.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

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Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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