Entegee GIS Solution Project Architect in Minneapolis, Minnesota

GIS Solution Project Architect

Job Code: 52389627Job Location: Minneapolis, MNCategory: Software EngineeringLast Updated: 10/07/2016Apply Now!

Entegee is seeking a GIS Solution/Project Architect for a 12-month W2 contract position with a client in Minneapolis, MN.


• Develops high level design for solutions

• Develops artifacts to be used be used in downstream SDLC phases

• Leads technical resources during the Detailed Design and Development phase, leading the team from design to solution deployment

• Coordinates technical aspects of deployment, including hardware environments, certification, and software deployment

• Hands-on technical position on an SAP/geospatial integration project responsible for deploying, integrating and troubleshooting multiple vendor deliverables and ensuring that the deliverables properly pass work order information between SAP and GIS/Design software

• Examines existing project design documentation, translates uses cases and drives the decomposition of high level design to detailed design

• Coordinates software configuration, integration development, and vendor technical activities

• Collaborates with the project manager, SMEs, application technical analysts, and enterprise architects

• Create detail level design for custom software solutions and integrations

• Develop artifacts to be used be used in downstream SDLC phases

• Assist with hardware ordering and setup of test, development and production environments

• Coordinate software installation and configuration

• Provide leadership to in house and vendor technical resources, working with PM on suggested work assignments and leading team from design to solution

• Serve as liaison to other teams involved in project, coordinating integration work

• Work with Test Lead to coordinate environments and help coordinate technical resources to support testing activities

• Work closely with PM, providing status updates on risks, issues and tasks completions

• Coordinate technical aspects of deployment, including hardware installation, environment setup, production certification, and software deployment

• Coordinate peer review and SCM activities

• Work with software vendors as needed to coordinate software deliveries, provide detailed information on bugs, etc.


• Minimum 5 years’ experience creating high level design and solution architectures

• Documented experience managing large, custom software development projects including GUI, database, and algorithm development in a J2EE environment

• Familiarity with all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) including requirements, planning, high level and detailed design, execution, testing and defect remediation, and implementation

• Experience working in the Client industry

• Proven experience working with GIS solutions (Client Smallworld, ESRI)

• Proven experience in functional and technical architecture, design and development, testing, and system integration

• Demonstrated ability to analyze strategic business objectives and align those objectives with technologies and resources to deliver on tactical solutions

• Proven experience with enterprise application integration

• Ability to coordinate with a dedicated enterprise integration team

• Familiarity with data warehousing and business analytics

• Familiarity with security considerations

• Ability to coordinate with a dedicated security team

• Experience with data modeling

• Proven vendor management experience including technical oversight and aggressively driving vendor to meet design and date commitments

• Security experience is preferred (single sign on, JAAS)

Technical experience in:

• Integrating IT systems using relational database, Web Services, message driven architecture and Service Bus

• Experience in J2EE

• Oracle relational databases

• Working experience with design patterns and object oriented concepts

• Working experience with application servers such as Tomcat, WebSphere and WebLogic

• XML JAXB conversions, XSD validations

• Oracle/SQL

• ESRI ArcGIS and/or Smallworld GIS experience is preferred

• SAP experience is strongly preferred

• Graph Theory and algorithm experience is preferred

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

W2 contractors ONLY. No 3rd parties!

Equal Opportunity Employer


For more information about this position, please contact the Entegee New Hope, MN office at

763-577-9000 or softwareteam@entegee.com.

Please reference job # 52389627CH