GIS Analyst - Developer - U.S. Citizenship Required


Depends on Experience
Full Time

Job Details

Why do you need to choose between doing important work and having a fulfilling life? At Ardent, we have both. Ardent employees are committed to solving our customers most difficult problemsand we are committed to the well-being, personal goals, and professional development of our employee. We are All In. We put forth our strongest effort possible to get the mission accomplished and we do it together. We respect the skills and experience you bring to the Ardent team. And we provide a rewarding environment to help you succeed.

We offer highly competitive benefits, professional development opportunities, and an exceptional culture that embraces flexibility, innovation, collaboration, and career growth. A collective service mindset underpins our work, and a shared camaraderie to serve clients, colleagues and our communities set us apart. Our full commitment to being "All In" for our employees and our clients is not just our approach, it is our standard. If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, choose Ardent and make a difference with us.

Ardent is seeking a GIS Analyst - Developer to join our team. You'll play a pivotal role in crafting innovative GIS applications and tools to support critical government initiatives. Thrive in a dynamic environment where you'll collaborate closely with team members to gather requirements, design technical solutions, and deploy GIS solutions with efficiency and precision. If you're passionate about leveraging cutting-edge GIS technologies and thrive in fast-paced environments with tight timelines, we want to hear from you. Apply now to be part of a team driving innovation in spatial analysis and decision support systems.

This is a remote position.

Position Description:

Ardent is seeking a GIS Analyst - Developer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate is passionate about geospatial technologies and eager to learn and grow in a collaborative environment. As a GIS Analyst - Developer, you will work closely with our senior developers and project managers to design, develop, and implement GIS solutions that address our clients' needs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist in the design and development of GIS applications, tools, and workflows.
  • Collaborate with team members to gather requirements and translate them into technical specifications.
  • Develop and maintain geospatial databases and data models.
  • Implement data visualization techniques to present spatial information effectively.
  • Conduct testing and debugging to ensure the reliability and performance of GIS applications.
  • Support the deployment and integration of GIS solutions with existing systems.
  • Stay updated on emerging GIS technologies and best practices.
  • Research new and innovative ways to capture, integrate, filter and display data from many different sources and methods.
  • Work with extremely short timelines.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography, or a related field.
  • 4+ years in a strong understanding of GIS concepts and principles.
  • Proficiency in GIS software such as Esri ArcGIS, QGIS, or similar platforms.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, or Java.
  • A strong background in geospatial technology, with expertise in metadata standards, ISO standards, and Survey123.
  • Familiarity with geospatial data formats (e.g., shapefiles, GeoJSON, KML) and spatial databases (e.g., PostgreSQL/PostGIS, Oracle Spatial).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience with web mapping libraries/frameworks (e.g., Leaflet, Mapbox, ArcGIS API for JavaScript).
  • Knowledge of geospatial analysis techniques and tools.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure) and GIS cloud services.
  • Previous experience or coursework in software development or GIS development projects.
  • Ardent is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.