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Senior GIS Developer

Dish Network

This is a Full-time position in Denver, CO posted November 21, 2022.

Department Summary:

DISH is a Fortune 200 company that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service Sling TV that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.
Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.
We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win it s in our DNA. We re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve, to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.
Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

We are looking for multi-skilled candidates with a quantitative background for the position of GIS Developer. The GIS Developer must show: a demonstrated knowledge of geospatial concepts and conducting geospatial analyses, an understanding of Web-based mapping technologies and their applications, a demonstrated ability to communicate technical information in non-technical settings and a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and colleagues in a team environment.

Experience with or ability to work in a fast paced, high throughput environment.

GIS Developer Responsibilities:

  • Perform full application life cycle development and implementation including design, analysis, coding, testing, and documentation
  • Communicate design requirements to technical and non-technical personnel
  • Participate in all phases of technology or application development including requirements gathering, estimating time and costs for phases or tasks, building, testing and implementation
  • Design database schemas
  • Conduct GIS analyses and implement GIS solutions using scripting languages
  • Make presentations to technical and non-technical management and non-management personnel using a variety of tools
  • Provide specific technical insight and recommendations to teammates as needed
  • Establish and maintain standards as required and apply industry best practice policies
  • Organize and develop application testing procedures to provide for stability and best performance
  • Provide project status reports and attend meetings as necessary

Skills, Experience and Requirements:

GIS Developer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and skill in conducting geospatial analyses
  • Ability to research and innovate
  • Knowledge of system/software development life cycles
  • Knowledge of application and database integration techniques
  • Knowledge of relational database design
  • In-depth knowledge of GIS application development
  • Proficiency with front-end design languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and various mapping languages
  • Proficiency with database and programming languages such as MS SQL Server or PostgreSQL in AWS cloud environment and Python
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Familiarity with common and GIS-related information system architecture, best practices, implementation and maintenance
  • Degree in Geography, Computer Science or related field
  • Outstanding quantitative skill set
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills
  • Analytical mindset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Good interpersonal skills


From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website.

Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.

Salary Range: USD $75600.00 – $108000.00 / Year
Associated topics: developer, geographic information system, gis, gis analyst, gis consultant, gis developer, gis technician, instrument, survey, technician