GIS Web Developer

Baltimore, MD | Full-Time

Black Fox is an equal opportunity employer information technology and emergency management firm headquartered in Columbia, Maryland. Since its inception, Black Fox has been a recognized leader in the development and implementation of information management and solutions. We depend on a diverse team of talented staff to design, develop, and deploy information solutions for our clients.

Black Fox is accepting applications for an GIS Web Developer. This position will support ongoing operations for a state level government agency in Baltimore, Maryland.


  • The resource shall develop, administer, enhance, maintain and support the GIS System from an enterprise IT perspective as well as support the integration of other systems and third-party utilities as needed.

  • Review of the current environment and identify all aspects of current usage and prepare for the future direction of IT support.

  • Coordinate an upgrade from the current version to the newest version and identify all tasks included with the sunsetting of Google Earth in our environment.

  • Coordinate with various vendors supporting the current GIS tasks to support various business units.

  • Assist in training various IT support personnel as needed.

  • Digitize small-scale and large-scale projects using digitizing techniques and generate maps with large vector datasets

  • Perform attributing spatial and tabular data

  • Create, adjust, correct, manage, convert and distribute base maps and thematic data layers

  • Project and transform geospatial raster and vector data sets

  • Reformat, perform georeferencing, and rectify geospatial vector data to project specific base maps, i.e., digital orthophoto

  • Code and edit digital points, lines and polygons

  • Perform Quality Assurance and Quality Control of GIS data

  • Perform GPS and data collection

  • Provide topology development

  • Manage and edit large vector/raster datasets within ArcGIS / Microsoft SQL Server

  • Manage datasets in GIS

  • Conduct routine reviews of data for accuracy and auditing purposes

  • Collect data from data owners and load the data in the GIS system

  • Maintain data stewardship documentation

  • Maintain and collect metadata information

  • Develop technical documentation

  • Develop training course materials

  • Perform workflow and critical path analysis while preparing datasets

  • Collect enhancement requests and update data into the GIS system

  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Science, Information Systems or a technical discipline.



  • Perform systems analysis, design, documentation, and implementations of complex GIS applications.

  • Ability to install and configure ArcGIS Server and all related applications and web services using ArcGIS server and ArcGIS Online resources.

  • Perform consulting duties to internal customers during their use, development, and quality assessment of spatial databases.

  • Have an overall understanding and experience doing project management, including all software development life cycle phases.

  • Have experience with and complete understating of database architecture required to support all aspects of the GIS systems.

  • Communicating effectively, verbally and in writing, and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with system users, vendors, computer operations personnel, programmer analysts and technical support specialists.


Baltimore, Maryland


To Apply:

Please email a cover letter (optional), resume (less than 4 pages), and 3 references to Please include these materials in a single .pdf (Adobe Acrobat) attachment with your name included in the .pdf file name. Also, please include the words, “Sales Associate” in the subject line of your email.

Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via email.

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Black Fox helps the private, public and nonprofit agencies and organizations achieve its mission of mission assurance by providing innovative, proven cost effective information systems, technology support, contingency and mission support services. Black Fox has highly experienced professional services tailored to the unique needs of enterprise technology programs and systems.



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