GIS Developer


The Network GIS Developer is responsible for creating and developing tools for the GIS information related to the Amazon network. Amazon Network GIS Developer is constantly challenged to drive continuous improvement and deliver the highest quality, most technically efficient network database in the world.

As a Network GIS Developer you will be a part of highly creative, efficient team tasked with tackling the most fascinating and challenging problems in network design and inventory management. Amazon Network GIS Developer are always at the forefront of the GIS industry in terms of innovation, and maintain a focus to deliver the most innovative products and records to our customers.

Our networks are industry leading in terms of capacity and cost effectiveness. The Network GIS Developer is ultimately responsible for the development and functionality of the network GIS records. The GIS Engineer will also be utilized as a leader in the GIS space. This person will be responsible for the development of the tools to network elements documentation of the Amazon physical network infrastructure. This will include designing new plant, using field personal to acquire existing network information, reviewing as-builts or running an a contractor for data acquisition.

  • Design tools within ESRI to support a telecom data set.
  • Understand the fiber market segments, customer base, and industry verticals.
  • Interface with key internal Fiber Deployment Engineers and Fiber Business developer to ensure the correct scope is understood and provided.
  • Understand the technical requirements of our engineering teams and ensure the design is completed to meet the project requirements.
  • Understand fiber deployment types and insure that the tools can prove diversity requirements are required are met.
  • Experience with XML, HTML5
  • Experience with ArcSDE
  • Experience with Javascript
  • Experience with python scripting, ArcPy, and building workflows and training decks for non-GIS users
  • Strong IT skills and experience with ArcGIS for desktop, ArcGIS Online, and Enterprise Databases
  • PostgreSQL database experience or other databases such as Oracle, SQLite, SQL Server and Redshift
  • Extensive knowledge of Esri's ArcGIS suite of products including vector data creation and management
  • Able to think out of the box to bring new technologies forward.
  • Prepare and provide applications to ingest information.
  • Develop an intuitive UI for a simplistic method to access information
  • Willing to travel 5-10% of the time.

Basic Qualifications


  • 4 years of experience as a business/finance/market analyst or a similar job function, including 3+ years of relevant experience with data mining, SQL, data visualizations, and GIS / Mapping software, specifically ArcGIS for Desktop 10.x, ArcGIS for Server, ArcSDE, FME, GDAL/OGR, Python.
  • PostgreSQL database experience or other databases such as Oracle, SQLite, SQL Server and Redshift
  • Excellent attention to detail is essential.
  • Skilled user of Microsoft suite of tools including Outlook, Word, Excel and Project.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple competing demands to deliver for the customers in a specific time window.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.x, ArcGIS for Server, ArcSDE, FME, GDAL/OGR, Python.ยท Has managed the implementation of a GIS database and tool.
  • Has managed large Network GIS database
  • Has been a GIS database admin.
  • Has developed GIS applications
  • Understand the fiber business and have worked on multiple telecom GIS tools.
  • The right person will be highly technical and analytical, possess 5-7 years of telecom GIS systems

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