Geospatial Systems Engineer


Seattle, WA, US, 98101

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.


Langan is seeking a Geospatial Systems Engineer to join its national Digital Solutions Team. This individual will play a crucial role in designing and implementing systems that support both current and future Enterprise GIS environments. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a growing and fast-paced technology team that works on Esri ArcGIS Enterprise deployments across on-premises, Azure, and AWS cloud environments for both internal and customer projects.


Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Langan’s geospatial, network and development teams to design and build Enterprise GIS environments that serve both internal and external clients;
  • Perform ArcGIS Enterprise installation, configuration, maintenance and support;
  • Apply concepts of computing, networking, security, and the cloud to system design;
  • Understand and apply Esri licensing and server roles;
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues in existing server environments;
  • Plan, develop, test, and document disaster recovery, redundancy, and backup activities for Enterprise GIS environments;
  • Develop and maintain scripts to automate application installation, configuration, and administration;
  • Write comprehensive documentation on system implementations and changes;
  • Manage and apply updates to services and systems;
  • Assist with third party integrations as per project requirements;
  • Stay up to date with emerging trends and technologies, cloud & systems engineering; and
  • Respond to incidents by helping with recovery, mitigation, and root cause analysis.


Required Skills

  • Experience with Esri’s ArcGIS Enterprise;
  • Experience in planning and deploying cloud solutions on either Azure or AWS;
  • Ability to troubleshoot Windows Server 2016+;
  • Understanding of basic networking concepts: IP, DNS, firewall rules, vNets/VPCs, etc;
  • Understand the key capabilities of Esri ArcGIS solutions, applications, and APIs;
  • Differentiate between ArcGIS Enterprise deployment patterns;
  • Familiarity with Shell/CLIs such as Bash or PowerShell;
  • Experience working with security concepts such as Role-Based Access Control, SSL, authentication and authorization, etc; and
  • Proactive and comprehensive troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.


Preferred Skills

  • Experience with relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, or cloud databases is a plus;
  • Scripting in languages such as Python, PowerShell, or SQL is a plus;
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform or AWS CloudFormation is a plus;
  • Experience working with containerization; Docker or Kubernetes is a plus; and
  • Experience with web servers such as IIS is a plus.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or other related discipline is required (Master’s degree a plus);
  • 1 - 3 years of real-world experience designing, executing, and supporting Esri ArcGIS Enterprise;
  • Experience identifying and resolving complex technical issues;
  • Self-motivated learner who continually keeps up to date with new technology;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • High caliber of self-motivation with the ability to work well within groups;
  • Ability to work efficiently and produces accurate and thorough work; and
  • Ability to work independently, remain flexible, and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.


Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.


Base Salary Range: $63,000 - $78,000. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as related work experience, market conditions, education/training, certifications and other credentials, as well as applicable knowledge and skills. This position is also eligible for straight-time overtime and participation in the firm's annual bonus and performance review program. Bonuses are discretionary and based on individual job performance and the profitability of the firm. Employees are also eligible to receive up to 15 days of paid vacation time, 10 days of paid sick time and 10 paid holidays throughout the year. Actual paid vacation time may vary based on factors such as related work experience and level.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle