American Association of Geographers

GIS Engineer Administrator

Virtual, Pennsylvania (on-site)
19 days ago


Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary
The Technology, Product, Experience (TPX) organization works at the intersection of media and technology and our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products and next-generation technologies that transform the customer experience. The CONNECT organization is a highly agile, fast paced, and dedicated group at the forefront of change focused on innovating, building, and operating the best in class, most reliable access network for our customers. About the Team / Role: We are looking for a dedicated and passionate GIS Engineer to join the Connect Tools Engineering team. The GIS Engineer role will specialize in building and scaling high-performance applications for Connect GIS Tools engineering team. Additionally, this role focuses on the development and maintenance of geospatial software solutions built on Esri's ArcGIS Platform. We practice Agile/Scrum methodology and develop a variety of products and services built with a diverse set of technologies. As a GIS Engineer and Admin on the CONNECT Tools GIS team, you will be part of a team that is building tools to support the next generation access network that will deliver the services of the future to our customers. This GIS Systems Admin role focuses on the deployment, administration and maintenance of the Esri ArcGIS Enterprise Platform and internally developed geospatial software solutions.
Job Description


  • Administration and maintenance of the enterprise GIS delivery framework architecture, supporting web applications, spatial databases, GIS servers, mobile solutions, and reporting and analysis interfaces.
  • Work closely with the Infrastructure team to ensure GIS platform alignment with enterprise architecture and security requirements.
  • Coordinates design activities with other Developers to ensure project adheres to project specifications and provides Supervisor and/or Project Manager with level of effort estimations, milestone timelines and periodic status updates.
  • Develops deployment software and application administration software as well as creates deployment and application support documentation.
  • Provides expertise in more than one functional area of technology and provides architecture and design solutions for new applications or application enhancements.
  • Writes application code, develops user interfaces, develops unit test cases and harnesses; creates design, interface, system and user documentation; tests software and interfaces, supports end-to-end and performance testing and performs other tasks needed to complete projects.

Skills and Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent with 5+ years professional experience.
  • Experience with one or more cloud-based platforms.
  • Experience with scripting languages: Javascript, Python.
  • Experience working with automated web application testing tools such as Selenium.
  • Experience with monitoring and logging systems such as Elastic Search, Kibana, Grafana
  • Works well in team environments and demonstrates a 'can do attitude'.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork and communications.
  • Exceptionally good at problem analyzing, solving, and troubleshooting, with a high attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, associates, contractors, and vendors.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience installing, configuring, and administering the Esri Enterprise GIS Platform and extensions including enterprise geodatabases, ArcGIS Server, and Portal for ArcGIS.
  • Experience in configuring and supporting the technology and applications available in the development environments of the Esri Enterprise Platforms, i.e ArcGIS Web AppBuilder, Dashboard, Experience Builder

About Our Perks & Benefits

We are determined to create an environment where our employees feel valued, understand our business goals, and are motivated.

Here's a look at just some of the perks and benefits we make available to our US-based employees:
  • Medical & Dental
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • Life Milestones - from adoption assistance, childcare resources, pet insurance, and more, Comcast supports you at all life stages.
  • Courtesy Services - We offer all of our full-time employees in serviceable areas free digital TV and internet.
  • Discount tickets for Universal Resorts, including theme park tickets and onsite hotel rooms.

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Reasonable Accommodation:

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.


This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Comcast will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

7-10 Years


National Pay Range:

Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69260735
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Virtual, Pennsylvania
  • Company Name For Job: Comcast
  • Position Title: GIS Engineer Administrator
  • Job Function: Information Technology
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