Job Description :

Title/Role: GIS Systems Administrator 3 (668722)

Start Date: 12/06/2021

End Date: 06/30/2022

Worksite Address: 600 West Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

Agency Interview Type: Web Cam Interview Only


Under broad supervision, installs, configures, monitors, and supports the GDOT enterprise GIS, software, desktops, mobile applications, and related GIS services.


The Georgia Dept. of Transportation (GDOT) is seeking a GIS Systems Administrator to monitor and support GDOT enterprise GIS applications using Esri System Monitor, performs system updates/upgrades, supports Esri Roads and Highways users, develops system jobs within ActiveBatch job scheduling software, assists on IT Project tasks and data migration/development.




- Uses Esri System Monitor and works with server administrators to setup jobs to monitor, alert, and report

  status of GIS applications/services; troubleshoots and resolves issues identified in system monitoring

- Installs/configures ArcGIS Desktops in Citrix/Windows Virtual Desktop and Remote Desktop

- Configures GIS and supports users of Esri Roads and Highways, desktop, web, and mobile applications;

  provides end user customer support and troubleshooting

- Configures GDOT ArcGIS Portal/Online to support application development and testing

- Develops, configures, and troubleshoots ArcGIS Server services

- Applies GIS patches and updates; assists in validating GIS applications after system maintenance or server


- Develops and schedules system jobs with (ActiveBatch) job scheduling software

- Assists in converting/importing data files to GIS formats/geodatabases

- Compiles and updates system support documentation; contributes to team knowledgebase in SharePoint


Work Terms and Conditions:


- Candidate will be working in the GDOT Office of IT Applications. Candidates will work with supporting IT team 

  members (database, network, server, etc.) and interacting with business units.  The candidate will follow

  internal GDOT standards and accepted best practices for developed solutions.

- The position end date is set for the end of the Georgia DOT fiscal year. Georgia DOT may exercise the option

  to renew contracts in one year increments. Several successful consultants have continued working for several

  years with contract extensions. However, Georgia DOT is under no obligation to extend contracts and may

  terminate employment at any time.

- All candidates shall be US Citizens or present a valid Permanent Residence Card (aka "Green Card"). Proof

  will need to be provided for on-boarding. Do not submit candidates with a temporary US visitor Visa or H1-B

  Visa as they will not be considered.

- At present, consultant may have the option to telework up to 4 business days, with one business day required

  in the office. When teleworking, consultant must work hours in USA Eastern Time. Consultant must have suitable internet connection and environment to comply with GDOT telework policies.

- Upon hiring and creation of user account, consultant is to pick-up ID/Security badge and computing

  equipment at One Georgia Center work location at no travel expense to GDOT.

- Consultant is not expected to travel. However, in the event it is needed Georgia DOT will reimburse authorized travel expense lodging and meals. Georgia DOT will reimburse

  authorized travel use of a personal vehicle use. Any travel expenses to relocate to Atlanta, GA or in order to

  start work will not be reimbursed. All travel expense reimbursement shall be in accordance with State Accounting Office Travel Policy: travel-policy

-The Department has 12 holidays, which consultants are not allowed to work nor make up any time for those

 holiday weeks without management's approval. Consultants are not to take extended leave during their first

 year of service (e.g. 2 weeks or greater).

- Consultant must have cell phone which can be used for business calls.

- GDOT does not provide free parking at One Georgia Center. All routine commuting expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.


Esri ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro




Customer support and troubleshooting experience





Esri ArcGIS Enterprise Portal/Online




Esri ArcGIS System Monitor





Esri Roads and Highways

Highly desired



Esri ArcGIS Field Mapping (Collector), Survey 123

Highly desired




ArcPy or Python

Highly desired



ActiveBatch Job Scheduling Software

Highly desired




Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Three years of related experience





Question 5

This assignment is contingent upon customer renewal and availability of adequate funding. Do you accept this requirement?

Question 6

This position is in Atlanta, GA. Your consultant is required to travel to Atlanta, GA at no expense to GDOT in order to obtain their computing equipment and ID/Security badge in Atlanta GA in order to being onboarding. Do you accept this requirement?


Question 7

GDOT will not be providing any raises within the first 2 years. After that point the rate increase will be based on performance and budget dependent. Do you accept this requirement?

Question 8

The selected candidate is required to present a valid Permanent Residence Card (aka “Green Card”) or proof of US Citizenship. Proof will need to be provided for on-boarding. Do you accept this requirement?


Question 9

At present, consultant may have the option to telework up to 4 business days, with one business day required in the office. Do you accept this requirement?



Harika Metla

Technical Recruiter





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