GIS Cloud Operations Administrator

ROK Technologies, a Charleston, SC based GIS Cloud Services and Development Company is looking for new, entrepreneurial minded talent to join our team. The position of GIS Cloud Operations Engineer will help us shape our rapidly expanding Cloud Managed Services Department and have the unique opportunity to play an integral role in the strongest growth division of our company. Come help us create the future of Cloud GIS!

The Day to Day:

  • Work in a team environment to asses, architect, deploy, and administer cloud solutions in environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure (Azure) for a wide range of public and private sector clients.
  • Maintain and manage Enterprise GIS systems in an on-premise, hybrid, or cloud environment
  • Manage and deploy virtualized workstations
  • Implement and validate solution changes, ensuring minimal downtime and maximum operational efficiency
  • Be proactive in recognizing and handling uptime and performance challenges
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of GIS websites and for customers using ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Troubleshoot the system and provide root cause analysis
  • Provide rotational 24/7 on-call technical support


  • Significant, progressively responsible work experience supporting, developing and implementing Esri based Geographic Information Systems.
  • Significant experience and expertise with current ESRI ArcGIS software, specifically, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server, Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online and Python Scripting is required
  • 3+ years of experience designing, administering, and/or maintaining cloud environments, such as Azure or AWS, supporting 24×7 high-availability production environments
  • Experience hosting business mission-critical production environments with high up-time service level agreements (SLA)
  • Experience with hardware and/or software-based firewalls, load balancers, and proxy servers
  • Experience with enterprise firewalling, network security principles, and general networking best practices
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and/or other RDBMS
  • Windows Server and Active Directory
  • Excellent organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact directly with customers who do not have an IT background
  • Experience with cloud architecture and components including compute, storage, and networking, as well as scripting experience (tools, process, methods, troubleshooting) and deployment concepts, such as continuous integration
  • Current authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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GIS Developer / GIS Specialist

ROK Technologies, LLC a Charleston, SC based GIS Cloud Services and Development Company is looking for new talent to join our expanding team. The GIS Applications Developer is responsible for creating and maintaining software solutions using GIS technology to support both public and private sector clients. The candidate will be able to understand client needs and define project requirements, design and develop end solutions, execute installation, deployment, troubleshooting and maintenance, in addition to general problem resolution. The ROK Team is looking for individuals who want to innovate and mature their skills with a rapidly growing company.

If you’re specialized in this field and are looking for a challenging opportunity, we encourage you to apply.

This position will perform the following work:

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain GIS software applications and systems to support client projects and initiatives.
  • Respond to and provide technical support for software applications.
  • Provide technical leadership and consultation including analysis and troubleshooting of GIS applications.
  • Provide demonstrations and make presentations for audiences ranging from technical staff to executive management.
  • Investigate new and emerging technologies for potential to improve processes, products, or methodologies.

A candidate for this position is required to possess:

  • Significant technical experience with the Esri ArcGIS Enterprise stack, including ArcGIS Server, Portal for ArcGIS, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro.
  • Significant technical experience developing web based, JavaScript applications in the Esri ecosystem.
  • Significant technical experience working with current versions of SQL Server.
  • Familiarity with Agile project management and development methodologies.
  • Experience with all aspects of application lifecycle management.
  • Live in or near Charleston, SC

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