Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration, and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.


Michael Baker International is a national leader in technology solutions supporting clients in local, state, and national government to solve complex problems with advanced technologies for the 21st century. DATAMARK, our Public Safety GIS team, consists of a skilled group of subject matter experts in Public Safety and GIS whose mission is to provide the necessary education, fact-finding, and solutions to ease the transition to and develop workflows for NG9-1-1. DATAMARK is the go-to authority on GIS data for NG9-1-1. Its data-forward, full-service but configurable NG9-1-1 solutions provide the highest levels of Public Safety GIS data completeness and accuracy. Formed in early 2018, the DATAMARK team has quickly grown to be the only provider nationwide of SaaS solutions for public safety GIS for NG9-1-1


Michael Baker International is seeking a GIS/Front-End Developer to join our Public Safety team. This is an opportunity to work within a dynamic and growing industry, and with one of the leading NG9-1-1 GIS solutions and services firms. We are building a technical-minded and collaborative team of people who desire being part of a dynamic unit delivering Public Safety solutions for local governments.

The GIS/Front-End Developer will be responsible for the administration and development of our DATAMARK Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. DATAMARK designs and builds cloud-native applications that provide mapping and analysis functions to meet the needs of our clients within the 9-1-1 and Public Safety markets.

Essential Job Functions

The GIS/Front-End Developer designs, develops, enhances, debugs, and implements GIS applications and troubleshoots production problems related to software applications. The successful candidate will implement change requests and resolve defects as defined in release plans; research, test, build, and coordinate the conversion and/or integration of new products . They will address problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms; consult with project teams and end users to identify application requirements ; assist in performing feasibility analysis on potential future projects.

Other duties involve:

  • Develop modern web applications that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models.
  • Contribute to the development of large-scale web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members within an agile software development.
  • Leverage web-based languages, cloud technologies, Python and Geospatial libraries to create streamlined custom web tools.
  • Automate geoprocessing workflows using existing software applications or scripting languages such as Python.
  • Work with large scale enterprise databases to develop optimized SQL queries and stored procedures.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or relevant field
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in programming and exposure to cloud-based deployments
  • Strong development skills using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, TypeScript, and Python.
  • Knowledge of data analysis, data preparation, data automation, and software development concepts
  • Knowledge of databases and data warehouse structures
  • Knowledge of GIS and Mapping systems, including Esri technologies
  • Soft skills: problem solver, results/task-oriented, proactive, self-starter
  • Presentation skills: clear and fluent communicator, ability to discuss project issues/topics with users of different technical proficiencies, ability to present status orally and written, ability to present demos/POCs
  • Multi-tasking: ability to work on several projects at the same time and well as provide development and production support
Desired qualifications:

  • Strong front-end and back-end web application development skills.
  • Experience in React and ExtJS
  • Experience writing automated unit and integration tests
  • Experience with Cloud Services (AWS, GCP, Azure)

The successful candidate will have the ability to work remotely.


The salary range for this position is $85,000-115,000. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

United States citizen or legally able to work in the U.S. (Required)


Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting has been partnering with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, security management, systems integration and intelligence solutions. Our clients include federal, state, and municipal governments; foreign allied governments; and a wide range of private development and other commercial partners.


When Michael Baker Jr. first established his engineering firm in 1940, he envisioned a company that would serve as a property surveyor or designer of roads, bridges, buildings and sewage systems, and also as a trusted, long-term partner with local communities and distant nations. His employees strove to transform communities, companies, states and even nations, adopting dual roles as both caring neighbors and innovative nation builders. Baker instilled in his employees the drive to deliver improved quality of life and the desire to make a difference.


Baker built a lasting legacy that today forms the foundation on which we continue to serve and grow. Today, we continue to leverage our collective expertise and experience to make the communities we serve better. We strive to make them safer, more accessible, more environmentally sustainable and more livable. We facilitate their transformation supported by differentiating innovation, technologies and dedicated employees. We are change agents, leading our partners around the world into the future.


Our greatest differentiator, though, is our employees who demonstrate a world-class ability to solve complex problems. That’s why we engage our people, educate and train them, develop their careers, and invest in their futures. We give them opportunities around the world to exercise and expand their skills and expertise. We reward innovation and collaboration that lead to the best solutions for our clients. As a company, We Make a Difference.


To most effectively serve our clients, Michael Baker International is organized into three distinct business units: Engineering & Consulting; Sallyport Global Holdings; and SC3, which are described below.




The Engineering, Planning and Consulting business unit encompasses the complete life-cycle of planning, environmental assessment, engineering design, construction management, and facilities maintenance for projects in more than 38 countries on five continents. We provide a full continuum of solutions for a broad range of markets, including highways, bridges, airports, rail and mass transit systems, domestic and overseas government and commercial facilities, water and wastewater infrastructure, energy infrastructure and urban planning and development.


Professional Services – As part of Engineering, Planning and Consulting, this business unit provides high-value, differentiated engineering and professional services around the globe, including specialized construction services, cost management support and engineering support.