Solutions Architect

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Oakland, CA
Added: January 17, 2024
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 Solutions Architect to join our national Digital Solutions practice. This individual will serve a key function in providing design, development of, and implementation of systems to support existing and future software applications and customized client web sites. Projects are primarily based on Esri’s ArcGIS Enterprise technologies, and therefore, knowledge of these technologies along with JavaScript, mobile, and design skills are highly desirable. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced development team that creates modern web, mobile, and desktop applications for both internal and external users. The team uses an Agile approach to software development and uses the latest technologies such as JavaScript/ES6+, React, and ArcGIS JavaScript 4.x. Many projects are full-stack and require working with the data, enterprise database, server, and front-end/UI.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and test GIS web applications using React and the ArcGIS JavaScript API;
  • Design and create intuitive user interfaces for tools, web and mobile apps, and dashboards;
  • Build slick data visualizations including map data, dashboards, and reports;
  • Work with public cloud resources such as Azure and AWS;
  • Support Langan’s mobile initiatives through responsive design and Esri’s Field apps;
  • Solve problems by creating and proposing technical solutions;
  • Stay current on the latest technologies and industry best practices;
  • Promote the GIS team throughout Langan by giving demos, presentations and training to technical and non-technical users; and
  • Perform other duties as requested.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related discipline is required (Master’s degree a plus);
  • 7+ years of experience in the development of web applications utilizing JavaScript and modern frameworks such as React;
  • Solid foundational knowledge of web technologies/concepts; HTML5, CSS, REST, ES6+, etc.;
  • Understanding of modern development tools such as version control, NodeJS/NPM, debugging, virtual environments, build systems, unit testing frameworks;
  • Experience developing responsive and mobile-ready web applications using React;
  • Experience with developing and implementing GIS applications, especially web-based with the ArcGIS JavaScript API;
  • Self-motivated learner who continually keeps up to date with new technology;
  • Experience with Esri products, 10.x or higher including ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise and Configurable Apps; UXD is a plus;
  • Other languages such as Python, C#, and QT are a plus;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Proactive and comprehensive troubleshooting and problem solving 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: $102,000- $151,000. 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 to participate 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.