Classified Title: Programmer Analyst Working Title: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 7.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 45-MD:JH at Keswick Department name: 10001609-Systems Support Personnel area: University Administration
The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst reports to the Manager of Information Systems and is responsible for creating, maintaining, and administering GIS applications for Johns Hopkins Facilities and Real Estate (JHFRE). The position will adhere to industry standards, using both commercial off-the-shelf and custom solutions, implementing the latest GIS web and mobile programming technologies and frameworks to deploy geospatial applications. The applications’ functionality could include, but is not limited to, allowing GIS and non-GIS users the ability to view, edit, and/or perform minor analyses of geospatial and tabular data on mobile and desktop devices. The ideal candidate will also understand the basic principles of Geographic Information System support and contribute to the team’s efforts to create and manage spatial and tabular datasets within an ESRI geodatabase. The position will collaborate with the Manager of Information Systems and other Johns Hopkins Facilities & Real Estate staff to understand the needs of the various applications and deploy GIS applications.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in geo-data repository data evaluations, metadata creation/updates, data loading, and troubleshooting as needed.
Develop, implement, and refine commercial off-the-shelf and custom GIS applications, user interfaces, and web services.
Perform quality control checks of spatial data, web maps, and geo-based applications.
Prepare written documentation of all GIS applications and participate in cross-training/knowledge sharing with IT/GIS staff.
Assist in the development, publishing, and maintenance ESRI web services as part of the ArcGIS Enterprise solution.
Develop scripts and routines to automate workflow processes.
Provide support for real-time mapping applications.
Monitor the landscape of GIS data management plans and design support services to respond to these requirements.
Develop and maintain awareness of application-centered strategies and technologies across Ivy-plus universities and attend relevant conferences and workshops for his/her continuing professional development.
Conduct informal and formal service- and resource- needs’ assessments of assigned departments in an interactive, ongoing fashion, and communicate these needs via committees and various channels.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, geography, engineering, or related discipline with a background in geospatial data, with at least one years related experience.
Two or more years of experience preferred.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience with GIS mapping platforms, including ESRI, Geocortex, etc.
Experience working with 3D data, software, and applications that serve out this data.
Knowledge of web and mobile architectures and technologies.
Strong understanding of responsive design principles and approaches.
Understanding of Web Standards, Accessibility, and Semantic markup.
Knowledge of geospatial concepts and data types.
Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills, attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong organizational, project/process management, and application development skills.
Interest in learning, using, and demonstrating software systems/technologies.
Ability to effectively collaborate and build consensus with a diverse group.
Excellent technical communication and documentation skills.
Ability to work well independently and as a team member.
Familiarity with ESRI’s ArcGIS desktop and web solutions including Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS.
Experienced with geodatabase system tables and relationships, SDE stored procedures, triggers and user defined functions.
Experience with building ETL routines with FME or other scripting environments.
Knowledge of Maximo and/or Archibus applications as well as their database schemas.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
Ability to operate a computer and other equipment on a frequent basis.
Ability to frequently communicate with coworkers.
Ability to move about.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned
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