Posting Summary: The University of Virginia seeks a Geospatial Developer to support enterprise level geospatial development. This is an opportunity to work on an exciting 3d development project on campus infrastructure and also in responsive design. The Geospatial Developer supports Facilities Management goal of providing consistent, cost effective, efficient, reliable, and sustainable geospatial systems in support of the University's mission. This position develops geospatial solutions to support customers throughout the University. This position will leverage advanced programming skills to provide design, development, implementation, maintenance and management of geospatial applications through concept, design, and implementation phases. Performs maintenance of back-end operation tasks to ensure currency and optimal performance of the database. Identifies areas of opportunity for workflow improvement, operational efficiency and spatial database improvements. The position supports both desktop and mobile applications. The Geospatial Developer works closely with the Geospatial Project Manager on the strategic direction of geospatial solutions as well as with others on the GES cross-functional teams and projects in support of integrated geospatial solutions. The Geospatial Developer will also have many project management related tasks.
A bachelors degree is required along with significant coursework in GIS, geography, computer science, engineering or related fields or Formal training in GIS, programming, and relational databases.
Experience with GIS in a higher education setting is preferred. A PMP OR GISP is also preferred.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.eduand search on Posting Number 0623247.Complete an application, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. If you have any questions please contact Chris Black at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.The University of Virginia values diversity in all of its complexity and richness. We are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree with: 1. Significant coursework in GIS, geography, computer science, engineering or related fields. 2. Formal training in GIS, programming, and relational databases.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Extensive - 7 years plus
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience with GIS in a Higher Education setting
Preferred License or Certification: PMP, GISP
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Demonstrated ability to apply strategic thinking and problem solving 2. Knowledge of best practices in designing responsive and intuitive user interfaces for mobile and desktop solutions. 3. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others to assess needs and compile system requirements. 4. Ability to accurately interpret maps 5. Knowledge of GIS standards and principles. 6. Knowledge of project management principles and practices. 7. Ability to troubleshoot a wide variety of technical issues. 8. Demonstrated self-organization and time management skills. 9. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 10. Demonstration of progressive leadership abilities 11. Ability to adapt to changing work requirements and priorities
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of IWMS, Space Management systems, GPS devices
Required Computer Applications: ESRI ArcGIS suite of products Microsoft Access Microsoft Excel
Preferred Computer Applications: FM:Interact, Autodesk, Revit or other Building Information Modeling tools, Asset Works AIM.
Internal Number: 353_84561
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.