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Senior GIS Developer

City of Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI

Type: Full Time
Posted: 03/10/2017
Deadline to apply: 03/31/2017
Payrate: $58,462 -$81,844/yr

Job Purpose

As part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team, the GIS Developer – Senior serves as the main resource for MapMilwaukee development and support.

Job Duties

  • Administer and maintain an Enterprise ArcGIS Server environment by ensuring that the server is running properly and by working with the software vendor to ensure functionality and implementation of upgrades.
  • Write scripts or develop models to automate tasks such as building datasets or publishing data; bring data into the GIS system, using PYTHON scripting.
  • Develop applications and services for the ArcGIS Server environment and ArcGIS online, using software such as GeoCortex and ESRI App Builder.
  • Assist City departments with the implementation of ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Server applications and projects.
  • Maintain Map Milwaukee, including troubleshooting problems, assisting users and responding to questions and requests for reports.
  • Provide training and user support to City employees and citizens on Map Milwaukee to optimize efficiencies and to meet users’ needs for related data and information.
  • Work closely with customers, follow up on issues and concerns and ensure customers are informed regarding upgrades and changes; ensure management is informed regarding time, activities, status and provide reports and presentations.  
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a closely related field, including coursework in programming, geography, land engineering, automated mapping and/or GIS.
  • Two years of professional-level experience working in a GIS developer role, including the use of ESRI, Oracle software and PYTHON scripting. 
  • Valid Wisconsin Driver's License at the time of appointment and throughout employment. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of automated mapping/GIS principles and practices
  • Knowledge of GIS theory and application
  • Ability to write complex algorithms related to GIS
  • Ability to perform a variety of difficult mapping/data assignments
  • Ability to provide user support and to explain technical concepts in terms that users can apply
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software issues to ensure consistent functionality

How to Apply

Applications can be accessed by visiting www.jobaps.com/MIL.





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