Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Job at Buncombe County

Job Title Computer Programmer Analyst II (GIS Analyst)
Agency Planning
Temporary No
Grade 72
Salary Range $41,240 - $45,587
Job Location Planning / GIS
Closing Date 8/20/2008
Job Details

Responsible for the implementation, development and maintenance of geographic information systems (GIS) projects and databases within an enterprise environment. An employee in this class is responsible for performing data quality assurance for GIS databases, automated application development, and provide technical assistance to both internal and external customers who use GIS technology. Work may also involve occasional presentations to users and upper management.

Examples of Work
Work will initially involve migration of legacy GIS-related data and applications data to an RDBMS and web application (.NET) environment. The employee consults with county departments to provide transparent electronic access to GIS related databases, and works closely with county I.T. software developers, network analysts, and outside consultants (as needed). They ensure automated flow to data between GIS and non-GIS databases. They must be able to assist with design and deployment of future GIS applications in such a manner that they can be integrated with enterprise GIS and non-GIS databases. They must demonstrate tact and courtesy in working with all levels of users and handle data requests requiring multiple data formats. They must have the ability to obtain relevant information from appropriate technical references, and perform work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of the capabilities, limitations, design and quality of GIS data within enterprise geographic information systems applications. Strong experience in spatial technologies such as ARCGIS with ARCOBJECTS, ARCIMS, ARCSDE, ARCPAD APIs and GEODATABASE highly desirable.

Minimum Education and Experience
Graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in computer science, cartography, geography, related field and two years of experience or an equivalent combination of experience and training. Skills in UML, Microsoft's .NET, Python, MICROSOFT's Visual Basic, ARCOBJECTS, AND ARCGIS SERVER highly desirable. Experience with local government highly desirable.