GIS Analyst / Data Architect (GeoBase) Job
SAIC - Scott AFB, IL

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GIS Analyst / Data Architect (GeoBase) (Job Number: 320529)


SAIC has an opening for a GIS Analyst / Data Architect to join our growing team. This position will not only be responsible for and oversee subcontract geobase personnel but also provide geospatial technical support to the U.S. Air Force with the capability to administer a Command level geobase system.

This includes but is not limited to the ability to configure and manage Oracle/ArcSDE implementations and upgrades, manage database server configurations for Windows/Oracle 10G/Arc GIS Server 10 implementations, administer GIS data stored within an Oracle database, manage data using ESRI’s ArcSDE database middleware, and distribute geospatial information via web services using ESRI’s ArcGIS Server web mapping software. This person will be responsible for working GIS and database applications over a variety of platforms and should be familiar with Solaris, flexviewer, UNIX, AIX, NT and Windows. The GIS software applications would include Arc/INFO, ArcView, ArcIMS, ArcSDE, GeoMedia Pro, Imagine, PCI/EASI and the database management systems would include (Oracle, MS Access, INFO, dBase IV), and a suite of computer languages (C, C++, Visual Basic, ASP, AML, Avenue).

This person should have the innovative ability to combine Geo-Spatial skills with database skills to create innovative web based applications and tools. Experience with the Air Force GeoBase programs would be a major benefit.

This person must have the ability to manage multiple simultaneous geo-spatial information and management tasks for a variety of DoD and commercial clients involving legacy data access, web interface development, networking and geospatial integration. This person will be accountable for financial performance of assigned tasks and be responsible for delivery orders and contracts and daily client interaction.

This person should have the ability to work with Enterprise Spatial Database (EESD) Systems, which have the ability to combine more than 500 individual GIS themes and features into a single GeoDatabase that is accessible by both ESRI and Intergraph software applications such as ArcIMS and Maximo. The EESD was constructed using a combination of Oracle (to store attribute data) and Oracle Spatial (to store spatial data). These systems have the ability to integrate with both Maximo and ArcIMS. The GeoBase Technical Specialist must be able to also attend to the network-connected GeoBase server(s) that host the geospatial data and web-mapping services. Security Plus certification is a plus.

Education: B.S. in GIS, Geography, or related computer science discipline. Required Skills: Individual must possess a broad knowledge of ESRI GIS, Oracle database applications, possess Geobase capabilities, and overall system requirements. Minimum 5 years experience with relational and spatial database systems, ArcGIS and ArcSDE required. The candidate for this position must be a self-starter with the ability to take charge of a task. Candidate must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Skills: Managerial ability to coordinate end user support for desktop and web-based solutions compliant with client communication requirements. Teaching experience or experience as a technical resource provider in a large and varied organizational context.

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Job Posting: Jan 24, 2013, 3:08:45 PM
Primary Location: United States-IL-SCOTT AFB

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Yes, 10% of the time
Schedule: Full-time

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