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Organization: Jones Edmunds
Title: GIS Database Administrator
Location: Tampa, Florida
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-03-02

Position Description:

Please apply online: http://www.jonesedmunds.com/careers/

Jones Edmunds, one of ENR's top 500 design firms, has an exciting opportunity for a GIS Database Administrator in one of our Florida offices. Our GIS and asset management group is expanding and we have an immediate need for a full time candidate to join our team. The ideal candidate will have strong critical thinking, organizational, and technical skills and will have experience designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining Cityworks AMS or other asset management software. Knowledge of, or experience in the public works, utilities, or municipal government sector is a plus.

The GIS Database Administrator is proficient in database development, management and reporting. The GIS Database Administrator will use geographic information system applications to perform billable services to satisfy client needs. The GIS Database Administrator will design and develops complex GIS database models and templates; write, edit, install, and verify programs, and edits programs for accessing, maintaining, linking, and populating databases; develops and presents GIS system and cartographic mapping elements; integrates GIS elements with other technology for marketing and web-based communication; responds to difficult inquiries from end-users regarding GIS requirements; transposes complex data from records maps, CAD drawings, county land-base maps, demographic models, economic resources, and other source documents into GIS and/or related database; and develops, maintains, and implements policies and procedures that ensure the accuracy of GIS information is maintained.


Technical Responsibility

•Plan, design and develop complex GIS database models and templates.
•Successfully implement, maintain, and support internal and external databases.
•Acquire, develop, build, and update relational databases.
•Plan, design, develop, and implement complex GIS applications software for the system users and operators.
•Provide expert advice on issues related to spatial data analysis.
•Use appropriate software development methodologies in planning and implementing work products, including work on web development, SQL Server, and ArcGIS for server.
•Write, edit, install, and verify programs for debug and edit programs for accessing, maintaining, linking, and populating databases.
•Develop and present GIS system and cartographic mapping elements.
•Respond to difficult inquiries from end-users regarding GIS requirements.
•Support needs assessments and provide recommendations.
•Attention to details and experience with QA/QC and data analysis.
•Maintain metadata and develop standards and best practices to support systems and data.
•Prepare technical documentation of project requirements, procedures, execution, and implementation plans.
•Excellent analytical /problem-solving skills.
•Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
•Implement and manage ArcGIS for server or other asset management systems.
•Install, configure, and design reports using SQL Server Reporting Services.
•Ability to design, interpret, and implement data model functionality.
•Communicate GIS technologies and asset management system capability to internal and external clients.
•Work with Project Managers and team members to maximize profitability while maintaining a high level of quality.
•Manage and analyze complex datasets.
•Translate application of GIS spatial analysis to practical real-world situations for clients.
•Provide technical mentoring and training to clients and co-workers.
•Maintain and implement policies and procedures that ensure the accuracy of GIS information is maintained.
•Prepare concise and correct written correspondence.
•Work independently or as part of a team to perform technical activities consistent with project plans within project scope and budget.
•Track progress on project tasks relative to scope, deliverables, schedule, and budget.
•Provide consultative value to clients.

Quality Program Responsibility

•Provide quality control review of work product on projects to ensure they meet Company, industry, and client standards and expectations in accordance with Jones Edmunds Quality Program.
•Responsible for the quality of work submitted. Review work before submitting it to the next review level.
•Adhere to project deadlines and keep the Project Manager informed of any difficulties encountered on assignments.
•Complete peer reviews of work in a thorough and timely manner to ensure the quality and service our clients receive.
•Review the work that was completed under his/her direction.
•Submit work for quality control review on time and in a complete format.

Management Responsibility

•May act as Task Manager.

Marketing Responsibility

•Participate in developing technical papers and presentations.
•Assist in developing client proposals for projects to ensure a complete scope that meets Company, industry, and client standards and expectations.
•Interact directly with clients on technical issues.
•Present a professional and positive image of Jones Edmunds.


Education: BS/BA in Geography, Planning, Computer Science, Engineering, GIS, Geology, or closely related field.

Experience: 6+ years of using Esri ArcGIS / ArcServer software or other enabling technologies, current Windows OS, and web-enabling technologies or related experience

Other: Experience working with RDBMSs, Demonstrated competency with GIS software applications

Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable MVR


Must have knowledge of computer hardware and Company-specified application software and a thorough knowledge of database administration, cartographic principles and spatial analysis. Must have the ability to identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Must also possess the skills required to positively and productively interact with the client and internal staff.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/AA/DFWP

Jones Edmunds & Associates will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.

As a condition of employment with Jones Edmunds & Associates any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle report.