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Organization: Redhorse Corporation
Title: Python Developer/GIS Professional
Location: Nationwide
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-10-16

Position Description:

Redhorse Corporation has an immediate career opportunity for a talented Python Developer/GIS Professional who will function as the Common Installation Picture (CIP) Helpdesk/Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE) Migration Specialist on a long-term engagement with the Army National Guard. The CIP Helpdesk/SDSFIE Migration Specialist will perform as part of an integrated team to develop, maintain, and report geospatial data layers depicting the built and natural environment for the Army National Guard (ARNG) to maintain Situational Awareness (SA) of real property and environmental assets. The data must be compliant with applicable Department of Defense (DoD) and Army Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) standards and specifications. The ARNG uses CIP tools (Python scripts) to validate geodatabase geometry, schema, and attribution; then output data discrepancy reports. The CIP process is flexible and scalable, enabling the integration of Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) into installation level GIS workflow and the rapid adjustment to new data requirements.
The CIP Helpdesk/SDSFIE Migration Specialist will implement a workflow for the QA/QC and aggregation of ARNG State/Territory geospatial data and metadata. The specialist will conduct reporting of CIP data, provide help desk support, update tools, support migration, and provide training.

This is a work from home/remote position.

Responsibilities include:

Aggregate CIP Data
Conduct CIP Quality reporting
Identify and recommend CIP tool modifications to include updating and optimizing existing Python scripts
Convert CIP tools created in ArcGIS 9.x to 10.x
Update CIP tools from Python 2.x to 3.x
Update Geospatial Layer and Attribute Database (GLAD) application
Conduct CIP training
Field questions, troubleshoot problems, and ensure efficient submission of CIP data
Support migration of Spatial Data Standards for the Facilities Infrastructure and the Environment (SDSFIE)
Position Requirements Minimum Basic Requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials include:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience (4 years) and 4 to 8 years of related experience.
In-depth knowledge of Python
Knowledge of GIS, geospatial production techniques, and digital data formats.
Experience with ArcGIS, MS Access, and SQL.
Experience with commercial-off-the-shelf geospatial software such as ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, MicroStation, TerraScan, ERDAS Imagine, SOCET GXP, etc.

Additional Preferred Requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials include:

Background working with military customers.
Familiarity with military structure and decision making.
Demonstrated proficiency in communicating scientific/technical/policy information.
Experience managing large datasets including imagery and LiDAR.
Demonstrated ability to create automated processes across RDBMS using Python.
Ability to work from home successfully in a team environment
Ability to prioritize work and the flexibility to change directions as the job dictates.
Position requires strong inter-personal skills, attention to detail, and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels.

Apply online at https://www.redhorsecorp.com/careers/apply/