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Organization: Quantum Spatial
Title: Aquatic Data Distribution Specialist
Location: Lakewood, CO
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-07-13

Position Description:

Quantum Spatial is seeking an Aquatic Data Distribution Specialist (database management specialist) to work directly with its federal government client in Lakewood, CO. The position will focus on implementing a new data model and maintaining an enterprise-wide Aquatics data management solution. The incumbent will conduct data loading (using automation scripts and export/transform/load routines) from an external Aquatics data management system to the client’s system, manage geospatial data, develop and implement scripts, update documentation, participate in the review and design of the final technical solution, and train others in accessing and using the Aquatics database.

• Study, understand, and implement recommendations for Aquatic data management, data migration, and geoprocessing and automation scripts
• Maintain the hosted portion of the Aquatics data solution
• Coordinate hardware/architecture needs with EGIS staff
• Create, manage, and update existing data management tools using FME, Python, and/or SQL scripts
• Coordinate with client and academic partners on maintaining data collection, migration, and reporting solutions
• Manage and administer databases, including access privileges and indexes
• Ensure that data are documented consistent with client policy, including metadata
• Ensure that any spatial data or databases follow client spatial data standard operating procedures (SOPs)
• Conduct if needed, trainings on how to access Aquatics data in the newly implemented environment
• Create and manage additional data automation scripts as warranted by the Aquatics program
• Ensure that documentation of Aquatics data solution is current, including any tools, databases, services, or mobile applications
• Participate in Aquatics or EGIS calls as warranted
• Communicate with the Aquatics team any maintenance, down time, or data accessibility issues
• Assist with the management of data stored in various data management systems such as Geoportal Server, Microsoft Access data bases, SDE databases, file geodatabases, file storage servers, etc.
• Generate geospatial data, databases, analysis, maps, services and applications
• Explore, evaluate, or configure additional tools that may benefit the Aquatics data management solution, including Collector or Survey123 applications

• Professional experience of greater than 4 years with Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop software.
• Professional experience of greater than 2 years working in a multi-user, enterprise Geodatabase environment using Esri’s ArcSDE software.
• Professional knowledge or experience of greater than 2 years with automation development using Python, FME, or R
• Professional experience creating tools to automate geospatial analysis, perform data QAQC, and generally create efficiencies through tools and automation
• Professional knowledge of technical problem-solving skills related to Geospatial Software.
• Professional knowledge in applying geospatial technologies to address natural resource and/or land management business requirements
• Ability to communicate technical information effectively to lay persons and geospatial technical experts alike
• Experience in developing written technical documentation (e.g., metadata, workflow diagrams, white papers, etc.)
• Ability to work with projects of varying timelines, from yearlong implementation schedules, to products with quick turnaround production within hours.

Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated knowledge using SQL Server in conjunction with Enterprise Geospatial database
• 1 year experience using ArcGIS Desktop10.3 or higher

How to Apply

Please upload a letter of interest, resume with professional references in one (1) PDF via online application process:


No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.

Quantum Spatial is a proud and committed Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.