Title: Geospatial Specialist
Location: Dyess AFB, TX
Woolpert, Inc. seeks Geospatial Specialist/Installation GeoBase Analyst to work onsite at Dyess AFB, TX. The Dyess AFB GeoBase analyst will work with the Air Force Civil Engineer Command (AFCEC) Enterprise GIS team and with Dyesss designated GIO to focus on managing and developing the local GeoBase platform. The installation analyst will be expected to input/update base maps and oversee system/software upgrades in coordination with HQ level GeoBase leadership. Additionally, the Dyess AFB GeoBase Analyst will work with military enlisted EAs to input geospatial data and maintain properly layered AutoCad maps depicting installation and missile field facilities, real estate boundaries and control points, utilities, topography, airfield obstructions and data.
Job responsibilities will include the following:
Works closely with end users to identify GIS requirements, technical issues and training needs; analyzes current business processes and recommends best practice solutions; constructs information technology definitions based on identified needs of the installation.
Manage the installation node of the Air Force Civil Engineering enterprise GIS system, and execute the technical directives of the Air Force GeoBase program.
Create and maintain Air Force Civil Engineering GIS data in an enterprise environment, managing a versioned, multi-user geodatabase; performing data QA/QC and ensuring compliance with Air Force and Department of Defense geospatial data standards.
Performs complex cadastral and GIS data maintenance, manipulation, analysis, extraction and generation assignments; performs data research, investigation and verification; creates and maintains files of digital pictures of streets and street problems for department use; codes and digitizes maps and geographical feature data into various layers; prepares projects and data for archival storage; performs record keeping and inventory; documents and files data sources and map files for future reference; responds to requests from the public for mapping data; responds to emergency mapping and information requests.
Prepares, plans, produces, maintains and updates a variety of maps, drawings, plans and other graphic representations displaying layers and attribute data from databases, using cartographic techniques to represent spatial data; develops and maintains data layers, using GIS tools, CAD tools and relational databases; performs detailed spatial analysis including notifications, buffering, and zone consolidation; manipulates images for electronic mapping; enters attribute data pertaining to specific features into a relational database; incorporates maps, charts, data files, spreadsheet data, documentation and text into reports.
Analyzes requests for a variety of new applications, programs and modifications to existing GIS programs; analyzes and documents user work processes and systems functionality requirements; analyzes current GIS system functions, procedures and capabilities to determine if improved methods are possible; develops and presents proposals for new approaches and options to meet user needs; participates on software selection and implementation teams, including software evaluation, requirements gathering, work flow analysis and system implementation, testing and training.
Designs, implements, and tests configuration changes in packaged software such as ESRI and Oracle to meet end user business requirements.
Tests new and revised programs and interfaces to ensure accuracy and efficiency; develops and executes test plans and forwards to users for user acceptance testing; creates test scenarios; generates test data and keeps logs of test results; tests and analyzes the effectiveness and functionality of new fields and code; notifies programming staff of testing problems and required fixes; proofreads screen layouts to ensure all system requirements are met.
Analyzes, troubleshoots and resolves GIS applications problems; communicates with internal and external technical resources to resolve end user issues; provides guidance to users on methods for correcting reported problems.
Coordinates and conducts user applications training classes; develops training materials and manuals; responds to and resolves user inquiries; develops and maintains user documentation. Develop necessary extraction programs, transfer rules, update rules if necessary using SQL code. Develop standard and custom reports, as specified by business unit/user requirements. Develop standard and custom reports, as specified by business unit/user requirements.
Bachelors degree and four (4) years geospatial experience, OR Masters degree and two (2) years related experience OR six (6) years related experience in lieu of a degree.
Must possess active Secret (or higher) security clearance, or have ability to obtain Secret clearance
Extensive knowledge and experience using ESRI ArcGIS software
Must be familiar with the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE) GIS data standard
Excellent communication and consulting skills with emphasis on stakeholder engagement
Proven experience providing excellent customer service
Strong technical proficiency required, including Microsoft Office products
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment
Strong organizational, time management, attention to detail and analytical skills
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals
Experience with SDSFIE
Experience with Oracle databases
Experience with Trimble surveying equipment/GPS solutions
Previous experience with DoD Geospatial IT systems
Proficiency with server side software to include Internet Information Server (IIS), ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server