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Organization: County of Allegheny
Title: Systems Engineer/GIS
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA

Posted: 2020-01-29
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Job Posting:


Job Title: Systems Engineer/GIS

Department: Information Technology

Salary: $4,416- $5,337 per month

How to Apply: Applications are submitted online until the position is filled and/or the posting is closed. After reviewing this job announcement, please go to the link at the bottom of the page to apply online. A resume is required with the application. Further instructions on submission of documents are available in the online application. A resume may not be substituted for an application.

Minimum Requirements: A Bachelorís Degree in Computer Science, Geography, Engineering, or a related field AND Three (3) years of experience with ArcGIS, to include one (1) year of ArcGIS Pro AND two (2) years of enterprise-level data maintenance. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass a background check, which includes verification of Allegheny County Real Estate Tax status, and drug/medical examinations as required for the position.


- Maintains currency of Allegheny County Geographic Information Services (GIS) data.
- Develops and maintains enterprise GIS databases for the use in both public and internal applications.
- Assists with training County personnel in GIS skills.
- Ensures that data entered into the Allegheny County GIS systems meets standards for accuracy and correctness by developing QA/QC procedures.
- Organizes GIS datasets within the various county departments.
- Creates documentation of data related workflows.
- Maintains data dictionaries for all GIS information on a current basis.
- Performs other related duties as required or requested.

Knowledge of:
- Theory and operation of an enterprise GIS system, server architecture, database replications, and data management
- Programming with Python, ArcGIS Model Builder Arcade
- Geographic coordinate reference systems, spatial reference systems, map projections and geocentric datums
- Basic map design principles

Ability to:
- Learn new GIS technologies
- Use geographical data input methods such as version edition and geocoding
- Have working knowledge of Esri product line
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
- Interact well with the public, elected officials, and county management and staff
- Work independently


Residency: Allegheny County within 1 year.
Veterans' Preference: Will be awarded to eligible candidates.


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