Job Detail

Organization: WaterSuite
Title: Spatial Data Manager
Location: Braintree, MA

Posted: 2021-04-23
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

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WaterSuite is a cloud based geospatial platform housing a large and growing inventory of spatial data layers of all types and sizes from numerous sources. WaterSuite is a unique and valuable resource for the drinking water community, supporting source water protection and online monitoring efforts, and is in use by many clients, including drinking water utilities, municipalities and states.

Spatial Data Manager performs a key role in the operations of WaterSuite by owning and maintaining the spatial data model, overseeing and executing spatial data processes as well as working with other team members to evolve the data model and processes to address emerging needs.

Owns the spatial data model (conceptual level down to attribute level) and ensures compliance
Owns the spatial data processes and ensures timely and orderly execution
Spatial data processes include periodic layer updates with change tracking for hundreds of layers
Keeps documentation on spatial data model and processes current
Curates newly requested spatial data layers
Works with team members to extend or modify the spatial data model
Works with team members to build new processes or improve existing ones
Advises application development team on spatial functionality
Responds to ad-hoc spatial data or analysis requests
Trains other team members on spatial data model and processes as needed
Participates in agile teams, collects/reviews user stories, extracts requirements, creates/curates tickets
Prepare/participate/present in company events, workshops, conferences or other venues

Required Skills/Experience:
Keen attention to detail
Experience working with spatial data at scale
Experience working with large databases
Experience with PostgreSQL, PostGIS, SQL
Understanding of GIS and spatial concepts, tools, processes
Understanding of basic relational database concepts
Able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Collaborative problem solver
Critical thinking to evaluate alternative solutions

Preferred Skills:
Familiarity with drinking water concepts, hydrology, watershed science or similar
Degree in computer science, geography, environmental science or relevant field
Programming skills in python, R, JavaScript or similar
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Remote initially then Braintree, MA (at exit off Route 93)

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