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Organization: The Ohio State University
Title: GIS Developer
Location: Columbus, OH

Posted: 2022-09-06
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With Facilities Information and Technology Services (FITS), you join a team that prioritizes innovation in every facet of our work. We are constantly searching for ways to use various facilities and geospatial data and systems to help Ohio State make better decisions more quickly. This requires our team to stay curious by constantly pursuing new knowledge. Skill development is not just expected, it’s required, and we support this by investing the necessary budget to get you the training you need. As a high performing team, every member takes complete ownership of their function while collaborating closely with each other and our customers. We do all this in an environment that cares about each other by showing appreciation and having a lot of fun along the way.

Under the direction of the Enterprise GIS Manager, the GIS Developer will apply their thorough knowledge of the ArcGIS suite of products and their programming skills to assist with the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and management of geospatial applications through concept, design, and implementation phases. This includes the development and maintenance of AGOL and internally hosted applications, from simple data collection tools to complex data aggregation and analysis web-based applications. Actively involved with reviewing and testing software components, add-ons and applications.

The GIS Developer will ensure the GIS environment is operating effectively through the control and maintenance of back-end operation tasks and utilizing ArcGIS Monitor. They are responsible for software configuration and troubleshooting.

The GIS Developer serves as a technical resources and support to all GIS initiatives. Keeps up with current and future technologies and advises on how to improve our services and technology. Advocates and implements data integrations across the university environment. Supports efforts to improve the use of 3D models and floorplans in the GIS environment along with utilizing imagery and AI to improve our data maintenance processes. Provides oversight of third-party support, development of policies and procedures, and management of data resources. Writes and maintains documentation explaining software function and user guides explaining software utilization. Advises management on software development schedules and costs, project implementation, and system capabilities. Collaborates with other GIS and FITS staff as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.

*Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, or other relevant fields and two years of work-related experience or completion of advanced GIS courses
*Highly skilled in ArcGIS suite of products (10X), ArcGIS Pro 3x and especially in administering ArcSDE and ArcGIS Enterprise
*Advanced ability to manage, maintain, and troubleshoot GIS software systems
*Extensive experience supporting versioning, replication and sync processes
*Proficient in Python scripting and ESRI web map APIs
*Familiarity with ESRI Web AppBuilder and Experience Builder
*Proficient with Arcade
*Proficient in developing SQL queries
*Proficient in administering ArcGIS Online and Portal in addition to managing distributed collaborations
*Advanced understanding of web map services, proxy services, and cached credentials.
*Advanced level skills creating GUIs and client productivity tools
*Experience designing responsive and intuitive user interfaces for mobile, desktop, and web systems
*Advanced experience with daily system maintenance including administering SDE connections, software licenses, and website updates
*Experience integrating GIS with existing non-GIS in-house or 3rd party business systems
*Experience with data transformation technologies
*Ability to assimilate new programming languages and technologies
*Proficient in writing technical documentation
*Effective time management and organizational skills
*Ability to work independently and part of a team

*5+ years’ experience in GIS programming and application development
*Experience with AutoCAD, Revit and other Autodesk products
*Experience with JavaScript, HTML, C#, .NET, SOAP, REST
*Experience with FME
*Experience with Splunk
*Experience with ArcGIS Indoors and ArcGIS Urban
*Experience with Monitor for ArcGIS
*Experience using Data Interoperability to create various data source connections and transforms
*Knowledge of network modeling, linear referencing, and dynamic segmentation in ArcGIS
*Concepts associated with university management such as planning, engineering, utility networks, parks and recreations, public safety, zoning, etc
*Experience with open-source web technologies for GIS mapping applications

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