Job Detail

Organization: NYC Department of environmental Protection
Title: Senior GIS Developer
Location: Kingston, NY

Posted: 2022-11-22
Application Deadline: 2022-12-15

Position Description:

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP's water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

The Bureau of Water Supply seeks to hire a Computer Specialist (Software) II for a position with the Geographic Information System Section Core Service Division within the Watershed Protection Programs Directorate, located in Kingston, New York. The Watershed Protection Programs (WPP) Directorate is responsible for implementing a wide variety of partnership, regulatory and non-regulatory programs throughout the water supply watershed. the Geographic Information System (GIS) Section develops spatial data to support the entire Bureau of Water Supply in protecting water supply and quality. One GIS-critical application is the Watershed Lands Information System (WaLIS). WaLIS is a custom application, developed and maintained in-house, with mapping, relational database management, document management, workflow, and reporting capabilities.

Under general supervision, of the Section Chief of GIS, the Computer Specialist (Software) II, will serve as Senior GIS Developer and will support the substantial database administration needs of the centralized enterprise geodatabase version of the BWS GIS data library. This requires proficiency in migrating, loading, tuning, and maintaining the relational databases in SQL Server and ArcGIS Enterprise, as well as developing web services to make the data available to enterprise management systems. To perform such tasks effectively, the Enterprise Geodatabase Administrator must also be knowledgeable and skilled in the use of GIS software and GIS data development. Specific duties include:

• Providing ongoing programming maintenance of WaLIS software code to keep up with operating system changes, error fixes, data schema changes, and new or changing user needs.
Development environments include Visual Basic .Net, Visual C# .Net, JavaScript and Python

• Designing, developing, implementing and maintaining new and existing WaLIS datasets in SQL Server

• Developing and implementing new WaLIS workflows and new Crystal reports as needed for program support

• Developing and maintaining any required desktop, web and mobile applications related to WaLIS functionality

• Designing, developing, implementing and maintaining new and existing spatial datasets within ArcGIS Enterprise, including ArcGIS Enterprise Geodatabase, ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Portal, in collaboration with Bureau GIS staff

(This is a brief description of what you might do in this position and does not include all the duties of this position.)

Applicants should visit https://www.nyc.gov/jobs for full details and to submit their resume. JOB ID: 558128

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