Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Part-time GIS Programmer

Posted: 1/25/2019 (Employment)

The GIS Programmer supports teams across the organization who need to leverage GIS technology for their project needs. The focus is the creation of scalable and scriptable solutions that will answer pressing questions across multiple communities in the United States. The GIS Programmer will be involved in all aspects of project development, from ETL to deliverable. The common thread is the need for a geospatial solution to the problem at hand.

The GIS Programmer must be an effective communicator with other collaborators from varying backgrounds and areas of technical expertise. These include both human interest and environmental backgrounds. The position requires versatility and creative thinking in order to meet business goals. Familiarity with a diverse set of geospatial tools is a must. The GIS programmer will be particularly well versed in open source and cutting-edge solutions.

Regular activities will include the participation in brainstorm sessions, the research of appropriate solutions and the implementation of the geospatial goals of each project.

A bachelor’s degree and previous open source GIS programming experience is required. Background in QGIS, ogr2ogr, GDAL, and Python are required. Javascript is a plus. Additionally, the proven ability to work collaboratively on diverse teams needs to be demonstrated in the application package. They must work effectively on their own, as well as in a team setting with peers of varying subject area expertise. ¬†This position is part-time. Huge growth potential for correct candidate. Competitive salary.

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Location: Community Data Platforms