This position will work within a team of software engineers and soil scientists to develop and support the SnapPlus farm nutrient management software (http://snapplus.wisc.edu). This software uses soil science mathematical models and agronomic best practices so that Wisconsin farmers can economically plan manure and fertilizer applications for their farms, while reducing the risk of soil loss and water pollution. This software assists farms through a state of Wisconsin farm management planning process and is used by farmers, agricultural consultants, land management planners and government agency staff at the county, state, and federal levels. In addition to managing GIS data, the individual must be able or willing to learn how to write, test, and debug code. Candidates should be enthusiastic about working on all phases of software development and distribution including debugging, deployment, maintenance, documentation, and email/phone support for users.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs spatial analysis using online tools and project management techniques. Creates both mapping applications and may create data visualizations.
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Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Bachelor's Degree relevant to GIS, Computer Science or related field
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