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GIS Enterprise Application Specialist

City of Manassas

Manassas,  Virginia
GIS Developer

The City of Manassas is seeking to hire an individual to join Manassas' Enterprise GIS Group. The position provides technical and administrative assistance for the broad range of GIS programs and activities undertaken within the Information Technology Division in coordination with many other departments. Responsibilities include supporting innovative GIS solutions across desktop and the web. Additional responsibilities include developing and writing python-based workflows and documenting, maintaining, and updating spatial data and projects. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a member of a team are paramount.

The hiring range for this position is: $58,801.60 - $77,916.80.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to develop, write, and maintain Python workflows in the ESRI environments (including ArcGIS Pro).
  • Ability to work with ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro.
  • Ability to author and update print maps.
  • Ability to create and maintain new GIS data layers and geodatabases.
  • Ability to create and maintain ESRI Web Maps and Applications.
  • Ability to perform GIS analysis such as Network Analysis or Spatial Analysis.
  • Ability to query and understand data relationships across multiple SQL databases.
  • Ability to coordinate and assist GIS workflows throughout multiple departments.
  • Ability to identify GIS needs, gather requirements, and obtain feedback to improve workflows.
  • Ability to effectively work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.

Must also demonstrate:

Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to listen, communicate, and collaborate with technical experts and non-experts from a variety of departments.
Strong analytical problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and results-oriented approaches to complex problems.

Job Function:
The successful incumbent in this position will be responsible for a wide variety of GIS duties. The candidate will utilize ArcGIS 10.6.1 and ArcGIS Pro with Enterprise and File Geodatabases to:

  • Create new and update existing Python code to automate/simplify GIS processes; manage routine, repetitive tasks (e.g., routine reporting, nightly jobs, etc.); or work with large data tasks.
  • Create and maintain ESRI-based Web Maps & Applications for on-premise and/or ArcGIS Online solutions.
  • Maintain and create new GIS data layers.
  • Assist users in identifying GIS needs and brainstorming ideas to solve GIS problems.
  • Create and deploy ESRI Collector or Explorer solutions for multiple departments and end-users.
  • Prepare high quality maps and perform analysis when necessary (spatial or network analysis).
  • Maintain Versioned data.
  • Perform training and software installs as needed.

The individual selected for this role will work with departments across the City to create GIS and data-driven solutions for daily business challenges. The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a variety of teams to gather requirements and communicate to the internal customers. Overall, we are looking for an organized individual with a strong ability to multitask, manage projects, and interact with other departments and citizens when necessary.

Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field; supplemented by 2-3 years programming (Python or similar) and analysis experience in a complex information system with ESRI's GIS Software Suite; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Experience with ArcGIS Pro 2.2+ is a plus.

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