GIS Administrator

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 12, 2017
Closes
Jun 20, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Description
Job Title: GIS Administrator
Job ID: 170237 Location: DC -Jackson Graham Bldg-8th Fl
Posting Open-Close 05/11/2017
- 06/20/2017
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Union 002
Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Description

Postion Marketing Statement:

GIS Administrator

WMATA runs a large, complex, enterprise GIS running ESRI ArcGIS Server Enterprise Advanced v10.2/Oracle 12c/Windows 2012 Server, with applications developed in ArcObjects/.net and we applications developed in Adobe Flex, Javascript and Silverlight. We are seeking a GIS Administrator experienced in ArcGIS Server administration, and Windows server administration, and Oracle database management. Ideal Skill Set includes: ArcGIS Server upgrade, license server admin, disaster recovery, server patch management. Client software deployment. Software, database, and web service troubleshooting, geodatabase synchronization and ArcGIS services administration. Familiar with ArcGIS portal implementation and administration, GeoEvent server administration is a plus.

Position/Posting Details:

All WMATA  posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off.  The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longer possible. (WMATA reserves the right to remove postings at any time without notice as business needs demand.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field with at least six (6) years of experience in a data processing environment. with experience in ESRI ArcGIS administration, configuration, etc. and Oracle database administration. Five (5) years of experience with business analysis or design or development or maintenance of large, complex enterprise GIS, GIS databases or GIS applications; 3 years task management and self-supervisory experience; Application development experience using structured methodologies.

OR, an equivalent combination of post-high school education and eight (8) years experience in a data processing environment. with experience in ESRI ArcGIS administration, configuration, etc. and Oracle database administration. Six (6) years of experience with business analysis or design or development or maintenance of large, complex enterprise GIS, GIS databases or GIS applications; 3 years task management and self-supervisory experience; Application development experience using structured methodologies.

Experience or knowledge: vendor management; resource management; feature editing on versioned ArcSDE in a .NET environment; Oracle PL/SOL - stored procedures and triggers; agile development methodologies.

Medical Group:

Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required.  The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary/Duties:

GIS System administrators implement, manage, and maintain GIS software, network infrastructure, applications and computer systems for a single-network ESRl-based system running production, failover, and test environments and versioned databases spread over multiple sites. In addition GIS System Administrators interpret, analyze, recommend and implement management information systems; develop and implement computer software application programs and systems for user departments; to interface with and develop GIS applications and services; and to perform related work as required. Work in this capacity may involve any or all of three specialties: applications system administration, database administration, and web administration.

Duties may involve any or all of three specialties: applications system administration, database administration, and web administration.

Manages ESRI products serving production feeds, administering Oracle databases, and managing GIS web services.

Develops new GIS solutions, and providing support after the product is delivered; and incorporate hardware and software solutions within the GIS architecture in order to meet the future needs of the organization.

Manages installation, configuration, upgrades, and troubleshooting of spatial system including databases, software, user applications, and hardware; Designs, manages, and monitors network, Storage Area Network (SAN), middleware, and remote systems for GIS; Expands, tests, and executes upgrades involving GIS products, web publishing strategies, and system architectures; Assures spatial system quality and security.

Tunes spatial system to ensure performance requirements are met; Develops and manages failover and recovery operations for spatial system; Designs, documents, and implements spatial system administration procedures.

Designs, implements, and maintains WMATA-wide data flow and synchronization of spatial elements; Researches, analyzes, and evaluates hardware and software products for use in the Geographic Information System.

Coordinates the implementation of spatial systems with users and operations personnel.

Develops, implements, and maintains WMATA's GIS databases; Creates custom ESRI enhanced databases utilizing Oracle 1Og running on Windows.

Manages user logins, backups, archives, SOE loading and tuning, patch management, troubleshooting, and data sharing.

Designs, develops and maintains GIS database schemas and documentation; Designs, implements and monitors database reports.

Designs, develops, and implements procedures for the administration of the GIS database; Coordinates development/maintenance of tables and views in the GIS database for custom applications and business processes.

Responsible to resolve highly complex database integrity, access and utilization issues, testing, new systems and methodologies.

Develops, implements, and maintains WMATA's GIS web services; Responsible for GIS web services design and maintenance.

Expands, tests, and executes upgrades involving web publishing strategies; Manages GIS web monitoring, web GIS security, and troubleshooting.

Manages licensing; Maintains Windows servers for GIS web data.

The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria:

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • Personal Interview
  • Skills Assessments
  • Verification of education and experience
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report

Closing:

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.  Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment.  It is not intended to replace the official job description.  Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.