• GIS Administrator

    Job Locations US-MD-Silver Spring
    ID
    2018-1267
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(11/30/2018 12:17 PM)
  • Overview

    We are seeking a highly talented GIS analyst to assist the Integrated Biosurveillance Section in the oversight and implementation of systems designed to track health events and disease outbreaks that could affect DoD assets.

    Responsibilities

    Work with and develop new GIS capabilities to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data.

     

    Make recommendations to staff from results of analyses on how to improve the management and use of GIS related products and systems.

     

    Generate surveillance maps and other cartographic products, both static and dynamic.

     

    Collaborate with data scientists who are performing advanced statistical analyses.

     

    Work with senior management to ensure project goals are established and met within an appropriate timeline.

     

    Ensure software and hardware is up-to-date using cost-effective strategies.

     

    Collaborate on presentations, posters, and publications.

     

    Perform other duties as requested.

    Qualifications

    Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Social Science, Public Health or closely related field.

     

    Demonstrated proficiency in GIS, primarily an ArcGIS Desktop environment.

     

    Demonstrated expertise in configuration of web maps and applications, namely ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS.

     

    Experience generating cartographic products.

     

    Team player who collaborates well with professionals.

     

    Demonstrated experience with SAS, R programming and use of very large databases a plus.

     

    Demonstrated experience with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS a plus.

     

    Experience with ArcGIS ModelBuilder or Python a plus.

     

    Secret-level clearance or ability to obtain one.

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