Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician II

  • Next Gen Cyber LLC
  • Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Apr 29, 2018
Full time Technology R&D Test and Evaluation Systems Development Knowledge Management Customer Service and Technical Support

Job Description

Duties:

Performs systems analysis, design, programming, documentation, and implementation of complex GIS applications. Develops logical and physical geo-database designs; implements geo-databases, establishes recovery plans, and monitors geo-database performance. Write programs and develop user interfaces, menus, and macro-level commands to meet user needs in addition to performing simple spatial analyses and producing reports according to customer specifications. Assist in the development of geographic information systems which may link parcel maps or orthophotos with environmental data, historic data, transportation data and health data to produce maps or quantify information about the impacts of features on parcel ownership. Conducts geographic information system (GIS) program activities, utilizing GIS hardware and software to produce maps, spatial databases and thematic data (such as wetlands, road centerlines, cadastre, and historic sites). Creates, adjusts, corrects, converts and distributes base maps and thematic data. Digitize and maintain spatial databases of WSSC information; document procedures, validate data for accuracy and completeness, complete approved metadata forms and produce maps of the resulting information. Evaluate information and data from outside sources to determine the quality of the data. Provide geographic location coordinates from the GIS to facilitate spatial analysis and data manipulation, calculate distances and area of features and interpret legal descriptions and certify changes in boundary lines. Act as a “consultant” to internal customers during their use, development and quality assessment of spatial databases. 
 
Education:

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Geography, GIS Technology, Cartography, Computer Science, or related field with at least 9 credit hours in courses specifically related to GIS operation/management. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Geography, GIS Technology, Cartography, Computer Science, or related field with at least 9 undergraduate credit hours in courses specifically related to GIS operation/management is preferred. 
 
Experience:

A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in GIS, cartography, CADD, or a related field. 
 

EEO Statement:
Next Gen Cyber LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.