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Job Description:

GIS Developer (Grant Funded)
Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement, University of Baltimore

Regular exempt grant funded position with full, competitive benefits package
Salary: $52,000 - $63,500
Open until filled, and application review begins immediately
Vacancy Number 300933

The GIS Developer will report to the Network Operations Center within the W/B HIDTA and report to the GIS program manager and Architect of the ODMAP program and be responsible for the ODMAP technical applications. This position will upgrade software development and research solutions and modify procedures to complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form desired results. Programmer will conduct research for the purpose of designing, coding, testing, debugging documenting, and maintaining ODMAP.


Duties will include:

  • Extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) of data from various data sources (both internal and external) into our analytical warehouse. This involves the use of various scripting languages such as SQL, Python & Java (and others where appropriate
  • Configuration of various analytical software that consumes our warehouse
  • Fulfilling data requests from our Investigative Support Center (ISC)
  • Creating reports using SQL Reporting Services
  • Maintaining the database integrity of our Overdose Detection Mapping Application (ODMAP) map utility
  • Supporting other applications that consume data warehouse & GIS services such as Case Explorer
  • Maintaining the tuning, indexing and performance of our existing database infrastructure
  • Maintaining and supporting the ESRI GIS platform

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Geographical Information Systems
Required Experience: Minimum 3 years' experience working ESRI GIS and Microsoft SQL Server.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to develop, configure and manage ESRI GIS Platform
  • Ability to use Web APP Builder in ESRI GIS
  • Ability to write various scripts in Python/Java
  • Ability to create and manage databases within Microsoft SQL server
  • Ability to work as a team in an Agile framework
  • Ability to interact with software development staff
  • Ability to appropriately apply W/B HIDTA Directives, as well as interpret and employ the Directives of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

** Due to the nature of the work, the incumbent must possess the ability to obtain a Secret level government clearance.

** The incumbent must be available for all emergencies, at all times. Significant or special events may occur and may include crises or high-level investigations related to terrorism or criminal activities. Additionally, events such as a computer virus situation may require the knowledge and skills of the incumbent during hours other than normal work hours.

Visit http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1374 to access our electronic application.

The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

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