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Organization: Land IQ
Title: Geospatial Analyst/Programmer
Location: Sacramento, CA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-08-28

Position Description:

Land IQ is seeking a Geospatial Analyst/Programmer in its Sacramento, California office. Land IQ specializes in providing solutions to challenging agricultural and environmental problems throughout the western United States. Our areas of expertise include soil science, water quality and supply evaluation, agricultural systems, ecosystem restoration, land cover analysis, salinity and nutrient management, statistics, remote sensing, geospatial analysis, and regulatory policy. Land IQ helps clients develop high value, scientifically sound, proactive solutions to their complex, large-scale, land-based challenges.

The successful Geospatial Analyst/Programmer candidate will be responsible for working with our team comprised of remote sensing/geospatial experts in a range of agronomic, environmental and ecosystem disciplines. The Geospatial Analyst/Programmer will be expected to support the development of web maps and applications as well as support administering and managing GIS servers and desktops, manage internal IT and software, conduct spatial analysis, develop/document geospatial data and processes.

The applicant must also have excellent communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and perform work on-time and within budget resources. General knowledge of the natural resource/earth science field is a plus.

Office Locations: Sacramento, CA
Hiring Timeframe: Immediate
Employment Type: Full time, including benefits

Primary Responsibilities:
- Develop unique solutions to address a wide range of complex agriculture and environmental challenges.
- Utilize knowledge of hardware, software and application life cycles to deliver high quality products, tools and software enhancements in accordance with best practices.
- Work in a team environment on a wide range of projects, supporting our team of scientists, remote sensing analysts, and other science-based disciplines.
- Be organized and methodical with communication and documentation capabilities.
- Develop and refine existing applications, geospatial analysis protocols, and spatial and statistical modeling applications to help solve complex environmental and agricultural resource problems.
- Applicant must have the ability to make analysis protocols actionable through scripting and/or other programming capabilities.

Required Qualifications:
Education: B.S. required, M.S. preferred in: Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Geography, or related field.
Years of Experience: 2-5

Required Technical Capabilities:

Two years’ experience in:
- ESRI suite of software, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro and associated extensions
- Experience with Flask, JQuery, Heroku, PostgreSQL
- IT background, experience with IT infrastructure and software support
- Experience with computer programming (Python) and spatial data analysis (Raster/Vector data processing)
- Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Portal, and ArcGIS Online
- Experience with developing in ArcGIS JavaScript API environment and REST services
- Familiar with ArcGIS WebApp Builder
- Knowledge of web design
- Understanding of version control software, including git
- 1-2 years of experience in Agile Project Management Tool

Preferred Additional Qualifications:
- Spatial/statistical modeling and statistics knowledge
- Applied GIS experience within natural science/engineering fields

Professional Approach:
Positive/enthusiastic attitude, passionate about professional pursuits, strong organizational, communication and writing skills, personable, ability and desire to learn, and attention to detail, strong moral and ethical personal standards. Enthusiastic about guiding and mentoring team members to reach team and organizational goals. Team player.

Please send resume/cover letter to cgudel@landiq.com. Also visit our website for more information at www.landiq.com.