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IT SYSTEMS TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

Sr. GIS Systems Specialist

Recruitment #19-004488-0009

Introduction

The Department of Information Technology (DoIT) was created by 2008 legislation in an effort to consolidate state agency information technology functions and policies into one department; elevating the department to one that reports directly to the Governor.

In addition to its larger statewide role, the Department of Information Technology manages Information Technology and Telecommunication services within the agency itself and provides support to state agencies, the Executive Office of the Governor, the Governor’s coordinating offices, and a variety of independent agencies within the Executive Branch.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Dept. of Information Technology (DoIT)

100 Community Place

Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Information Technology (DoIT) provides vital technology solutions that allow the Executive Branch, State Agencies and Coordinating Offices to provide Marylanders with services that enable them to live and work more safely, efficiently and productively.

This position is located within the Geospatial Services Team, a team responsible for improving government efficiencies, reducing government costs and lowering risk to the Executive Branch, State Agencies and Coordinating Offices, through collective investment in and through effective application of geospatial data and systems and reaching beyond government by making data publicly available to the fullest extent possible in consideration of privacy and security.

This position is responsible for the maintenance and operations of the GIS shared services platform, MD iMAP and to include oversight and resource coordination of GIS utilization by agencies. To ensure geospatial systems policies, procedures and standards are being applied and followed. This position interacts with agencies, seeks opportunities for collaboration with MD iMAP and leads system integration efforts. The responsibilities of this position include documentation of system requirements in a format that can be conveyed to the systems engineers for implementation within the MD iMAP platform. This position is responsible for solutions development and implementation and monitoring of delivered solutions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems or other information technology-related field to include coursework in application, communication, database or operating systems software technology.

Experience: Three years of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining application, communication, database or operating systems software.

Notes:

1. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and thirty credit hours from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Management Information Systems or other information technology-related field to include coursework in application, communication, database or operating systems software technology may be substituted for the required education.

 2. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and one additional year of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining application, communication, database or operating systems software may be substituted for the required education.

 3. Experience operating computer systems; or scheduling, controlling input and output to process data on computer systems; or evaluating, implementing and maintaining computer hardware and software; or converting data from project specifications by developing program code using generally accepted computer programming languages may be substituted for high school education on a year- for-year basis.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Computer Systems Operations classifications or Computer Systems Operations specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Desired Qualifications:

Three (3) years experience installing and maintaining an Esri ArcGIS Enterprise/Server environment version 10.5 or greater; system administration, troubleshooting, compliance management, etc.

Two (2) years experience using GIS related programming languages (e.g. Python, JavaScript, HTML5, etc.)

Two (2) years experience using GIS related ETL tools (e.g. Safe Software FME)

Familiarity with open source geospatial products (e.g. QGIS, PostgreSQL). 

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. 

 

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.

 

Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible list for at least one year).

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

 

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application. 

 

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

 

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service needs to be provided before hire. 

 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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