Full Time - $73,673.60 - $98,758.40 Annually
Category: IT and Computers
Department: Research Center
Everybody needs web developers now. But where else can you find the diversity of subject matter that Metro touches? Economics, diversity, recycling, Oregon Zoo, conventions, transportation, schools, annexations, conservation, housing... We do a lot of great things and that is what keeps us engaged and busy every day. The Senior Developer gets to help shape the way that Metro brings all the great things we do into the public view.
We are looking for someone who wants to join a small team of data professionals who delivering information to both policymakers and the public. As part of the Metro Research Center (RC), you'll help provide cutting-edge decision- and program-support, as well as data, analysis, and forecast products to Metro and non-Metro clients. The team you'll be a part of maintains and applies the Regional Land Information System (RLIS) database, and helps deliver information through applications, tools, and analysis. Our information feeds high-profile regional tasks such as setting the Urban Growth Boundary, choosing the investments and programs in the Regional Transportation Plan, helping the Parks and Nature department to manage its natural resources, and helping the Property and Environmental Services department conduct waste transfer and other operations.
We're seeking an individual who possesses a sense of civic engagement; has the ability to maintain currency with technology and trends and making recommendations to keep the team ahead of the curve; someone who enjoys teaching and/or mentoring; and an inquisitive mind.
About the position
The Geospatial Developer develops and maintains the (geospatial) processes and application suite for the Metro Research Center. This person works with the team and functional lead to deliver database/server/ client-side solutions. They will provide work within our technology stack to deliver effective, engaging, and cost-effective web solutions.
This position is classified as a Systems Analyst III, and reports directly to the Enterprise Services Manager within Metro's Research Center.
Metro hires a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all our employees can thrive.
1) Electronic application, 2) answers to supplemental questions, 3) a resume 4) and a cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.
Essential Job Duties
An employee in this position must be able to perform all of the essential job duties listed below with or without reasonable accommodation; however, this list is not intended to include all of the specific tasks which an employee in this position may be expected to perform.
This position is represented by AFSCME Local 3580 and is classified a Systems Analyst III (click to read the full classification). Classification descriptions are typically written broadly and do not include the specific duties and responsibilities of the positions.
A Bachelor's degree in geography, computer science, mathematics or a related field, with major course work in computer science, relational database management systems (RDBMS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and five years of progressive work experience in software/RDBMS development, data automation, or geospatial application development; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities
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Accommodation: Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in this process. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources (503) 797-1570.
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS): New employees will pay the employee portion of the PERS contribution.
Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans' preference when applying for Metro positions. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans' preference for this job, please provide qualifying documents as instructed during the application process.
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