Reference # 19-00420 Title GIS Systems Administrator
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 15-07-2019 --- 15-01-2020
Description
Feedback from Manager: Resumes were more GIS analyst type resumes. They are skilled at ArcGIS Desktop and performing spatial analysis. This position is more of a GIS Systems Administrator. Candidates need experience with ArcGIS Server, Portal, and the database side of the house. Successful candidates in this position would have an IT background and the knowledge of how to deploy, and maintain a GIS enterprise.

The meat and potato part of the advertisement is:
- ArcGIS Server
- ArcGIS Online
- ArcGIS Portal
- ArcGIS Enterprise
- SQL Server and Enterprise Geodatabase administration
- Installation, upgrades, and patching ArcGIS Products
- Window Server OS 2008 r2, 2012, and 2016
- SQL Server 2014, 2016

Role and Responsibilities
This position will be part of Arizona Department of Transportation's (ADOT) Information Technology Group (ITG) GIS team that is focused on supporting the Enterprise by maintaining, monitoring, and deploying GIS software and tools.
Duties for this position will be the maintenance and administration of the department's enterprise GIS systems and databases. This position will be required to perform root cause analysis and remediation in one or more applications or systems; develop, test, populate and maintain spatial datasets using established standards; support current spatial systems, identify and resolve problems with deployed systems; assist senior staff and other business units; engage with internal and external customers to understand functional requirements, and contribute to completion of functional specifications; and preform spatial analysis. Some web map and app creation will be required.
Duties will also include security administration; user and technical support for tickets; project related work; document workflow; and adhere to deadlines while working on multiple tasks.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
3 year experience in the following products (version 10.5.1 or greater)
- ArcGIS Desktop
- ArcGIS Server
- ArcGIS Online
- ArcGIS Portal
- ArcGIS Enterprise
- SQL Server and Enterprise Geodatabase administration
- Installation, upgrades, and patching ArcGIS Products
- Window Server OS 2008 r2, 2012, and 2016
- SQL Server 2014, 2016
- GIS Data entry, editing, and map creation
- Creation of Web Maps and Apps
Functional Responsibilities:
- Administers the departments ArcGIS Enterprise and enterprise geodatabases
- Software, and hardware installations and troubleshooting
- Deploys and configures ArcGIS products into the departments enterprise
- Assist the GIS Architect in developing proof of concepts and
- Developing and/or updating architecture documents, ETL documents, and security plans
- Develops simple scripts, and uses existing scripts in python.
- Assists in establishing best practices to be followed by Data Conversion staff.
- Maintains and loads GIS datasets in enterprise databases
- Creates Metadata for datasets when needed
- Uses ArcGIS to produce maps and automate procedures.
- Maintains, creates, and updates GIS documentation, Architecture diagrams, and security plans
- Ability to take and complete work on service desk tickets
Bachelors in Geography or GIS or Computer Science or equivalent amount of experience
Preferred Skills
3 years or more experience in the following software:
- Esri Roads and Highways LRS
- Roadway Characteristic Editor (RCE) web application
- Automation tools
3-5 years or more experience in the following software:
- ArcGIS Enterprise
- Enterprise Geodatabase
- Portal for ArcGIS
- FME Software
- Python Scripting
Strong Customer Service Skills
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations
Ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly
Ability to develop and write technical documentation
Ability to evaluate and test emerging technologies
Ability to apply creative solutions to business probl