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The following position reporting to Scott Michael, Manager, Research Analytics is being posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at
Refer to job number #11011.

Lead Systems Analyst Programmer - PA3IT (IU employees only)

Manages projects for UITS Research Technologies (RT) with regards to services and support for Geographical Information Systems (GIS); and develops specifications and systems to solve complex problems. Works at the highest technical levels on all phases of software and service development, including requirements definition, conceptual analysis, data modeling, design, coding, testing, documenting, conversion, evaluation, and maintenance. Provides the highest level of in-house technical support on specialized and complex geospatial applications, data management, and workflows.

Acts as a project manager in large projects and multiple smaller projects with responsibilities to direct, instruct, and verify the quality of work of other systems and consulting staff. Project management also includes feasibility studies, planning, cost analysis, resource estimation, project tracking, and evaluation.

Partners with Research Analytics manager and RT director to develop, implement, and promote extended consultation services and pursue external funding opportunities. Fosters partnerships with key academic, service, and state agencies, as well as data providers, including the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Departments of Geology and Geography, the Indiana Geological Survey, the Polis Center at IUPUI, IU Facilities Management, and Indiana Geospatial Information Council.

REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in geography, geographical information systems, or related field and five years of related experience in Geographical Information Systems support, license administration, or applications development.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Demonstrated expertise and operational knowledge of GIS. Strong service orientation including a commitment to work directly with end users and a demonstrated ability to provide effective consulting to all levels of faculty, students and administrators. Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a wide variety of users in a teaching and leadership role; and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated excellence in analytical problem solving, project management, and project organization.

Preferred: Master's degree; experience with industry standard ESRI GIS products and ArcGIS Server; experience with open source GIS tools and LIDAR data.

Other: All employees of the Research Technologies Division of UITS work in a highly collaborative environment which requires of all employees' willingness to cooperate and collaborate with colleagues and clients, openness with information, professional and respectful approaches to collaboration and contention, and compliance with university policies including IU's Intellectual Property policies. Code and documentation developed by staff in relation to or as part of their professional work activities are, unless otherwise designated in advance, considered to be the Intellectual Property of IU, per IU Intellectual Property guidelines. Code and documents are to be stored and maintained within identified shared code and document repositories, shared with other entities within IU, and disclosed to IURTC promptly. All employees are required to uphold and support IU's mission in deed and in spirit . and particularly its activities in research, education, and engagement in the State of Indiana and beyond.

Indiana University is an equal employment opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.