BAE Systems Senior GIS Data Manager in Hungington Cambs, United Kingdom

Job Description

BAE Systems has an immediate need for a GIS Data Manager supporting NGA's Source Foundation Group (SFG). The GIS Data Managers role will be to support the Analysis Directorate and Source Foundation Group Teams in AFRICOM and EUCOM. The GIS Data Manager will be responsible for managing and providing access to geospatial data for both internal and external NGA customers. They work with cartographers and ESRI technologies to implement and maintain geographic visualization standards.

The GIS Data manager will:

  • Maintain and update the Enterprise GIS database of commodity, vector, and raster data needed by Geospatial Analysts at the EUCOM and AFRICOM NGA Support Team (NSTs).

  • Proactively search for and acquire data, build metadata, and load the data into the enterprise geodatabase.

  • Monitor the GIS libraries at NGA and attempt to keep distributed GIS database holdings mirrored.

  • Write, troubleshoot, and schedule (in the case where data sources are regularly updated) scripts, which download the newer copies of the data, perform any necessary modifications, and load the data into the enterprise geodatabase.

  • Monitor and takes steps to improve performance of the Enterprise Geodatabase, and ensuring Geospatial Analysts have timely access.

  • Build, publish, modify, optimize, and monitor map services; serving out data both created and required by customers.

  • Enable web-based feature editing via feature services and the IC GIS Portal. The GIS Data Manager will support services ingested by Google Earth, Map of the World, ArcGIS Desktop, and ESRI's Portal technology as required.

  • Continually update Enterprise GIS database of commodity vector and raster data.

  • Updated, mirrored GIS database holdings, as appropriate.

  • Updated and scheduled scripts to perform automated updates for GIS database holdings.

  • Continually improve the Enterprise database

  • New, updated, monitored map services as required by the customer

  • Enabled web-based feature services on EGIS, IC GIS Portal, Google Earth, and other IC Community resources

  • New Methods to incorporate SOM, and other community data into NGA processes and reporting.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Required Skills for the GIS Data Manager are:

  • Experience supporting DOD and IC Customers

  • 11-20 years of Data Management experience

  • Demonstrated experience with Python scripting

  • Basic Server administration experience

  • Demonstrated experience with Desktop and Server GIS

  • GIS Data Management experience

  • Demonstrated experience with Oracle relational database management systems (RDBMS)

  • Demonstrated experience with REST/SOAP and XML/JSON APIs

  • Demonstrated experience using JavaScript

Preferred Skills and Education

The ideal candidate will possess a DOD 8570 Certification and have experience with SQL.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work.

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