New Job Programmer Analyst Ii - Gis In Saskatchewan

Programmer Analyst II - GIS
Programmer Analyst II - GIS

Programmer Analyst II - GIS

Company : City of Regina
Salary : $31.69–$39.73 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Openings : Up to 2
Type of Posting: Internal & External
Location Name : City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA
Date Posted : August 9, 2023
Closing Date: August 23, 2023
Profession : Information Technology
Experience Level(s) : Mid-Level
Desired Employment Status : Permanent
Education Level(s) : U niversity degree in Computer Science or other related discipline or completion of a two (2) year diploma/certificate in Computer Information Systems
Job ID : 1640

The Geospatial environment at the City is dynamic and continually changing and evolving to handle the City’s business needs. We are seeking a candidate who is open and ready to embrace and adapt to change. This position is responsible for the support, development, implementation, and documentation of geospatial solutions across multiple lines of business.

This is an intermediate technical position that, through assignments of medium complexity, contributes to the delivery of new business solutions and to the maintenance, enhancement, and support of existing ones. This position requires strong problem-solving skillset to tackle complex GIS programming challenges when designing and implementing GIS solutions.

This position reports to the Coordinator Geospatial Technical Services. The position will be working with other employees, so excellent interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, communication and leadership skills are considered an asset. The person will be required and expected to work independently.

The Programmer Analyst ll focuses on the maintenance and support of the City’s geographic information systems (GIS) platform, as well as the administration and support of computer-aided design (CAD), global positioning systems (GPS) software, and related geospatial tools for the organization. The role requires a solid understanding of GIS concepts, principles, and spatial data management. The nature of the role will rely on creative solutions, so strong problem-solving skills are a must.

Duties & Responsibilities
For programming assignments of medium complexity, this position is responsible for the development of business solutions that meet business area requirements. This will include program design, programming, unit testing, system testing, acceptance testing, and implementation.
This position will provide analysis services for medium-sized assignments and projects. It will also be responsible for preparing appropriate documentation.
Contribute to the support of existing business solutions by maintaining (analyzing and correcting problems), developing, testing, and implementing enhancements to them, and by updating system documentation.
Develop timelines and budgets for assigned work, monitor timelines and report regularly to the immediate supervisor the progress and status of all assignments.
Coach and mentor other staff members.
Demonstrate leadership and initiative in sharing technical expertise with other team members, and contribute to the effectiveness of clients through leadership, guidance and training as required.
Perform duties in adherence to established standards and procedures.
Perform related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
This position requires two to three years experience that includes program design, programming, unit testing, system testing, acceptance testing, and implementation specifically for geospatial and related technologies (ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, FME, AutoCAD, QGIS, etc.) The role requires proficiency in programming languages commonly used in GIS development, such as Python, JavaScript, or R and should have working experience with GIS Libraries and Frameworks like ArcGIS API for Python, ArcGIS JavaScript API, Leaflet, OpenLayers, and GDAL.
Knowledge and experience in administering and working with spatial databases like Oracle, PostgreSQL with PostGIS, SQL Server within the ArcGIS Framework with an understanding of spatial queries and how to optimize them. Additional experience with, RDBMs (Oracle, SQL Server) and other GIS, GPS, and CAD-based toolsets would be considered an asset.
Expertise in developing web mapping applications using technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. It would be beneficial if the applicant has development experience using swagger and micro-processing.
Working knowledge and experience with contemporary system design and development tools and techniques.
Knowledge of current Information Technology Service Management processes.
Knowledge of current project management standards and procedures.
Ability to perform assignments in a variety of computer operating environments.
Ability to understand and respond to coaching and direction from more senior staff.
Ability to work effectively on teams.
Ability to solve problems and think logically.
Ability to plan and schedule tasks and work within deadlines.
Ability to maintain effective relations with clients.
Ability to present facts effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to work effectively with limited supervision.

Education & Experience
Typically education and experience are obtained through completion of a university degree in Computer Science or other related discipline or completion of a two (2) year diploma/certificate in Computer Information Systems from a recognized post-secondary institution combined with two (2) to three (3) years of related progressive experience.

Working/Other Conditions
This position may require application and platform support during non-working hours.

✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.
✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy , the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.
✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: Civic Middle Management
Division: City Planning & Community Development
Department: Sustainable Infrastructure
Hourly Salary: $31.69 - $39.73
Annual Salary: $60,420.00 - $75,749.00 (2021 Rates)

The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.
Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.
Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please note in your application or contact 306-777-7000.