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GIS Web Developer

Informatics and GIS Statewide Program in the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources , California

Posted By: Shane Feirer, March 29, 2021

The IGIS Statewide Program is ANR's primary resource for geospatial knowledge and innovation. Geospatial tools and technology play a role in nearly everything ANR focuses on, from agricultural research and extension, to management of forest and rangelands, to community engagement. IGIS serves as a bridge and innovation leader for all local and statewide ANR programs, providing support for spatial data, tools, and analysis, and developing new applications of spatial data technology. To learn more about the program, please visit: http://igis.ucanr.edu/About_IGIS/    

The GIS Web Programmer uses skills as a seasoned, experienced GIS professional to resolve a variety of analysis and research issues. Works on assignments of broad scope where analysis of data requires a review of a variety of factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Operates independently.

Design, develop, and implement visually compelling interactive data visualizations of large geospatial datasets. Data visualizations and tools will be developed using open-source geospatial frameworks and Javascript libraries with a focus on providing an intuitive and dynamic user experience for exploring geospatial data.

Utilize open-source and web-based technology for reproducible and repeatable data analysis and publication (e.g. Jupyter notebooks, RShiny). Uses version control (Git and GitHub) to track, share, and publish open source project code.

Lead discussions with stakeholders to assess needs, priorities, and application design. Development tasks may include taking part in usability testing with key stakeholders as required.

Collaborate with IGIS team to develop training materials and lead trainings on geospatial and web mapping applications. Develop workshop and presentation materials such as Jupyter notebooks or presentation graphics and flowcharts to aid program managers in stakeholder engagement and outreach.

Work with IGIS staff on other geospatial analysis tasks as they arise.