Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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Department: 150103 - The Center for Geospatial Analytics
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The primary responsibilities of the research associate include but are not limited to:
Maintaining and improving an existing collaborative online geospatial data development/improvement platform.
Providing GIS system administration, GIS database editing, geocoding, geoprocessing, data conversion, workflow management, spatial analysis, and quality control processes in desktop and web-based environments.
Performing geospatial data creation, improvement and quality control tasks. Develop and maintain GIS files and associated spatial and tabular databases on local and online servers.
Assisting collaborators on GIS data development and improvement tasks.
Assisting with research and implement new GIS spatial files related to local and regional development, zoning, housing, economic, census, and other associated trends.
Position will require occasional out of town travel will be needed (Once every three month for few days)
Perform other duties as required.
This position will also be help transfer the know-how and tools to research partners. As a part of this, they will be responsible for performing training and providing technical support to help research partners import and implement out-of-box GIS tools or tools developed in-house.
Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree, or relevant Bachelor’s degree plus 3 or more years of independent research experience. May require terminal degree and licensure.
Experience in ArcGIS Server implementation and maintenance.
Strong working knowledge of various GIS software (ESRI or open source).
Programming in Python or C# and/or R.
Knowledge of web and/or mobile geospatial application development using ESRI or open source platform.
Experience with ArcPy package and ArcGIS API for Python.
Familiarity with programming using C#.
Experience with ESRI APIs, JSON, XML, REST or other connection services.
Knowledge in remote sensing classification techniques to create land-cover/land-use maps and performing accuracy assessments.
Familiarity with social media outreach/advertising systems and system APIs for creating location specific outreach campaign.
Understanding of location based social media data analysis.
Familiarity with applying geo-fencing for analysis and targeted public outreach.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Interest in research and academic publishing.
Ability to self-motivate to work independently and also as a part of a team on multiple projects and teams simultaneously.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00108044
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