Dec 092017

Job Summary:  The Associate Director of Science and Data functions as a Senior Level Manager reporting directly to the Director/State Forester of the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) and will serve as Acting Director, in the absence of the Director when needed. As a member of the CSFS Leadership Team, the Associate Director of Science and Data shares the responsibility for all services performed by the CSFS and will be responsible for establishing the strategic direction and long term objectives and goals for the CSFS. The Associate Director will also serve as a member of the Executive Budget Committee, where they will be responsible for analyzing financial resources to ensure CSFS program objectives are met.
The Associate Director will provide leadership, program oversight, coordination and administration of statewide science and data programs, policies, and procedures in the following areas: Geospatial Data Management, Forest Inventory and Analysis, Forest Insect and Disease Monitoring, Warner College Liaison activities, and Science Delivery. The staff that they oversee are responsible for programmatic budgets ranging from $200,000 to 1.5 million, totaling over 2.5 million and spanning multiple years of funding. They are responsible for coordinating with the Director and other Associate Directors to ensure agency staff is keeping current with emerging science and technology. Additionally, they are responsible for planning the work to be assigned and accomplished by staff, and establishes production or quality standards for the staff’s work.  Continue reading »

Dec 092017

Student Contractor
Management Services
U.S. Geological Survey
National Geospatial Technical Operations Center
Denver, CO
The U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC), Denver, CO has a student contractor position (up to 40 hours per week) beginning in January of 2018. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Applications is preferred. The Student Contractor will be working under the direction of the Management Services Specialist to support facilities management.

Facilities Administrative Assistant Student Contractor
● The U.S. Geological Survey’s National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) is looking to fill a part time (15-25 hours/wk during the school year and up to 40 hours/wk during vacation times) student contractor position beginning in the winter of 2017-2018. Students must at least be in their first college year with no more than three completed years of college. Although students may be accepted while in their fourth year of studies, graduate students will not be considered for this position. Students must meet the minimum requirement of having 18 years of age. Continue reading »

Oct 212017

The University of Colorado Boulder Earth Lab is seeking a data-intensive course developer / instructor to create and teach courses in the realm of Earth data science. Right now most of the work will be in Python, but the successful candidate should also be comfortable with GIS, GitHub and computing in general. The position is only a one-year term, but there’s good potential for it to be extended as our program grows.

Thank you, and please write to with any questions!


Oct 132017

The City of Loveland, Colorado has a job opening for a Senior GIS Specialist in the Information Technology Department.  The focus of this position is web administration and application development along with advanced data analysis.  If you or someone you know is interested, please see the full job description Continue reading »

Oct 042017
The Earth Sciences department at Montana State University, Bozeman, has begun a candidate search for a tenure track professor to pave the way for a Professional Master’s Degree program in GIS and develop the graduate level curriculum.
The position posting is below:
I would really like to see the program excel now that I have been both the student and the teacher. The earth science GIS undergraduate and current graduate curriculum has catered to more than 75 different majors at Montana State.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Best Regards,
Nick Fox
Apr 192017

Position Opening:  GIS/ Remote Sensing Analyst II
Ocean Imaging Corp. (OI) –, – presently seeks a GIS/Remote Sensing Analyst to add to our Littleton, CO office. Primary responsibilities will include the use of aerial multispectral imagery to classify vegetation and bottom substrate in coastal areas and wetlands, detection of water pollution and mapping coastal kelp habitats. Additional work will include the involvement in the continued development and deployment of OI’s TIR/multispectral system for oil spill detection, mapping and monitoring. This will include analysis and classification of oil slick imagery in order to generate response-oriented digital information products as well as work to refine existing oil detection and classification algorithms. The position also requires the employee to aid in daily image product generation and customer support for Ocean Imaging’s “SeaView Fishing” world-wide ocean fishing support services. Applicant should have strong skills in image processing, multispectral classification and excellent working knowledge with ArcGIS and RS analysis software. Experience in aerial image processing, oceanography and/or software development/programming will give the applicant a distinct advantage over other applicants. This is an excellent job opportunity for a person who will truly enjoy making an individual contribution to developing and using cutting-edge RS/GIS technology by not only following managerial guidance, but also making individual efforts to improve on existing methods and practices. Ocean Imaging offers competitive salary and benefits, interesting work and excellent working environment.

Minimum Required Skills and Experience:   Continue reading »

Apr 192017

CoreLogic, a leader in property data and analytics, is currently looking to fill several open GIS positions in their Boulder office. We are looking to fill a Geospatial Analyst and a senior level Geospatial Analyst position.

These positions will work with the Spatial Solutions Natural Hazard Risk team to develop and maintain natural hazard risk and property-related geospatial datasets. We are looking for experienced and detail oriented GIS Professionals with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

Our Vision: Deliver unique property-level insights that power the global real estate economy  Continue reading »

Feb 042017

Open Position: .NET Developer with a strong Spatial Component
Working with large national datasets, based in Lakewood, CO

.NET Developer
ATA Services, Inc.Lakewood, CO
Full-time, Contract

We’re hiring a .Net/GIS Developer for an on-site full-time contract position located in Lakewood, CO. The successful candidate must have 2 years of experience.

Responsibilities will include design, develop, test, implement, and maintain software applications and programs/scripts/tools supporting a wide variety of USGS/NGTOC applications and programs, such as The National Map . Build new custom applications to automate procedures and specialized tasks such as, elevation data production and database development, contour generation and development, data management, and product delivery. Diagnose problems associated with GIS programs, scripts, tools, procedures, systems, and applications. Develop, recommend, and implement effective, efficient, innovative, and timely solutions to support customer GIS development needs. Serve as a subject matter expert and advisor to internal and external customers on issues regarding GIS development as well as associated hardware, software, procedures, and associated geospatial data.The successful applicant will be expected to provide technical analyses and consultation in the area of geospatial data development, applications, integration, and analysis.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Development experience with C#/.NET and ArcObjects
  • ESRI suite of products (ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE, ArcObjects, JTX/Workflow Manager)
  • Oracle/Microsoft/Postgres Databases, SQL
  • Python (Arcpy) & ArcGIS geoprocessing tools
  • .NET Web Services

Desired Knowledge and Skills

  • Previous GIS industry experience desired
  • GIS concepts such as, image/raster analysis
  • Web-based viewer technologies (Google Earth/Maps, ESRI JavaScript API, OpenLayers, Leaflet)
  • USGS data models (National Elevation Dataset (NED), NHD, Best Practices, DRG)
  • Open source raster/lidar libraries (OGR, GDAL, PDAL, libLAS)
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • C/C++,-Inc./jobs/Net-Developer-12c7fb684d1f481f?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEveLkPJPUDZ44Pu7kyQ2HE2KvBfTbdqBMMFWV6lrPG6xQ7o7qXJ-yuC2Y9ylDi63jlQ


Feb 042017

Boulder County has an opening for a GIS Specialist in the Information Technology GIS division. More information about the position can be found by going directly to the listing .  Applications will be accepted through February 17th. 


The Boulder County Information Technology GIS Division is currently seeking candidates for a GIS Specialist. Under the direction of the GIS Program Manager, the GIS Specialist will manage, develop, and maintain geospatial data, metadata, layers and mapping in support of the enterprise wide geospatial program in Boulder County. This position is also responsible for data presentation, cartographic services, and coordination with other department work functions, County departments, County offices, outside agencies and other organizations.

Examples of Duties
  • Oversee and perform data entry, updating, editing, annotating and compiling of maps, including thematic map components
  • Assist in determining and refining methodology for map preparation, editing, data entry, plotting and field surveys
  • Prepare materials for data entry, enters data into database, perform edits and produce final map output
  • Interpret and analyze aerial photography and makes comparisons to other spatial data sources.
  • Assist in planning, performing, processing and integrating field surveys into the databases as needed
  • Resolve conflicts using appropriate surveying and mapping principles
  • Prepare reports and presentations as requested
  • Work with other departments, offices and agencies in developing solutions to support the enterprise GIS
  • Data creation, management, analysis, interpretation, editing, visualization, reporting, validation, and conversion
  • Document data using Federal Geographic Data Committee (FDGC) metadata standards
  • Support county Office of Emergency Management during Emergency Operations Center activations
  • Perform data quality assurance and quality control
  • Perform related work as required
  • May be reassigned in an emergency situation
Required Qualifications
Education: Bachelor’s degree in GIS, surveying, geography, mathematics, or related degree with a minimum of thirty (30) semester hours in courses pertaining to GIS, surveying, cartography, geodesy, geography, mathematics, database management and photogrammetry.

GIS Certificate can be substituted for the two years of college courses.

Experience: Two years of professional experience in geospatial technology field using ArcGIS, QGIS, or other geospatial software.
Additional related experience may count towards the required education.

Any questions about Boulder County job openings or the application process can be directed to the Human Resources division.


Feb 042017

Job Description
The Boeing Company is seeking an Entry Level Intelligence and Image Analyst for the enterprise Geo-Spatial Product Quality group located in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Position Overview:
The Image Analyst (IA) position supports an enterprise Geo-Spatial Product Quality group that supports the Intelligence Community (IC) and the Warfighter (DOD) by assisting users in reviewing the appropriate products for quality standard compliance to accomplish their mission and ensuring receipt of the most accurate, up-to-date geospatial intelligence products and services.

Representative tasks include the following:
•Provides mission specific subject matter expertise in sensor processing, phenomena, and environmental effects for multiple overhead collection systems.

•Researches, analyzes, and compiles technical data for company products and system-level concepts in the projected operational environments to optimize effectiveness over the program lifecycle.

•Applies systems engineering processes, methodologies and tools to the design of system of systems, systems and new product development.

•Performs technical planning and control; maintains and improves processes and software tools.   Continue reading »

Feb 042017

The data scientist works for Health Sciences Strategy in the Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and reports to the Associate Vice President for Strategy and the Director of Strategy. Health Sciences Strategy is a dynamic, fast-paced work environment in which data scientists contribute to an array of projects aimed at achieving core health sciences missions. The position couples advanced statistical work with critical, abstract, theoretical thought and communication. Successful performance is demonstrated through proactive management and analysis of complex datasets, clinical data science (e.g., patient segmentation, prediction, and outcomes analytics), financial data science (e.g., pro forma financial statements and comparative cost-benefit analyses), business data science (e.g., market assessments and comparative service line evaluations) and the effective blending thereof to develop, inform, and monitor health system strategy.

•Uses data science to synthesize unstructured, disjointed information into meaningful, compelling narratives that facilitate development and refinement of health system strategy.
•Crafts data products that provide effective summary visualizations of analytical findings and user-empowering functionalities that facilitate and promote self-learning.
•Supports efforts to create presentations with clear, cogent writing and graphical illustrations.
•Supports requests from health system entities by identifying potential data sources, gathering data, conducting statistical work and communicating findings and implications.
•Supports the collection of national, regional, and local data for benchmarking and comparative analytics.
•Keeps abreast of developments and changing technologies and applications via self- initiated professional development. Participates in continuing education courses, professional organizations, attends training and trade seminars, and maintains professional contacts in the community and the industry.
•Undertakes other responsibilities as needed to support the implementation of health system strategy.

Minimum Qualifications   Continue reading »