Alaka'ina Foundation Family of Companies IT Analyst-Application Software Developer Level IV in Ft. Collins, Colorado

Position Description

IT Analyst-Application Software Developer Level IV

Location

CO- Ft. Collins

Job Code

4545

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Kāpili Services, LLC is looking for a qualified IT Analyst-Application Software Developer Level IV (for 6 months) to support a USFS program by providing subject matter experise as a Senior Technical Advisor in the areas of advanced geospatial application development including applications that can perform complex raster and vector analysis, and data collection.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Working without general supervision on complex IT problems

  • Performing all phases of IT work including conceptualization of problems to be solved, identify and evaluate potential solutions, requirement analysis, design, prototyping, benchmarking, programming, documentation, systems quality assurance and control, inter and intra-project communication of plans and, techniques

  • Providing expertise in software development policies, procedures and requirements

  • Developing desktop and web applications that support complex data capture, such as editing and validation of forest stand data as polygons, and analysis including raster overlay, weighting, and arithmetic calculations

  • Routinely integrating the full suite of development tools such as, Model View Controller (MVC), ADO.NET Entity Framework (EF), object-relational mapping (ORM), ASP.NET, C++, C#, Visual Studio, SQL Server, SDE, geodatabase, and ArcGIS Server. ArcGIS Server 10.1 and any of the following APIs: ArcGIS API for Flex, ArcGIS API for Silverlight, ArcGIS API for JavaScript

  • Providing knowledge and experience in cloud computing and Government data center storage

  • Automating the production of ORS models by:

  • Producing tools that automate the acquisition and preparation of imagery/data, derivation of variables and indices, applying different modeling techniques, and summarizing and interpreting results

  • Accommodating various areas of interest

  • Being proficient at reading and identifying bugs in any code or scripts used to produce input data and final ORS models

  • Producing tools which document and write metadata for ORS models to ensure they are adequately described for archival and replication purposes

  • Utilizing one or more of the following scripting and coding environments:

  • C#

  • Javascript in Google Earth Engine (GEE)

  • Python

  • ArcGIS API for Python

  • Jupyter Notebook

  • ArcGIS Pro SDK for Microsoft.NET

  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6 / Portal

  • ArcGIS Image Server / Raster Analysis

  • Provide maintenance and support for several key FHAAST strategic work areas:

  • Forest insect and disease disturbance mapping and reporting

  • Assemblage of tools which summarize ORS maps, tables, and graphics upon request

  • ORS data and file management

  • Web based forest pest disturbance reporting

  • Technical coordination between FHAAST program areas and consultants to ensure compatibility and consistency while improving skill sets

  • Service ad hoc requests in support of Congressional Staffers, FHP, WO, regional Offices, NFS, and State and Private Cooperators

  • Quality assurance and quality control of ORS products and databases maintained by FHAST

  • Provide support as requested in the migration of data and testing of FHAAST applications in a USDA approved government and or cloud services provider (CSP) such as the Forest Service Application Cloud Environment (FS ACE/Azure).

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • At least ten (10) years of experience working as analyst or programmer on complex enterprise computer systems including GIS desktop, server, and web based applications

  • Experience in the development of desktop and web applications that support complex data capture, such as editing and validation of forest stand data as polygons, and analysis including raster overlay, weighting, and arithmetic calculations

  • Experience with routinely integrating the full suite of development tools such as, Model View Controller (MVC), ADO.NET Entity Framework (EF), object-relational mapping (ORM), ASP.NET, C++, C#, Visual Studio, SQL Server, SDE, geodatabase, and ArcGIS Server. ArcGIS Server 10.1 and any of the following APIs: ArcGIS API for Flex, ArcGIS API for Silverlight, ArcGIS API for JavaScript

  • Knowledge and experience in cloud computing and Government data center storage

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Communicates adequately both in verbal and written form

  • Understanding across a wide range of technological disciplines

DEGREE/EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS degree or equivalent in computer science, information science, equivalent or other relevant field

The Alakaina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms who are designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-Owned and fall into the respective categories of standard Small Business, 8(a) certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), and HUBZone. The FOCs includes Keaki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kūpono Government Services, Kāpili Services, and Pookela Solutions. Alakaina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.

For additional information on Kāpili Services, LLC, please visit www.alakainafoundation.com.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.