Forest IT Data Systems Manager – Washington State

Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Olympia, WA
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Full time Positions
$83,268 - $111,984 Annually
Last Date to Apply
IT Data Management, Journey - Forest Data Systems Manager Recruitment #2023-9-A178 Full-time, Permanent, Represented position Location: Natural Resources Building- Olympia, WA Location and Partial Telework flexibility may be available and considered Relocation Compensation may be available and considered Salary: $6,939.00 - $9,332.00 Monthly Review of applications is ongoing. We reserve the right to make a hiring decision or close this recruitment at any time after 9/26/23. It is in your best interest to submit materials as soon as possible. Want to join something GREAT and make a difference? The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity in the Forest Resources Division in Forest Informatics as an IT Data Management, Journey - Forest Data Systems Manager. DNR manages working forests on 2.1 million acres of state trust lands to provide quality habitat, clean water, and other public resources, as well as a stream of sustainable revenue to support public school construction and other trust beneficiaries. The maintenance of the balance between sustainable production of natural resource revenue, protection of public resources, and healthy natural habitats is a priority of the Division. The talented and creative individuals within the Forest Informatics section support the sustainable management of DNR's State Uplands programs by developing and delivering innovative technology and equipment, data and analyses. We are looking for a candidate to fill the Forest Data Systems Manager role, designing and implementing database schemas, writing and maintaining backend processes for mobile data collection software, developing automated data compilation routines, and developing and deploying mobile data collection protocols and applications. These position duties support the information gathered by multiple groups in the Regions and Divisions, including Forest Inventory and Silviculture in Forest Resources, and Product Sales and Leasing.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Forestry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, GIS, Geography, or related field with an emphasis on computation and quantitative skills. AND Four years of experience is required in the following and can be concurrent: -Demonstrable proficiency in the following computer languages: Python, R, JavaScript, SQL -Demonstrable proficiency in designing and implementing database schemas -Demonstrable proficiency with geospatial data -Experience with a wide range of data formats (e.g., relational databases, SDE Geodatabases, XML, JSON) -Experience with version control using Git OR a combination of education and/or experience.
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