Indiana Geological Survey

Indiana University


Position Rank: PA3IT (Salary, $52,000 – $59,000 based on experience and skills)

Full-time position including Indiana University’s benefit package


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The Indiana Geological Survey is seeking applications for a Developer/Database Administrator to join our Information Technology team. The successful candidate will support, manage and operate the Institute’s ESRI’s Spatial Data Engine (SDE) and ArcGIS Servers, and write custom applications for IndianaMap and other Indiana Geological Survey interactive maps (such as IGSMap which is in development) using ESRI services with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. The ideal candidate should also have programming skills in the following languages/environments: SQL, ColdFusion and be familiar with C# and JSON, and familiarity with Geographic Information System and SDE concepts are highly desirable. These duties consume about 75 percent of the job responsibilities.


The successful candidate will also support our Microsoft SQL Server as the Database Administrator by managing and operating the  Enterprise Microsoft SQL Server by developing, deploying, and administering databases and database applications; perform database backup, restore and recovery, replication, review logs and apply upgrades and deploy database security for users, processes, and replications.  The individual will work closely with scientific and support staff to evaluate their database needs and provide support. These duties consume about 25 percent of the job responsibilities.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent with 2+ years work experience programming for Web-based architecture is required. The ability to create custom applications including proficiencies with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is required. Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator experience is required. Personal skills include: the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, strong interpersonal and relationship skills with the ability to work well in a team environment and individually, and strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Note: The Indiana Geological Survey (IGS) is a research institute of Indiana University whose mission is to provide geologic information and counsel that contributes to the wise stewardship of the energy, mineral, and water resources of our state. The IGS is a recognized leader in geologic research and the development of geographic information systems (GIS) in the state of Indiana. The successful candidate has the opportunity to showcase his/her work through state, regional, and national projects. Please submit a letter of application describing your skills that match the above job description, a reference section in your resume with contact information for three professional references, to Indiana University Bloomington Campus Human Resources via the online application site listed above.



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