Geospatial Systems Administrator

in Arnold, MO

Geospatial Systems Administrator Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    63840BR

  • Job Location

    Arnold, MO 63010, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret/SCI Polygraph

  • Career Level

    Experienced

  • Travel

    <10%

Job Description

At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools and skills they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community, driven to improve our future, protect our freedom – and what matters.

We are seeking a GIS Systems Administrator to join our team in St. Louis, MO. (Arnold). The Engineer will work with and provide support across a wide range of applications in a large-scale, multi-network, multi-domain environment.

The GIS Systems Administrator will be responsible for the installation, testing, monitoring, and maintenance of a Geographic Information System (GIS) within a large DoD organization. The GIS provides exploitation and visualization services associated with a broad array of standard and non-standard geographic products. These products include (but not limited to) raster and vector-based map products, digital terrain data, charts, and various safety of navigation data.

The GIS administrator will monitor and maintain the various applications utilized, specifically ArcGIS and GeoServer. This includes the management and validation of the data. The position includes the responsibility for interfacing with all customers of the GIS system including both geospatial data publishers and internal/external consumers.

The ideal candidate would also be able to maintain/develop scripts/programs to ingest and process data destined for visualization by the GIS.

Required Skills and Education Thorough understanding and working knowledge of industry GIS tool suites to include GeoServer and ArcGIS server.

  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of publishing web services from spatial databases (including Oracle Spatial and PostGIS).
  • Understanding of open source GIS protocols (OGC Standards - WMS, WFS, WCS).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a large program with a DoD customer.
  • Ability to independently:
  • Install applications onto Linux
  • Script in Shells
  • Configure Web servers
  • Configure Application servers
  • Troubleshoot Linux system issues
  • Understand Network traffic
  • Be a Self-starter
  • Experience Installing and Configuring applications:
  • JBoss/Wildfly/Tomcat/Glassfish
  • Apache HTTPD/SSL
  • Nagios/iCinga
  • PostgreSQL
  • PgPool
  • Puppet
  • ElasticSearch
  • PKI Authentication
  • ArcGIS

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Linux and/or Windows System administration background.
  • Programming/scripting background (Python and/or Java).
  • Professional certification(s) in GIS.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in GIS Administration and testing.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a DoD-specific GIS Administration and testing.
  • 3 years of GIS administration experience working with DoD and mission partner programs.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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