Texas Water Development Board - Software Developer (Programmer III)

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Opening Date:  September 20, 2021 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

Work Location: Austin, TX 

Posting Number: 22-08 

Monthly Salary: $4,598.67 - $7,083.34* 

Group/Class: B23/0243 

Travel %: 5% 

Division/Department: TNRIS/GIS/Information Services 

Number of Positions: 2  

Job Description Summary 

Performs highly complex (senior-level) geospatial developer work. This position will work with a small team of developers and play a fundamental role in helping the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) research, develop, manage, and publish water data and geospatial information for the state of Texas as part of the Texas Water Data Hub Project. Work is guided by Texas Natural Resources Information System (TNRIS) staff and tasks are oriented around development of the front end of the Texas Water Data Hub with open-source programming tools, backend infrastructure and data architecture. Work may involve development or refinement of internal-facing tools for collaborating and managing water datasets and geospatial data supporting the hub project. Existing application (CKAN) will be used as an open data portal, but custom pages will need to be developed. May train others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports Director of the Geographic Information Services Division.