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October 19, 2015



Bloomington, IN


Indiana Geologcal Survey


Full Time

About the Indiana Geological Survey

The Indiana Geological Survey is a research institute of Indiana University and located on the campus in Bloomington, Indiana. The mission of the survey is to provide geologic information and counsel that contribute to the wise stewardship of the energy, mineral, and water resources of the state.

Since 1837, the health, safety, and welfare of Indiana's citizenry have benefited through a combination of Indiana Geological Survey activities including:

  • Focused research initiatives and cooperative investigations with governmental agencies businesses and industries, and educational organizations.
  • Geologic sample and data collection and archiving Dissemination of information in many forms, including published maps, reports, databases, and educational outreach programs.

Job Description

The Indiana Geological Survey is seeking applications for a Developer/Database Administrator to join our Information Services team. The successful candidate will support, manage and operate 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 services and support.

The successful candidate will also support 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) using ESRI services with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and Esri ArcGIS Online templates. The ideal candidate should also have programming skills in the following languages/environments: SQL, ColdFusion, JavaScript, and be familiar with C# and JSON, and familiarity with Geographic Information System and SDE concepts are highly desirable.

More Info:

Position Rank: PA3IT (Annual Salary $52,000 - $59,000 based on experience and skills) Full-time position including Indiana University’s benefit package

Please include a cover letter with your resume.

Apply at: http://jobs.iu.edu/ (JOBS@IU # 15115)


Bachelor of Science degree


Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree with 2+ years Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator experience work experience, programming for Web-based architecture is required. The ability to create custom applications including proficiencies with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript 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.

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