This job listing has expired and the position may no longer be open for hire.

GIS Administrator, Silver Spring, MD US ID# 17848 at Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC in silver spring, Maryland

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

GIS Administrator, Silver Spring, MD US ID# 17848

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company's profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe's citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.

For more company information, visit our site at


The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB) is the central epidemiologic resource for the U.S. Armed Forces, conducting medical surveillance to protect those who serve our nation in uniform and allies who are critical to our national security interests. Explore our website ( ) to learn about the critical role AFHSB plays in force health protection.

We are seeking a highly talented Junior-level GIS Developer/analyst to assist the Integrated Biosurveillance Section in the oversight and implementation of systems designed to track health events and disease outbreaks that could affect DoD assets throughout the world.


  • Design, development and maintenance of GIS products in order to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data.

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems within applications

  • Make recommendations to staff from results of analyses on how to improve the management and use of GIS related products and systems.

  • Collaborate with data scientists who are performing advanced statistical analyses.

  • Work with senior management to ensure project goals are established and met within an appropriate timeline.

  • Ensure software / hardware is up-to-date using cost-effective strategies.

  • Collaborate on presentations, posters, and publications.

  • Perform other duties as requested


  • None


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree (i.e. Geographic Information Systems, Social Science, Public Health or closely related field),

  • 1-3 years of experience developing custom GIS tools and applications including:

  • Familiarity with ESRI suite of software (ArcGIS Map, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Server ArcGISPortal, ArcGIS Online)

  • Familiarity with coding Languages: Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, C#, .NET

  • Understanding of vector and raster GIS data types

  • Ability to create and modify geographic data from a variety of source such as text files

  • Ability to translate or convert data from external GIS file types,


  • Motivated self-starter, able to multi-task to meet deadlines

  • Team player who collaborates well with professionals,

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, to provide verbal briefings and make clear presentations to senior leadership, as well as colleagues, regarding GIS program activities

  • Secret-level clearance or ability to obtain one.


Climate-controlled office during normal business hours.

About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal - a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses - is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster ; and

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision ;

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2020 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at "" This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.