Information Technology Analyst Principal

  • Solano County, CA
  • Fairfield, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Information Technology and Communication Services Planning and Development
  • Salary: 109,828.58 - $133,497.33/year USD

Job Description


As an Information Technology Analyst - Principal (GIS Manager) within the GIS Systems Team you will apply advanced levels of specialized and technical analytical skills and knowledge within the disciplines of Geographic Information Systems, remote sensing, web application development, and Global Positioning Systems while serving as team leader/project manager for designated major systems including an ESRI Enterprise Portal Azure environment as well as various AGOL instances. You will perform the most difficult tasks within the Information Technology Analyst series including providing advanced technical support to system users. You will provide lead direction to software development, network/systems administration, service desk, or security and database systems, other Information Technology Analysts, and/or consultants on assigned systems design, or infrastructure and maintenance projects. Supervision from our Regional GIS Senior Manager. You may also receive functional direction from the Assistant Director and/or Chief Information Officer. Part of your responsibilities may also include functioning as a project manager and/or team leader over technical and professional staff.

We currently have one (1) opportunity within our Geographic Information Systems Team!

As an Information Technology Analyst - Principal (GIS Manager), you will be prominent member of our GIS team supporting the Central IT department of the County of Solano, eighteen (18) county departments with over 3,000 employees across multiple industries, ultimately providing service to over 447,643 constituents. In addition, you will help support our thirteen (13) regional GIS consortium partners.

As a member of our GIS Team, you will primarily support our county departments which have the highest demand for GIS applications and data use. You will use your expertise in web applications and data management to help create viable and functional GIS applications to support county end-users while maintaining the highest quality of GIS data sources with appropriate metadata.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Information Technology or related field.


EXPERIENCE: Six (6) years of information technology systems and/or application development and support experience including two (2) years of project lead or supervisory responsibility.

Note: Additional experience may substitute on a year for year basis for the educational requirement.


  • Licensing, Certification and Registration Requirements: Applicants may be required to possess a valid California Driver’s License, Class C.
  • Some positions in this class will require technical certifications demonstrating expertise in specific bodies of knowledge.


Our ideal candidate is an excellent communicator; they are collaborative, motivating, entrepreneurial, and comfortable working autonomously. Our ideal candidate will form meaningful partnerships within our Department and with stakeholders throughout the County. Our ideal candidate embraces change and looks for opportunities for improvement. They enjoy examining data, visualizing and creating a story, and can project practical applications for GIS data in multiple scenarios.

Desired Knowledge and Experience:

  • GIS experience in developing quality GIS data and the various web applications that support end-user requirements
  • Desired Systems Experience:
    • ESRI
    • SQL Server/PostgreSQL
    • Azure
    • Microsoft Office
    • AutoCAD
  • Desired Tools and Languages:
    • Coding with Python and/or .net
  • Desired Certifications:
    • GISP
    • ArcGIS Desktop Associate
    • Python Scripting and Data Analysis
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