Sanborn first gained recognition in the 1860s for creating fire insurance maps so full of valuable information that they are widely used by modern professionals. For over 140 years, that commitment to excellence hasn’t wavered and by providing innovative, state-of-the-art mapping products and services, Sanborn continues to be a geospatial industry leader today.
As a market leader and innovator, Sanborn offers an exciting, high-energy workplace. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of the GIS and photogrammetry industry by offering high quality, technologically superior products and services backed by the industry’s most experienced staff. We will reach our goal by being knowledgeable, customer-oriented, professional and resourceful. As such, we are always looking for adventurous, committed people to join our team and help us to continue to realize our goals. As was true over a century ago, our employees are the most vital part of our organization and we credit our dedicated and talented staff for keeping us at the forefront of the mapping industry.
CURRENT SANBORN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Search the career opportunities below and send us an application to learn how you can get started on an exciting and fulfilling career with Sanborn.
(BLM) NATURAL RESOURCE INVENTORY AND MONITORING COORDINATOR – LAKEWOOD, CO
The Sanborn Map Company is looking to fill one Natural Resource Inventory and Monitoring Coordinator position. Join Sanborn’s award-winning onsite team!
The Natural Resource Inventory and Monitoring Coordinator position requires specific technical skills and expertise to provide monitoring coordination for the Bureau of Land Management’s Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) approach.
The AIM strategy is providing Sanborn’s client a process to collect quantitative information on location and abundance, condition, and trend of renewable resources on the nation’s public lands. The purpose of AIM is to move toward an integrated data collection approach that includes three components:
- a standard set of core indicators and associated methods for terrestrial vegetation and soils as well as aquatic systems
- a statistically valid sampling framework that allows unbiased inference data sets collected in different areas and for different objectives to be aggregated at different scales (unbiased inferences)
- integration of remote sensing and ground-based technologies to maximize capacity to cost-effectively address management questions at multiple spatial scales.
AIM also strives to allow management of data as a corporate asset for multiple uses and improve data accessibility for the field and Washington Office.
This onsite position reports to the “Place of Performance” customer location at the Denver Federal Center, National Operations Center (NOC), in Lakewood, CO.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Landscape Architecture, or related field is required.
- Four (4) years or more experience implementing field-based natural resources monitoring programs is required.
- A Master’s Degree or PhD in Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Landscape Architecture or related field is preferred.
- Lead, plan, coordinate and implement the Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) program within the Bureaus Branch of Assessment and Monitoring.
- Develop and coordinate annual AIM implementation, including coordination of field logistics among state AIM coordinators to insure each office has support to complete the field season.
- Serve as the lead point of contact for state offices implementing AIM to ensure the program addresses needs consistent with national priorities
- Work with state offices to ensure that sample design is followed to achieve statistical validity, identifies localized/intensive sample designs for project level AIM implementation to achieve multi-scale goals and reporting needs.
- Assist with report/product production and serves to support the national terrestrial and aquatic ecologist within AIM.
- Ensure that monitoring products and results are synthesized in a form and format whose scope and meaning are larger than the sum of the individual parts for the management and interface of science with development of policy option. These products must have the ability and will be used and transferred to mangers and policy makers.
- Support state offices in attainment of agreements, equipment, personnel, as well as ensuring training is successfully completed. When possible assist in creating relationships with partners to better leverage sharing data.
- Attend regular meetings to review work progress and schedule.
- Provide trainings and/or presentations of sites during development for user review and feedback as well as training on use of final products.
- Attend meetings which pertain to the supported program/projects listed above (i.e., AIM, etc.).
- Submit weekly report which summarizes finished and ongoing tasks.
- Demonstrate professional experience of greater than 4 years implementing field-based natural resources monitoring programs.
- Demonstrate ability to coordinate the surveying, assessing, monitoring, analyzing, and evaluating natural resources to permit multiple uses while preserving the areas’ ecological viability.
- Demonstrate ability to manage complex projects, including project management skills, skills in sequencing tasks, skill in organizing and facilitating manager and technical work groups, stakeholders, contract/agreement management, and budgeting.
- Demonstrate ability to lead and work efficiently in interdisciplinary teams, to facilitate integration of cross functional services and products, and to identify, create and maintain productive internal and external collaborative partnerships.
- Demonstrate ability to communicate technical information effectively to lay persons and resource specialists alike.
- Demonstrate experience in developing written technical documentation (such as reports, training materials, white papers, etc.).
- Demonstrate experience with multiple-use land management. Preference will be shown to candidates who can do this.
CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL SECURITY AND SUITABILITY REQUIREMENTS
The following forms and inquiries, or their equivalent, will be used to initiate the credentialing process:
- OPM Standard Form 85 or 85P
- National Criminal History Check (NCHC)
- Release to Obtain Credit Information
- PIV card application (web-based)
If selected to fill the position, a candidate would be required to pass a drug screen and satisfy the requirements of a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) to verify the identity of the individual applying for clearance and to determine the individual’s suitability for the position. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current work visa.
Submit your resume AND detailed response to each of the 7 Requirements via email to email@example.com. Indicate “Natural Resource Inventory and Monitoring Coordinator” in the subject line of the email. Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR – COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Maintains and supports computing environment by identifying data center requirements, installing upgrades, and monitoring server performance. Ensures the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of internal information systems that support core organizational functions through monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networked software and associated operating systems.
- Manage Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy, including creating new policies, users, and access privileges.
- Monitor Microsoft Exchange, complete necessary maintenance, and perform upgrades.
- Setup and configure RAIDs on new equipment, monitor and manage raids on existing Microsoft Windows 2003 and 2008 R2 servers.
- Provide hardware and software support to end users.
- Create, setup, and maintain virtual environments.
- Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendors.
- Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support.
- Upgrades hardware by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
- Coordinates expenditures needs in meeting departmental budget requirements.
- Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
- Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
- Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in computer science or related field. Experience may be substituted for up to two years education.
- A minimum of five years equivalent work experience in systems administration.
- Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) recommended.
- Demonstrated hands-on experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software systems, applications, and related products.
- Proven experience with LAN Knowledge, Systems design and implementation, security principles, and general software management best practices.
- Working technical knowledge of current software protocols and Internet standards, including TCP/IP networks & Microsoft Windows based enterprise network environments.
- Extensive experience with core software applications, including Microsoft Active Directory, Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange Server.
- Excellent software troubleshooting experience.
- Application support experience with Microsoft information worker products including MS Office, Exchange/Outlook messaging, SharePoint portals, Visio, MS Project and other related products.
- Working knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including Windows based platforms.
- Experience with corporate VOIP administration and installation.
- Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
- Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
- Highly self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
- Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
- Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
- Strong customer service orientation.
- Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets discipline specific reports legal and technical documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers. Ability to effectively present information to management and employee groups. Ability to create factual and effective email communications to the staff.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draws valid conclusions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE) preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position is located in an office environment and a computer lab, with associated noise levels from servers and other computer equipment. Room temperatures can vary depending on air-conditioning requirements for the equipment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Please submit your cover letter and resume with “Systems Administrator” in subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sanborn is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Sanborn is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (gender / minority / veterans / disabled). We value diversity! If you are disabled and unable to apply for a position using electronic mail (email), please contact Sanborn at 719.264.5566. Our AAP for Veterans and the Disabled is available during regular business hours or by appointment. Please contact our EEO officer at 719.264.5566. Sanborn participates in the federal E-Verify program. To learn more about E-Verify, please visit: http://www.uscis.gov.