GeoSearch, Inc.
Published
July 27, 2022
Location
Remote, Remote
Job Type
  • Full-time
Category
  • Mid-Level (5-10 years)

Description

We are currently seeking a Senior GIS Analyst to work in a remotely distributed team. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience applying geospatial technologies and analytic methodologies to natural resource management. The analyst must have exceptional communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, and be able to work well in a remote team environment.

Responsibilities

  • Collects, processes, and analyzes spatial data
  • Develops cartographic map products, reports, and data inventories
  • Develops metadata in FGDC and ISO formats
  • Populates relational enterprise GIS databases with spatial and non-spatial data
  • Interacts with external clients in technical solution development and provides technical assistance
  • Writes technical documents
  • Uses technology (such as Model Builder or Python) to automate workflows
  • Prepares models, diagrams, and technical documentation for GIS applications, GIS databases, metadata, and operating procedures
  • Reviews and extracts spatial information from scientific study reports
  • Creates spatial representations from information extracted from scientific study reports
  • Interviews scientists to gather information from scientific studies
  • Prepares training material for end users including graphics and step-by-step instructions for maintaining GIS solutions
  • Assists in the development of user acceptance criteria and user acceptance tests for mapping applications
  • Follows quality control procedures to ensure a high degree of data consistency, integrity, and accuracy
  • Minimal travel required; less than 10% of the time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in physical or natural science, geography, engineering, planning, computer science, or a related field
  • Five years of experience using Esri ArcGIS software to manage and analyze data
  • Experience in technical writing
  • Data QA/QC experience
  • U.S. Citizenship is required to comply with government contracts
  • Experience writing SQL queries, creating spatial views, and publishing image and map services

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Marine or Environmental Sciences
  • Professional certification in Geographic Information Systems
  • 5 years or more applying GIS to natural resource management
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and collaboration skills
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycle and Agile methodologies
  • Familiarity with web-based mapping applications like ArcGIS Online products
  • Experience maintaining versioned databases
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