GIS Analyst – Transcend Spatial Solutions

Senior GIS Analyst
Location: Norcross, Georgia
Who we are:

Transcend Spatial Solutions is a small but well established and rapidly growing geospatial IT consulting firm and software development company with over forty employees. We focus on products and services for the transportation industry, especially U.S. state departments of transportation (DOTs). It’s our goal to maintain the small company feel where doors are kept open, camaraderie is high, and hard work is rewarded.

Our core GIS activities revolve around Linear Referencing Systems (LRS), the ArcGIS suite of products and in particular ESRI’s Roads & Highways, data migration and transportation GIS in general. Transcend has also developed its own suite of products designed to help State DOTs perform their regular daily tasks.

Our analysts have intimate knowledge of these internal products and are involved from requirements gathering to testing to implementation and finally training. Many of our analysts have direct experience working for and with State DOTs performing linear referencing, data management and data QC. Our analysts frequently use model builder and python for automation of geoprocessing tasks, and are familiar and comfortable with using, managing and querying databases.

Our analysts have experience implementing and customizing ESRI ArcGIS products particularly Roads and Highways), setting up and working in a versioned GIS editing environment, gathering requirements, designing and implementing enterprise and local spatial databases and improving workflows and processes.

Transcend is looking for a motivated full-time senior GIS Analyst with a strong background in GIS, transportation GIS, and consulting.

What you’ll do:

  • Travel to and meet with clients and gather requirements to support system design and product
  • implementation. (Travel is typically one or two three to four day trips a month, often less, rarely more)
  • Work with a team to design, develop, and test workflows, spatial databases and systems.
  • Provide influence and expertise to the GIS Group (and company)
  • Work with the ArcGIS Suite of products (ArcGIS Desktop and ESRI’s Roads and Highways).
  • Solve complex problems
  • Train new users on the Transcend suite of products and ESRI products.



What you need:

  • Experience with the ArcGIS product suite (10.x)
  • ArcGIS Desktop
  • Linear Referencing Systems
  • Experience creating and publishing map services.
  • Automation of geoprocessing tasks using Python and/or Model builder
  • Enthusiasm and drive to learn and work in a team oriented and collaborative environment.
  • A good attitude, willingness to learn, and a desire to help create quality products and reusable components
  • Strong grasp of GIS and mapping principles


Bonus points if you’ve worked with:

  • ESRI’s Roads and Highways
  • Workflow Manager
  • ArcGIS Server
  • SDE design, implementation and maintenance
  • Oracle
  • SQL Server


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Potential to work from home
  • Generous benefits
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Opportunity to work with new technologies
  • Opportunity to influence the technical decisions in the company