Geospatial Analyst II

Website Spatial Engineering, Inc

1.       Job Summary:

The Geospatial Analyst II (GA-II) works under the direction of the Project Manager receiving guidance in general terms. The GA-II may operate independently or lead a 2–3-person team to create products using multiple vector and raster data sources in multiple formats. The GA-II uses advanced knowledge of GIS/location-based technologies to support planning, infrastructure or operations, environmental sustainability, and installation management. The GA-II creates, edits, and queries geospatial data; and is highly knowledgeable of data and network topology. The GA-II creates and executes complex geospatial tasks. The GA-II has advance knowledge of geodatabases including domains, subtypes, feature datasets and feature classes. The GA-II creates map layouts using advanced cartographic techniques. The GA-II is highly experienced with Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and applicable GIS standards (i.e., SDSFIE). The GA II mentors’ junior personnel, and providing technical leadership in the use and application of geospatial technologies. The GA II may represent the company and present at user group meetings, other professional functions, and on site with clients.

2.       Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include, but are not limited to:

2.1.    Digitizing data from various sources including satellite imagery, aerial photography, and CADD;

2.2.    Working with coordinate projection systems, setting and reprojecting imagery, CADD, and GIS data;

2.3.    Planning, capturing, and post-processing GPS data;

2.4.    Developing geospatial databases, including schemas and standards;

2.5.    Acquiring data from various sources including clearing houses, USGS, FEMA, etc.;

2.6.    Acquiring data from commercial sources;

2.7.    Planning, developing, documenting, and analyzing geospatial databases;

2.8.    Coaching junior personnel; and leading a team of analysts and technicians;

2.9.    Working independent if needed;

2.10.Coordinating with application developers to determine configurations and best solutions;

2.11.Creating high quality cartographic products; maintaining cartographic standards and templates;

2.12.Providing detailed written documentation including metadata and other instructions, standards and specifications in a clear, concise and well-structured manner;

2.13.Participating in professional GIS associations and activities.

2.14.Work within project/task budget and schedule.

2.15.Understand and follow company quality management policies and procedures.

3.       Education /Experience:

3.1.    Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Cartography, Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field with five (5) years of experience OR

3.2.    A Master’s degree in a related field with three (3) years of experience.

4.       Required Skills:

4.1.    Ability to organize and maintain geospatial data.

4.2.    Ability to work as part of a team to produce deliverables and solve problems.

4.3.    Exceptional computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

4.4.    A working knowledge of MicroStation, OpenCities Map, or AutoCad 3D Map CADD/GIS software.

4.5.    Advanced knowledge of Esri ArcGIS Desktop/ArcGIS Pro.

4.6.    Working knowledge of ArcServer in an enterprise environment.

4.7.    Working knowledge of Oracle or SQL Server.

4.8.    Working knowledge of Python scripting.

4.9.    Advance understanding of coordinate projections and datums.

4.10.Working knowledge of GPS planning, collection, and post-processing.

4.11.Experience with imagery (TIFF, GeoTIFF, NITF, MrSID) projections and formats.

4.12.Experience with the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment SDSFIE (SDSFIE).

4.13.Attention to detail.

4.14.Ability to manage time, and complete tasks within budget and schedule.

4.15.Ability to communicate professionally in person, by phone, and email.

5.       Preferred Skills:

5.1.    Strong English oral and writing skills, effective presentations, interpersonal relations, organization and follow through, and analytical and critical reasoning.

5.2.    Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision.

5.3.    Attention to detail.

5.4.    Strong familiarity with Federal and State GIS standards.

5.5.    Understanding of geospatial applicability to specific business areas.

5.6.    Experience with utility survey and data management.

5.7.    Ability to lead a small team of geospatial analysts and technicians.

5.8.    Professional certification (GISP, PE, PLS)

6.       Supervisory Responsibilities:

6.1.    This position does not have supervisory requirements.

6.2.    This position may serve as team leader.

7.       Security Clearance:

7.1.    Active clearance or the ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance up to a Full Scope Polygraph.

8.       U.S. Citizenship Required.

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