Geospatial Analyst Level – II
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, 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 presents at user group meetings, other professional functions, and on site with clients.
Duties and Responsibilities, but are not limited to:
- – Digitizing data from various sources including satellite imagery, aerial photography, hardcopy, and CADD;
- – Working with coordinate projections with imagery, CADD, and GIS data;
- – Planning, capturing, and post-processing GPS data;
- – Developing geospatial databases, including schemas and standards;
- – Acquiring data from various sources including clearing houses, USGS, FEMA, etc.;
- – Acquiring data from commercial sources;
- – Planning, developing, documenting, and analyzing geospatial databases;
- – Coaching junior personnel; and leading a team of analysts and technicians;
- – Working independent if needed;
- – Coordinating with application developers to determine configurations and best solutions;
- – Creating high quality cartographic products; maintaining cartographic standards and templates;
- – Providing detailed written documentation including metadata and other instructions, standards and specifications in a clear, concise and – well-structured manner;
- – Participating in professional GIS associations and activities;
- – Work within project/task budget and schedule;
- – Understand and follow company quality management policies nd procedures.
- – A 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 experience OR
- – A Master’s degree in a related field with three (3) years of experience.
- – Ability to organize and maintain geospatial data;
- – Ability to work as part of a team to produce deliverables and solve problems;
- – Exceptional computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
- – Advanced knowledge of Esri ArcGIS Desktop software (ArcMap/ArcPro);
- – Working knowledge of ArcGIS Server in an enterprise environment;
- – Working knowledge of Oracle or SQL Server;
- – Working knowledge of Python scripting;
- – Advanced understanding of coordinate projections and datums;
- – Working knowledge of GPS planning, collection, and post-processing;
- – Experience with raster imagery (TIFF, GeoTIFF, NITF, MrSID) projections and formats;
- – Experience in Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE);
- – Attention to detail.
- – Ability to manage time and complete tasks within budget and schedule;
- – Ability to communicate professionally in person, by phone, and via email.
- – This position does not have supervisory requirement, but requires team leaderships.
- – US Citizenship Required
- – Active clearance, or the ability to obtain a US Government Security Clearance, up to a Full Scope Polygraph and background investigation.
- – Strong skills in the following: English both oral and written; effective presentation; interpersonal relationships; organization and follow through; analysis and critical reasoning;
- – Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision;
- – Strong familiarity with Federal and State GIS standards;
- – Understanding of geospatial applicability to specific business areas;
- – Experience in utility survey and data collection/management;
- – Professional certification (GISP, PE, PLS, ASPSR, etc.).