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Organization: JMT Technology Group
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-09-13

Position Description:


JMT Technology Group, a progressive geospatial and information technology services and solutions provider, has an opening for a GIS Analyst in our Virginia Beach office.

Job Responsibilities:

•Performs data research, investigation, and verification
•Designs and maintains geodatabases in ArcSDE
•Uses ETL tools for data migration
•Develops, documents, and implements quality assurance and quality control procedures
•Evaluates new software and tools
•Automates repetitive geoprocessing tasks
•Creates and publishes map services
•Manages versioned geodatabases
•Assists project and task managers in formulating and implementing project plans and managing task-based work and regularly communicates task progress to the project manager
•Works directly with customers to identify and document requirements; determines how GIS technology can help meet customer needs and formulates and implements cost-effective GIS-based solutions
•Utilizes GIS technology to perform complex and advanced spatial analysis and distills results into formats that are easy to comprehend
•Research, develop and offer innovative approaches to problem-solving
•Provides mentorship to junior team members, including GIS technicians and interns
•Tests and analyzes custom applications or tools and coordinates with developers to address bugs and enhancements
•Assists with application deployment and testing at a client site
•Develops training materials and manuals
•Provides instruction to internal staff and clients
•Supports field data collection using GPS and other mobile data collection tools
•Supports GIS data creation, conversion and manipulation as needed

Required Skills:

•Knowledge of GIS concepts and analytical techniques, including geospatial data creation, conversion, manipulation, and analysis.
•Ability to analyze complex problems, evaluate alternatives, and make sound, independent decisions within established guidelines.
•Ability to plan, organize, and execute GIS-related tasks efficiently and effectively while meeting customer requirements.
•Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
•Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Visio.
•Must be able to travel to client sites in Virginia as well as to other JMT office locations and domestic travel for industry events as needed.

Required Experience:

•Bachelor’s degree in geography, GIS, computer science, information technology, engineering, planning, or related field.
•Minimum of two years of experience (5 or more years preferred) in the application of GIS technology to solve clients’ needs.
•Minimum of two years of experience (5 or more years preferred) utilizing Esri’s latest suite of technology, including ArcGIS Desktop and SDE.
•Minimum of one year of experience delegating tasks and reviewing other team members’ work and working independently on complex tasks.
•Knowledge of geodatabase administration principles and demonstrated experience designing, implementing, and maintaining enterprise geodatabases.
•Ability to communicate and work collaboratively and effectively with project team members and customers and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
•Experience using GPS technologies (i.e. Trimble and Leica) or mobile data collection tools.
•Experience with ModelBuilder and Python scripting
•Experience working with ArcGIS Online
•Experience creating and publishing map services

Preferred Experience:

•Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) certification
•Experience using AutoDesk or Microstation
•Experience performing data translation:

- GIS to CAD, and vice versa, such as Esri’s Data Interoperability extension or FME Workbench.

- Esri data to KML, such as Arc2Earth
•Experience working with ArcGIS Server

Working Conditions:

Work is performed within a general office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Job Competencies:

•Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
•Attention-to-detail
•Customer Focus
•Communication
•Decision Making
•Coordination of Work
•Results Oriented

Organizational Competencies:

•Building Relationships & Teamwork
•Integrity & Ethics
•Quality Service

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Please apply here: https://johnsonmirmiranthompson-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=2630