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Organization: Apex Systems
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-06-01

Position Description:

If interested please send your resume to Natalie at nmacdonald@apexsystems.com

GIS Technician Opportunity!

Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing organization, has an immediate opportunity for a GIS Technician opportunity to work for our client who is one of the world’s largest and most admired companies. If you’re looking for an organization that focuses on innovation, social responsibility, and quality, then this is the place for you.

This position is a full-time temporary contract position. The contractor will work ~40 hours per week for a duration of 12 months. The position will perform tasks to support a mapping application. Job duties include but are not limited to evaluation, management, editing, and production of spatial data.

- Deep understanding of spatial concepts and theory
- Experience with Geographic Information Systems, proprietary or open source
- Detail-oriented
- Strong web-research skills, including the use of web-based maps
- Adept at working with large data sets with an ability to identify patterns
- Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in small and large cross functional teams
- Strong computer literacy
- Strong verbal and written communication skills

Highly Desired:
- 1+ year of experience in geospatial data analysis or map quality evaluation
- Bachelors degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Science or similar
- Ability to draw conclusions from data and recommend actions
- Experience querying databases using SQL
- Experience scripting with Python
- Experience with other programming languages
- Foreign language experience is a plus

Responsible for content analysis, validation, cleansing, collection and reporting. Analyze and validate data content and assemble new content from various sources, including databases, files/spreadsheets, and websites. Respond to data inquiries from various groups within an organization. Create and publish regularly scheduled and/or ad hoc reports as needed

Experience with Unix/Linux and Mac operating systems
Imagery post processing

BS/BA or MS/MA in Geography, GIS, or Engineering