Job Detail

Organization: International Farming Corporation
Title: GIS Analyst I
Location: Raleigh, NC

Posted: 2019-04-09
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Job Summary: Work collaboratively with each of the departments to update and maintain geospatial data holdings, conduct analysis, and produce publication quality maps for internal and external use.

Job Responsibilities:
Produce publication quality maps using best practices
Assist with geospatial analysis
Collect, pre-process, organize, and update spatial and tabular datasets
Maintain, create, research, and report on internal and external geospatial data sets

Who We Are: International Farming Corporation, LLC (IFC) is an asset management company that specializes in the agricultural sector. IFC was founded to acquire, farm or lease out for production, top producing farmland in diversified locations throughout the United States. IFC purchases and owns farmland, partners with farmers to help maximize farm profitability through progressive farming techniques, and works closely with farmers to adopt the IFC franchise model which includes best practice business and agronomic protocols. This active management strategy benefits our farming partners as well as our investors who trust us to provide consistent strong returns in the alternative investment industry.

What We Offer:
On-the-job training in cartographic techniques and GIS analysis from experienced professionals in an open-source GIS environment
The chance to learn about and work with custom cloud-based data analytics and visualization infrastructure using Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Financial support for continuing education in relevant areas of interest
An energetic and dynamic work environment, driven by people determined to succeed together
The opportunity to be part of a great team making a positive impact on agriculture

Skills Required:
Experience producing publication quality maps (examples required)
Experience with ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, or GRASS
Detail-oriented individual with superior time management skills
Ability to work independently and with team members to drive project to completion
Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Affinity Designer, or similar preferred
Background in agronomy or natural resources a plus
Experience with relational databases and SQL a plus
Experience with Python, R, or other programming languages a plus

Please send resume, cover letter, and three cartographic examples to Dr. Damian Maddalena, dmaddalena@intlfarming.com

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