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GIS Analyst

Boston, MA · Architecture/Engineering
We are seeking a GIS Analyst to join our Data Services Team in our Boston, Manchester, or Hartford office. We collaborate closely with our colleagues and clients on challenging projects in the fields of geotechnical engineering, environmental geology, risk assessment, natural-resource management, permitting, and sustainability.
 
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will:
  • Work with project teams to determine the optimal approach for using geospatial technologies to meet project needs, accurately estimate the corresponding level of effort, and then see implementation through to completion.
  • Approach each task, regardless of size and scope, as an opportunity to rethink the conventional ways data is collected, managed, visualized, and delivered.
  • Produce concise, clear, and compelling cartographic output with a keen eye for aesthetics.
  • Manage geochemical and geotechnical data in relational databases, including providing formatted outputs to data consumers as well as linking databases directly to GIS and other visualization and reporting platforms.
  • Balance a high level of creativity with adherence to established company GIS standards and best practices.
  • Always be persistent and diligent about quality, both in one’s own work and the work of others.
  • Support and coach other users of geospatial technologies throughout the organization.
  • Stay actively engaged in the greater GIS community, both locally and beyond, staying aware of the state of practice, new tools and technology, and opportunities for growth.
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • BS/BA degree
  • Two to ten years experience as a GIS professional
  • Advanced skills using Esri ArcGIS for Desktop, including Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst
  • Experience in building and using a GIS to solve problems, present results, and graphically report analytical data
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding
  • CAD-GIS data interoperability and integration skills, especially for effectively using CAD data in GIS
  • Enthusiasm, dedication, and self-discipline in order to work effectively in an exciting, diverse, and fast-paced environment
  • Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of their work.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience using ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise, Portal, ArcGIS Online, Survey123, Geocortex Essentials, FME
  • Unmanned aerial systems (UAS, “drones”), including Pix4D or Agisoft
  • Web- and mobile-map application development
  • Mobile field-data collection, processing, and integration
  • Database management (e.g., EQuIS, SQL Server, HoleBAS
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