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Organization: Measure UAS
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-02-01

Position Description:

Role: At Measure, we provide high quality, actionable data collected by drones. We are looking for a motivated individual to assist our Data Engineering department in the processing, analyzing and delivery of that data to our customers. We have an immediate need for an entry- to mid-level GIS Analyst to support our efforts in several industry verticals, particularly the power utility industry.

The GIS Analyst assists with the day-to-day operations within Data Engineering. S/he is responsible for the timely production and delivery of the data collected and for ensuring its quality and accuracy. S/he also works with various business units within Measure (Sales, Flight Operations) to determine appropriate flight plans and workflows for data collection.

Come be a part of our growing team and join us as we lead the way in a new industry!

Essential Functions:
• Work with our existing customers and partners to ensure Measure is providing a premium, innovative drone-based service and data product
• Create new data workflows and evaluate existing ones for improvement
• Process UAV data using various desktop and cloud-based software as determined by department
• Create both static and web-based maps from data for client delivery
• Research data collection methodology for existing and new use cases
• Other duties as administered

Required skills & experience:
• Knowledge of remote sensing techniques and methodology
• Strong proficiency in Esri ArcGIS 10.3 or higher
• Ability to think critically and solve problems creatively
• Willingness to take initiative and to work as a team player
• Interest in drone technology
Flexibility in the face of obstacles and a sense of humor
Preferred experience:
• Experience using geospatial data in the power utility sector
• Working proficiency with UAV photogrammetry software
• Working proficiency with Erdas Imagine and Harris ENVIExperience working with ArcGIS Server and enterprise database systems

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Geography or related degree with a focus in GIS with 1+ years of related experience

Supervisor: Director of Data Engineering

Location: Washington, DC or Atlanta

Travel: Approximately 20%

To apply, send a resume and cover letter (required) to jobs@measure.aero