Title: GIS Specialist
Location: Alexandria, VA
Title: Geospatial Specialist
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Alexandria, VA
Assist a DoD client in creating and modifying base map geospatial data layers. The candidate must possess the ability to create geospatial data with ArcGIS for Desktop and handheld GPS units in an agile and dynamic working environment. He/She will be expected to communicate and coordinate with other staff and/or contractors, project management, DoD clients, and installation personnel. The Geospatial Analyst must be able to learn quickly and provide innovative and unique solutions to frequently changing obstacles.
Must be able to work with Installation personnel to assess current data holdings and prioritize collection efforts while on-site.
Must be able to work with a wide variety of data sources including but not limited to, pdfs, Visio diagrams, Excel spreadsheets, and personal interviews to develop meaningful geospatial data.
Familiarity and experience with GPS devices, heads up digitizing, and SME interviews as methods for creating geospatial data.
Must have intermediate to advanced skills using Python to automate activities.
Travel is required 25% of the time. The desired candidate will be required to plan their own travel. Accommodations may include on-base lodging.
Able and willing to perform fieldwork.
Excellent written communication skills and documentation habits to include but not limited to; decisions, developed procedures, configuration, and/or custom scripts.
Must be agile and able to respond to rapidly changing requirements and environments.
The following are requirements of the potential candidate:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, GIS, or computer related field
Comp TIA Security+ desired
Proficiency with MS Office, and Esri products including ArcGIS Desktop and Portal for ArcGIS
Basic Knowledge of Networking, Windows Server, IT Security and IIS
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance
The following are desired capabilities and experience of the potential candidate:
1 to 3 Years experience including Esri ArcGIS environments, ArcGIS Portal,
Knowledge of DoD and Federal GIS Data Standards and Policy, including SDSFIE.
Experience in DoD Installation Geospatial Information and Services (IGI&S) or other DoD installation functional areas, and military working environments.
Ability to work independently and proactively to take initiative to solve complex problems
Excellent writing and communication skills
Experience working with UAVs for geospatial data collection and Drone2Map for post processing
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We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.