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Organization: GDA Corp.
Title: GIS / RS Analyst
Location: State College, PA USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-04-05

Position Description:

Position description:
GDA is seeking a qualified and highly effective individual to join our GIS / Remote Sensing (RS) team as a part-time/full-time GIS / RS Analyst. More information on GDA may be obtained from www.gdacorp.com

The GIS / RS Analyst will be responsible for supporting our team with GIS and RS data processing, analysis, research, writing and other duties as assigned. This is a part-time position with opportunity for follow-on full-time employ, based on the candidate’s performance and availability.

Requirements:
 Proficiency with the ArcGIS software suite, with knowledge of: feature editing, geoprocessing, attribute editing and management
 Demonstrated ability to manipulate and analyze complex vector and raster datasets
 Experience working with large volumes of satellite imagery
 Experience with the Model Builder in ArcGIS
 Ability to utilize Microsoft Excel for attribute management and its integration with ArcGIS
 Familiarity with remote sensing
 Working knowledge of imagery processing tools
 Attention to detail a must
 Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities

Helpful Additional Experience:
 Experience with image processing in Python (Numpy / SciPy / SciKit / etc.)
 Familiarity with SQL databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL
 Experience with Python, HTML, and Javascript programming
 Familiarity with design and implementation of web applications
 Experience adapting / modifying existing code to extend functionality
 Familiarity with source control systems (preferably Git)

Qualifications:
 Highly organized, self-motivated, able to perform with minimal supervision
 Excellent writing skills, both technical and layperson
 Good team player, positive attitude

Scheduling:
 This position is open
 The position is approximately 20 hours per week
 Specific scheduling may be flexible, with typical hours of GDA operation running between 9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday

Requirements:
 Those interested must submit a resume, cover letter, and copies of certifications to hr@gdacorp.com before being considered for an interview
 Include “GIS / RS Analyst” in your subject line for all correspondence regarding this position