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Organization: The Kansas City Southern Railway Company
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Kansas City, MO USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-04-26

Position Description:

This role will serve as a support analyst supporting GIS practitioners in the Business Units, providing ad hoc GIS data support for Business Units without GIS practitioners, and representing Enterprise GIS from
a data and service administrative perspective.


Bachelors degree in Geography or Computer Science is required

4 years experience using GIS software for cartography and spatial analysis demonstrating an increase in the complexity

-Familiar with geospatial concepts, practices, and procedures including, but not limited to, coordinate systems and projections, topology, and Linear Referencing Systems.
-Familiar with CAD, GPS and LiDAR technologies

ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, ESRI ArcGIS Server (SDE), ESRI Workflow Manager, ESRI Data Reviewer, ESRI ArcGIS Mobile, Trimble Positions, and Safe Software FME Desktop

-Perform spatial data analysis to meet business needs and provide results to make better business decisions.
-Produce maps, provide web-based mapping support, develop spatial and non-spatial databases, and provide technical support to other team members.
-Administer GIS services and provide support for GIS applications. Coordinate with team members and business stakeholders to resolve issues.
-Meet with business stakeholders to gather requirements and use those specifications to recommend and provide the best solution to meet business needs.
-Stay abreast of new geospatial trends and technologies. Participate in professional organization(s) based on area of expertise and/or company focus.

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
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