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Organization: Optimal Geo
Title: Geospatial Analyst
Location: Decatur, AL
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-05-01

Position Description:


Primary Function : The Geospatial Analyst is responsible for performing GEOINT geospatial data creation, analysis and processing tasks relating to the development of GIS databases, the compilation of geospatial data required for multiple-scale map, and database production.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Ensure geospatial products are in compliance with applicable specification.
•Construct spatial databases and apply attribution as needed.
•Edit spatial and tabular data.
•Create functional GIS models using both raster and vector data.
•Establish complex relational database joins and queries using ArcGIS and other commercially available software.
•Identify new processes and procedures within a project
•Work with Technical Lead on developing new or updated SOPs.
•Produce professional quality maps and tabular outputs for presentations.
•Responsible for creating orthophotos and image processing to meet customer specifications and deadlines.
•May require GPS field work to develop ground control in support of aerial imagery or LiDAR projects.
•Adhere to quality control procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Technical expertise in the areas of Geography, Photogrammetry, Cartography, Imagery Analysis, GIS, Surveying and Civil Engineering.
•Knowledge of federal government (NGA, AGC, NAVFAC, USACE, etc) spatial data products and services.
•Knowledge of commonly applied standards including but not limited to ASPRS and FGDC.
•Good written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.
•Ability to perform assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision.
•Ability to meet project deadlines.
•Ability to compile, review, and reconcile data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
•Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Education and Experience:
•A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. GIS, Geography, or Civil Engineering degree preferred.
•Experience with ESRI, Microstation, Intergraph, AutoCAD and related software preferred.

Optimal Geo Inc., provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Optimal Geo Inc., complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Optimal Geo Inc., expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Email Resume to: dell.brown@optimalgeo.com