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Organization: Optimal Geo
Title: GIS Technical Lead
Location: Athens, AL
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-09-18

Position Description:

Optimal GEO is searching for a GIS Technical Lead to serve as a lead on GIS and GEOINT related projects as well as perform team building and management. This position will often serve on the front end of projects establishing a technical plan in executing a project as well as optimizing and automating geospatial processes as needed. This position will also serve as a production management role. The position requires excellent communication and planning skills as well as the ability to work both as part of a team and independently.

Required Qualifications:

Expert level grasp of GIS software including Esri and/or Intergraph. Knowledge of spatial database design and administration. Must be U.S. Citizen. At least 3 years’ experience in the geospatial field

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with GEOINT. Experience managing geospatial production. Experience troubleshooting software configuration. Knowledge of Oracle and/or SQL. Bachelor’s degree in geography, computer science or related field plus 3 years’ experience in the geospatial field.


Perform lead level professional functions related to GIS design, development, team building, and management. May be required to intermittently assist with LiDAR and Orthophotography surge projects.

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