Job Detail

Organization: Ecology and Environment, Inc
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Virgina Beach, VA

Posted: 2019-05-06
Application Deadline: 2019-06-06

Position Description:


Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking a Senior-Level GIS Analyst for our Virginia Beach, VA office. This position will be responsible for identifying appropriate geospatial solutions, as part of a dynamic results-oriented team, in response to our clients’ requirements. Our successful candidate will have experience working with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop software, enterprise-level databases, and mobile applications.
Responsibilities:
• Fulfill geospatial analyses and mapping requests for internal and external clients
• Demonstrate and apply an understanding/knowledgebase of geospatial topics and best practices including projections, data management and version control, spatial analysis techniques, linear referencing, editing features, field data collection techniques, and 3D GIS tools
• Learn and apply new skills and tools during the life cycle of a project
• Create, edit, and manage vector and raster data, and collect data from online clearinghouses
• Populate geospatial metadata per Federal Geospatial Data Committee (FGDC guidelines)
• Collect requirements, determine clients' needs, communicate solutions, design workflows and data management techniques to increase efficiencies, and maintain the quality of deliverables
• Work with other GIS Analysts within Ecology and Environment Inc.’s Data Intelligence Group
• Assist with business development initiatives including demonstrations, client meetings, presentations, bids and proposal support, etc.
Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, or related discipline
• 7+ years of experience with Esri ArcGIS Desktop software and related extensions including Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, and Geostatistical Analyst
• Experience working with ESRI tools including Advanced Editing, Geocoding, Georeferencing, Raster Calculators, Topology, Labeling, and Data Driven Pages
• Experience with mobile applications/environments (iOS, Android, Windows Tablets) for field data collection, including ESRI ArcPad and Trimble GPS units
• Experience working with data in both Microsoft Excel and Access
• Cartographic skills that depict a clear understanding of map composition and symbology principles with the ability to produce maps for reports, meetings, posters, etc.
• DoD Secret Clearance and/or ability to obtain a clearance immediately
• Familiar with Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE)
• Working knowledge of geospatial topics and best practices including projections, data management and version control, spatial analysis techniques, linear referencing, editing features, metadata creation, field data collection techniques, and 3D GIS tools
• Working knowledge of Enterprise-Level Databases and applications (ArcGIS Enterprise), ArcGIS Online, and database connections and how they can be used in desktop and mobile mapping environments
• Working knowledge of Python scripting environment to automate tasks and workflows
• Excellent problem solving, time management and verbal/written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with external and internal clients of varying levels of computer literacy
• Ability to work as a member of a team and work with tight deadlines for multiple projects
• Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, organized, and self-disciplined in order to organize time and work efficiently in a face-paced and exciting consulting environment
We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time. E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided. Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply online. Local candidates preferred.
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.

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