Job Detail

Organization: geocgi
Title: GIS Analyst - Okinawa, Japan
Location: Okinawa, Japan

Posted: 2020-01-27
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Mandatory Requirement: United States citizen with valid passport and U. S. driver’s license
Preferred Requirement: Current US DoD Secret Clearance
Preferred Requirement: GIS Professional (GISP) Certification

geocgi is looking for a GIS Analyst to assist a DoD client with improving and maintaining GIS data for military installations, on-site in Okinawa, Japan. The GIS Analyst will provide specialized technical and analytical geospatial assistance that will support the development and maintenance of installation datasets. Support data collection through specialized GPS equipment, SDSFIE standards integration, and quality verification processes. Maintain geospatial data in an enterprise GIS implementation, aid in the maintenance of the geodatabase, and apply technical and programmatic knowledge of GIS. Execute the responsibilities of a GIS Analyst supporting Installation Management functions as a part of a DoD Installation Geospatial Information and Services (IGI&S) Program, which include:

• GIS technical proficiency and experience with Esri ArcGIS.
• GPS data collection
• Experience working in an enterprise Esri ArcGIS environment to include versioned editing.
• Data preparation, management, and maintenance
• Scriptwriting for automation of routine GIS tasks and procedures.
• Data Model support and compliance.
• Communicate standards, methods, quality assurance/control processes, and metrics.

Requirements and Experience:
The following are requirements of a potential candidate:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, GIS, Cartography, Survey, or IT related field
• 4-6 years of experience in GIS with cartographic, analyst, editor, database or similar duties
• 2 years of experience with GPS equipment, data collection, and post-processing
• Experience with Esri software applications and spatial analysis including; network analysis, spatial analysis, and 3D analysis
• Understanding and Knowledge in geography, scientific methods and GIS principles
• Experienced and knowledgeable in the implementation of the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE)
• Knowledge of DoD and Federal GIS Standards and Policy
• Effective Communication both orally and in writing
• Ability to work independently and proactively to take initiative and solve complex problems
• Able and willing to perform fieldwork and travel via military transportation
• Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

The following are the desired capabilities and experience of a successful candidate:
• Ability to interact with installation SMEs and understand issues as they relate to GIS
• Understanding of utility networks and modeling of connectivity/flow rules
• Experience with GIS data and CAD data integration
• Awareness of basic urban planning principles and/or Master Planning process
• Experience with image processing and raster analysis
• Experience in DoD Installation Geospatial Information and Services (IGI&S) or other DoD installation functional areas
• Able to develop maps for visualization and analysis
• Python scriptwriting experience
• Data management experience

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