Job Detail

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

Posted: 2023-05-19
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

At geocgi we pride ourselves on not losing our focus. We started out and remain GIS experts (or geeks. . . depending on your perspective). Since 2006, we’ve evolved into a world-class and worldwide service provider of multiple disciplines. We are a talented, hardworking group that share values and characteristics that drive client, professional, and personal success. geocgi is looking for a GIS Specialist to be a part of our team delivering Installation Geospatial Information and Services support to the United States Marine Corps (USMC). The position is full-time and on-site at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Butler in Okinawa, Japan. The GIS Specialist is responsible for specialized technical and analytical geospatial assistance that will support the maintenance of an Enterprise GIS. The candidate will support data development, SDSFIE standards integration, and quality verification processes. They will assist in maintaining geospatial data in an enterprise GIS implementation, aid in the maintenance of the geodatabase, and apply technical and programmatic knowledge of GIS.

• Eager to learn new technology and integrate existing skills within a new industry.
• An active and collaborative team member.
• An above average communicator, comfortable with technical writing, as well as public speaking.
• Highly organized and able to maintain several projects at one time.
• Passionate about the geospatial industry and new technology.

As an employee of geocgi, the candidate will have access to a generous benefits package, in addition to a corporate culture and community of GIS geeks. Our benefits include but are not limited to:
• Competitive salaries, commensurate with experience and leading Federal Contractors in the geospatial industry.
• Opportunities for upward mobility in a dynamic fast paced environment within a small company.
• Merit-based spot and end of year bonuses.
• Safe Harbor 401(k) plan with immediate vesting.
• Flexible work hours and PTO.
• Complete Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for individuals.
• Company paid training, certifications, and professional growth and development.

The following are requirements of the GIS Specialist:
• US Citizen and ability to obtain/maintain DoD Secret Clearance
• Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, or IT related field
• 4 years of experience with the use and administration of Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop and Server solutions
• Experience with GIS data development in an enterprise environment
• Experience integrating enterprise geospatial applications into new and existing business processes.
• Familiarity with administrating and configuring web mapping applications using JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
• Experience gathering requirements for applications from users of geospatial information.
• Experience providing formal and informal training.
• Knowledge of advanced relational database concepts. (Preferred)
• Experience with Python. (Preferred)
• Experience with DoD IGI&S Programs. (Preferred)
• Experience with Trimble's resource/mapping and survey-grade GPS solutions. (Preferred)
• Knowledge and Experience with SDSFIE. (Preferred)

Please visit our website and careers page at: to apply. geocgi provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. As a U.S. Federal Contractor, geocgi complies with COVID-19 vaccine mandates for all personnel as outlined by Executive Order 14042

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