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GIS Analyst

Company: Johnson, Mirmiran, and Thompson Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

JMT Technology Group, a leading geospatial and information technology services and solutions provider, has an opening for a GIS Analyst with experience analyzing and maintaining data using ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online. This individual will report to an office location to be determined with a hybrid of in office and remote work
Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Review and interpret source data files and translate information into GIS format

  • Use Desktop ESRI apps to create, edit and maintain vector GIS data in various formats (i.e., file geodatabase, SDE, Portal, shapefile)

  • Create, publish, and edit feature and manage map services in ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS

  • Perform edits to GIS data in a versioned database (branch and traditional) and reconcile/post edits with the default/parent version resolving possible conflicts

  • Create, update, and maintain ArcGIS Online/Portal platform applications including Story Maps, Field Maps, Experience Builder, and Survey 123

  • Utilize analysis capabilities within ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online to perform complex and advanced spatial analysis and distills results into formats that are easy to comprehend

  • Develop Python scripts or use Model Builder to automate repetitive geoprocessing tasks

  • Develop Arcade expressions for custom content in ArcGIS applications

  • Process data and map requests and produce high quality hard and soft copy map deliverables

  • Perform field data collection and verification using GPS and other mobile data collection tools

  • Assist in developing training materials and provide instruction to internal staff and clients

  • Assist with development, testing and deployment of custom GIS applications and tools

  • Evaluate new software and offer innovative GIS approaches to existing and potential projects

  • Assist project and task managers in formulating and implementing project plans and managing task-based work and regularly report progress on assigned work.

  • Work directly with customers to identify and document requirements and formulate and implement cost-effective GIS-based solutions to meet their needs.

  • Develop and implement quality assurance and quality control procedures and provide suggestions for process improvements

    Required Skills

    • Knowledge of GIS concepts and analytical techniques, including geospatial data creation, conversion, manipulation, and analysis

    • Knowledge of geodatabase administration principle s and demonstrated experience designing, implementing, and maintaining enterprise geodatabases

    • Experience using GPS technologies or mobile data collection tools

    • Ability to analyze complex problems, evaluate alternatives, and make sound , independent decisions

    • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

    • Ability to plan, organize, and execute GIS-related tasks efficiently and effectively while meeting customer requirements

    • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively and effectively with project team members and customers to establish and maintain effective working relationships

    • Ability to relate to and work with individuals representing a variety of disciplines, backgrounds, and cultures

    • Proficiency with the Microsoft 365 Suite

    • Strong oral an d written skills

      Required Experience

      • Bachelor's or master's degree in geography, GIS, computer science, information technology, engineering, planning, or related field, with relevant coursework in GIS.

      • Minimum of four years of experience utilizing Esri's latest suite of technology, including ArcGIS Pro and Portal for ArcGIS

      • Minimum of two years of experience delegating tasks and reviewing other team members' work and working independently on complex tasks

      • Ability to complete geoprocessing tasks independently when instructed.

      • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with team members, customers, and consulting partners from a broad spectrum of disciplines.

      • Ability to mentor junior level staff and lead project specific tasks

        Preferred Experience

        • Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) certification

        • Experience using Autodesk or MicroStation products

        • Experience performing data translation with Safe Software FME / Esri Data Interoperability tools

        • Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise/ Server/ Portal administration

        • Experience integrating PowerBI , Power Automate and/or PowerApps with ESRI products

        • Experience with open-source GIS applications

        • Experience working with Utility network s and /or Transportation networks

        • Support the development and maintenance of Power Automate Flows for custom reporting or notifications

        • Support the development of machine learning models to perform repetitive geo-spatial tasks (i.e., change detection, feature extraction

          Working Conditions
          Work is performed within a general office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment. Field work may be required to collect or verify existing conditions of data being obtained or maintained .
          Job Competencies

          • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving

          • Attention-To-Detail

          • Decision Making

          • Job-Focused Learning

          • Planning and Organizing/Time Management

          • Building Relationships & Teamwork

          • Integrity & Ethics

          • Quality Service

            JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Keywords: Johnson, Mirmiran, and Thompson Inc., Philadelphia , GIS Analyst, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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