GIS Analyst

  • 06-Feb-2018 to 06-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • GIS/Data Management
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Full Time
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FLO Analytics (FLO) is a growing professional services and technology company specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data analytics services. FLO works with school districts, government, utilities, non-profit groups, and various businesses and industries in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. To support these efforts, we are seeking a full-time GIS Analyst in our Seattle office focused on government and utility related work, in addition to our core business functions applied to a variety of industries and projects.

As a GIS Analyst, you will serve as a key member of the FLO team and will support project management, technical work, marketing, and business development. This position requires strong interpersonal skills, exceptional organization skills, and experience working in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment. Additionally, you will think outside the box, take initiative in a variety of situations, and effectively communicate verbally, in writing, and in person. As a GIS Analyst, you will:

  • Consult with end users, clients and customers to determine GIS and system information needs.
  • Gather requirements, determine scopes, and estimate hours needed to develop and deliver custom geospatial solutions to our customers, plus manage projects through their entire lifecycle.
  • Identify, recommend, and assist with implementing improvements to system designs and processing methodologies to improve workflow efficiency, scalability, and reliability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional internal and external team members and occasionally third party vendors, sometimes as project lead, and other times under other team member leadership.
  • Advise, train, mentor, and learn from team members on business development, technical, and client sectors topics.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of emerging solutions across client sectors.
  • Coordinate with FLO’s marketing coordinator and other senior/principal staff in the development of ongoing marketing strategies.
  • Network in pursuit of new work throughout the Northwest, including attendance at tradeshows to market company services.
  • Participate in internal marketing and business development meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Please apply if you haveĀ a strong client focus and the following qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree from a U.S. accredited college or university in geography, planning, environmental studies/science, computer science, or a related field with an emphasis in GIS and/or data analytics.
  • 5+ years of professional work experience as a GIS Analyst or equivalent.
  • Proficient working with Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop suite and extensions
  • Experience conducting needs assessment and/or defining end use requirements for services and products.
  • Experience managing projects, including successful alignment of scope of works, budgets, and staff resources.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to formulate and clearly communicate ideas, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proven organizational and problem-solving skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with little guidance and in a collaborative group environment.
  • Willingness to work overtime and travel as needed.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment as an individual contributor on a transparent, agile team.

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • A graduate certificate and/or degree in GIS or related field.
  • Experience providing GIS consulting services to a local government or utility and/or working for a government or utility entity as a GIS analyst, coordinator or similar.
  • Experience in working with and providing a broad range of GIS services, including environmental, planning, and utility datasets.
  • Experience developing and implementing asset management related applications and associated databases.
  • Experience with permitting and financial systems.
  • Experience in business development in the GIS consulting industry.
  • Experience with Esri’s extensions, including Business Analyst.
  • Experience in working with Esri’s AGO, ArcGIS Server, and Web APIs.
  • Experience with other non-Esri data analytic, blending, and visualization solutions (e.g., Alteryx, Tableau).