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GIS Specialist

Scott AFB, Illinois

Brooksource has an opportunity for a full-time, experienced, and motivated Geospatial Information Specialist (GIS) in support of the Transportation Geospatial Information System (TGIS) contract. The Geospatial Information Specialist will set up and maintain GIS environments and databases. They will use GIS software to analyze spatial and non-spatial information within the applications. The Geospatial Information Specialist will support the business analyst to gather, document, and refine the geospatial requirements. The Geospatial Information Specialist will work with developers, testers, business analysts, and other team members to meet customer needs and expectations. Good communication skills, problem-solving skills, and experience with Esri, ArGIS and Portal are required for this important position.

Job Description

The Geospatial Information Specialist applies ingenuity, teamwork, and problem-solving skills in the standup of geospatial environments and the analyzing of data. Roles and responsibilities include analyzing data, setting up and maintaining environments, creating layers, assists with requirements documentation, Installation of new software, Configuration of hardware and software, Security administration with GIS Portal, Data analysis, Responsible for the administration of existing databases and the analysis, design, and creation of new databases.

Primary Responsibilities

· Knowledge of ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE services, ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Online installation/configuration of ArcSDE services

· Skilled in designing and implementing large (enterprise) geospatial systems

· Knowledge of SQL and pther internet programming languages (I.e. HTML5, XML, JavaScript, CSS, Python, etc.) as it relates to GIS applications

· Knowledge in scripting and programming for data management purposes for process development (Python, ArcObjects, etc). Ability to create, test, deploy and validate software packages as needed

· Knowledge of GIS theory and practices, principles and practices of enterprise information technology systems and structures, geographic concepts of location, scale, resolution, and generalization, administer system access and security to the enterprise GIS and related applications

· Ability to identify spatial relationships and display the results of analyses

· Review GIS data for currency and accuracy; document the parameters and context of GIS data; perform geospatial modeling or spatial analysis and create geospatial mapping capabilities


Qualified Candidates should have:

· A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

· Eligibility for SECRET security clearance

· Five or more years of experience working with geospatial applications and tools

• The ability to work well within a team environment

• Experience working with users to gather geospatial requirements

Additional preferred qualities and skills

• Detail-oriented analytical skills.

· Proven abilities in managing time and workloads to meet deadlines.

· Strong verbal and written communication skills.

· The ability to apply their expertise on multiple complex work assignments.

· Experience with DoD/military/projects.

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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