GIS Analyst

Date: May 13, 2013

Location: Chester, VA


Quantum Tech Staffing is seeking a GIS Analyst for a contract position in Chester, VA

A minimum of two years of professional experience or equivalent education is required in GIS, cartography, CADD, or a related field

Candidate will write programs and develop user interfaces, menus, and macro-level commands to meet user needs in addition to performing complex spatial analyses and producing reports according to customer specifications.

VA State Agency seeks an experienced Geospatial Analyst to provide support for our Broadband Mapping initiative. Individual must have:
o extensive experience managing complex geodatabases with ESRI GIS software version 10.0 or higher
o extensive experience manipulating geospatial data (data conversion and geocoding)
o ability to manage milestones and deliverables according to pre-determined schedules
o good verbal skills for outreach with non-technical data providers
o good documentation skills for project reporting
Duties will include:
o direct and indirect data collection outreach to collect broadband data from providers
o biannual geospatial database outputs to support required federal reporting/submittal
o geocoding source data from various formats into usable geospatial data
o managing data processing steps to provide timely data deliverables
o implementing geodatabase schema changes and adjustments
o producing cartographic products by request
o actively participating in broadband mapping team technical meetings

Required skills:
o GIS Analysis – 2 years
o Experience managing complex geodatabases w/ESRI GIS software version 10.0 or higher – 2 years
o Extensive exp. Manipulating geospatial data (data conversion and geocoding) – 2 years
o Demonstrated experience managing milestones and deliverables – 2 years
o Ability to translate technical information to nontechnical users – 2 years
o Excellent oral and written communication skills – documentation – 2 years