eGIS Senior Analyst

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/15/2022 7:47 PM)
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NV5 Quantum Spatial is actively recruiting a Senior GIS Analyst to work in a remotely distributed team. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience applying geospatial technologies and analytic methodologies to natural resource management. The analyst must have exceptional communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, and be able to work well in a remote team environment.


  • Collects, processes, and analyzes spatial data
  • Develops cartographic map products, reports, and data inventories
  • Develops metadata in FGDC and ISO formats 
  • Populates enterprise GIS databases with spatial and non-spatial data
  • Interacts with external clients in technical solution development and providing technical assistance
  • Writes technical documents
  • Uses technology (such as Model Builder or Python) to automate workflows
  • Prepares models, diagrams and technical documentation for GIS applications, GIS databases, metadata and operating procedures
  • Reviews and extracts spatial information from scientific study reports 
  • Creates spatial representations from information extracted from scientific study reports 
  • Interviews scientists to gather information from scientific studies  
  • Prepares training material for end users including graphics and step-by-step instructions for maintaining GIS solutions
  • Assists in the development of user acceptance criteria and user acceptance tests for mapping applications
  • Follows quality control procedures to ensure a high degree of data consistency, integrity, and accuracy 
  • Minimal travel required;  less than 10% of time


Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in physical or natural science, geography, engineering, planning, computer science or a related field
  • Five years of experience using Esri ArcGIS Enterprise software 
  • Experience in technical writing 
  • Data QA/QC experience
  • U.S. Citizenship required to comply with government contracts


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Marine or Environmental Sciences 
  • Professional certification in Geographic Information Systems 
  • 5 years or more applying GIS to natural resource management
  • Excellent communication, team-work and collaboration skills
  • Familiarity with relational database management systems and enterprise environments
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycle and Agile methodologies
  • Familiarity with web-based mapping applications


All job offers with Quantum Spatial are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening.


The pay range for this position in Colorado is $28.85- $33.65 per hour; however, base pay offered may be higher or lower depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. Restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site.


How to Apply

Please upload a letter of interest, and resume with professional references in one (1) PDF via online application process. We do read every cover letter and will not accept applications without them, help us get to know you! 


No phone calls or emails, please. Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.




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