eGIS Senior Analyst

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/1/2024 4:51 PM)
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NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


NV5 Geospatial 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 metadata in FGDC and ISO formats
  • Hands on experience with Safe Feature Manipulation Engine (FME), Informatica, or similar Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) tools
  • Development of spatial data structures, data loading business rules, and -FME ETL models to load geospatial data from source systems
  • Oracle database development skills including SQL and PL/SQL
  • Uses coding (such as Python) to automate workflows
  • Knowledge of ESRI Applications (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Pro)
  • Database support that includes knowledge of Oracle database, ESRI SDE, and ESRI File geodatabase formats
  • Spatial data formats including ESRI ST_Geometry, File Geodatabase, and shapefile
  • Software development lifecycle and documentation
  • Excellent communication skills, time-management, decision-making, and basic task organizational skills
  • Troubleshooting data issues
  • Working with data stewards from government agencies and commercial entities to facilitate data needs and requirements, provides technical assistance to clients
  • Documenting data requirements and ensuring metadata compliance
  • Prepares models, diagrams and technical documentation for ETL processes, GIS applications, GIS databases, metadata and operating procedures
  • Provide support for monitoring daily ETL processes and resolving ETL issues as they arise
  • 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:

  • 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 and/or FME software to manage and analyze data and databases
  • Experience with FGDC and ISO metadata creation and maintenance
  • Experience with python or other GIS coding languages
  • Experience in technical writing
  • Data QA/QC experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Forestry, Geography, or Computer Science
  • Professional certification in Geographic Information Systems
  • 3 years or more applying GIS to natural resource management
  • Excellent communication, team-work and collaboration skills
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycle and Agile methodologies
  • Familiarity with web-based mapping applications like ArcGIS Online products
  • Experience maintaining versioned databases

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $33.66- $38.47 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. This role will remain open and posted on our website until filled.


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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