Lead Analyst

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/11/2024 7:23 PM)
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The Lead Analyst works to support the Team Lead and Associate Team Lead to ensure data flow and proper tasking within the team. This individual provides oversight to technicians and other analysts in support of the team leadership. They have a good understanding of all projects the team is working on and can fill any support role. The Lead Analyst performs rigorous QA/QC and assists in training of analysts and technicians. They produce consistent finished products and works to develop process efficiencies and improve methodologies. This position will work individually and as part of a team to support data production in an ArcMap, PLS-CADD and Microstation environment; producing finalized data deliverables based on client requests. 


NV5 is a global technology solutions and consulting services company with a workforce of over 4,500 professionals in more than 100 offices worldwide.  NV5’s continued growth has been spurred through strategic investments in firms with unique capabilities to help current and future customers solve the world’s toughest problems.  The NV5 family brings together talent across a wide range of markets and fields, including Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, Architects, Photogrammetrists, GIS Professionals, Software Developers, IT, Project Management Professionals, and more.


At NV5 Geospatial, We are a collaboration of intelligent, innovative thinkers who care for each other, our communities, and the environment.  We value both heart and head, the diversity of our people, and their experiences because that is how we continue to grow as a leader in our industry and expand our individual and collective potential.



  • Demonstrates leadership among production staff 
  • Takes ownership of work within the team for execution and QA/QC 
  • May fulfill the role of Project Technical Lead – planning, resourcing, strategizing and developing task workflows for new projects
  • Aids in hiring new team members
  • Reports project status, achievements, risks and solutions at weekly meetings


Leadership Focus: 

  • Assists the Associate and Team Lead with detailed tracking and evaluation of projects, ETCs, workflow management and tasking 
  • Ability to understand project contracts and scope of work 
  • Effectively motivates associates across all levels 
  • Ability to prioritize projects and tasking within the team 
  • Provides direction to associates across all levels 
  • Aids in hiring new team members 
  • Assists in the monitoring of Management KPIs
  •  Utilization rate 
  • Effective rate 
  • Project performance 
  • Deadlines & benchmarks 


Technical Focus: 

  • Demonstrates good judgement in the selection of the methods and techniques in problem resolution and troubleshooting 
  • Excellent technical writing skills and the ability to take complex information and convey it easily 
  • Ability to improve data processes 
  • Performs rigorous QA/QC and data finalization practices 
  • Excellent technical ability with ESRI, CADD and vector-based software 
  • Produces data reports and final deliverables 
  • Ability to automate workflows and tasks 
  • Takes initiative to improve processes and efficiencies 


Focus Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Consistently produces precise and accurate work 
  • Maintains excellent data management and file organization practices 
  • Develops resolution and accuracy statistical analysis 
  • Demonstrates problem solving ability across software platforms 
  • Shows flexibility when being tasked 
  • Ability to work well within a team environment 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Provides oversight of tasking to ensure benchmarks and priorities are met 
  • Shows aptitude for utilizing multiple geospatial software programs 
  • Demonstrates efficiency, accuracy in tasks, and organization 
  • Able to learn from mistakes and take constructive criticism 
  • Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor in times of stress 
  • Strong writing skills 
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and limited direction 
  • Strong critical thinking skills 
  • Ability to train others using clear communication and provided program tools 
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with clients 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 5 years of Analyst or equivalent experience 
  • 2+ years of experience in a professional work environment 
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience 
  • Advanced knowledge of ESRI or vector-based software and TerraSolid products 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Google Drive 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Masters or higher 
  • Knowledge of Python, CADD, and Visual Basic 
  • 3+ years’ experience in a technical, professional work environment 
  • Proficiency in inDesign 


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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