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GIS Analyst

Company: Blue Raster
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

At Blue Raster, we pride ourselves in developing applications and tools that help our clients solve, clarify, and visualize many of the world's critical challenges. Since 2002, we've partnered at the senior level with leading global organizations, helping them share their unique stories through the powerful visual medium of interactive maps.


We are looking for a GIS Analyst with Python scripting skills who is passionate about delivering projects with a positive impact to join our team. The successful candidate will be both independent and collaborative and possess the desire to continuously learn and teach others about the latest technologies. You'll work with a talented team to analyze spatial data and build modern web GIS applications that have a direct impact on our clients and their global missions.

Primary Responsibilities
Developing and maintaining Python scripts and geoprocessing packages for GIS analysis, data management, and visualization workflows
Preparing GIS data for use in web mapping applications (especially ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise and Portal for ArcGIS)
Support building workflows for the latest ArcGIS Solutions and Esri Configurable Applications including ArcGIS Operations Dashboards, Field Maps, Survey123, and StoryMaps
Working with clients to acquire and process data and setup map documents
Data creation and mining for existing, industry-standard national, state and local datasets
Testing interactive web mapping applications and providing feedback/bug reports to the development team
Installing and Configuring ArcGIS Enterprise

2+ years of professional experience working in the GIS industry
Python development skills: Professional experience writing custom scripts with Python 3.x
Demonstrated knowledge of ArcGIS 10.8 +
Esri suite experience including ArcGIS Pro and extensions, ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise---(Server, Portal, ImageServer a plus), Experience with ArcGIS Dashboards/Operations Dashboard
Knowledge of latest geospatial cloud technologies needed for building modern web GIS applications
Experience with Raster Analysis and Raster Functions
Experience working with relational databases---(SQL Server, PostGreSQL)
Ability to participate in a fast paced, highly collaborative, team environment; Strong oral and written communication skills
Keen interest in learning new technology (especially interactive web mapping applications); interest or knowledge of cloud technologies a plus
Bachelor or Master degree in Geography/GIS or related discipline; or equivalent experience
Must be legally eligible to work in the United States


Located in the vibrant, metro-accessible Court House neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, Blue Raster offers a friendly work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Our benefits package includes:
CareFirst Medical, Dental, Vision with HSA option
401k benefits
Paid Time Off and Personal Time that starts on your first day
Parental Leave
Metro Benefits/Bike-friendly office
Training opportunities
Support for personal and career growth

We also provide opportunities to work on a number of concurrent projects with clients from a variety of sectors, including Conservation, Health, Government, Global Affairs, and Education.

Keywords: Blue Raster, Arlington , GIS Analyst, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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