Senior GIS Analyst

HDR   •  

Nashville, TN

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 53 days ago

HDR is looking for a Senior GIS Analyst to join our team, developing and implementing geospatial solutions. Duties include working in a professional environment with a team of other analysts and GIS developers, engineers, environmental scientists and planners. The ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with remote team members and with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, both technical and non-technical, is required. Ideal candidates will have a solid understanding of GIS and expertise with Esri software. We are interested in someone who is passionate, self-motivated, and has a strong desire to research, learn, and grow as a GIS professional; someone who can appropriately apply technology to solve problems and provide services to our clients. Successful candidates will possess cartographic proficiency, be able to develop the database schemas and analysis methods needed to support project goals, and efficiently use web resources to research and problem solve. Our projects include geospatial solutions for desktop, web, and mobile.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Independently organize, conceptualize and conduct large, advanced spatial analyses as part of a team or occasionally as a technical team leader
  • Work with project teams and clients to design and effectively employ GIS on regulatory and permitting elements of infrastructure projects
  • Assist the team with project marketing, budget development, and resource scheduling
  • Prepare quality assurance plans for GIS tasks and oversee their implementation
  • Supervise the GIS work of other professionals and ensure the successful completion of GIS projects or GIS tasks
  • Create maps, databases, and other deliverables on short notice
  • Develop geodatabase schemas and analysis methods needed to support project goals
  • Develop vector and raster spatial analysis models using ModelBuilder, Python or other GIS scripting languages to automate repetitive tasks
  • Develop and support web GIS applications using Esri Web App Builder, Story Maps, Collector, Survey 123 within the ArcGIS Online platform
  • Communicate and collaborate with remote team members and individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, both technical and non-technical
  • Perform other duties as needed


Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Geography, Geospatial Science, Geographic Information Systems, Planning, Environmental Sciences, or relevant field
  • 10 years of practical GIS experience; an advanced degree in relevant field may offset 5 years of experience
  • Proficient in use of Esri ArcGIS Desktop
  • Extensive experience in map generation and data visualization
  • Experience with ArcGIS Online platform and associated products such as Web App Builder, Story Maps, Collector, and Survey 123
  • Expertise with developing Geodatabases and schemas (domains, subtypes), SQL, and other databases
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Must have a collaborative team attitude and strong interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills with attention to detail and effective time management
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • GISP Certification a plus
  • Esri Certification a plus
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Experience using Adobe Illustrator or related graphic software for enhancing quality of GIS maps
  • Local candidate preferred.