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GIS Analyst

Job Title
GIS Analyst
Job ID
Dallas,  TX 75007
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GIS Analyst
This position is in Network Planning Division under the general direction of the Network Planning Manager. Under limited direction of the Network Planning Manager, GIS Analyst provides technical expertise for modeling, analysis, web publishing, and geo-processing to support a comprehensive Geographic Information System for FiberLight. Work involves data conversions, cartography (map production), cartographic design, data loading & conversion, monitoring database for consistency and QA/QC, solution deployment, web services configuration and support, design, and implementation. The GIS Analyst must demonstrate a strong commitment to exceptional customer service while providing high quality deliverables on time. The GIS Analyst is responsible for geospatial data management, analysis, and visualization, including dashboards, web maps, and web app configuration, data transformations and performs other related duties and special projects as assigned. This position represents a unique and exciting opportunity to help be transformative in business practices and models by leveraging their knowledge and creative use of the tools. Given this there is a need for the position to be proactive in driving change and use within the GIS toolkits/environment.
  • Receives general direction from the Network Planning Manager
  • Position does not currently exercise supervision of direct reports
  • Inter-personal skills required to work with co-workers, executive leadership team and other stakeholders
  • Ability to work remote; preferred DFW/TX region
Ability to:
  • Produce cartographically appealing mapping products
  • Read and interpret plans, plats, and data from engineers
  • Maintain metadata for GIS feature classes and applications
  • Configure web maps/applications and dashboards in AGO/Portal environment
  • Effectively operate in an enterprise GIS environment
  • Manage multiple projects, assignments, and duties
  • Utilize open-source technology when appropriate
  • Conducts data gathering, analysis, and creates products that help business units decipher data significance for intelligent decision-making using a variety of tools and software packages
  • Pro-actively work autonomously and with other departments
  • Preferred - Write code in Python utilizing various libraries
  • Preferred - Write queries using SQL
  • Preferred - Write expressions using ArcGIS Arcade
  • Preferred – Create/Modify existing ESRI apps; i.e. FieldMaps, Collector, Survey 123, StoryMaps
  • Preferred – Knowledge or background in Telecom and 3-GIS
Knowledge of/Skills:
  • Cartographic procedures and practices
  • ArcGIS Ecosystem: including Desktop, extensions, AGO/Portal, ArcMap
  • Editing tools, topology rules, geocoding, and geoprocessing tools within the ArcGIS platform
  • Spatial analysis, statistical, analytical, and research techniques
  • Change Management Processes
  • Server Architecture for ArcGIS servers
  • Preferred - Automation using graphical programming like ArcGIS ModelBuilder, FME Workbench, Itential
  • Preferred - Scripting, query, and expression languages
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience as a GIS Technician, GIS Analyst or similar position preferred
  • Documented experience using ArcGIS products, SQL, Python, and Microsoft Office
  • Degrees in Geography, GIS, Computer Science, STEM, or related fields may be substituted for one (1) year of experience
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Preference given for degrees in Geography, GIS, Data Analytics, Computer Science, STEM, or related fields
Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

License or Certification:
  • Geographic Information System Professional (GISP) Certification preferred
  • Must possess a valid Class C driver’s license
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening and background check

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