GIS Specialist 2 – CDM Smith – Orlando, FL

Published: March 4th, 2013

Category: Jobs

Florida – Orlando
Responsibilities include supporting the design, development and implementation of Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions to provide decision support for a variety of water resources and environmental engineering projects, and for enterprise GIS implementations for CDM Smith clients. Position requires development and maintenance of spatial databases, in-depth analysis of spatial data, imagery analysis and interpretation, feature extraction, quality control, quality assurance, and related implementation activities. Position may involve programming and client-facing skills.
B.S. or higher degree in geography, geology, planning, computer science or a related scientific field with a strong emphasis in GIS. A minimum of 1 year experience is required with Bachelor’s Degree, no experience required with Master’s Degree, but a minimal level of hands-on relevant experience through college co-op education, internships or summer work is strongly preferred. Excellent written and oral communication are required, including the ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical staff. The position also requires strong computer skills, knowledge of relational databases, ability to take on multiple projects simultaneously, and a self-starter with the desire and ability to take the lead on assigned tasks. Required software experience includes ESRI GIS core products (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox) and preferably experience with ArcSDE, ArcIMS, ArcGIS Server, Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst. Desirable software experience includes computer-aided design (CAD) software (AutoCAD, Microstation), GPS platforms, some exposure to programming (Visual Basic, C++, SQL, XML, Java. ASP, ASP.NET). Some travel will likely be required, usually local within the region and typically less than 20%.
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an equal opportunity employer.

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