GIS Technician

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Basic Job Info

 
Company
 
Location
US-CA-Santa Clara
 
Job Type
 
Degree Required
4 Year Degree
 
Begin Date
9/16/2017
 
End Date
10/15/2017
 
Base Pay
N/A
 
Employment Type
Full-Time
 
Manages Others
False
 
Relocation Covered
False

Job Description



GIS Technician Opportunity! 

Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing organization, has an immediate opportunity for a GIS Technician opportunity to work for our client who is one of the world’s largest and most admired companies.  If you’re looking for an organization that focuses on innovation, social responsibility, and quality, then this is the place for you. 

Description: 

This position is a full-time temporary contract position. The contractor will work ~40 hours per week for a duration of 12 months. The position will perform tasks to support a mapping application. Job duties include but are not limited to evaluation, management, editing, and production of spatial data.


Key Qualifications:

  • Deep understanding of spatial concepts and theory
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems, proprietary or open source
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong web-research skills, including the use of web-based maps
  • Adept at working with large data sets with an ability to identify patterns
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in small and large cross functional teams
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Highly Desired:

  • 1+ year of experience in geospatial data analysis or map quality evaluation
  • Bachelors degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Science or similar
  • Ability to draw conclusions from data and recommend actions
  • Experience querying databases using SQL
  • Experience scripting with Python
  • Experience with other programming languages
  • Foreign language experience is a plus


Description:
Responsible for content analysis, validation, cleansing, collection and reporting. Analyze and validate data content and assemble new content from various sources, including databases, files/spreadsheets, and websites. Respond to data inquiries from various groups within an organization. Create and publish regularly scheduled and/or ad hoc reports as needed

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Unix/Linux and Mac operating systems
  • Imagery post processing

Education:

  • BS/BA or MS/MA in Geography, GIS, or Engineering

If you are interested, please send your most up to date resume to Katy Williams at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

*Please note that as a contract employee of Apex Systems, you’d be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay Periods; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.*

EEO Employer

Apex Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 844-463-6178.


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