GIS Analyst

This is an ideal opportunity for a high calibre graduate to develop in a GIS Analyst role

 

Description

This is an ideal opportunity for a high calibre graduate to develop in a GIS Analyst role and join our expert team of analysts and consultants.

Developing online, mobile and desktop applications, with a global reach, our focus is to deliver world class geographic information solutions that improve our customers’ business performance and enhance their competitive edge.

One of the first UK organisations to successfully transition to the TickITplus standard in November 2013, we work to the highest standards, where the quality of our solutions is paramount. Our project management framework spans the full product lifecycle and draws on agile development principles.

We are also accredited to ISO9001 and ISO14001, and as an Investors in People Gold organisation, we have a culture of continuous improvement and ongoing learning and development.

As a Microsoft Partner, our developers are Microsoft Certified Professionals, and maintain the appropriate qualification and contribute to Microsoft Competencies of the business. Learning and development is integral to the way we work, with the business supporting the MSDN path, alongside other training, coaching and mentoring as required.

Geoplan is also proud to be a Google partner, incorporating a range of powerful technologies into our solutions and working with Google to develop exciting opportunities.

This is a developmental role where full training will be provided, alongside ongoing coaching and mentoring.Salary will be tailored to the successful candidate, as part of an excellent reward and recognition package.

Purpose of Role

Identification, sourcing, processing and maintenance of geographic and demographic data using a range of tools and methodologies along with building systems, in support of solving strategic and operational planning problems. 

The GIS Analyst is a technical expert, working within a team, throughout the full sales and delivery processes.

To APPLY, please forward us your cv and cover letter.

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Minimum qualificaions

Degree in Geography (with GIS) or related technical discipline.  

Ideally, MSc in Geographic Information related discipline.

Knowledge & Skills

Essential Knowledge & Skills    

Strong technical skills including Microsoft Office 

Strong database skills (MS Access, SQL server)  

GIS software skills (FME, Map Info, Arc Info)

Familiarity with Spatial Modelling Methodologies

Familiarity with geo-demographics

Preferred Knowledge

Working with vector data sets

Working within a commercial environment