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Senior GIS Specialist

Job Description

Seniior GIS Specialist:

EarthStream Global are urgenlty looking for a Senior GIS Specialist to join our client based in Saudi Arabia.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Fully demonstrates expertise with Esri's ArcGIS for Desktop software suite and related extensions
  • Experience in performing geospatial modeling, analysis, and data manipulation using ArcGIS
  • Experience of developing GIS web applications and deploying them on ArcGIS platform
  • Experience with and interest in keeping up with advancing and emerging technologies, e.g., object detection, machine learning, lidar, multispectral imagery, Unoccupied Aerial Systems (UAS)/drones, GPS surveying, etc
  • Experience in analyzing geo-spatial data for geographic statistics to be incorporated into documents and reports
  • Experience compiling geographic data from a variety of sources including censuses, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, tabular data, databases, and existing maps
  • Able to provide guidance for non-GIS staff pertaining to its correct usage
  • Fully demonstrates expertise with a variety of geoprocessing tools
  • Able to identify and solve technical problems independently with rapid turnaround times
  • Produces spatial and non-spatial data while ensuring technical accuracy and logical consistency in processing and output
  • Able to manage large amounts of spatial and non-spatial information in accordance with company and industry standards
  • Demonstrates expertise working with a variety of coordinate systems
  • Demonstrates expertise working with vector and raster data sets
  • Demonstrates proficiency in converting data between GIS-related and CAD-related file formats
  • Comfortable working with distributed geodatabases
  • Ensuring GIS data submission quality levels and deadlines are met
  • Facilitating and supporting the integration of BIM and GIS applications
  • Merging the portfolio/program-wide GIS data to a single source of truth
  • Integrate multiple data sources accessible thru the GIS portal
  • Use GIS data for reporting, dashboarding and trending
  • Perform Quality Assurance Checks on suppliers to ensure sub-contractors' deliverables meet client GIS requirement
  • Provide technical expertise in satellite imagery, GIS, statistics, and programming to develop novel software imaging solutions that provide non-subjective, quantitative data to growers

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in GIS, Geography, Planning, Environmental Science, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • 10+ years of professional experience, preferably with an environmental consulting organization
  • GISP, ESRI Technical Certification(s) - preferred but not mandatory
  • Experience with ENVI and/or similar software tools
  • Ability to code/script, such as in Python, MATLAB, R, and/or IDL
  • Remote sensing capabilities