GIS Analyst

VHB - Albany, NY (5 months ago)

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VHB is seeking to hire a GIS Analysts to join our growing team in our Albany office. The qualified candidate will work within the Technology Services Group to provide a range of GIS services to a diverse set of clients in areas such as transportation, municipal, energy, institutional, environmental, real estate, and federal.


We’re humble and genuine with an environment full of people that care about the communities we live and serve in. What we do directly impacts the safety and way people live, commute and play. VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, designers and technologists who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality

Provide mapping and analysis using ESRI’s ArcMap Product line
Work collaboratively with various members of VHB’s other teams in our 23 offices
Provide support in configuring applications using Esri’s ArcGIS Online Collector, ArcPAD, WebAppBuilder, AppStudio to support project work
Communicate and be able to work as an individual as well as part of a large team
Proactively provide your own ideas and solutions to solve project related problems
Provide GIS technical assistance and support to other members of the office
Perform Quality Control tests on data entry and map deliverables done by others

Skills and Abilities:
Must have a solid understanding of the principles and practices of GIS and cartography
Knowledge of working with and editing geodatabases
Demonstrated experience developing high-quality maps and data products through a portfolio highlighting their previous work
Demonstrated experience in applying GIS technology to environmental, transportation or land development projects
Experience working with Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop, ArcPad, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server, and/or AutoCAD a plus

Minimum 5 years of experience working with the Esri product Suite
B.S. in GIS, geography, cartography, planning, engineering, computer science or a related field
Demonstrated proficiency with ESRI's ArcGIS Desktop software suite
Experience with Relational Database Management Systems (Microsoft Access, SQL Server, etc.)
Experience with Microsoft Office suite of software
Strong Macro, Python and/or Visual Basic programming skills
Ability to learn new skills and methods on-the-fly, troubleshoot issues, and solve technical problems
Experience with utility systems a plus.

VHB is a passionate team of 1,500 professionals including engineers, scientists, planners, and designers. At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally