Job SummaryThe Geospatial Specialist collects and receives data, creates and enters data into databases, and analyzes and prepares reports.Principal Accountabilities•Designs, develops, customizes and maintains GIS and CADD systems.•Creates databases, maps, and/or graphs that can be combined with ge

Geospatial Specialist

DynCorp • 
Dubai, Dubayy United Arab Emirates, International, International
Position Type: Contractor
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Job Summary

The Geospatial Specialist collects and receives data, creates and enters data into databases, and analyzes and prepares reports.

Principal Accountabilities
•Designs, develops, customizes and maintains GIS and CADD systems.
•Creates databases, maps, and/or graphs that can be combined with geographically referenced data.
•Performs GIS tasks as needed such as graphic editing, line cleaning, topology building and database updates.
•Extracts data from GIS software, analyses information, and provides reports and maps to clients.
•Develops interactive graphic and other production procedures and specifications as required.  
•Performs quality control of incoming data and GIS database management and maintenance.
•Performs data analysis and data conversion.
•Assists in training staff (i.e. end-users) in various aspects of the GIS software and database procedures as required.
•Develops accurate geospatial reports, apply cartography techniques to use raw geographical information for mapping and geospatial purposes.
•Data transfer and rectification, database integration and management, GIS application development and client needs assessment.
•Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Knowledge & Skills
•Skill in using database management software is required.
•Proficient in latest version of ArcGIS.
•Ability to follow spoken instructions, read, write and communicate in English.
•Ability to interact professionally with all levels of employees, managers and customers.
•Knowledge of various computer programs required (i.e. Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook).
•Exercise good judgment, ability to multi-task and work under short time constraints.
•Must demonstrate ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks under limited supervision.
•Understanding of Cartographic principles and knowledge of various spatial techniques to analyze the location and distribution of government assets, facilities, and land areas and how they relate to each other. 
 
Job Requirements:
Experience & Education
•Bachelor's degree in Geography, Planning, Computer Science, Engineering, GIS, Geology, or a related field.
•Three (3) years of experience in Geospatial Analysis.
•Masters degree and/or employment related certifications are preferred.
•Working knowledge of C++, visual basic script and python.
•At least one year experience working with recent versions of ESI ArcGIS suite applications.
•Must possess an IAT Level II, Security+ Certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M and Air Force Manual (AFMAN) 17-1303 and shall retain Functional System Administrator (FSA) accounts for desktop programs/licenses and server SDE/licenses maintenance when it becomes available.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
•Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
•Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
•Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.

 
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