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Job Title:   Geographic Information Systems Analyst
 
352763
Indianapolis
IN
1st
Operations
Full-Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

First Advantage Corporation combines industry expertise with information to create products and services that organizations worldwide use to make smarter business decisions. We are a leading provider of employment background verifications, applicant tracking systems, occupational health services, recruiting solutions, skills and behavioral assessments, employment related tax consulting services, and e-discovery services. We are proven experts in the areas where we work and are passionate about helping our clients succeed.
 
Together we have the opportunity to drive innovation, cultivate insights and build unique solutions for our clients. We take pride in our workforce and believe in cultivating an atmosphere that supports and values our greatest asset: talent.

 The Geographic Information Systems Analyst is responsible for development and maintenance of the proprietary and other mapping or GIS software, collection, storage and analysis of economic development zone data.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development and maintenance of mapping tools and databases, data conversion, manipulation and analysis
  • Establishing systems to track projects, status and provide management metrics
  • Manage joint data projects with IT development, locations manager, GIS technician and reporting manager
  • Special projects as assigned
     

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

  • BS/MS in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Computer Science or related area
  • 0-3 years experience; excellent technical skills, including familiarity with relational databases and GIS mapping software applications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Microsoft Access and Excel using queries, forms and macros
  • Experience with Arcview, MapInfo, Manifold or qGIS and data QA/QC background
  • Knowledge of relational databases (basic SQL), Excel (PivotTables/PowerPivot knowledge a plus) and GIS concepts, including shapefiles, projections and geocoding
  • Google Earth/Maps – KMZ/KML
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency to meet internal and external client deadlines
  • Highly responsive and adaptable to evolving priorities
  • Ability to work and thrive in a dynamic team environment as well as act independently



First Advantage offers an empowered work environment that encourages creativity, initiative and professional growth and provides a competitive salary and benefits package.  First Advantage is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.  Please apply on our website for consideration.

 

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