As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by: Playing a key role in, and possibly leading small (i.e. < $25,000) GIS needs assessments or other GIS consulting activities such as strategic plans, upgrade evaluations, etc. Leading group and individual discussions with clients to gather data Evaluating requirements and developing conceptual designs for systems and applications that will address requirements Supporting business process modeling efforts Assisting with hardware/software recommendations and specifications, and developing pricing for and/or ordering hardware and software Possibly assisting with the development of hardware and/or software testing algorithms, and performing testing Conceptualizing and designing moderately complex databases, including designs that incorporate spatial data Reviewing data sources for project activities of moderate complexity and recommending approaches for data conversion, migration/manipulation, quality control, quality assurance, etc. (for review by others) Developing conceptual designs for applications or performing coding for portions of applications, or for simple applications in their entirety Possibly duplicating and modifying existing applications for new clients, particularly browser-based applications Possibly developing application testing plans and testing applications Supporting end users for specific applications Training CDM Smith staff and clients, primarily in one-on-one situations Possibly managing small to medium (< $100K) projects Overseeing the work of one or two interns and/or junior GIS staff Possibly assisting with proposals and participating in interviews Taking a role on projects and client interaction that will contribute to follow-on work
A successful CDM Smith candidate will have: B.S./B.A. or M.S./M.A. in computer science, geography, geology, engineering, planning, mathematics, government, or a related field Four years’ experience applying GIS technology with B.S., or 3 years’ with M.S. Familiarity with most or all of the following tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, UML Tools, ArcInfo 9.x, ArcEditor 9.x, ArcView 9.x, ArcGIS Extensions, Model Builder, ArcPad, GPS Unit, Internet Explorer, VBA for ArcGIS, ArcIMS, Autodesk MapGuide, Avenue. Strict attention to detail where errors are not easily corrected Excellent time management skills
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an equal opportunity employer.