Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst
Explore Information Services - Eagan, MN

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For over two decades, Explore has been a trusted partner to insurance companies and government entities alike. As a premier provider of database insurance technologies and e-government applications, Explore has leading edge information solutions that make it a mainstay with Top-20 American insurance underwriters.

Position Description

The Sr. GIS Analyst will provide end-to-end geospatial support for the Explore business, including ownership of the GIS infrastructure, maintenance of spatial datasets, and the building of geospatial tools to support both internal processes and customer-facing new products. Our ideal candidate is a Geography or GIS professional well versed in the usage of ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop and Server products. The successful candidate will be self-directed, creative, and a solid team player.

Key Responsibilities

GIS System Maintenance

  • Ensure the stability and availability of Explore’s ESRI ArcGIS Server and desktop implementations
  • Provide light training to others on basic ArcGIS skills
  • Monitor changes in the GIS industry and make recommendations to ensure that Explore’s GIS systems capitalize on emerging opportunities
  • Maintain and update third-party geo-spatial datasets
  • Monitor and manage licensing and invoicing for GIS tools and data sets
New Product Development

  • Collaborate with Product Management and Analytics teams to identify and evaluate new product opportunities
  • Perform analysis on geospatial data to determine its usefulness in new product applications
  • Identify, design, and implement geo-spatial solutions to meet new product requirements. This may include spatial data layers, GP Services, Models and Scripts, Geo-databases, and Spatialized SQL datasets.
  • Work with IT to ensure that geo-spatial solutions are optimized for Explore’s database and applications infrastructure
Sales Support

  • Process geo-spatial steps within customer tests
  • Create ancillary sales materials such as heat maps and other visualizations
Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with related coursework; or equivalent
  • Related graduate-level coursework or advanced training preferred
  • 5+ years related work experience
  • Demonstrated experience building products using geospatial technologies
  • Possess excellent problems solving and organizational skills
Explore offers a competitive salary, full benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401k with employer match.

Explore Information Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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