HITSS - GIS Business Analyst
ActioNet, Inc. - Washington, DC

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Translate client needs into GIS workflows, and communicate those workflows to the web-GIS development team
•Participate in all phases of the workflow development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, testing, and deployment
•Help define and document project standards for geospatial data collection, analysis, visualization and dissemination
Skills Required
•Bachelor’s degree Geography, Geographic Information Science, or related field
•Proficient in the theory and practice of geographic analysis, (including vector and raster analysis, and carographic visualization)
•5+ years experience with geographic analysis and web-based GIS:
o ESRI ArcGIS (ArcMap, Spatial Analyst, Model Builder, Python scripting)
o open-source geographic software, specifically PostGIS/PostgreSQL, Geoserver, and GDAL/OGR
o geospatial data formats such as shapefiles, geodatabase, GeoJSON, SpatiaLite, MBTiles, KML, as well as Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards and protocols (WMS, TMS, WFS, WPS, SLD, etc.)
•Experience building and executing business plans for new geographic initiatives
Skills Preferred
•Master’s degree or above in Geography, Geographic Information Science or related field
•Experience with open-source desktop GIS, specifically QuantumGIS and GRASS
•Experience with Remote Sensing and digital image processing
•Experience with the Django web framework
•Experience with Agile software development practices
•Experience with software version control, especially Git
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Ability to adapt to changing requirements
•Interest in learning new technologies and ability to work independently