GIS Specialist


Denver, CO

Job Summary

The GIS Specialist is responsible for coordinating, loading and analyzing the spatial data for the entire organization. The role will be involved in data requests, data mining, data loading, data analysis, generating electronic and paper maps, publishing data to the GIS server and managing licensing. The company uses a combination of ArcGIS and QGIS, but it is more important that the candidate has a thorough understanding of GIS concepts and experience with interfacing with different data types in order to perform varied tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • The GIS Specialist will work closely with the Senior Data Architect to integrate the GIS data with the existing data structure and design the ETL processes for new datasets
  • Respond to data inquiries from various departments and assist in data mining in order to fulfill those requests
  • Work with various business units needing spatial analysis and helping them design those processes
  • Work with Investor Relations and other executives to build maps for presentation purposes, as well as general map requests for other personnel
  • Handle publishing certain datasets to the GIS Server and developing the cartographic representation for that data, which will then be consumed by web mapping applications
  • Data Mining for multiple business units
  • Spatial Analysis for multiple business units
  • GIS service publishing to GIS Server
  • Software/licensing support
  • Map Requests for multiple business units
  • ETL processes

Required Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with GIS software
  • Thorough understanding of GIS Database structures and implementations
  • Significant experience in GIS desktop applications
  • Knowledge of database query tools and the SQL language
  • Ability to correspond effectively with a variety of functional teams and strong interpersonal skills for supporting cross functional teams
  • Proficiency in the MS Office suite of tools
  • ArcGIS or QGIS

Preferred Skills

  • FME
  • Geoserver
  • SQL Database (SQL Server (preferred), Postgresql, etc)
  • Spotfire
  • Experience with Oil and Gas Data
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Environmental Science, or closely related field

Qualified candidates please send your resume and cover letter to Thank you!