Geospatial Application Specialist

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Job Description:
Geospatial Specialist
Location(s): USASt. Louis, MO Area/ Scott AFB

Clearance Requirement: Active Secret Security Clearance

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the edge in the field of Intelligence? Are you a GIS professional who can extract, analyze, store, and incorporate data into finished intelligence products? Imagine yourself working on top level critical network defense missions alongside other seasoned professionals. Parsons is now hiring top GIS Specialists with a passion for innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

In this role, you will use Geographic Information Systems (GIS), databases, and spreadsheet software for GIS design, GIS mapping and analysis, database design and system development, and compilation and analysis of geographic data. This position will require that you be able to use three or more sets of data simultaneously, and may require programming in languages such as Visual Basic, Python, HTML, Etc.. This is a mid-level GIS position.
  • ​Deliver interactive/dynamic visually appealing GIS products utilizing the latest tools and expertise with Esri software suites, such as: ArcGIS and Python API plug-ins; Creating a dynamic visualization capability from a diverse range of data inputs and continuously improve the ability to convey complex data to senior decision makers and other activities.
  • Perform quality assurance on GIS data and processes.
  • Design and develop GIS applications for internal use and client deliverables.
  • Provide guidance to customer and Team members assigned to project.
  • Web Map/Application creation & Pulling data into web maps using rest endpoints.
  • Search for and compile field data based on changing project needs and customer specifications; Review available data for relevance and applicability.
  • Manage Portal groups & Assigning user levels to Portal users.
  • Manage published services (ArcMap/ArcPro).
  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field (Geography, GIS, Engineering, Computer Science or related curriculum) is desired, but equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Active Secret security clearance with the ability to upgrade to TS/SCI level.
  • Must have at least 3+ years of experience in related field.
  • The candidate should also understand and know how to work/corroborate with intelligence agencies.
  • Background importing/manipulating databases.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Well-developed skills with one or more GIS packages including scripting, programming, modeling, and designing.
  • Ability to design and maintain GIS databases and other database formats.
  • Proficiency in cartography and map design, including coordinating systems, projections, and map scales.
  • Ability to work with ESRI Enterprise system.
  • Ability to obtain a Security Plus (Sec+) certification - DoD 8570 IAT L2 .
  • Proficiency with Python.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing stakeholders needs/ requirements. Engage with customers to further define business/ product requirements to ensure deliverables meet or exceed expectations.
  • Local or willing to relocate to O'Fallon, IL (Scott AFB within 2-3 weeks. #CJ
Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Secret security clearance.Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.