GIS Developer/Analyst

Various / undisclosed, VAR
USA - * various locations

Category
Industry
Computer Software
Application Closing Date
9/28/2019
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
 Do you love spatial data and creating custom solutions to help inform strategic business decisions? Amazon is seeking a Senior GIS Analyst to play a key role on the Global Employee Relations Team. This is a great opportunity to support strategic decision making within Amazon as a go-to analytic partner.
A successful candidate will be experienced in creating and maintaining GIS web applications to support teams in using labor, employment, government, and social spatial data to make strategic business decisions. The Senior GIS Analyst will be responsible for establishing, architecting, and maintaining spatial databases, managing and developing a GIS Portal, and developing user friendly spatial applications to enable business users to make decisions. The candidate will also have experience automating spatial processes and partnering with team members and other internal stakeholders to implement advanced analyses into a GIS Portal.
The role requires a self-starter with a keen attention to detail, ability to work in a fast paced and ambiguous environment, and a proven track record of consulting and partnering with business stakeholders.
Primary responsibilities include:
Partner with cross-functional teams (Employee Relations, People Insights, Data Scientists, and Program Managers) to build GIS applications for business decisions
Design, implement and manage Employee Relations spatial databases
Perform various ad hoc analyses to help leadership solve business problems
Design and develop both recurring and ad hoc reporting
Develop scalable and efficient spatial data processes to support a rapidly growing business
Basic Qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Analytics, Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Engineering or a related field and 5+ years of relevant, progressive experience OR master's degree and 3+ years of relevant, progressive experience
· 3+ years’ experience and a demonstrated proficiency in data extraction, analysis and scripting tools (SQL, PostgreSQL)
· 3+ years’ experience developing solutions using advanced spatial statistical methods, application development and deployment, data visualization, and spatial modeling
· 3+ years’ experience scripting with Python or similar programming language, and/or experience performing statistical analysis
· 3+ years’ experience using Alteryx and/or ESRI Model Builder to automate processes, reports, and application development
Preferred Qualifications:
· MS degree Geographic Information Systems
· Experience in Retail and commercial Real Estate evaluation
· Experience with ESRI technology stack and linking to other 3rd party platforms (Alteryx, Salesforce)
· Experience with AWS products and solutions
· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
· Ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment
· Highly analytical and detail oriented
· Strong track record of business partnership
· Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
· Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions
Job Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Analytics, Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Engineering or a related field and 5+ years of relevant, progressive experience OR master's degree and 3+ years of relevant, progressive experience
· 3+ years’ experience and a demonstrated proficiency in data extraction, analysis and scripting tools (SQL, PostgreSQL)
· 3+ years’ experience developing solutions using advanced spatial statistical methods, application development and deployment, data visualization, and spatial modeling
· 3+ years’ experience scripting with Python or similar programming language, and/or experience performing statistical analysis
· 3+ years’ experience using Alteryx and/or ESRI Model Builder to automate processes, reports, and application development
Preferred Qualifications:
· MS degree Geographic Information Systems
· Experience in Retail and commercial Real Estate evaluation
· Experience with ESRI technology stack and linking to other 3rd party platforms (Alteryx, Salesforce)
· Experience with AWS products and solutions
· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
· Ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment
· Highly analytical and detail oriented
· Strong track record of business partnership
· Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
· Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions
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