Senior GIS Analyst

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Watertown , MA 02472

Posted 3 months ago

Senior GIS Analyst

VHB is seeking a Senior GIS Analyst to join our growing Watertown, MA office. The qualified candidate will work within the Applied Technology Services Group to provide a range of GIS services to a diverse set of clients in areas such as transportation, municipal, energy, institutional, real estate, and federal.

The Essentials:

  • The successful candidate must be proficient in the Esri Software Suite (Desktop platforms, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise)

  • Work collaboratively with various members of VHBs other teams located in our New England offices

  • Provides task management or project manage support on GIS related projects

  • Serves as a mentor to junior GIS staff

  • Provide support in configuring applications using Esris ArcGIS Online (Collector, Survey123, Operations Dashboard, Web Maps and Web Applications), to support project work

  • Communicate and be able to work as an individual as well as part of a large team

  • Proactively provide your own ideas and solutions to solve project related problems

  • Provide GIS technical assistance and support to other members of the office

  • Provide time estimates for project proposals and RFPs

  • Perform Quality Control tests on data entry and map deliverables done by others

Cherries on top

  • Must have a solid understanding of the principles and practices of GIS and cartography

  • Demonstrated experience in task managing or project management on small to medium sized GIS implementation projects

  • Knowledge of working with and editing geodatabases

  • Able to create map services and interactive web applications

  • Able to utilize GIS applications to perform advanced spatial analysis or data conversion or manipulation. i.e. raster/surface manipulation, mosaic, modify and repurpose imagery for other software

  • Able to use applications and scripts to create automated geoprocessing workflows.

  • GISP Certification or similar GIS certifications

  • Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages, Python, JavaScript, C#

  • Demonstrated experience providing GIS services within any of the following markets, transportation, state, local or regional government, energy or environmental

Is this you?

  • Minimum 7 years of experience working with the Esri product Suite (Desktop, Web, Server environments)

  • B.S. in GIS, geography, cartography, planning, engineering, computer science or a related field

  • Strong understanding of Esri data models

  • Experience with Relational Database Management Systems (Microsoft Access, SQL Server, etc.)

  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of software

  • Ability to learn new skills and methods on-the-fly, troubleshoot issues, and solve technical problems

  • Experience with utility systems a plus

At VHB, were invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. Were proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.


Were humble and genuine with an environment full of people that care about the communities we live and serve in. What we do directly impacts the safety and manner in which people live, commute and play.

VHBs passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, designers and technologists who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.


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