Overview

Plans, schedules, conducts, coordinates, and executes (if necessary) all phases of a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) project.  The incumbent applies a broad knowledge of GIS packages, theory, mapping, programming, database, and principles of GIS to new applications.  May supervise work assignments of lower-level GIS personnel, and/or may serve as GIS site coordinator on a small to medium-size project.  Willingness to travel and/or relocate to field site is expected.

Responsibilities :

Develops detailed work plans and schedules for all phases of a GIS project.  Helps to define scope of work, schedule, and procedures for project assignments.

Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.

Evaluates and recommends hardware and software requirements.

Oversees collection of field data required for project and screens available data for relevance and applicability.

Designs (or oversees the design of) GIS, database, and analytical processes.  May include system development (e.g., tailoring hardware, software, and data configurations to meet project needs).

Designs and develops (or oversees design and development of) GIS automation processes for internal use.  Modifies application code to customize automation processes.

Utilizes various spatial analysis methods (interpolation, modeling, etc.) to depict patterns and trends of geographic data.

Integrates hardware, software, and data.  Assesses precision and accuracy of GIS data; makes decisions regarding relevance to projects.  May integrate non-GIS data with GIS applications, as appropriate.

Troubleshoots complex hardware and software problems, and develops suitable workarounds.

Performs quality assurance on GIS deliverables, GIS processing, and execution of tasks by subordinates.

Evaluates commercial GIS applications, and designs and develops difficult and complex GIS applications for internal use and client deliverables.
Produces (or oversees the production of) client deliverables in both hardcopy and digital format.

May Supervise lower-level GIS Specialists and GIS technicians assigned to project.

May provide support for business development activities.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

About Parsons

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com.