GIS Consultant

Published: 10 May 2022

GIS Consultant
Location: UK/US (Remote)
Duration: 6+ months

Role Responsibilities:

Key Accountabilities:
  • Developing and maintaining GIS processes, solutions, and documentation for client.
  • Setting the strategy and direction for GIS data.
  • Maintaining technological and industry developments and applying these to the strategic advancement of the client’s Geospatial Platform.
  • Working across the client business to use GIS data to improve internal processes and products.
  • Providing technical analysis and advice to support the strategic direction of the Geospatial Domain in the use of GIS data and products.
  • Managing GIS data, enhancing the data collection, maintenance, and management processes.
  • Working collaboratively with various client teams and contractors to execute projects, retain expertise and learn to share across the group.
  • Evaluating, investigating and developing new ideas on GIS processing for promotion within client.

Experience handling weather data
  • Familiarity with forecast ensemble models and developing derivate map and graph products from them.
  • Apply geospatial and weather analytical expertise to a range of applications, including renewable energy site screening and monitoring, production and operations, and trading and shipping.
  • Application of historical and forecast datasets in predictive modeling and representing the results in a geographic focus for additional insights.

Primary Skills and Experience
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • A forward-looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and solutions.
  • Experience in planning and delivering elements of projects.
  • Advanced capability with GIS software packages (e.g. ArcGIS) and understanding of GIS systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of machine learning, neural networks, and ensemble learning techniques
  • Proficiency in JavaScript and one or more high-level programming languages such as Python, R, C++, C#, or MATLAB
  • Experience engaging collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of planning and delivering elements of projects expertise in raster and vector data processing workflows;
  • Desired to have familiarity with parallel, distributed, or other high-performance computing platforms such as AWS; experience in the use of geodatabase management systems and databases (e.g., ArcGIS, SQL, MySQL, PostGIS, PostgreSQL)

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