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Geospatial Data Engineer

St Louis, MO 63103
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Job Description:

Geospatial Data Engineer

Location(s): USA St. 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 Geospatial Data Engineers 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, Cold Fusion, Avenue, and AML. This is a mid-level GIS position.


  • Searches for and compiles field data based on project needs and specifications. Screens available data for relevance and applicability.

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

  • Designs and develops 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.

  • Performs quality assurance on GIS data and processes.

  • May evaluate commercial GIS applications, and design and develop GIS applications for internal use and client deliverables.

  • Produces client deliverables in both hardcopy and digital format.

  • Provides guidance to GIS technicians assigned to project.

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field (Geography, Planning, 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 such as Microsoft Access, dBase, Excel, etc.

  • 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

  • Ability to utilize, convert and incorporate various types of data into GIS. Examples of this data include Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and database files.

  • Knowledge of 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 St. Louis, MO within 2-3 weeks.

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.


Posted: 2021-05-26 Expires: 2021-07-01

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Geospatial Data Engineer

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St Louis, MO 63103

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