• Geospatial Data Analyst

    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/7/2019 1:24 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2001
    # Positions
    1
    Type
    Full-Time 40
    Location
    US-SC-Charleston
    Security Clearance Level
    National Agency Check (Client Initiated)
  • Responsibilities

    CSS, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Geospatial Data Analyst to support NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management (OCM).  The successful applicant will perform processing, quality assurance, documentation, and management of remote sensing and geospatial data and services. This is a full-time position located in Charleston, SC.

     

    Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

     

    • Quality assurance of lidar datasets
    • Quality assurance of Digital Elevation Models
    • Running automated tasks for creating inundation datasets
    • Assisting with publishing and managing map services
    • Writing metadata records
    • Managing and uploading tile cache services to the Azure Cloud
    • Assisting with elevation data discovery and documenting source information
    • Ground point classification of older lidar datasets
    • Assisting with the development of derivative products for using our data (ex. Storymaps, web apps)
    •  Assisting with update and quality assurance of new SLR viewer visualization images

    Qualifications

    Required:  

    • B.S. in geography, remote sensing, GIS, engineering, geology, or related field
    • Working knowledge sufficient to evaluate lidar point cloud files in LAS format
    • 3 years demonstrated experience with geospatial analysis tools such as ArcGIS, QGIS, Global Mapper, NOAA VDatum, ArcGIS online
    • Demonstrated experience in development and analysis of elevation data
    • Processing of a National Agency Check and fingerprinting will be required.

     

    Preferred:  

    • Knowledge of Python scripting language required for automation of GIS tasks
    • Processing and managing data (tile cache map services) in the cloud
    • Knowledge of coastal management and coastal processes

    CSS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

     

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