Senior GIS Analyst

Posted Date 4 months ago(8/2/2022 2:09 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Full-Time 40
Security Clearance Level
National Agency Check (Client Initiated)



Development of custom geoprocessing tools and models to support high-end spatial analysis, data analytics, and visualization applications to support wind energy siting in U.S. coastal waters.


Key duties/responsibilities include:


• Acquisition of biogeophysical data for coastal U.S. waters
• Create and update GIS data as requested for use in GIS applications
• Organization and processing of data at various resolution and spatial scales
• Integrate GIS with various existing datasets
• Establish data rules and relationships to maintain data integrity and to simplify data entry through defining network and topology rules
• Assign and maintain domains and subtypes. Ensure best available data is being used across the spectrum of GIS datasets
• Development of custom geoprocessing tools and models to support high-end spatial analysis, data analytics, and visualization applications to support decision making
• Perform geospatial and geostatistical analyses (Vessel traffic, oceanographic, other data)
• Develop metadata to appropriate NOAA standards
• Write technical reports and peer review journal articles
• Work collaboratively in a team environment and contribute to other relevant spatial planning projects as directed
• Design and lead suitability modeling for wind energy siting exercises
• Develop and test experiments regarding different spatial analysis techniques


Experience Requirements:

• BS or MS (preferred) in Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems, Information Technology or related field.
• 8 years of relevant experience required. Applicants may substitute additional relevant education for required experience.
• Experience working with marine spatial data.
• Experience supporting NOAA or BOEM preferred.


CSS is predominantly a Federal Contractor and is subject to following the terms of Executive Orders. CSS requires all Employees (Direct, Indirect, government, state, and commercial), including employees working from home/remotely, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the CSS HR Department.


CSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer who provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, CSS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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