Associate-Senior Geospatial Analyst

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Job Location(s):
Lancaster, NY   Chicago, IL   Pensacola, FL   Portland, OR   Virginia Beach, VA  

Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E&E) is seeking an experienced Geospatial Analyst for our Buffalo, NY, Pensacola, FL, Chicago, IL, Portland, OR, or Virginia Beach, VA office.  This position will be responsible for creating and delivering geospatial solutions, as part of a dynamic results-oriented team in response to our clients’ requirements.   Our successful candidates will have experience working with Esri ArcGIS or ArcPro Desktop software, enterprise-level databases, and mobile applications.


  • Fulfill geospatial analyses and mapping requests for internal and external clients in a fast-paced consulting environment
  • Demonstrate and apply an understanding/knowledgebase of geospatial topics and best practices including projections, data management and version control, spatial analysis techniques, linear referencing, editing features, field data collection techniques, and 3D GIS tools
  • Learn and apply new skills and tools during the life cycle of a project
  • Create, edit, and manage vector and raster data, and collect data from online clearinghouses
  • Understanding of and ability to populate geospatial metadata per Federal Geospatial Data Committee (FGDC guidelines)
  • Collect requirements, determine clients' needs, communicate solutions, design workflows and data management techniques to increase efficiencies, and maintain the quality of deliverables
  • Develop field data collection workflows (conduct needs assessments and work with project team to develop data collection applications to maximize data collection efficiency)
  • Work with other Geospatial Analysts within E&E’s Data Intelligence Group
  • Discuss and provide demonstrations of GIS offerings at client meetings and/or internal presentations and supporting write-up and level of effort estimations for bids and proposal support


  • Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Esri ArcGIS or ArcPro Desktop software and related extensions including Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, and Geostatistical Analyst with a working knowledge of geospatial topics and best practices including projections, data management and version control, spatial analysis techniques, linear referencing, editing features, metadata creation, field data collection techniques, and 3D GIS tools
  • Experience working with Esri tools including Advanced Editing, Geocoding, Georeferencing, Raster Calculators, Topology, Labeling, and Data Driven Pages
  • Experience with mobile applications/environments (iOS, Android, Windows Tablets) for field data collection, including Esri Collector, Survey123, ArcPad and Trimble GPS units
  • A working knowledge of Enterprise-Level Databases and applications (ArcGIS Enterprise), ArcGIS Online, and database connections and how they can be used in desktop and mobile mapping environments
  • Experience working with data in both Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Working knowledge of Python scripting environment to automate tasks and workflows
  • Cartographic skills that depict a clear understanding of map composition and symbology principles with the ability to produce maps for reports, meetings, posters, etc.
  • Excellent problem solving, time management and verbal/written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with external and internal clients of varying levels of computer literacy
  • Ability to work as a reliable member of a team or independently and work with tight deadlines for multiple projects
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, organized, and self-disciplined in order to organize time and work efficiently in a fast-paced and exciting consulting environment
  • Familiarity with Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE) a plus

We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at to apply on-line.  Local candidates preferred. 

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories