GIS Analyst

Carrollton, TX 75006

Posted: 11/27/2018 Employment Type: contract Industry: GIS Job Number: 17437
GIS Analyst
Carrollton, TX

Pay Rate:  26/hr

The GIS Analyst is responsible for sourcing, configuration, ongoing maintenance and testing to ensure that tax accounting applications and offerings support up-to-date tax geographic boundaries. 

  • Source, analyze, digitize, and document geographic tax data to accurately determine taxing jurisdiction by location. 
  • Monitor changes to tax boundaries and data on a continuous basis to update tax geography database. 
  • Implement new content and content changes within ArcGIS and other internal applications
  • Design and execute test scenarios to ensure content accuracy and functionality 
  • Correspond with tax and geography authorities to obtain content requirements 
  • Research and respond to client inquiries in partnership with Customer Support 
  • GIS certificate or equivalent is required 
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in geography, information systems, computer science or related field is a plus
  • 1+ year GIS experience 
  • Ability to utilize online data sources (TIGER, ISO, GNIS, USPS, locally published governmental boundary data, etc) 
  • Experience with GIS data production, including: digitization, attribute creation and maintenance, and editing fundamentals 
  • Understanding of geospatial concepts and spatial analysis techniques 
  • Detail-oriented with an aptitude for analysis and problem solving
  • Proficiency at querying relational databases 
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills with ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Intermediate to advance software skills (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Word, Access) 
Desired Skills: 
  • PYTHON, Oracle, and SQL experience
  • Experience with tax calculation and compliance software (e.g. ONESOURCE) 
  • Fluency in languages other than English 

GIS Analyst - Geographic Information Systems - 17437

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