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CH2M HILL is an employee-owned firm with more than 18,000 employees and we are a global leader in engineering, construction, and IT operations. Visit us on the Web at www.ch2mhill.com and learn why CH2M HILL was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “100 Best Places to Work”. The Communications and Information Solutions business group, is one of the fastest growing business units in CH2M HILL. C&IS currently has approximately 300 staff distributed throughout the four North American regions with expertise in Application Development, IT planning and implementation, Database Development, Management Consulting, System Planning and Integration, Mapping and Surveying.

The C&IS group is currently looking for an Associate GIS Developer/Analyst the Washington DC area. The selected candidate will become part of our Communications and Information Solutions group (C&IS) providing GIS project management support for our Government and Industrial clients. The analyst/task manager will work with multiple project teams and be responsible for the development and delivery of high quality GIS solutions, including hands on application development.

As a technical project lead and project manager, the candidate will work with other GIS staff to develop SOPs and best practice guidelines and integrate them into projects at the individual site level, regional level, and national level. The analyst will also be responsible for managing a GIS production program with a group of networked but geographically disperse cartography support staff.

Additionally the analyst/task manager will be responsible for delivering projects and tasks on time and within budget. Working with the various business groups, the analyst/project manager will be responsible for developing proposals, statements of work, budgets, and schedules for GIS projects and tasks.

As a senior member of the C&IS team, the analyst/task manager will work with our technology group to help monitor, evaluate, upgrade, and troubleshoot our delivery technologies, including hardware and software, and be responsible for managing, mentoring, and leading junior staff members.


Basic Qualifications: BA/BS in Geography, Civil Engineering, Computer Science or related. Four years of related job experience required.


Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator who has obtained a BA/BS in Geography, Computer Science, Information Systems, with 5+ years of professional experience. The candidate must demonstrate experience that reflects progressively more challenging assignments. A strong technical background is required as the candidate must demonstrate expert knowledge of GIS technologies and theory. Expert understanding of ESRI based GIS Technologies (ArcGIS 9.x, ArcView 3.x, ArcIMS, ArcSDE, ArcObjects), a basic understanding and working knowledge of database technologies (Oracle, MS SQL Server, MS Access), a basic understanding and working knowledge of application development technologies (ArcObjects, VB, VBscript, ASP, Javascript, Java) is required. Previous project and task management experience is required.


To apply for this position, email your resume to careers@ch2m.com, and reference 13791BR/CBDCP in the subject line. CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Emplyer M/F/D/V.

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