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Geospatial Analyst or Senior

Idaho Power Company

Boise, Idaho

Idaho Power — located in vibrant Boise, Idaho — is looking for a Geospatial Analyst or Senior to join our Information Technology team.

It’s an exciting time to work for Idaho Power. We’re working toward our goal of providing 100% clean energy by 2045, and our work plays a critical role in our customers’ lives and in communities we serve across Idaho and Oregon. While this position is based at Idaho Power’s downtown Boise location, we offer both flexible schedules and the opportunity to work up to 40% remote. Relocation assistance may also be provided to the successful candidate.

What does a Geospatial Analyst or Senior do for us? 

They support the geospatial information needs of company business processes. They apply geospatial and computing technologies to solve problems and facilitate decisions, in support of internal customer projects. They apply technical Geographic Information System (GIS) knowledge and expertise in the design, development, management, analysis, integration, and administration of geospatial and relational database systems. They manage geospatial and relational database information to ensure the accuracy, integrity, and security of enterprise information system components. They apply Enterprise GIS technology to create web-based applications consuming enterprise and project geospatial data to support business decisions and workflows.

In addition to the meaningful work we do, we offer work-life balance, competitive pay and benefits, an employee incentive plan, and both a 401k employer-match and a pension plan, making Idaho Power one of the best employers in the state.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Knowledge of:

  • Geography, spatial analysis, and geographic information systems
  • ESRI's GIS software applications such as ArcPro, ArcCatalog, ArcMap, ArcGIS Enterprise - Server and Portal, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Field Maps, Survey 123, and Collector
  • Cartography, including map design, use, production, and projections
  • Enterprise computing systems, including the interrelationships between components such as servers, storage devices, networks, desktop computers, and mobile devices

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of ESRIs geodatabase format and the design, development, and use of databases in that format
  • Experience publishing services to ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS online
  • Digital image processing, surveying, coordinate geometry, and LiDAR data
  • Global positioning systems (GPS) technology, and the integration of GPS data with GIS databases
  • Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and Microsoft software

Skills in:

  • Providing GIS project-level support
  • Communicating effectively with internal customers of varying GIS knowledge levels to assess GIS support requirements
  • Using GIS software tools to design, develop, document, and analyze spatial data
  • Spatial and relational database management
  • Integrating spatial data from various sources into GIS databases and linking with non-spatial attribute databases
  • Use of Python, SQL, and excel to query, clean, or make sense of data

Preferred:

Project management

Ability to:

  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Make decisions
  • Interact effectively with other employees regarding GIS issues
  • Understand and carry out complex written and verbal instructions
  • Accept responsibility
  • Adapt readily to new situations
  • Work in a team environment under moderate supervision
  • Troubleshoot problems with computer hardware and software

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography, Cartography, Computer Science, or closely related field
OR 

Equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred:

College course work specific to ArcGIS, ArcGIS Enterprise, and other Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) software

Experience:

3 years of experience in the application of GIS technology, including a minimum of 2 years of experience with ESRI software

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing GIS projects
  • Demonstrated experience in developing centrally managed GIS applications, particularly as they related to ESRI software ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Field
  • Maps, Survey 123, Workforce, and, Collector
  • Experience creating Power BI dashboards and reports
  • Senior Geospatial Analyst

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography, Cartography, Computer Science, or closely related field
OR 

Equivalent combination of education and experience
Preferred:

  • Master's degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography, Cartography, Computer Science, or closely related field
  • College coursework specific to ArcGIS, ArcGIS Enterprise, and other Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) software

Experience:

  • 6 years of experience in the application of GIS technology, including a minimum of 5 years of experience with ArcGIS software

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience using Arc2DRONE and/or Pix4D
  • Experience creating Power BI dashboards and reports
  • Demonstrated experience using ArcGIS, and other ESRI software
  • Demonstrated experience in managing GIS projects
  • Demonstrated experience in developing centrally managed GIS applications, particularly as they relate to ESRI software ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Field Maps, Survey 123, Workforce, and Collector

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
This position requires working at a desk/computer for extended periods of time. It requires the use of office equipment, fine motor skills including typing on the computer, dialing phones, filing paper, and working in close proximity to other people. There may be occasional lifts of no more than 10 lbs. The above is a summary of the primary essential functions of the position. This job may require the performance of additional tasks assigned by company leaders or management. Questions regarding job requirements or accommodation requests should be directed to Human Resources.

Competencies:

Adaptability, Building Customer Loyalty, Communication, Continuous Learning, Decision Making, Work Standards

HOW TO APPLY

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