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GIS Manager

Design Technology, Charlotte, North Carolina

LandDesign is a collection of visionaries and problem solvers who believe in the power of balance, combining creativity and practicality to design what we know will thrive. We leverage our diverse expertise and relentless curiosity to deliver innovative, attainable big ideas — aligning our clients’ vision with the culture of the community to delight those who will enjoy the space. We are driven by a boundless desire for better, because we believe that learning is lifelong and growth is infinite. This curiosity and uncommon collaboration fuel our culture and drive ideas that continuously improve our practice and the people who are part of it.

We are seeking a GIS Manager to implement geospatial solutions through the management and use-training of spatial data. As a part of the Design Technology studio, this role takes firm-wide leadership of the company’s GIS database(s), GIS-to-design pipelines, GIS analytics that aid planning intent, and visualizations that leverage GIS benefits within the Land Development and Planning industries 

Responsibilities:
  • Manage company GIS database(s) which involves taking ownership of the procurement, configuration, and organization of large spatial data to be utilized by internal design and planning staff. 
  • Aid in the development and/or configuration of GIS pipeline solutions that promote ease-of-access to data within design applications such as AutoCAD and Revit.  
  • Aid in the development and/or configuration of GIS analytics and algorithms that visualize land planning metrics. 
  • Promote GIS solutions by active training and development of related documentation. 
  • Diagnose and resolve in-application GIS incidents and technical workflow inquiries, within ESRI products and other GIS-specific software.  
  • Coordinate with IT Team on incoming incidents, logging and closing support tickets through a uniform system.  
  • Coordinate with IT on GIS technical infrastructure. 
  • Advise on GIS industry trends and future enhancements. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Science or related field. 
  • Experience managing and querying spatial databases such a SQLite w/ Spatialite, PostgreSQL w/ PostGIS, SQL Spatial, ESRI Geodatabase, etc. 
  • Proficiency within GIS software such as ArcGIS, Map3D, QGIS, Google Earth, etc.  
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively engage in a diverse, multi-disciplined professional setting. 
  • Fluency with Structured Query Language (SQL) highly preferred. 
Don’t ask us if you’re the right fit for the position, tell us about it in your cover letter (we do actually read them!)  All interested candidates can submit their cover letter and resume directly through our website.  

Employees are offered a competitive compensation package and robust benefits package that includes access to wellness programming, 401k retirement plan, paid holidays, paid time off, paid parental leave, paid volunteer hours, health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances. 

LandDesign is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.

LandDesigner Benefits

Employees are offered a competitive compensation package, including a 401k retirement program and paid holidays, as well as health, life, dental, vision, and disability insurances.

8 Hours Volunteer PTO

Parental Leave

Commuter Benefits for Alternative Transportation

Family-First, Work-Life Balance

Personal and Professional Growth Programs

Health and Wellness Support

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29%

of leadership roles are occupied by women

47%

of interns return for full-time positions

30%

of employees have been here more than 5 years

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