GIS Technician

New York, United States Full-time

Envelope is looking for a GIS Technician to help create and manage GIS data for the New York City real estate market. Responsibilities will include:
  • Creating GIS data based on information provided by our zoning and services teams.
  • Processing and reviewing GIS data that is provided by outside sources.
  • Maintaining documentation related to the status of the data.
Routine daily duties will include:
  • Using ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, or QGIS (QGIS preferred) to create and maintain GIS datasets that are used by our suite of real estate analysis products.
  • Running custom processes on GIS datasets provided by external sources, and reviewing the results for accuracy using ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, or QGIS
  • Monitoring external data sources for changes, and maintaining documentation related to the current status of our existing datasets.
Qualifications and experience:
  • Proficiency in ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, QGIS, or other GIS data management applications required (QGIS preferred).
  • Basic understanding of databases and SQL required  
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geography, GIS, or equivalent
  • 3+ years professional experience
  • Geographic Information Systems certificate (GISP) preferred
  • Background in real estate, city planning, or zoning preferred
  • Experience using GitHub is a plus
  • Experience using Python is a plus
  • Experience using Rhino/Grasshopper is a plus

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