Data Services Analyst- Any Location (Green Diamond Resource Company)

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Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 May 2021

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Green Diamond Resource Company
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DESCRIPTION: This position can be located in any state where Green Diamond currently has an office, this includes WA, OR, CA, MS or GA. POSITION PURPOSE: Operate, develop, and maintain the Corporate Planning and Inventory databases (Enterprise Geodatabases, ArcGIS Server/SDE, SQL Server, etc.) for reporting and analysis across divisions. Advance Green Diamond’s use of Arc mobile mapping and data collection tools for both business development and operations. Support the use of Arc Online and design web maps for online applications and mobile devices. Acquire and analyze various types of remotely sensed data to support improved inventory for all divisions. Provide GIS analysis and mapping support to Acquisitions and Business Development department. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned) Develops, implements and optimizes scripts, stored procedures, views, or user-defined functions as necessary using Transact-SQL (T-SQL) in support of project development and reporting efforts. Develops procedures and scripts for data migration. Creates and maintains related supporting documentation for systems data. Develops new and enhances existing database objects and packages to advance functionality and automation of systems. Develops analytical and troubleshooting skills with strong attention to detail and high concern for data accuracy. Acquires Landsat and Sentinel satellite images and creates raster layers from derived indexes. Processes drone imagery using DroneDeploy, Agisoft PhotoScan or other similar software. Performs supervised classification using aerial imagery, satellite imagery or raster layers. Participates in coordinating and standardizing remotely sensed data collection across the divisions to assure quality and accuracy of data collection. Develops R or Python scripts to automate the use remotely sensed data for improved inventory estimation. Creates tools to improve collection and presentation of GIS data using Survey 123, ArcGIS Online, and ArcGIS Collector. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in forestry or natural resources. Minimum of 5 years of experience in GIS analysis. Strong data analysis and mapping skills with intermediate proficiency in Microsoft database and reporting technologies and tools including Office, SQL Server Integration and Reporting Services and Management Studio, and Visual Studio. Experience producing orthomosaics and dense point clouds utilizing structure from motion and using these data to identify objects such as trees. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications including Excel, Access and Word. Demonstrated strong planning and organizational skills with attention to detail Formal training in GIS, forest inventory, growth and yield, and/or forest planning. Ability to be highly motivated and self-directed. Exhibits strong leadership skills. Works with integrity, trust and commitment, setting an example for others. Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the company. Effective and productive oral and written communications skills. Conducts self in a professional manner and treats others with respect at all times. Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin. Learns, applies and retains new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. Views obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow. DESIRED: Formal instruction and experience in computer programming and object oriented development practices (Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic for Applications, C#, Visual Basic .NET, or Python, SQL procs, relational databases (Oracle or SQL Server). Experience with ArcGIS Desktop and SDE / ArcGIS Server based platforms. Solid understanding of GIS concepts with the ability to present analytical alternatives and develop geospatial solutions. Experience with Microsoft SQL Server environment. Familiarity/experience with hand-held field computers or tablets. Understanding of and/or willing to learn math and statistical analysis. Genuinely excited and enthusiastic about learning and pushing technical limits / finding new solutions. Adaptability, flexibility, and ability for innovation.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position may be located in any operational unit. Normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting, regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching. Ability to perform consistent work on a PC. Occasional travel to various Green Diamond locations. Must possess an active state driver’s license. Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions. Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times. Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with GDRCo. This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 1. Green Diamond is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer who values workplace diversity in a drug free work environment.
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