FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Richmond, Virginia
GIS Technician #884367
Job Description:
We are seeking a motivated highly organized individual with excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience managing projects – preferably projects in the areas of information technology and/or GIS technology.
Must thrive in a high energy environment, excel at working without significant supervision, be independently motivated, outgoing, diplomatic, detailed, schedule driven and accountable.  
Some of our current opportunities may include the following:
  • Perform GIS spatial analysis using geoprocessing software such as Esri’s ArcGIS platform or other GIS tools
  • Create new spatial datasets from analysis of existing datasets
  • Create and maintain geospatial cadastral, transportation, and municipal infrastructure datasets
  • On-going spatial data maintenance
  • Compile and organize GIS data from maps
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A, B.A, A.S, B.S. or Graduate Degree in Computer Science, Geography, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS desktop application
  1. ArcMap
  2. ArcCatalog
  3. ArcGIS Pro
  • Knowledge of geodatabase design fundamentals
  • Knowledge of supported ArcGIS Platform data formats and file management techniques
  • Understanding of projections and coordinate systems
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Clear written and oral communication skills
  • Professionalism, good work ethic, and willingness to learn
  • This role is intended to manage and coordinate our service desk for local government GIS support.
  • Some local travel may be required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A, B.S. in GIS, Geography, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise, and ArcGIS Pro workflows
  • Working knowledge of JIRA service desk and Kanban boards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Introductory-level experience in Python scripting
Our office is a great place to work. We have a contemporary office with full kitchen facilities, locker rooms, and a small gym. There are many affordable lunch eateries within walking distance, and several well-maintained walking and riding trails within immediate access of the office. We also have an open teleworking approach. We stress good communication and let you manage the rest. We look forward to you joining the team!
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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