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Parsons Corporation GIS Specialist in Doha, Qatar

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GIS Specialist

Parsons' engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.


The GIS Specialist will assist in the coordination of Geographical Information System and Parcelization activities that contribute to the Master Planning of the Lusail City District. Discover patterns and trends through Spatial Mapping, developing mapping applications and tolls and managing a digital library of geographic maps in various file types.

  • Assist in developing the broad understanding about GIS systems, customized applications and GIS related agencies in Qatar

  • Analyze existing land use patterns and evaluate how best to align this with proposed land use

  • Analyze spatial data through mapping software and designing digital maps with geographic data and various other data sets

  • Discover patterns and trends through spatial mapping of data

  • Assist in establishing an appropriate Geographical Information System (GIS) that best meets the City district's needs

  • Update the comprehensive GIS database for the City district Master Plan

  • Produce reports on geographic data utilizing data visualizations

  • Prepare land map layouts and associated updates to recommend measures affecting land use, public utilities, community facilities and transportation to control and guide the Future development of Lusail

  • Provide support / input to other disciplines, as appropriate (i.e. landscape, infrastructure, urban design)

  • Ensure knowledge transfer of City developments and other private developers' projects

  • Coordinate with Ministry of Municipality & Environment (MME) to confirm GIS system accuracy and Urban Planning updates that need to be incorporated into the GIS system

  • Liaise with related Government institutions (i.e. MME, KAHRAMAA, ASHGHAL, QP, GSDP, Q22), as and when required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Geography, GIS, Environmental Management, Survey Science, Information Technology.

  • 3+ years of practical experience in establishing and running GIS systems for Local and / or State Governments in Qatar.

  • Ability to use modern computer-based Geospatial Design tools and GIS software.

  • Proficiency in GIS software applications and programming is required. Demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication skills and a working knowledge of industry practices.

  • Experience in Qatar or GCC will be preferred

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