Parsons Corporation GIS Manager in Riyadh, United States

GIS Manager


Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia

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The GIS Manager will support the Qiddiya project (a multi-billion dollar entertainment city focusing on sports, theme parks, animal kingdom, arenas, shopping malls, 5-star hotels, etc.) in Riyadh, KSA

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support solutions for a new city that utilize GIS centric data models to locate utilities, buildings, and other geospatial features.

  • Assist with general GIS data management and production tasks as needed on projects

  • Participate in design, development and creation of databases, maps, reports and other deliverables

  • Support data entry, processing, digitizing, research, records management, and upkeep of metadata

  • Utilize Python, Model Builder, SQL and other commonly used scripting tools to automate workflows and streamline routine processes and tasks

  • Maintain quality assurance of spatial and non-spatial data and processes as per defined standards

  • Maintain expertise in existing and emerging GIS asset management related software and technologies


  • Bachelor's Degree in GIS, Computer Science, Geography, Social Science, Environmental Science, Engineering, or similar

  • 20+ years of overall experience with 15+ years of relevant professional and progressively responsible experience in GIS and visual implementation, administration and support

  • Proficiency with the ESRI suite of desktop mapping and analysis tools and extensions

  • Relational database knowledge (EQuIS, MS Access, SQL Server, Oracle)

  • Basic knowledge of GPS mobile field data collection techniques, equipment and electronic forms

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with clients, staff , project consultants, and sub-contractors

  • Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet deadlines, and follow-up on assignments with minimal direction

  • Strong attention to detail with proactive and resourceful problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Proficient in technical writing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with or demonstrated working knowledge of asset management concepts and software (Azteca Cityworks or similar application technologies)

  • 10+ years of relevant professional and progressively responsible experience in asset management systems implementation, administration and support

  • Familiarity with or working knowledge of data analytics (management and processing of Big Data)

  • Working knowledge of multi-user virtualized environments (ex. CITRIX)

  • Working knowledge of municipal maintenance workflows, data structures and reporting GISP and/or ESRI Technical Certification

  • Programming development experience

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.