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Parsons Corporation GIS Manager in Sacramento, California

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Job Description:

We celebrate 75 years supporting global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewable, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications.

Do you have GIS field experience? Enjoy compiling GPS data? Parsons is seeking GIS Manager to oversee coordinating and executing the GIS Component of multiple projects/programs with our Utility Infrastructure division. .


Develops detailed work plans and schedules for all phases of a GIS project. Helps to define scope of work, schedule, and procedures for project assignments.

Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.

Evaluates and recommends hardware and software requirements.

Designs (or oversees the design of) GIS, database, and analytical processes. May include system development (e.g., tailoring hardware, software, and data configurations to meet project needs).

Designs and develops (or oversees design and development of) GIS automation processes for internal use. Modifies application code to customize automation processes.

Performs quality assurance on GIS deliverables, GIS processing, and execution of tasks by subordinates.

Evaluates commercial GIS applications, and designs and develops difficult and complex GIS applications for internal use and client deliverables.

Produces (or oversees the production of) client deliverables in both hardcopy and digital format.

Supervises lower-level GIS Specialists and GIS technicians assigned to project. Provides input for performance evaluations.

May provide support for business development activities.

May serve as technical consultant in area of GIS for management or for the client as appropriate.


Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Planning, Engineering, Computer Science or related curriculum (or equivalent) and typically 10+ years of related experience.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

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.

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

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