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Parsons Corporation Geospatial Analyst in St. Louis, Missouri

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.


Plans, schedules, conducts, coordinates, and executes (if necessary) all phases of a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) project. The incumbent applies a broad knowledge of GIS packages, theory, mapping, programming, database, and principles of GIS to new applications. May supervise work assignments of lower-level GIS personnel, and/or may serve as GIS site coordinator on a small to medium-size project. Willingness to travel and/or relocate to field site is expected.


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.

Oversees collection of field data required for project and screens available data for relevance and applicability.

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.

Utilizes various spatial analysis methods (interpolation, modeling, etc.) to depict patterns and trends of geographic data.

Integrates hardware, software, and data. Assesses precision and accuracy of GIS data; makes decisions regarding relevance to projects. May integrate non-GIS data with GIS applications, as appropriate.

Troubleshoots complex hardware and software problems, and develops suitable workarounds.

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.

May Supervise lower-level GIS Specialists and GIS technicians assigned to project.

May provide support for business development activities.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Planning, Engineering, Computer Science or related curriculum (or equivalent) and typically 5+ years of related experience.

Proven ability to perform (may serve in a lead capacity), excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices are required. Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate GIS software for use on project. In addition, the incumbent must possess the following specific skills and competencies:

· A broad knowledge of GIS packages, theory, mapping, programming, database, and principles of GIS, and the ability to apply these principles to new applications.

· Ability to design and maintain GIS databases and other database formats such as Microsoft Access, dBase, etc.

· Proficiency in cartographic and map design (including coordinating systems, projections and map scales), database programming and design, and data translation skills from one format to another (e.g., ORACLE to INFORMIX). Ability to utilize, convert and incorporate various types

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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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