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Senior Consultant – Enterprise GIS

Esri Canada

  • Posted on: November 30, 2018
  • Expires on: December 30, 2018

Senior Consultant – Enterprise GIS – Ottawa

(note: all candidates must be able to work in Canada and possess Canadian Citizenship or PR status which qualifies them to attain Canadian Government Security Clearance)

Esri Canada has an exceptional professional opportunity for a Senior Consultant focusing on Enterprise GIS consulting. Based out of Esri Canada’s office in Ottawa, you will leverage your knowledge and experience in leading the business analysis and implementation delivery of Enterprise GIS solutions based on Esri technology.

Senior Consultant responsibilities include:

    • Providing expertise in user needs analysis, estimation, design, and implementation of Enterprise GIS solutions
    • Working with other consultants in the design and delivery of client solutions from conception to completion
    • Research, review, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes
    • Deliver reports and recommendations for improving processes in production systems across the organization.
    • Scope projects and assist Project Manager in developing project SOW and project plans for all assigned projects
    • Perform tests, including end-user reviews, for modified/new processes, and other pre/post-implementation support
    • Model client requirements and define functional specifications
    • Engage the sales team to advance the value proposition of consulting with current and prospective customers.
    • Actively participate in the preparation of proposals (e.g. RFPs, RFIs and RFQs)

Specific skill requirements:

    • 3+ years’ experience as a Business Analyst or Application Specialist
    • 7+ years’ experience with Esri products
    • Expert understanding of client-desktop software (ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro) and server-software (Esri ArcGIS Enterprise)
    • Proficiency with scripting (Python), JavaScript (ArcGIS API for JavaScript). Any other programming experience would be considered an asset.
    • Experience in facilitating discussions and leading workshops. Ability to negotiate and build consensus
    • Demonstrated business acumen to establish and maintain an effective consulting relationship with corporate customers, with a strong customer service orientation
    • A sound knowledge of analysis & design techniques and system implementation methodologies
    • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data modeling
    • Demonstrated ability to complete technical studies and to develop and present recommendations and reports
    • Experience in managing client relationships and ability to communicate with executive levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated awareness of emerging IT trends and directions
    • College diploma or university degree in the field of Computer Science and/or Geography/Geoscience
    • At a minimum, must be able to obtain a Federal Government Secret security clearance

Considered as assets for this position are the following:

  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Skills with Linear Referencing is an asset
  • Esri Technical Certification(s) (https://esri.ca/en/training/technical-certification)
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) exam monitored by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) or equivalent BA certification.



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