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GIS Lead

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Moscow
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/05/2014
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The Company:
Our client is looking for GIS Lead

Only Russian nationals will be considered for this position with residents of Moscow receiving first consideration.
Fluent Russian & Fluent English

The Role:
Responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the ARC’s ArcGIS database. Technical leadership which provides guidance and work direction to team and or contractors. Responsible for technical work, including GIS systems and database administration, map development and troubleshooting, license managements and guidance team. Works with the business and technical organization to set priorities and provide input to strategies and plans.

• Development and management of the ARC’s ArcGIS database; including but not limited to the following:
• Records Management, Management and Protection of Information, Export Controls, Coordination Procedures, Quality Control, and Best Practices
• ArcGIS Administration, Map Development, and Environmental Design
• Geospatial Strategic Roadmap
• Interface with key stakeholders during the development and execution of all the GIS database activities
• Responsible for the Contractors' process for creating, managing, and handing over final GIS related documentation
• Manipulating hard data as it relates to geographical measures to create a useful overview of information for the business.
• Ensure business requirements are understood and GIS serves and projects are aligned with business needs and expectations are met

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Safety champion; maintain safe personal work environment
• Experience of creating and implementing GIS for international companies
• Strong understanding Cartographic Projection and transformations (understanding international standards as well as Russian in detail)
• GIS Certification and experience with geological mapping and geophysics principles with working knowledge of ESRI products and geospatial technologies
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, Geospatial Technology, Mapping, Cartography or Geographic Information Systems, GIS Certification

10+ years GIS Technology experience
Oil and Gas industry experience; upstream specific preferred

ArcGIS Desktop with Extensions (Spatial, 3D Analyst);
Administering ArcGIS Server; ArcSDE; MS SQL Server;
Programming: MS C#; MS VBA, Transact-SQL;

OTHER: MS Office (MS Excel and MS Access with VBA skills preferred)
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