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GIS Analyst

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Do you want a role where your GIS expertise is truly recognised and you get to take on real responsibility?

Sword Services Greece S.A. (Athens) is looking for a GIS Business Analyst! You have an amazing opportunity to work in a multinational fast-paced environment, in an IT company, offering services to most of the European Commission Institutions and European Agencies through multi-year contracts.

You will have the chance to join the newly established GIS team in Athens, to work closely with other competent GIS professionals from other countries and to contribute with your knowledge and experience in the implementation of highly visible and critical GIS projects of the European Union

What you will do...

  • Geospatial data management : creating, collecting, updating, upgrading and enriching geospatial datasets as well as processing these data with dedicated IT tools. Capture, define and formalise new geospatial datasets. Check them against target specifications. Implement transformation and data cleansing processes. Compare and integrate various data sources to meet the requirements of the target product. Develop semi or fully automated processes, from data retrieval to dissemination to end users. Create documentation for both processes and products, including data structures as UML class diagrams and information on quality elements.
  • Business analysis : analyse a given policy area and propose improvement with the introduction of GIS technologies. Recommendations for new GIS developments, design of solutions that can take the form of business cases, etc.
  • Oral and written communication : drafting user requirements, technical specifications and other technical reports, papers and presentations, public speaking for training or user support, internal and external meetings and workshops.

What is your education and experience...

  • University degree in Science, Geography, Cartography, Information Technology, Engineering or related subject
  • Professional experience related to Geographical Information Science, acquired during the last 10 years
  • Experience with open and proprietary GIS tools, acquired during the last 10 years; experience with ESRI products is highly desirable
  • Very good knowledge of GIS methodologies and technologies
  • Good knowledge in database modelling (as UML class diagrams)

  • Knowledge of spatial analysis methodologies such as computational geometry, network analysis, geostatistics, spatial modelling and simulation, image processing, photogrammetry, remote sensing data analysis, geomorphometry and risk assessment is desirable

  • Knowledge of existing data sources of interest for EU policy domains is desirable

  • Knowledge of international standards on GI (e.g. ISO, OGC, INSPIRE, etc.) is desirable

  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbally)

Personal Characteristics…

  • Able to build effective and collaborative relationships
  • Customer centric mindset
  • Attention to detail and strong sense of responsibility
  • Creatively solve problems, think critically and present solutions in a clear and logical manner
  • Proactively manage own tasks and projects to agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively & efficiently with various diverse work teams
  • Time management skills

What we offer to you…

  • Opportunity to work in some of the largest GIS projects of the European Commission
  • The chance to continuously evolve as a professional, coupled with a variety of training opportunities
  • Continuous development opportunities – because we want you to thrive
  • Sword Services Greece wants you to have a balance between work and private life by offering flexible hours, days of home working, and an informal no-nonsense environment
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Benefits include ticket restaurant vouchers, personal insurance package, company car, etc.

Applications must be in the English language

Great Place to Work

  • Meal Vouchers

  • Private Medical Insurance plan

  • Private Pension plan

  • Company car leasing

  • Competitive salary

  • Fast-growing company

  • Opportunities for career growth

About the company

At SWORD Services Greece we believe in innovation; challenging ideas and discovering new ways of doing business. We are looking for people whose ideas and vision can shape our company’s success.

We are constantly growing and we look for people who want to grow with us, who want to be part of a friendly and supportive environment and who want to be part in a team of like-minded colleagues, passionate about delivering excellence.

We value open and clear communication and transparency in our everyday interactions and we act as ONE team since we want everyone to feel they are part of a big family that grows and succeeds!

Eliza Liaskou | Contact Person

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