Location Intelligence (GIS) Consultant

Website Firstname Limited

About Firstname
Some call it GIS, however we know it better as Location Intelligence; the ability to get meaningful insight from geospatial or the “where” data. Firstname is a location intelligence consultancy focused on helping New Zealand companies utilise the “where” in their data to support marketing, sales and customer experience projects. Through the application of location analysis, data management and practical application deployment, we work directly with our clients to meet their “where” needs.

We are based in The B:HIVE, Takapuna, one of the most innovative tech spaces to work in Auckland. Working here is like nowhere else in New Zealand. You’ll be amongst some amazing companies & people. The weekly events calendar will keep you busy from exercise to entertainment!

Firstname is proud to be an Esri Silver Partner

About the Role
The Consultant’s role is to work on a variety of our client projects to help them get the most from their location data and requirements. Given the projects we take on, the work is quite varied and means that you will be across different technologies, analytical techniques, applications, source data and deliverables.  As the nature of consultancy is varied, so will your ability to adapt and meet these requirements. Firstname works with some large New Zealand companies so the challenges are there to work on.

Your Work
As a Location Intelligence Consultant, you will own from start-to-end on projects and take ownership for the delivery of these. Firstname utilises an agile framework for delivery inline with what is required from our clients. The good news with this is that you spend more time delivering than being held back with slow processes.

You will be working with a range of stakeholders from business owners to technical staff to customer facing.  It’s an exciting environment and one where you’ll be able to develop both your technical Esri GIS, Online, analytical and project management skills.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Agile business analysis of what is required and recommendations to deliver
  • Undertaking geospatial analysis to solve client problems
  • Developing models and processes to support ongoing client operations
  • Working with our technical partners for application development
  • Researching and building new methods to deliver utilising the Esri suite of applications
  • Client engagement to develop new business opportunities

Skills & Experience
This is a great opportunity for someone who has started their GIS career, had 3 years or more experience and now looking to breakout so they can really shine. You will have the opportunity to take what you have already learnt and develop a lot of new skills & techniques. The following are some of your existing skills we are looking for:

  • ArcGIS/ArcMap for Desktop (essential)
  • ArcGIS Online (have experience)
  • ArcGIS Pro (at least experimented with)
  • Python (Introductory – intermediate ideal)
  • SQL (willing to learn)
  • Hosted AWS (we will train)

About You
We are looking for someone to take ownership of the role and be proud of what they achieve. We are a small, focused team and need someone who gets involved. In return you will be rewarded with being a part of a company that rewards those who achieve. Training and skills development is something we actively encourage so we will invest in your career development.

This role is suited for someone who has three or more years ArcGIS/ArcMAP experience and wanting to learn more.

Applicants for this position will be a New Zealand Citizen, have residency or a valid work visa.

To Apply
Please send an email to stephen@firstname.co.nz introducing yourself, why this role interests and your skills you believe will help deliver to what is being asked. A CV of up to three pages supporting your application should also be attached. References are not required until the next stage.