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Senior GIS Development & Data Analyst

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

 

The Senior GIS Development and Data Analyst is responsible for the direct development of GIS-related software applications and for providing complex analytics on modeled GIS data.

 

  • As a subject matter expert, the Analyst makes recommendations and advises clients on the use of GIS and other geospatial technologies.
  • Uses highly skilled expertise and programming-level proficiency with related software to develop, collect, store and analyze the GIS data.
  • The Senior GIS Development and Data Analyst is approached when clients want to upgrade or create new GIS-related applications or present geospatial data in a way that is easier to understand.
  • Also responsible for using data to create maps and graphs, conducting research into specific fields, and sourcing and compiling data from a wide range of sources such as satellite images, existing maps, and field observation.
  • Position's expertise may be called upon for a wide variety of projects, and can be engaged by a range of clients, including information technology (IT) management, architects and analysts. May also be engaged by a business unit group to support GIS concerns relating to a specific project.
  • Provides guidance to and acts as a resource for less experienced GIS Development and Data Analysts.
  • Front level response for emergency or high priority programming or data forensic analysis.
  • Provides master-level support in developing and maintaining the GIS computing infrastructure.
  • Lead business representative role in the development and maintenance of GIS-related projects to Information Technology (IT) groups.
  • Recommends and establishes standards and procedures to deal with production of high-priority GIS data, maps and associated services.
  • Actively participates in the design and development of enterprise geographic information systems which may link facility maps with data to produce maps, web apps and data analytics.
  • Writes programs and develops user interfaces, menus and macro-level commands to meet high priority GIS staff needs.
  • Researches, develops, and recommends technology, price, schedule and other elements to meet a specific customer need relating to geospatial and attribution data.
  • Creates GIS tools, products, and software integration to meet a variety of business client needs.
  • Trains users and programmers to ensure maintenance, usage and application are appropriate.
  • Works with clients to determine GIS needs and architectural considerations, then agree upon a scope of work.
  • Documents research and development work while providing timely reporting of project status.

 

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.
 

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined (above/below).
 
 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

 

  • Significant directly related experience in the Transmission and Distribution business (typically 5-6+ years) in addition to preferred degree or its equivalence in demonstrated related experience/education.
  • Expert-level knowledge of the company's enterprise GIS application and associated database.
  • Related experience in Dominion GIS Services or other GIS group.
  • Strong knowledge of ArcGIS/ArcFM Desktop, ArcGIS Enterprise, Portal, AGOL, Utility Network for Electric and Gas, UPDM, APR, ArcGIS Server, Programming languages (including VB, C, Python, JavaScript), APIs/SDKs for those languages (including ArcObjects for .Net, ArcPy, ArcGIS API for JavaScript, jQuery, Dojo Toolkit), SQL (specifically PLSQL as our Enterprise Geo-Database is Oracle), Basic RDBMS Concepts (tables, views, indexes, transactions, queries, procedures, functions, etc.), ArcSDE, ArcSDE Versioned Database Environment, Geospatial Analysis, ESRI Model Builder, Microsoft Suite (Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), general Information Systems concepts, basic AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of Global Positioning Systems and LIDAR.
  • Understanding of functional business processes and business data attribution.
  • Ability to quickly learn other business units' processes and to learn new technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of electric distribution systems.
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with other business units.
  • Ability to address multiple tasks simultaneously.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor, Disciplines: Preferred: Geography, Geographical Technology, Information Systems

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Test Description

No Testing Required

Competencies

SAFETY FOCUS

Other Information

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

 

Export Control


Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

 

Other Information


We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here dombenefits.com.

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
 
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
 
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
 
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·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community


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