Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst- Richmond, Va at CoStar Group

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst- Richmond, Va

Job Description


The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst will play an important role, contributing to the production and incorporation of GIS data into CoStar's market leading commercial real estate research product. This individual will be tasked with analyzing and ensuring accurate capture of geospatial data. They will work closely with researchers and other stakeholders to create compelling GIS products that meet customer needs as well as thematic data for broader distribution. If you are passionate about GIS data and its many uses within Commercial Real Estate, this is a great way to build your career with CoStar Group!

  • Contribute to the production of interactive maps, websites, reports, and presentations that bring research content and real estate data to life
  • Ensure visual data is presented accurately and in a compelling fashion
  • Respond to internal stakeholder and external client requests for data and information
  • Develop and share best practices standards for the region and research
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree required
  • 1 years of experience in a GIS capacity in public/private sector
  • Experience in analyzing spatial data and translating client requirements into appropriate GIS reports and thematic maps.
  • 1+ years of experience and knowledge with GIS databases and editing using software such as ESRI and ArcGIS.
  • Knowledge of modern component-based GIS tools and methodology for GIS use cases.
  • Must have permanent authorization to work in the United States
Key Competencies:
  • Ability to review their own work for accuracy and completeness and the initiative to recommend solutions or improvements as appropriate.
  • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Some experience with SQL databases and queries
  • Work in person at CoStar office in Richmond

Founded in 1987, we are a NASDAQ listed company with a market cap of over US$30B and sit alongside other notable names such as Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace;, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

As a technology company, we are the trusted partner for all commercial real estate professionals empowering many of the most well-respected landlords, development companies, brokerage firms, banks, lenders, investors and government agencies with our data products and leading marketplaces.

We do this by actively researching the commercial real estate markets and providing data, analytics, innovative tools and powerful marketing platforms in the U.S. and Internationally to help our clients transact with one another. CoStar continues to win multiple awards including one of Forbes most innovative companies (2017) and Fortune's fastest growing companies (2018).

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.


Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segways and bikes available for use during the day
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks
Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group:

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
More Information on CoStar Group
CoStar Group operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Washington, DC, Bethesda, MD, Richmond, VA, Philadelphia, PA, Florham Park, NJ, Boston, MA, Atlanta, GA, Hendersonville, TN, Tampa, FL, Miami, FL, Chicago, IL, Southfield, MI, Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ, Dallas, TX, Austin, TX, Phoenix, AZ, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Portland, OR and Seattle, WA. CoStar Group was founded in 1987. It has 4600 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 149 open jobs at CoStar Group, click here.
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