Geospatial (GIS) Business Analyst - U.S. Citizenship Required

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Why do you need to choose between doing important work and having a fulfilling life? At Ardent, we have both. Ardent employees are committed to solving our customers’ most difficult problems—and we are committed to the well-being, personal goals, and professional development of our employee. We are “All In.” We put forth our strongest effort possible to get the mission accomplished and we do it together. We respect the skills and experience you bring to the Ardent team. And we provide a rewarding environment to help you succeed. 

We offer highly competitive benefits, professional development opportunities, and an exceptional culture that embraces flexibility, innovation, collaboration, and career growth. A collective service mindset underpins our work, and a shared camaraderie to serve clients, colleagues and our communities set us apart. Our full commitment to being "All In" for our employees and our clients is not just our approach, it is our standard. If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, choose Ardent and make a difference with us. 

Ardent is seeking a GIS Business Analyst to join our team.  The position requires an active Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Background Investigation (BI).

This is a Remote position.

Position Description:

Ardent is seeking a GIS Business Analyst. The successful candidate for the Geospatial (GIS) Business Analyst position requires an in-depth knowledge of industry leading Geospatial tools including the Esri desktop tool set.  This position will also have some exposure and involvement in development and requirements gathering and analysis. The work geospatial work performed is critical to our National Security.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Identify requirements across business units and evaluate real-time data to uncover substandard systems processes.
  • Act as a thought leader for technical business processes, developing innovative system prototypes to enhance efficiency and productivity.
  • Create and implement precise project management plans, emphasizing transparent communication at all levels.
  • Conduct thorough quality assurance at every stage of systems development.
  • Define and develop user requirements for systems in production to ensure optimal usability.
  • Collaborate with stakeholder teams across business units to create analysis and documentation, communicating effectively with various teams.
  • Continuously assess and communicate system requirements while maintaining systems processes, including delivering monthly status reports.
  • Author and update internal and external documentation and formally initiate and deliver requirements.
  • Perform daily systems analytics to maximize effectiveness and troubleshoot issues.

Requirements: 

  • Active or recent CBP BI required
  • BS/BA in GIS, Geography, Cartography, Computer Science or other related field w/ GIS experience.
  • At least 3 year of GIS experience and technical business analysis 
  • Proficiency in creating Geospatial Products using Esri desktop and web-based tools
  • Ability to interpret and communicate geospatial products to CBP leadership
  • Familiarity with visualization tools, including Esri-based web interfaces like Portal for ArcGIS and ArcGIS Online
  • Knowledge of Esri Geodatabases and OGC service standards for geospatial data
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Due to the nature of the work we support, all candidates in consideration for this role must be U.S. Citizens willing to undergo the government issued background investigation process.

Ardent is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

More Information on ArdentMC
ArdentMC operates in the Security industry. The company is located in Arlington, VA and Tulsa, OK. ArdentMC was founded in 2006. It has 132 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 24 open jobs at ArdentMC, click here.
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