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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R1802535

GIS Data Analyst

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is growing and we’re looking for a seasoned GIS Data Analyst to work on data analytics and data visualization projects. If you love to surround yourself with the latest tools and technologies and get excited by data as much as we do, perhaps this is the job for you! You will work directly with clients to design and implement custom mapping and spatial analytic and reporting solutions, start to finish, in a dynamic and fast paced environment.  You’ll be immersed in a variety of projects, helping government and commercial clients evaluate spatial data and data sources, design analysis requirements, and build GIS tools, applications and awesome dashboards to meet pressing business needs. This includes working with ICF colleagues and clients to assess, define and implement improved business processes.  As part of ICF’s larger team of data scientists and data engineers, you’ll help deliver comprehensive analytics solutions leveraging cutting edge tools and technologies. 

This position is in our metro-accessible Fairfax office with free gym, happy hours and a warm collaborative culture.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Perform GIS analysis to develop client focused outputs, maps, and dashboards that integrate large quantities of complex data and provide context and insights relevant to mission objectives. (We’d love you to have Tableau, if you don’t, we can teach you)
  • Perform extensive data profiling and analysis based on a client’s spatial and non-spatial data.
  • Evaluate and integrate spatial data from various data sources and data types (geodatabases, web services, raster and image files) using extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes.
  • Work directly with clients and ICF subject matter experts to translate business needs into spatial analysis requirements.
  • Work with UI teams and/or client to define mapping and reporting requirements.
  • Support development of custom reports and other data visualization products.

Basic Qualifications and experience needed:

  • Master’s/Bachelor's degree in a technical field (e.g., Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline)
  • 4+ years of experience designing and implementing spatial analysis in a desktop GIS and data analyst role using ArcGIS or QGIS
  • Experience managing and creating web-based mapping applications using tools such as ArcGIS Online, Carto, or Mapbox.
  • Experience working with databases and BI tools such as PostgreSQL, Qlik, Tableau, PowerBI etc
  • Knowledge of GIS scripting languages such as Python or R.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of open source enterprise GIS Systems such as GeoServer.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
  • Solid understanding of the software development cycle paired with an ability to define/document business processes and software requirements for technology initiatives.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.   

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)  

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Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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