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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.

Join ICF and support Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in protecting the integrity of our immigration system and combating criminal threats facing the nation by leveraging cutting edge data analytics tools and techniques.

Apply your skills and expertise in increasing DHS's mission effectiveness and thereby make our nation safer and stronger.   ICF is comprised of experienced professionals with the skills required to unlock the power of governed data discovery.  Our staff provides deep technical and business support for data acquisition, data analysis/data science, and interactive data visualizations.  


We’re looking for a seasoned GIS Data Analyst who enjoys working 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 and applications to meet pressing business needs. This includes working with ICF colleagues and clients to assess, define and implement improved business processes. 




- 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.

- 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:

- Must be a US Citizen

- Master’s/Bachelor's degree in a technical field (e.g., Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline)

- 8+ 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.

- Knowledge of GIS scripting languages such as Python or R.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

- Experience working with databases and BI tools such as PostgreSQL, Qlik, Tableau, PowerBI etc

- Knowledge of open source enterprise GIS Systems such as GeoServer.

- Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.



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

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 icfcareercenter@icf.comand 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.

Washington Client Office (WA88)

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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