GIS Analyst
Job Details
Seattle - Seattle, WA


Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a GIS Analyst to join our growing Data + Mapping Practice. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and grow your GIS skills across a variety of disciplines and technologies. Our GIS Analysts perform some work independently and some as key members of highly collaborative and dynamic project teams. As a firm, Aspect is focused on environmental, water resources, stormwater, and geotechnical solutions—especially on projects that positively impact communities right here in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to the work that supports these core Aspect practice areas, our GIS Analysts provide data management, analysis, software development, and technology services directly to an increasing number of clients.


  • Geospatial data management and spatial analysis across many, varied projects
  • Support field-data collection, creation, and editing workflows
  • Creation of high-quality, communicative print and web maps/graphics
  • Develop, share, and implement innovative and pragmatic GIS solutions to Aspect clients and project teams
  • Provide technical support and guidance to project teams around acquiring, editing, managing, displaying, and interpreting geospatial data (and related analyses)

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of ArcGIS and the extended Esri desktop software/web ecosystem (Collector/Survey 123, ArcGIS Online/Portal, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Desktop)
  • Strong fundamentals in geospatial data analysis, editing, and processing
  • Demonstrable data management aptitude, including understanding of relational database structures, data management best practices, attention to detail, and geodatabase design
  • Cartography, graphics, and map-making skills
  • Strong collaborative mentality and confidence to effectively communicate (via writing or speaking) to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Workload prioritization skills to meet evolving project deadlines and an ability to switch gears and embrace a fast-paced work environment
  • B.S. degree in GIS, Geography, Statistics, or Environmental Sciences with course content in GIS (or equivalent experience)
  • 2+ years professional experience in GIS

Successful Applicants Will:

  • Be able to demonstrate critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Have experience working in consulting and using environmental datasets
  • Have experience with Python, scripting chops, web-map, and story/scrolly maps
  • Have experience using open source GIS (particularly QGIS)

Workplace Setting

  • Available position in our downtown Seattle office
  • Interactive team of 105+ professionals across eight offices in Washington and Oregon
  • Casual, collaborative, and professional office environment

Why Aspect?

Active, Engaged, Growing. Aspect is the home of regionally focused earth+water specialists in hydrogeology, geology, environmental remediation, technology, and engineering. Ranging in technical complexity, a diverse blend of public and private projects provides you a balance between applied problem solving, technical analysis, and design. For ambitious entry-level staff and seasoned practice builders alike, Aspect offers a supportive, collaborative workplace designed to help you thrive and grow professionally.

Aspect offers a competitive benefits package and incentive compensation system to reward the collective team and recognize individual contributors. Aspect Consulting is an equal opportunity employer.