Geospatial Data Specialist

Job Title: Geospatial Data Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 30/7/2021
Reference: CR/006088_1626850071
Contact Name: Simmi Vakharia
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 21, 2021 18:47

Job Description

  • Start ASAP | Canberra Location
  • Initial contract for 12 months with 3 x 12 months extension options
  • Australian Citizen - Ability to obtain a Baseline clearance

FinXL IT Professional Services is an established innovative Australian company providing technology enabled business solutions and consulting services across a number of industries including Government, Telecommunications, Commercial and Finance. We currently have more than 850 consultants assisting our clients across Australia and are continuing to grow at a rapid pace. Through the delivery of services and implementation of new systems, processes and technology, we assist our clients to gain competitive advantage and reach new heights.

The Role:

FinXL are looking to engage Geospatial Data Specialist with geospatial data expertise to work in a team delivering analytics.

The geospatial specialist will work with data analysts and other geospatial experts across the department to tackle a variety of data science problems with a spatial and temporal dimension.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Reviewing a set of existing spatial layers relevant to risk and aligning them with departmental and community data and metadata standards
  • Integrating layers into the department's geospatial data warehouse
  • Developing and documenting a process for maintaining and updating spatial layers in line with key data sources
  • Working with other geospatial specialists in the department to develop tools for visualising and extracting information to inform decision-making
  • Following good geospatial data management and programming practices and team programming conventions
  • Other related activities as required.

The key skills required for this role are:

  • Skills and proven experience in geospatial data production, data management and analytics.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver robust, quality geospatial datasets and analysis that meets business needs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a range of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work independently in a rigorous environment and proactively collaborate across teams as well as to adapt quickly and flexibly to changing demands and priorities.

FinXL fosters a high-performing, inclusive workplace built on a foundation of excellence, respect and dignity. We take corporate social responsibility seriously through our ongoing activities with communities and staff involvement in these efforts. We are committed to environmentally friendly practices in both our own operations and our work with clients.

To be considered please send in your application to Simmi and you can call on 02 6243 6460 to discuss further.

FinXL does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

FinXL encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.