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Job Title: GIS Specialist IV, Lakewood, CO, US JO# 19256




Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT) serves federal clients with time-tested solutions that increase their effectiveness through the intelligent use of technology. CNT helps you make the most of your skills by taking a personalized approach to solving clients' toughest challenges. This approach gives customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from a team that can handle every detail – a team of experts, like you.


CNT is seeking a geospatial technical to work with our vector data model technical specialist to perform investigations of new technologies, prototype new data production processes, and perform data modeling.  The right candidate will be able to prototype new data products, improve existing workflow processes, and analyze and recommend performance improvements. Knowledge of hydrology and teaching staff in vector subject matter is preferred. Troubleshooting production problems and data issues and writing python scripts are necessary.



Includes the following:

  • Contributing to the review and recommendation development of potential feature content additions to cartographic products
  • Identifying processes, methods and rules for consistent cartographic visualization and labeling of data across multiple map scales
  • Automating scripts for processing and supporting data themes for cartographic application
  • Participate in the development and testing of repeatable processes to derive cartographic features
  • Evaluating existing workflows and processes
  • Testing tools and techniques relating to cartographic feature derivation and data application
  • Contributing to the operationalization of data processes
  • Contributing to cartographic product layout, design and configuration
  • Participating in meetings to discuss requirements for improved theme and feature level metadata



No supervisory/management authority.



  • Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty
  • 7+ years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Years of experience can be substituted for education requirements
  • 3+ years of experience programming in Python



  • Interpersonal skills and adept at working with a wide variety of staff at varying levels of technical ability
  • Experience with ESRI such as ESRI ArcGIS, ESRI ArcMap, ESRI ArcGIS Server, ESRI SDE Framework, ESRI Geodatabase Technology, ESRI Geo Processing Tools
  • Experience with a Relational Database Technology, and geospatial databases
  • Advanced ability to do technical writing and dataflow diagrams
  • Must be self-motivated, disciplined, and independent



Work is performed indoors in a climate-controlled environment. 



With $400 million in annual revenue, more than 3000 employees and nearly 1,000 federal projects for more than 60 government agencies in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 territories, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) team of companies are well positioned to deliver the expertise needed to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Together, CNB’s companies provide an array of services — from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense — for 12 of the 15 Cabinet departments.

Why consider Cherokee Nation Businesses? The following links can help you learn more about what we do and the many great reasons to join our team!


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