Applications Specialist - Utilities

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Esri Canada has an exceptional professional opportunity for an Application Specialist who will perform a leading role implementing Utilities business solution projects based on Esri technology. As an Application Specialist, you will contribute to the ongoing business operations of the company by effectively providing high-level delivery of assigned consulting projects and other client services. This position is based in our Toronto office.

Application Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Meet with customers to identify business objectives and/or problems that can be solved with a GIS based solution.
  • Design creative GIS solutions focused on off the shelf Esri technology
  • Install, configure and upgrade Esri technology including desktop, geodatabase, server, mobile and web components
  • Assist with migration strategies for version upgrades of ESRI technology
  • Coordinate and validate technical response and estimation for proposal submissions.
  • Provide feedback and suggestions for process and process improvement
  • Act as a technical mentor and advisor to junior resources
  • Work with clients to assist them during the implementation process of software
  • Provide database design expertise, application support and prototype development
  • Contributing to needs analysis, functional requirements definition, and business solution needs as outlined by a customer.
  • Proactively pursue self-instruction on all relevant technical topics.

Specific skill requirements:

  • 7+ years’ experience in designing GIS based systems
  • Practical experience implementing GIS for electrical, fibre and gas networks
  • Experience with data structuring/modeling, application design and consulting related to asset management, and work management systems as they relate to enterprise GIS.
  • Demonstrable skills developing documentation for system installation, configuration and maintenance
  • Working knowledge of relational databases (Oracle or SQLServer)
  • Experience analyzing and documenting user needs requirements
  • University degree in computer science, engineering, math, GIS or equivalent education and experience

 Competencies in the following are essential:

  • Excellent customer focus
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills / relationship building.
  • Time management / multi-tasking ability
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skill.
  • Team player with a track record for meeting deadlines
  • Comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously

Considered as assets for this position are the following:

  • Experience working with the Schneider Electric suite of products

Esri Canada provides a dynamic work environment, an opportunity to build your skills with leading tools and technologies and a team based approach. We offer attractive salaries with an outstanding benefits package.

Job Information

Location

Toronto
Canada

Term
Full Time
File Number
2017-008

Qualified? Submit your resume, quoting the file number, via email to jobs@esri.ca (Microsoft Word or PDF format).

Esri Canada believes in employment equity and values a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all interested candidates. Please be advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.