Posted on December 12, 2006 - GC424

Company: Telvent Canada Ltd
Position: Jr. GIS Analyst / Technical Specialist
Location: Calgary, AB
Contact Name: Human Resources

Job Description

About Telvent:

Telvent, the Global RealTime IT Company, specializes in solutions with high added value in four specific industry sectors (i.e., Energy, Traffic, Transport and Environment) in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific region, and the Middle East and Africa.

The Telvent Petroleum GIS (TPG) Competency Center is a newly formed group within Telvent Canada Ltd., consisting of seasoned GIS and Information Management (IM) professionals. The team focuses on providing value-dense GIS and integrated IM services to energy customers – primarily upstream and midstream oil and gas. Additionally, TPG assists in contributing solutions to Telvent’s Enterprise GIS Product Center (i.e., Telvent Miner & Miner). TPG’s strengths lie in its people, whose innovation help to create solutions for clients that are rich in value and are sustainable. TPG is growing quickly…come join our team and experience the excitement!

Position Summary & Major Responsibilities:

Telvent Canada Ltd has a career opportunity in Calgary, Alberta office for a motivated individual to join our team. Reporting to the Director of Geomatics Services, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of our geospatial gurus, liaise with clients, manage projects, help architect solutions, undertake business development, and work with management to sculpt direction. You have been working in the GIS industry, and oil and gas forever. You have a client list of your own and are well known. Your problem solving skills are outstanding and your technical capability is renowned. People like you and see you as a mentor.

You are well-versed in the ESRI product line and have the vision to identify current market requirements, including which technology will provide the best return in the future. You are connected to the GIS community and have a solid grasp of the direction of the Industry.

You are open to suggestion and easy to work with. You enjoy working in a team environment and are excited about contributing to solutions development. Your relationships with clients and the Industry help keep you wired to clients for design input.

You understand Project Management principles and practices and believe there is merit in a variety of approaches including waterfall and agile. Project Management is not something you treat lightly; indeed, you recognize it as one of the key factors for success.

Education & Experience Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or technical diploma in GIS, Geography, Geomatics Engineering, or Computer Science. Relevant job experience will also be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 7 years direct GIS team management in the last 8 years.
  • Exceptional leadership and relationship skills.
  • Exceptional vision for GIS-based solutions.
  • Understanding of ArcObjects and ESRI-supported scripting languages.
  • Significant experience working with the energy industry (viz., oil and gas) and understanding of upstream/midstream workflow.
  • Significant experience with ESRI’s 9.x ArcGIS product suite (Desktop, Server, and Mobile).
  • Ability to work in a highly dynamic work environment with minimal direct supervision.
  • Experience acting as a mentor and being mentored.
  • PMP certification or willingness to obtain.

Some travel will be required. Start date is targeted for January 9, 2007.


Remuneration is commensurate with experience and capability. Telvent is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a challenging work environment. Telvent is committed to a work-life balance and career development as integral components of its business philosophy. Some of the greatest rewards of working with the TPG team stem from the excitement, vision, and innovation within.

Application procedures:

To express interest in this position, please email your C.V. and cover letter outlining the value you can bring to Telvent to For more information on Telvent career opportunities, please visit Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered.

We thank you for your interest and please note that only those candidates selected for interviewing will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Closing Date: Monday, December 18, 2006.

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Telvent Canada Ltd
200, 10333 Southport Road SW

Calgary, AB
T2W 3X6

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