Posted on May 13, 2008 - GC660

Company: ESRI Canada
Position: GIS Solutions Specialist (HO16-08)
Location: Toronto
Salary: TBD
Contact Name: Claudine MacKenzie
Deadline: June 30, 2008

Job Description

The Corporate Technical Marketing Department in Toronto has an exceptional professional opportunity for a GIS Solutions Specialist. Reporting to the Manager of Technical Marketing, you will contribute to the ongoing business operations of the company by building and delivering product demos. You will also provide technical marketing support on an ongoing basis to help meet the objectives of ESRI Canada’s Long Range Plan. You will communicate to clients, prospects and staff in support of sales initiatives, sometimes in front of large audiences and via web seminars. Frequent travel is required. GIS Solutions Consultant responsibilities include: • Being technically proficient with key ESRI products (eg. ArcGIS Desktop, Engine, Server); this includes scripting and configuration with VBA, VB and Python, and customization with .NET or Java. • Presenting solutions via web seminars. • Producing “packaged” product demos for key ESRI technology and verticals. • Occasionally delivering ESRI product seminars, workshops and presentations. • Providing training to ESRI staff on new ESRI products and emerging technology that will impact the GIS marketplace. • Writing technical briefs on ESRI products for publications such as ArcNorth News. • Participating in competitive benchmarks.

Job Qualifications

Specific skill requirements: • University/College degree in computer science, geography (GIS) or related programs • Proficient in ArcObjects programming • 3 or 4 years related work experience, or equivalent in GIS education / training • Experience in ESRI GIS products (ArcGIS) • Programming languages including: VB, VB.NET, C#, Java • Working knowledge of relational databases (Oracle or SQL Server) • Experience in developing technical demonstrations Competencies in the following are essential: • Customer focused • Excellent presentation skills • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Ability to work independently or as part of a team • Good problem solving and negotiation abilities • Strong interpersonal skills

Other Information

Considered as assets for this position are the following: • Experience with Python scripting for geoprocessing • .NET and/or Java programming experience in building web applications and web services • Being technically proficient with key ESRI GIS Solutions (e.g. CityWorks, ArcFM, ACS Land Development Office, Business Analyst, Crime Analyst and others) • Experience in client/server and Web GIS applications • Experience in training and educating users • Bilingual (English/French) 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. Qualified? Send resume, quoting file number HO16-08 to: Email resume to: (Microsoft Word format) Fax: (416) 441-6838 Mail to: Human Resources ESRI Canada 12 Concorde Place Toronto ON M3C 3R8 **ESRI Canada believes in employment equity and welcomes applications from all interested candidates. Please be advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.**

ESRI Canada
12 Concorde Place

Toronto, ON

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