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GIS Project Coordinator

Chamblee, GA 30341
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The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.


Perspecta is immediately seeking a GIS project coordinator to support the Geospatial Research, Analysis and Services Program (GRASP), which is a program within the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). GRASP is responsible for geospatial analysis, research, and technology as applied to diverse public health domains including environmental health, site-specific exposure, infectious and chronic disease, injury, and emergency preparedness and response. GRASP works with ATSDR, other Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) centers/institutes/offices, state/local health organizations, other federal agencies, international governments, academia, and advocacy groups.

The GIS Project Coordinator will be required to:

Provide high-level coordination, tracking, and reporting for activities of multi-disciplinary project groups that are responsible for the production of web-based or desktop GIS development projects.

Coordinate and support the definition of project scope and objectives based on user needs, GRASP GIS capacity, and a thorough understanding of business need and industry requirements

Perform analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirement specifications.

Provide consultation on projects and facilitate most phases of systems analysis, while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.

Communicate with project stakeholders including GRASP and GRASP project partners to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

Develop, manage, and report on project timelines that are impacted by complex scientific, technological, and administrative issues.

Provide coordination expertise to make certain that projects advance through all project stages to result in successful completion.

Prepare or contribute to the preparation of documentation, materials, and/or consultation as required by CDC/ ATSDR policy governing processes required to design, develop, test, implement and maintain systems at the CDC/ATSDR.

Participate in oral and written communications, as needed, to interface with the diverse and multi-disciplinary GRASP staff to obtain clarity in requirements and communicate complex GIS science and technology concepts to GRASP staff and CDC/ATSDR staff who collaborate with GRASP on various projects.


Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.

Qualifications Required:

Strong interest in public health informatics and data visualization.

Experience facilitating, coordinating, and tracking complex GIS, geospatial technology, and analytic public health projects.

Experience organizing and coordinating multi-organizational teams and executing effective communication approaches to advance public health projects.

Ability to adapt project coordination approach to meet the needs of the project team, project goals, CDC/ATSDR policy, and other project variables.

Experience producing meaningful project artifacts that adhere to industry or organization-specific guidelines.

Project reporting experience that includes generating and collating project requirements, status reports, other metrics, and/or required reports.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2020-11-20 Expires: 2020-12-21

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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