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GIS Technician 2 - Real Estate

Company: CBRE
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

GIS Technician 2 - Real Estate

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Data & Analytics


Austin - Texas - United States of America

Are you ready to start an exciting career with CBRE?

About The Role:

Individuals in this role are responsible for producing of high quality geographic and demographic materials that would be used for marketing and market analysis purposes. Works on assignments that are larger and more complex in nature, more effectively and with high quality. Demonstrates strong understanding of products being developed and shows moderate knowledge of complex methods.

This role is learning the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures and assists other GIS staff within the commercial real estate industry. Learning to work with large data sets for analysis of geospatial information, with limited manager direction and review.

What You'll Do:

Produces high-quality map-based deliverables using ESRI suite, with a heavy focus on paper/static maps. Uses third party, non-traditional mapping platforms (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite) to produce best-in- class aesthetic deliverables.

In addition, supports with any mapping workload overflow for the GIS team.

Obtains and maintains accurate market data (e.g., existing/proposed locations of office buildings, malls, shopping centers, retailers) and takes initiative to research new data on a consistent basis. Performs quality assurance and routine diagnostics on data and databases.

Consults with sales professionals to define project requirements, determine project scope, and align on deliverables.

Logs and prioritizes work assignments using the company's proprietary web-based map ordering and workflow management system.

Maintains map library of commonly used maps and deliverables for dedicated regions.

Responsible for keeping up-to-date with continuing internal training and educational assignments geared towards advanced GIS analysis.

Serve as the internal Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for a particular team or market, with oversight from GIS Manager.

Leverages quality assurance checklists to ensure static map project standards are adhered to.

Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:

To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each crucial duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 1 - 3 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience (equivalent work experience = 1 year of experience for every 2 years of higher-level education). Bachelor's degree in Geography or related degree is preferred. At least 1-3 years of experience working with GIS Technology is required. Relevant experience integrating enterprise databases with GIS technology also preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages. Conducts basic financial analysis.

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires basic to intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.

Demonstrates the ability to take on multiple assignments, while maintaining efficiencies and quality.

ArcGIS Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications preferred.

Knowledge of GIS terms and definitions required.

Knowledge of CRE preferred and the ability to work with mathematical concepts and apply operations such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations is preferred.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.


When you join CBRE you will have the support and resources of a global firm where an entrepreneurial mentality is encouraged. You'll realize your potential with exciting work, fast-paced assignments, an environment of constant learning and dedication to results! To enable your success, we provide the best tools, training and leaders in the industry.

Our culture is built on our RISE values and reflects the needs and perspectives of our clients and our people. Our work is guided by our North Star: Crafting the real estate solutions of tomorrow, so businesses and people thrive.

Coming to work for CBRE, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, 401k, and extraordinary perks such as career growth and longevity!

Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

Keywords: CBRE, Austin , GIS Technician 2 - Real Estate, Professions , Austin, Texas

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