GIS Consultant

Would you like to be a part of the organization where high energy meets intellect? If you get excited by solving puzzles and working in a collaborative environment, then Aptean wants to work with you!!

Aptean is a leading global provider of industry-focused mission critical enterprise software solutions. Our solutions help nearly 6,500 organizations stay at the forefront of their industries by satisfying their customers and continuing to operate more efficiently. Headquartered in Alpharetta, GA, Aptean has offices in North America, Europe, and India, as well as an extensive Partner Channel. Our customers are located in 74 countries across Europe, Latin America, and North America.

Aptean is focused on providing products and solutions to customers in specific verticals. Our products are rich in feature and functionality and delivered on premise, SaaS and Hybrid delivery models.

Aptean's products deliver value at lowest total cost of ownership and scale with needs of our customers. Most of our products and solutions are leaders in the vertical market segments they serve.

Aptean uses its core values of Drive For Results, Win Together, Foster Innovation, and Be Courageous to guide its employee community to serve every customer in every geography and market.

The GIS Consultant is required to provide application consulting and support to Aptean customers, and participate as a member of the implementation team to deploy new projects, and/or provide ongoing support to their existing installation. Must be able to consult with customers in the configuration and usage of application modules; research and resolves problems and issues, as well as manage customer expectations and foster positive business relationships with all customers. Knowledge and experience with GIS processes is required. Consulting and customer service experience is an asset.

SCOPE

Knowledge: An experienced professional with a full understanding of area of GIS processes resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is a fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.

Complexity: Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of spatial data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

Supervision: Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Consulting Services
    • Provide consulting services to customers based on Aptean's service delivery methodology and procedures; services engagements may include implementation consulting, upgrade consulting, training, testing, and/or process improvement consulting.
    • Effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Work collaboratively with project manager and project team to deliver projects on time, on budget, on schedule.
    • Submit time and expenses punctually each week.
    • Maintain a professional appearance when onsite with customers.
  2. Incident Resolution
    • Provide expert solutions to complex customer problems in a timely manner by receiving, clarifying and investigating incidents.
    • Take ownership of and follow-through with all priority customer incidents.
    • Offer complete and timely explanations to customers throughout the incident resolution process and ensure that customers' staff fully understand issue, its resolutions and means for prevention.
    • Clearly and concisely document all customer interaction and all steps taken to resolve incidents.
    • Observe trends and recommend improvements to product design, documentation or implementation and create necessary enhancement requests.
    • Work with R&D and product line team to expedite incident resolution and ensure seamless delivery of support service to customers.
    • Determine when issues need to be escalated.
    • Set severity levels with customers.
    • May be assigned escalated tickets.
  3. Knowledge Management
    • Expand expertise within the product.
    • Attend training sessions offered and use self-study tools; assist with peer training as needed.
    • Contribute to a customer focused environment that encourages information sharing, team-based resolution activity, cross training and an absolute focus on resolving customer incidents as quickly and effectively as possible.
    • Create KB articles and documents using the Knowledge Centered Support (KCS) methodology, to be published and shared both internally and with the customer base.
  4. Communication
    • Ensure that all internal and external customer interactions are handled professionally and with the highest level of service, follow-through and consistently keep commitments.
    • Ensure a professional communication manner when in-person or on the phone at all times.
  1. Additional Duties
    1. Participates in system and release testing and QA as needed.
    2. Recommend improvements in Customer Solutions policies and procedures.
    3. Additional duties as assigned by management.

EDUCATION

Post-secondary degree in Geographic Information Systems required.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Typically requires a minimum of two (2) years of related experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in consulting and municipal processes. Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP is an asset.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Possesses working knowledge of the Diamond Solutions application and demonstrates proficiency in key areas of the application.
  • Understands the municipal industry and business environment served by the ERP application.
  • Basic understanding of relational database concepts and architecture.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently and do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Ability to handle difficult or sensitive situations with diplomacy and tact.
  • Track record in providing outstanding customer service.

Requires interface with customers and other team members. May involve travel to customer sites.

If you are determined to give your best every day and you are seeking an opportunity to work with an amazing group of people, then apply online today!

If you require any accommodation assistance throughout the recruitment and selection process, please send an email to accessibility@aptean.com or contact us at 888 506 0711 and ask for Human Resources. Let us know the nature of your request and your contact information and we would be happy to assist you.
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