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Consumers Energy Real Estate GIS Analyst in Multiple Locations, Michigan

Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities. Consumers Energy services 6.7 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties. We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.

At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.

Department Summary

The Real Estate Land Records & Technology SR Technical Analyst II is responsible for the development, operations, and maintenance of the Real Estate department’s technology-based systems with primary emphasis on integration of GIS and LandWorks Property Management. This position partners with the current GIS Analyst to build efficient technology solutions using advanced knowledge of IT systems and business practices. This role will also support alignment of real estate strategic goals and objectives to develop and implement both long- and short-term technology strategies, solutions and work plans that maximize productivity, reduce costs, and support increased quality for real estate deliverables.

Job Description/ Responsibilities

  • GIS and Technology Development, Operations & Management

  • Build efficient solutions using advanced knowledge of IT systems, software and business practices.

  • Effectively use ArcGIS software’s built in tools and scripting language to evaluate, edit, modify, and develop custom tools, interfaces and applications.

  • Integrate complex GIS and non-GIS data sources for graphical and tabular reporting.

  • Develop tools using scripting languages

  • Respond to client specific requests for operational support including training, questions or problem solving. Align with IT Department to troubleshoot system issues

  • May lead or support system upgrade and major modifications

  • Understand and analyze existing business goals, objectives and processes to support development of technology strategies, plans and solutions leveraging existing and new technologies:

  • Align with functional areas to understand business goals and objectives.

  • Development of project plans to support implementation of strategies and plans.

  • Strategize, analyze and validate business, functional and technical requirements

  • Collaborate with client to clarify project requirements and business goals

  • Assess and validate client’s needs

  • Identify and implement processes/procedures to enhance client experience

  • Document business and technical processes for business objectives

  • Provide training and expertise for end users

Requirements/ Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, GIS or applicable field, a combination of work experience and education

  • 7 or more years of applicable work experience

  • Experience in lieu of education may be considered

Preferred skills

  • Advanced knowledge of IT Systems and business processes.

  • IT or GIS Certifications

  • 3-5 Years GIS or applicable experience

  • Advanced Knowledge of GIS and other software and programming languages including: ArcGIS Pro, ArcMap, Arc Catalog, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Dashboard, Bentley View, JavaScript, Python, C#, Powershell, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, SharePoint, K2, Tableau and LandWorks Property Management System

  • Advanced knowledge of spatial data management, geographic coordinate systems and standard mapping principles.

  • Project Management Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational, time management and prioritization skills

  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills to provide the ability to identify key elements, understand potential impacts and develop sound solutions.

  • Experience with Lean Process Improvement

This position can be done remotely

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.