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Data Analyst (GIS)

Portland, Maine

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  • Company: Maine Connectivity Authority
  • Contact Name: Rebecca Kirkland
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Employer's Job Description

The Maine Connectivity Authority (MCA) is looking for a Data Analyst (GIS)  The MCA is a new quasi-governmental organization created in 2021 through a bi-partisan effort to bridge Maine’s digital divide through proactive investments and partnerships for high-speed internet connectivity for everyone in Maine.  

As a key member of the new organization’s rapidly growing team, the Data Analyst (GIS) reports to the Broadband Impact Director and provides specialized technical expertise in mapping, data visualization, geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial analysis. 


    • Perform mapping of the broadband infrastructure 
    • Interpret and analyze mapping and GIS data for private and federal sources, and/or grant applicants 
    • Providing technical analysis of current and future state of the required infrastructure to help with the development and utilization of funding strategies to accomplish connectivity goals 
    • Comply with federal funding rules with regards to eligibility and infrastructure buildout. 
    • Collaborate with the whole MCA team including outside support specialists, and appropriate federal and state specialists to understand, document and inform data 
    • Serve as a critical team member in shaping and developing strategies to meet goals   
    • Assist in the development of reports and visuals of current state, current needs, future state, and progress as the MCA mission progresses 
    • Work products will serve as a central role in public communications, presentations, digital media and policy roadmaps  
    • In-state travel may be needed from time to time 


    • Bachelor’s degree data science, or related fields or equivalent work experience with technical certifications 
    • Demonstrated professional work experience in related fields  
    • Data management of infrastructure that includes visualization of end users in addition to the assets 
    • Experience with data cataloging, data processing, manipulating data and managing geodatabases 
    • Experience with asset management 
    • Utility or broadband asset management experience a plus 
    • Experience managing data and building interfaces in ArcGIS Online platform.  
    • Experience analyzing and transferring data with the ArcGIS platform. 
    • Experience creating or using automated processes for the analysis and/or manipulation of data  
    • Experience creating automated data processes using ArcGIS toolsets and using python or similar languages 
    • Knowledge of non-profit, governmental, or quasi-governmental agencies, federal rules and regulations 
    • Experience with productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, and basic website content management systems. 


    • Customer focus 
    • Ability to anticipate needs and communication solutions.
    • Exceptional analytical skills, and detailed orientation 
    • Strong organizational and time management skills 
    • Strong communication skills in written and verbal contexts 
    • Adaptable to new solutions or processes.
    • Ability to work as a team player.  
    • Ability to problem solve and create innovative solutions for the larger customer in mind 

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The MCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.