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GIS Analyst

St Cloud, MN, USA
Come Grow with Us and Join a Top 100 Companies to Work for! Stearns Bank is looking for a GIS Analyst for our St. Cloud, MN location.


We are searching for an experienced GIS Analyst to build geospatial analytic capabilities at Stearns Bank with a focus on leveraging spatial content to inform better decisions. The GIS Analyst will be responsible for identifying, designing, and implementing GIS analyses, mapping and solutions to support market analysis, customer analysis, and process improvement. This GIS Analyst will provide expertise in geospatial analytics and demonstrate how GIS can add value to the critical business of Stearns Bank.

• Provide technical expertise in geospatial analyses, spatial databases, and mapping.
• Research, plan, design, and implement geospatial analyses and maps which demonstrate how GIS can benefit the organization
• Acquisition of geospatial data from various sources
• Design and implement backend processes for geospatial data manipulation and integration
• Assist in development of best practices for geospatial data management
• Develop data visualization tools in interactive web and other formats
• Collaborate on work efforts with the Data Analysts
• Perform other duties as needed and as assigned

• A bachelor's or master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, GIS, or related field
• Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated GIS analysis experience
• Proficiency with data manipulation languages (i.e. SQL, Triggers, Stored Procedures, SQL Functions) and database design principles
• Demonstrated knowledge of RDBMS (e.g. PostGreSQL, SQL Server)
• Demonstrated expert knowledge of geospatial data creation, editing, conversion, and processing
• Expertise in ArcGIS Desktop and Esri data structures
• Experience with Python and Esri’s model builder
• Demonstrated experience with ArcGIS Online (Portal a plus)
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
• Ability to work under deadlines
• Ability to create and maintain trusting working relationships
• Ability to understand business and organizational needs and effectively apply GIS technology to add business value
• Solid team player with strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Our Company

Founded in 1912, Stearns Financial Services Inc. (SFSI) is a $2 billion well-capitalized, independent financial holding company based in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Specializing in nationwide small business lending and equipment financing, Stearns has maintained outstanding customer service, fast decisions, and customized finance solutions to their customers for decades.

Stearns Bank has earned itself a stellar reputation amongst customers and competitors alike. This reputation goes beyond just word-of-mouth, as Stearns has been recognized by the Independent Community Banker’s Association (ICBA) as the #1 top-performing bank in the nation over a based on the 3-year average Return on Assets for banks $1 billion or more. They have also been recognized by American Banker as the #1 top-performing bank in the nation over a 3-year period for Return on Equity for banks from $2 billion to $10 billion.

As a 2017 & 2018 recipient of the Minnesota Business Magazine 100 Best Places to Work in Minnesota award, Stearns takes pride in their team and holds their employees in extremely high regard. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package including our Employee Stock Ownership Program-one of the best long-term incentive programs in the nation.

Stearns Bank
4140 Thielman Ln
MN, 56301 USA


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