GIS Analyst (Hybrid)
Austin, TX - United States

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Job Summary:

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst is responsible for providing geospatial analysis and products to multiple business units supporting the client's global operations, services, sales, and duty of care/life safety programs. The Analyst will help solve problems and enable data-based business decisions, working within an enterprise GIS environment, and assisting in supporting the functionality and effectiveness of the organization. This position will have a hybrid work schedule (in office/remote).

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Continuously monitor worldwide events in real-time through internal and external tools and platforms to identify developing real or potential safety and security incidents.
  3. Serve as the department resource for all GIS/mapping requests, analysis, training, troubleshooting, and documentation.
  4. Identify requirements and implement advanced analytical techniques necessary to solve GIS issues.
  5. Analyze daily developments to identify trends and patterns, forecast future behavior, and make recommendations;
    • Produce executive level infographics, imagery maps/ products, terrain analysis, and data visualizations using multiple data sources.
  6. Evaluate and assess identified incidents for real or potential impact to company personnel and assets.
  7. Synthesize data and compose accurate and timely communications, according to established procedures and templates, to notify relevant stakeholders;
    • Compile regular bulletins.
    • Contribute to tactical and/or strategic threat assessments for locations or events.
  8. Support the Regional Security Directors as instructed, including in crisis situations.
  9. Assist company personnel in identifying and meeting requirements, and obtaining proper permissions, for proposed travel to high-risk locations.
  10. Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and stakeholders as well as help create a positive environment of trust and inclusiveness.
  11. Serve as the main point of contact for the intake and escalation of safety and security incidents as reported by company personnel and assets.
  12. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree preferably in international affairs or political science. In lieu of degree, three or more years of military intelligence experience or one to two years of security operations center experience in an intelligence-related capacity. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Familiar with social media and media monitoring tools.
  • Proficient in using ESRI suite of GIS tools and/or ArcGIS platforms.
  • Expert knowledge of coordinate systems, map projections, data resolution, data types, and geospatial best practices.
  • Able to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Able to effectively comprehend large amounts of emerging and evolving data.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Able to make informed and sound decisions.
  • Serve as a positive and effective team member.
  • Able to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously in a demanding and fast paced environment with varying deadlines and time constraints.
  • Effective verbal and written skills for a global audience.
  • Computer knowledge; Microsoft Office, traveler tracking software.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • On-call and extended work hours, as needed.
  • Travel, as required.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

*Current employees include Pinkerton and all Securitas divisions.