This is an application engineer position for creating a new FedEx enterprise-wide geographic information system (GIS) technology platform. This new enterprise GIS technology platform is a cross OpCo initiative that is creating a set of mapping services and tools that can be used throughout the FedEx corporation. Application engineers work very closely with our IT technical partners and are responsible for defining the functional business requirements for these enterprise services and tools; for validating that the services and tools function as intended; and for identifying opportunities to improve the overall effectiveness of this new enteprise GIS technology platform. Preferred qualifications include: Strong problem solving and analytical skills; significant experience with Geographic Information Systems software; Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects & responsibilities; Experience with agile project execution processes and FedEx project administration tools.
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