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Organization: KAnand Corporation
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Austin, TX USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2016-12-10

Position Description:

Key Qualifications

• A passion for maps and map data.
• Expert in spatial data analysis using GIS software (ArcGIS, QGIS, OpenJUMP)
• Experience with using spatial queries on PostgresSQL/PostGIS databases for data analysis
• Strong scripting skills and the ability to automate tasks using Python and Bash
• Exposure to and some hands on experience with map data, either commercial or open source.
• Great analytical skills and intuition, capable of making decisions based on analysis results and experience.
• Attention to detail, accuracy and quality of output, and a pride of ownership of it.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Able to seamlessly switch between working independently and as part of a collaborative team.

• Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, or relevant field

Additional Requirements

The following are a definite plus:
• 1+ years experience with OpenStreetMap (OSM) and/or commercial map data content
• Experience building complex data processing pipelines using continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, Airflow
• Experience with unit-testing in Python
• Good understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts
• Knowledge of PostgresSQL/PostGIS database management
• Experience building dashboards in Tableau