Organization: KAnand Corporation
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Austin, TX USA
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.
Bachelors degree in Geography, GIS, or relevant field
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