GIS Operations Lead


A GIS Analyst job with the World's leading Search Engine Company located in Mountain View is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. Our client is seeking a GIS Anallyst that can assist with data processing and pipeline Management for a large scale mapping and image processing effort. In addition to data management, the analyst will also be responsible for support of the day to day operations of the project.

There are three main components to this assignment: Full Cycle Data Management, Project Management, and general Technical Knowledge.

GIS Analyst job responsibilities include:

Full Cycle Data Management:
● Writing production code (python, SQL) to deliver analytics feature content
● Processing and analyzing global scale vector and raster datasets.
● Monitor daily production and quality of data sets
● Interpret data in order to recognize trends and potential problem areas
● Collaborate with cross functional groups to ensure data flows through pipeline to production

Project Management:
● Plan and execute daily operations to ensure project goals are met
● Interface with engineering teams to continually improve and automate overall operations process Technical Knowledge
● 3+ years experience or demonstrate fluency with Python.
● 3+ years’ experience with relational database design and development (MS SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL or MySQL).
● Knowledge of open source geospatial tools like OSGEO (ogr, gdal), Shapely, Fiona, QGIS will be a big plus
● Expert in analysis of GIS datasets (points with lat/long values, polygons, etc)
● Navigate through a Unix environment using the command line
● Some experience writing scripts (e.g. Bash)

● 4 year Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
● Ability to multitask effectively and prioritize tasks
● Detail oriented; must be able to plan and execute tasks with a keen attention to detail
● Excellent communication skills; must be able to listen closely, record and promptly di ssem nate important operation details to members of the project team;
● communication will often be of a highly technical nature
● Self motivated, efficient, and dependable
● Flexible, team player; this position is very demanding, but is interesting and often fun
● Excellent organization skills, both as applies to personal assignments as well as team
● Full accountability in all communications, and complete confidentiality about proprietary technology

If you are interested in this GIS Analyst position in Mountain View, then please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions about this position, please contact Chuck Oeland at (408) 328-0777 or at

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