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Lead Gis Engineer Resume

Cupertino, CA

Work Experience

Confidential, Newark, CA
Lead GIS Engineer (November 2007 through present)
Responsible for Development and Maintenance of RMS' Geospatial Data Model, coordinating Geospatial Data Development between RMS in the US and RMSI in India. Responsible for researching, acquiring, evaluating and developing map content from various vendors. Identifying and fixing geocoding data bugs. Provide technical expertise on map data to Geospatial Data Applications, Geospatial Software Development and Geospatial Data Integration teams at RMSI in India. Developing Worldwide Mapping data sets for RMS software applications (RiskLink, RiskBrowser), translating global GIS base maps of address information (streets, postal codes, cities, etc.) into databases that help locate client properties for catastrophe risk modeling, assist in developing new GIS data in support of Geocoding and Modeling. Maintaining the quality of RMS geospatial data, drafting clear, detailed, and reproducible test plans, executing diagnostic tests and evaluating their results using database applications and RMS software, especially RiskLink. Working on backend GeoZip Geolocation Engine.

Confidential, Clara, CA
Map Content Manager (July 2006 through November 2007. Map Content Consultant November 2007 through present)
Project Manager for all map updates at TeleNav. Compiling map data from Navteq and TeleAtlas GDF and ESRI shapefile format into deCarta RMX/RMF and TeleNav's map engine,. Ensuring on time release of map updates. Analyzing multiple sets of data to determine their characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses. Interacting with different data vendors. Writing scripts, and developing tools used to process data. Taking part in developing new services involving dynamic Geospatial content. Preparing reports for Senior Management. Part of Back-end Map Engineering team responsible for Map Data, Map Servers, Geocoding, Routing and Guidance. Consulting on Map Content Integration from November 2007 through present.

Confidential, San Antonio, TX
Senior Geographic Analyst-North America (September 2005 through June 2006)
GIS Analyst/Digital Cartographer responsible for project management of the Rural United States. GIS analysis, data preparation using ArcGIS. Executing processes for researching, identifying, acquiring and converting external data sources for implementation into the NAVTEQ database. Creating planning maps and work packages for North American Production. Carrying out Field Data Collection using D-GPS and mobile GIS technology. Intranet web author for the Rural Field Team.

Database Engineer-North America (June 2003 through August 2005)
Responsible for coordinating all technical aspects of the NAVTEQ brand GIS database for the South Central United States (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi). In charge of Training and Quality Assurance for all personnel in the South Central area. Responsible for running and completing all release checks, running all reports and updates for the South Central Region prior to quarterly releases. Ensuring on time release of map products. Developing, maintaining and executing registration and release processes for the NAVTEQ Brand GIS database. Attending and providing input at management team meetings. Performing database audits on "In-Field" build projects. Assisting in developing implementation strategy, conducting technical studies and researching new techniques for database build processes. Conducting statistical analysis of the database and preparing and presenting reports on a regular basis. Creating, updating and releasing database release notes. Developing and executing database analysis projects. Intranet web author for the North American Database Engineer Intranet site.

Field Analyst (September 1999 through May 2003)
GIS Analyst/Digital Cartographer responsible for project management of South Texas. Office manager for San Antonio field office. Database release coordinator for Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. Responsible for training and quality assurance for Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Confidential,
Sunnyvale, CA
Field Analyst (June 1996 through August 1999)

GIS Analyst/Digital Cartographer responsible for project management of 11 Bay Area Counties. Responsible for training and quality assurance for Northern California and Northern Nevada. Customer tour liaison for North American Field Operations. Database release coordinator for California and Nevada.

Lead Geographer (October 1995 through May 1996)
Lead Geographer for a team of 11 Geographers. Responsible for training and quality assurance. Coordinating production and ensuring on time release of mapping projects. Project Manager for internal Postal File Management System.

Geographer Training Specialist (June 1995 through October 1995)
Responsible for training all new and existing production and field personnel. Provided field support for the New York and Massachusetts field offices. Creating training manuals. Training company personnel on new versions of proprietary mapping software. Project Manager for internal Postal File Management System.

Geographer (February 1994 through June 1995)
Digital Cartographer responsible for creating navigable digital maps. Project Manager for internal Postal File Management System.

Education

BA Geography

Skills
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, MapInfo, RiskLink, RiskBrowser, Group1 GeoStan, GeoZip, WhereOnEarth GeoPlanet, Navteq GIS software, Trimble GPS units and software, MapPoint, deCarta (Telcontar) DDS, SQL, Navteq Maps, TeleAtlas Maps, expert knowledge of GDF (Geographic Data Files).
Additional Skills: Project Management, Product Development, mentoring, training, supervisory skills, competitive analysis. Conversational Spanish and Tagalog, ability to learn quickly and to multitask. College course work in Management, Business Law, Marketing, Human Resources, Air Photo and Satellite Interpretation and Spatial Analysis. Excellent organizational, planning, writing and verbal communication skills. Highly independent and able to work with little supervision.

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