Brendan Tierney


GIS Specialist

European Union

Brendan Tierney

[email protected]

» Profile

Use my unique blend of expertise in and experience with software development, computer science, and geographic information systems (GIS) to assist in developing practical geospatial and mapping solutions, integrate and apply commercially available technologies, and capitalize on GIS emerging innovations

» Education & Certifications

M.A. Geographic Information Science for Development and Environment
Clark University, Worcester, MA, USA

B.S. Cartography and Geographic Information Systems
Salem State College, Salem, MA, USA

Certified Geographic Information Systems Professional [GISP]: Certificate #00061409
Certification in OSHA 10 Hour Course (USA)
Certification in SAFE PASS and Confined Space Entry with Escape Breathing Apparatus (EU)
Languages: English, Irish, Spanish, German.
» Technologies

MS Office, Adobe Suite, ArcGIS, ArcInfo, ArcView, ArcIMS, ArcSDE, ArcPad 6.0.3, ArcPad 7.1.1, ArcPad 10.2, Autodesk, Cartegraph Suite, FieldReach Mobile Asset Management, Maximo Asset Management 7.5 & 7.6, GeoMedia, Manifold Systems, iMacros, Web APIs, Open Source Mapping, Crowd Sourcing, Illustrator, MapInfo Professional, Microstation v8i, gvSIG, Jump GIS, SAGA GIS, QGIS, , MapWindow GIS, ILWIS, uDIG, ENVI, ERDAS Imagine 8.5 thru 8.7, Remote View, IDRISI Kilimanjaro and Selva, TerraSet, TerraView, FalconView, GeoTools, Grass GIS, CAMEO, MARPLOT, CrimeInfo, NG911, MongoDB, CartoDB, SmallWorld, SAS, SPSS, RouteSmart, RoadNet.
SQL, mySQL, PostgreSQL, PostGIS, C++, C, C#, Python, Avenue, AngularJS, VBA, VB.NET, HTML, HTML5, JAVA, PHP, CSS, EDI business to business communications, MATLAB, R, AGILE development environments, VoIP system design and implementation, Experience with E-911 system design and rollout in State of Massachusetts, direct interaction with state and local PSAPs regarding E911 system issues and NG911 deployment.
» Sample Work

Street Bumps
Boston 311
Commonwealth Connect
Irish Water GIS

» Work Experience

Maximo Officer | Irish Water-Ervia

Specific purpose contract to collect Inventory and asset management data on all water and waste water infrastructure across the country
Utilized Maximo version 7.5/7.6 to input condition assessments on all Level 5-8 assets
Developed reporting tools to streamline business flow
Position required interacting with many stakeholders with individualized ways of doing business
Integrated my work experience with MWRA and the Deer Island Treatment facility (one of the largest facilities in the world) to improve Asset management work within Irish Water
Senior Project Manager | Skipping Stone, LLC

Develop automation to create formatted EDI messages from B2B communications
Develop access databases to perform complex and routine data manipulations for client deliverables
Develop a lookup table with Dun & Bradstreet unique IDs for all transactions in the United States
Use Oracle and SQL programming language for work related to oil and natural gas pipelines
Work extensively with iMacros web automation programming and data scraping
Design methods to automate manual processes, e.g., create batch file, utilize macros, access tools
Work with CRM, Salesforce, and other packages to track clients who subscribe to company’s service
Cartographer | Sage Publications

Use HTML5, CSS, and JAVA coding to create feature classes and mapping legends from tabular CSV
Design and publish cartographic and illustrative graphics
Collaborate with authors and editors from concept thru publication
Use CartoDB API software and metadata (stemming from internally authored print and copy maps)
GIS Specialist | Fay, Spofford, and Thorndike, Inc.

Supervised 20 GIS professionals and contractors with the City of Boston
Led consulting project work for MassDOT, ConnDOT, and NHDOT
Design and built software applications for inventory pavement conditions, pedestrian ramps, signs, street lighting, and sidewalk conditions
Carried out a LIDAR Tunnel survey for MBTA
Worked on large scale pavement management projects
Built significant knowledge of linear route systems and geocoding
Developed asset management plans for $21 million dollars of federal aid under ARRA
Completed city wide condition inventory of pedestrian ramps and sidewalks in Boston
Developed several mapping applications with MapObjects and ArcPad for public works and field personnel
GIS Analyst | Town of Danvers

Worked with all town departments to build a GIS into one centralized database
Scanned all public health/code enforcement permits to parcel or structure files
Work involved complex crime analysis for the police department utilizing GIS
Animal Control Officer | City of Peabody

Managed city database of licensed and registered dogs
Utilized a crime mapping software to create hot spot maps of incidents for filing reports
Reported and investigated all dog bite and wildlife incidents
Cited animal owners who violated terms of lease agreements by housing pets or animals of any kind
Image Analyst | GeoVantage

Processed and corrected aerial imagery from our custom designed sensors
Developed ways to store photographic data, e.g., inflight drives linked to an IMU with positional information
Use mosaicing images for process and applied image algorithms to correct for edge variations and seem blending for a single fluid image of AOI
Survey Technician | James W. Sewall Co.

Conducted aerial surveys with a three-member ground team for customers such as large land owners
Engineered grade GPS units were used to occupy three USGS ground control points during flights
Maintained high quality control standards since Image quality and positional accuracy were paramount

» Activities

IRLOGI – Irish Organisation for Geographic Information

Member and technical contributor, Naas, Kildare IE

NEADS: Dogs for Disabled Veterans

Puppy trainer and raiser volunteer, Princeton, MA USA

Merrimac Valley Medical Reserve Corp, FEMA/MEMA

Non-Medical Volunteer, Westford, MA USA

Cape Ann Medical Reserve Corp, FEMA/MEMA

Non-Medical Volunteer, Gloucester, MA USA


2004 - 2006

MS - GIS for Development and Environment at Clark University

2001 - 2004

BS - Cartography & GIS at Salem State College


July 2018

Maximo Officer at Irish Water

  • Updated 3 years ago

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