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GIS Analyst/Technician/Programmer

Toronto, ON

Moe Siddique
207 Ellesmere Road, Toronto, ON M1R 4E2 | (647) 501 – 9065 | [email protected]

GIS Analyst

Qualifications

  • Recent graduate from University of Toronto with a degree in Geographical Information System.
  • Excellent oral and written communication with a strong presentation skills.
  • Independent with a strong work ethic, ability to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision.
  • Highly detail-oriented, problem solver with an avid love for puzzles and a critical thinker with an ability to think outside the box.

Technical Qualifications

  • Experienced with geospatial software including ArcGIS suite, QGIS, ERDAS Imagine.
  • High fluency in coding languages including Python, Javascript, SQL, HTML, and CSS.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite including Excel and PowerPoint and multi-faceted file formats.
  • Experienced in photogrammetry, developing 3D renditions with Meshlab and Agisoft Photoscan.
  • Skilled in automation of data processing with ArcGIS softwares through Python scripts.

Professional Experiences

Computer Science Instructor
July 2017 – January 2020
Alathena International Academy – Richmond Hill, ON

  • Instruct Ontario secondary level senior students on introductory level computer science.
  • Develop student’s programming concepts and skills, knowledge on software development, skills in developing modular programs, and overall knowledge on topics in computer science.
  • Designed creative projects and assignments for students to develop enthusiasm in python coding through various compatible technologies.
  • Designed tasks and challenges to develop and refine logical skills to help them grow and create modular codes.
  • Maintained student performance statistics to evaluate their progress on both individual and as a class.
  • Designed tasks focused on specific students to help them improve on areas they find challenging.
  • Demonstrated python’s diverse range of compatibility through relevant software such as ArcMap, PC games and hardware including Raspberry Pi, small robotics.

Mapping Data Collector
September 2013 – June 2014
Scotiabank – Toronto, ON

  • Collaborated with  GIS web map developers in creating digital map guide for Nuit Blanche.
  • Collected and maintained data using GIS Collector app for various art installations throughout Toronto.
  • Evaluate environmental challenges to optimize data quality and perform rapid assessments on the fly.
  • Capture observations around the city and provide feedback in real-time to create informed decisions.
  • Implementing captured data on a web map for review and prepared for final projections by the developers.
  • Assist developers with technical support in the field using ArcMap to increase data collection efficiency.

GIS Work, Projects, and Relevant Experiences

GIS Webmap Developer & Project Coordinator

  • Mapping 311 calls within the Greater Toronto Area – Project goal was to create a visual map of aggregated 311 call frequencies generated within scale-based zones of Toronto and GTA during the peak summer season.
  • Project leader managing a team of four GIS analysts to design and publish a web-based map of GTA.
  • Assigning team-members tasks suited to their skillset and setting target deadlines to maintain productivity.
  • Taking self-initiatives for the more challenging tasks while assisting members with accomplishing theirs.
  • Collected and maintained raw dataset from city of Toronto on 311 calls placed in July and August 2018.
  • Processed raw dataset to extract information pertinent to the project to minimize redundancies and avoid large file sizes for webhosting.
  • Geo-referenced all calls within the designated areas while paying close attention to overlaps using ArcMap and created shapefiles for geo-processing.
  • Designed a webpage using HTML and CSS to host the map to make it accessible online.
  • Developed a final projection of GTA highlighting the frequencies of 311 calls using JavaScript.
  • Implemented navigational tools to create a more interactive and immersive user experience.
  • Geo-locked maps with specific coordinates to limit UI related digressions to maintain user interaction.
    GIS Technician

Spatial Analyst and Digitizing Maps

  • University of Toronto research project on ancient Hungarian civilization to gather and record spatial archeological data using ArcMap.
  • Digitize and create base maps of settlements including land features and artifacts from vector images of ancient Hungary including both historical images and modern aerial photography.
  • Managed and maintained digitized data in archives by categorizing range of shapefiles consisting of both land features as polygons and artifacts as points.
  • Created python scripts to automate multi-stacked geo-processing tasks such as Buffer and Spatial analysis on voluminous amount shapefiles simultaneously to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Implementing precautionary algorithms to minimize geo-processing errors and maintaining detailed records for edification.

Education
Archeology and Geographic Information System, B.A. (Hons)
June 2020
University of Toronto (Saint George) – Toronto, ON
Relevant Courses:

  • Geographic Info & Mapping
  • Advanced Geographic Information System
  • Developing Web Mapping
  • Environmental Remote Sensing
  • GIS Research Project
  • GIS Programming
  • Computer Programming
  • Statistical Analytical Methods
  • Virtual Anthropology – Photogrammetry

Extra Curriculars:

Active UofT mentor for the Woodsworth Adult Bridging Mentorship Program

Education

June 2020

Geoarchaeology BA (Hons) at University of Toronto

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