Shweta Gowda

Prolific GIS Professional with 8+ years of experience and eligible to work in Canada as a permanent resident. At HERE Technologies, accelerated project execution speed by 90% in 2 months through implementing parallel feature manipulation processes. Eliminated purchase cost for department by automating data download process through web scraping. Showcased projects on global platform, resulting business expansion by 30%. Skilled in Safe FME Desktop and ESRI ArcGIS tools. Commended three times by management for process standardization, carrying research on complex carto projects and project management.


  • SOFTWARE – ArcMap 10.5.1, Arc Scene 10.5.1, QGIS Desktop 2.18.13, Atlas Bison, Deep Exploration, FME 2018.1
  • CONCEPTS – Vector, Raster Classification, Generalization, Display Class, Cartography, Digitization, Feature Manipulation, Normalization
  • SCRIPTING/ PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE – Python, Java, C (Entry level)
  • DATABASES – SQL Developer v4.0.1.14, PG Admin 4, Oracle RMOB Database instances
  • MANAGEMENT SKILLS – Project Management, Team Management, Process Development, Vendor Management, Database Management


  • Master of Information Management from MET Institute of Management (Mumbai University), Mumbai, 2015
  • Bachelor of Commerce from M.L. Dahanukar College of Commerce (Mumbai University), Mumbai, 2010


HERE Technologies GIS Data Engineer II Apr 2017 – Mar 2019

  • Achieved KPIs for the GISDE department by executing complex projects involving postal code boundaries, postal code points and building footprints
  • Enhanced map products by resolving invalid geometries using Safe FME Desktop, ArcMap & QGIS
    Boosted the speed of integration by 90% in Earthcore building height update project involving lidar sources using FME workspace runner for parallel processing
  • Created appealing paper plots defining census, streets, country, etc.
  • Improved the decision making and delegation process by initiating discussions among LDI, GCO, CME & GISDE teams
  • Re-engineered technical processes expediting deliverable by 20%
  • Led technical workshops for the team

HERE Technologies GIS Data Engineer I Sep 2014 – Mar 2017

  • Integrated linear & polygonal hydro features in Carto Layer System for countries like Canada, Italy & Mexico for coverage expansion
  • Researched and implemented reprojection, name/ feature type normalization, size inclusion, identification of hierarchy using DEM & Strahler’s algorithm, topology cleanup, generalization, connectivity checks, road intersection cleanup and integration processes on new projects
  • Coached supporting departments on resolving geometry issues using ArcGIS tools & Map Creator
  • Authored detailed project plans on SharePoint, WIKI & Visio
  • Improved first time pass rate by introducing checklist & quality review techniques in existing processes
  • Ensured efficient transition by screening publication of database release notes to customers

HERE Technologies Geographic Technician Nov 2012 – Sep 2014

  • Ascertained quality of 3D Landmarks delivered by external vendors through visual checks using Deep Exploration
  • Digitized complex building footprints using ArcMap
    Enforced efficient & high-quality deliveries by managing score sheetsSupervised the team on SOP and quality requirements
  • Assigned work areas & monitored status of the team to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Assisted project leader in developing detailed work plans, root cause analysis and corrective action development
  • Streamlined technical training modules by modernizing the documents

HERE Technologies Associate Geographic Technician Sept 2010 –Oct 2012

  • Upgraded map by geocoding missing Point of Interests (POIs) through web search and call verification
  • Verified sources for Natural Guidance project in HERE map
  • Derived valuable attributes by examining Navstreets and joining tables based on their relationship
  • Applied basic navigation attributes on road geometries using Atlas
  • Performed quality checks on data input to test validity with the assistance of experienced Geographic Technicians


  • “Kudos Award” for showcasing technical skills & quick learning ability on building projects – 2018
  • “Kudos Award” for demonstrating outstanding project management skills on hydro project – 2016
  • “Nokia’s Golden Impulse Award” for walking extra mile with self-initiative – 2012


  • Global warming awareness campaign, Green Fire Club, M.L. Dahanukar College
  • Green & Clean environment exhibit, Green Fire Club, M.L. Dahanukar College
  • Global CSR Initiative to end hunger and deliver food packet, Rise Against Hunger campaign, HERE Technologies

I hereby declare that the above information is true and best of my knowledge.

  • Updated 2 years ago

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