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GIS Data Engineer

Toronto, Canada

SUMMARY

Prolific GIS Professional with 8+ years of experience, seeking position in Canada. At HERE Technologies, accelerated project execution speed by 90% in 2 months through implementing parallel feature manipulation processes. Eliminated purchase cost for the department by automating data download process through web scraping using python. 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.

SKILLS

  • Software – ArcMap & ArcCatalog 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
  • Management Skills – Project Management, Team Management, Process Development, Vendor Management, Database Management

KEY ACCOLADES

  • “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

KEY DELIVERABLES

As a GIS Data Engineer II

  • Achieved KPIs for the 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 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 cross functional teams
  • Re-engineered technical processes expediting deliverable by 20%
  • Led technical workshops for the team

As a GIS Data Engineer I

  • Integrated linear & polygonal hydro features 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
  • 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

As a Geographic Technician

  • 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 sheets
  • Supervised 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

As an Associate Geographic Technician

  • 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 metadata and joining tables based on their relationship
  • Applied basic navigation attributes on road geometries
  • Performed quality checks on data input to test validity with the assistance of experienced Geographic Technicians

ACTIVITIES

  • 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.

Education

2012-2015

Master of Information Management at University of Mumbai

Three year masters degree course in software management, software project management, IT consultancy and systems analysis from MET Institute of Management.

2007-2010

Bachelor of Commerce at University of Mumbai

Major in Financial Accounting and Auditing

Experience

Apr 2017 – Present

GIS Data Engineer II at HERE Technologies

• Achieved KPIs for the 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 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 cross functional teams
• Re-engineered technical processes expediting deliverable by 20%
• Led technical workshops for the team

Sep 2014 – Mar 2017

GIS Data Engineer I at HERE Technologies

• Integrated linear & polygonal hydro features 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
• 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

Nov 2012 – Sep 2014

Geographic Technician at HERE Technologies

• 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 sheets
• Supervised 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

Sept 2010 –Oct 2012

Associate Geographic Technician at HERE Technologies

• 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 metadata and joining tables based on their relationship
• Applied basic navigation attributes on road geometries
• Performed quality checks on data input to test validity with the assistance of experienced Geographic Technicians

  • Updated 4 months ago

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