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GeoSpatial Data Specialist at Staffing Headquarters

GeoSpatial Data Specialist

Staffing Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA Contractor
$50.00 - $56.00 / hour
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GeoSpatial Data Specialist

Sunnyvale, CA

5 Months plus possible extension or perm

REMOTE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE

Job Description

Are you passionate about geography, GIS, location-based services, and the Internet?

Do you have an interest for understanding the world’s geography and how its usage influences the online world?

We are looking for a GeoSpatial Data Specialist to participate in a variety of projects that will provide a location context to the internet and the ability to enrich the experience of its users by connecting them to the people, places and content relevant to them

 

Responsibilities

  • Research, extract, analyze, and manage geographic reference material
  • Manipulate and curate geographic data from multiple sources for production mapping system
  • Extrapolate general issues from specific issues
  • Ensure geographic data meets accuracy and quality specifications

Basic Skills

  • Strong understanding of the world’s political geography (countries, administrative areas), named places and postal geography
  • Good understanding of internet search tools
  • Familiarity with geographic principles (coordinate systems, terminology, categorization, data schemas)
  • Three years’ experience with GIS
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter, innovator, and team player

Advanced Skills

  • Familiarity with GIS tools, such as MapInfo, Quantum GIS, ESRI, FME (SafeSoft)
  • Familiarity with SQL, Database management, Postgres, POSTGIS

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, such as GIS, GeoSpatial Technology, Geoinformatics, Geography

  • Candidates with the above basic and advanced skills are encouraged to apply.

 

 

No Sub-Contract, Third Parties or Corp to Corp arrangements! W2 only!

Note: U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship will be considered. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Send resume to Jobs@staffinghq.com

Follow us on LinkedIn for job updates. https://www.linkedin.com/company/staffing-headquarters

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