Utilizes Geographic Information System techniques to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location
Extracts data from GIS software and uses varying analysis methods to arrive at results
Recommends appropriate reactionary strategies in response to GIS analysis
Provides maps and data sets to clients to supplement analysis
Knowledgeable of GIS software and technology
Capturing the location of 'assets' data capture (digitising) to convert paper maps to GIS datasets, for example, to record the location of telecoms cables or water pipelines from original maps.
Storage, analysis and presentation of geographical information:
Creating and maintaining the structures necessary for GIS data storage;
Developing the tools for loading/transferring GIS data between different systems;
Manipulation, analysis and presentation of geographical information by creating programs to convert GIS information from one format to another;
Developing internet applications to present GIS data and tools on corporate websites;
Using tools to join together different GIS datasets and create new information or investigate patterns, e.g. estimating the number of people potentially affected by flooding, using population growth figures and planning information to estimate increasing/decreasing demand for school capacity, or calculating the number of potential customers for a new supermarket and predicting buying patterns based on socio-economic OR Technological factors.
Candidate can work on Consultancy / Project basis as well.
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