GIS Specialist

Address : Work From Home

Schedule : Mid Shift

Experience : 5 to 10 years experience

Education : Bachelor's Degree

Employment Type : Permanent, Fixed term (> 6 months)

Contract : Full-time

Pointwest Technologies

Citibank Center, Paseo de Roxas, Makati, 1226 Metro Manila  Makati City

   500- Above Employees
    Monday - Friday
              8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
   09175286537

Responsibilities:

  • Create maps and graphs, using GIS software and data collection equipment.
  • Perform research to obtain and expand existing datasets
  • Gather and report on GIS data and determine how data sets are best utilized through GIS
  • Compile geographic and demographic data from many sources
  • Consult with external stakeholders to access censuses, fieldwork, satellite and aerial imagery, and maps
  • Compile data for statistics to incorporate into documents and reports
  • Build, manipulate, and update databases
  • Enter new map data using cartographic principles
  • Analyze and model relationships between geographic data sets
  • Operate and maintain GIS system hardware, software, and peripherals
  • Present information to clients and stakeholders in verbal or written format

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Geography, Surveying, Engineering or related field.
  • 5 years experience with development projects using GIS technologies
  • Proficiency with database programming languages such as SQL, R or Python (at least 3 yrs actual experience).
  • Proficiency with front end design languages such as PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and various mapping languages (at least 2 years).
  • Experience with mapping tools such as ArcGIS/ArcMap, QGIS, Google Earth and Carto (at least 3 years experience).
  • Experience with GPS tools.
  • Outstanding quantitative skill set.
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical mindset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
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Company description

Founded in 2003 by pioneers of the Philippine Global Sourcing industry, Pointwest creates value for its list of satisfied clients — including top Fortune 100 and local companies — with world-class IT and BPM services backed by international-standard methodologies, and innovative practices.

With leadership affirmed through the International ICT Awards' Hall of Fame recognition for “Best Filipino-Owned Company” and excellence pronounced in extensive industry experience in financial services, retail, transportation, logistics, travel, healthcare, utilities, media, and the public sector, Pointwest transforms businesses for the fourth industrial revolution with digital offerings in Analytics, User Experience, Enterprise Mobile, Agile-DevOps, and Cloud Computing.

Pointwest carries digital products in healthcare, transportation, disaster management, and customer engagement: (1) Easimed, a platform of mobile and patient-centric healthcare solutions, is designed to provide patients with a digital directory of healthcare professionals, a kiosk to streamline LOA approvals, and a practice management tool to transform clinics into a digital practice. (2) Autoparq, a mobile parking solution, aims to reduce traffic, queues, and opportunity losses due to low awareness and long queues by giving car owners the ability to locate parking spaces and to reserve parking slots from their mobile device. (3) Arko, an award-winning mobile application, provides flood hazard information for different parts of the country to save lives and property. (4) EESY, an events engagement platform, allows event participants to react to segments and speakers, rate them, and be engaged through gamification.

Pointwest supports its strong presence in North America, Japan, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand, with its three delivery centers in Metro Manila and satellite offices in the United States. It incorporated Pointwest Global, LLC, in 2014 to further the company's thrust to be a major global player in the ICT industry.

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