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Maps Quality Analyst
Ref No.: 18-06328
Location: Menlo Park, California
Job Title: Maps Quality Analyst
Job Location: Menlo Park, CA
Job Duration: 1 Year +

Our client is seeking a Maps Quality Analyst for the Maps and Locations Infra team within the Spatial Computing team.

Individuals in this role are expected to be comfortable working as a cross-functional partner in a fast changing environment and have a passion for solving real-world problems. This is a full-time position based in our Menlo Park, CA headquarters.

  • Query the world OpenStreetMap database to check quality of data
  • Query, inspect and edit GIS data
  • Communicate detailed analyses to support decision making
  • Develop stable processes for human validation for both OpenStreetMap data production and map QA
  • Train and help hire other Map Editors and Quality Analysts and manage priorities for the QA team
  • Ensure consistency in process and results across the team
  • Measure and track metrics
  • Provides real time coaching, mentoring, and support to new editors, including knowledge of new material in a rapidly-changing environment

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS in a technical field (Physics, Mathematics, Engineering etc.)
  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Experience working with GIS data, remote sensing and analyzing aerial imagery
  • Scripting experience with languages such as Python or Bash
  • Experience with OpenStreetMap
  • Experience with GIS software such as ArcGIS, Quantum GIS, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, iD or JOSM

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years experience industry experience in GIS field
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to write scripts to analyze OpenStreetMap data quality
  • Experience in telecommunications and network design
  • Strong analytical skills and intuition, capable of making decisions based on analysis and experience