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  • Posted: Nov 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • WhereIsMyTransport builds technological solutions for public transport networks in emerging markets, where we see an information, not infrastructural, challenge. With our open, integrated public transport data platform, we bring together a city’s movement network and empower riders to access their transport systems. By turning movement data into meanin...
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    Junior GIS Analyst, EMEA

    Description

    WhereIsMyTransport is a globally distributed scale-up revolutionising the way public transport information from emerging-market megacities can be accessed and understood. Using geospatial data collection, we untangle the mysteries of dynamic public transport networks - knowledge which, when shared, improves understanding and creates a more equitable society. We’re experts in our field - that’s why we’re backed by some of the world’s most renowned mobility technology investors, including Google and Toyota Tsusho.

    We are hiring a Junior GIS Analyst, EMEA to join our growing team. You will take ownership of geospatial data processing and analysis, ensuring we are constantly improving our processes while simultaneously sharing their knowledge with our team through internal training initiatives.

    Overview of Responsibilities:

    As part of our Data Maintenance team, your core responsibilities will be to:

    • Process and clean both collected and sourced public transport data.

    • Carry out quality assurance on public transport data.

    • Plan and lead data analysis and visualisation projects.

    • Identify and motivate for improvements to existing geospatial data processing and analysis methodologies and techniques.

    • Conduct geospatial analysis (raster and vector) in support of transport data and company goals.

    • Use analysis and spatial mapping to identify patterns and trends and translate findings into reports and presentations.

    • Produce maps which represent the distribution of various types of data.

    • Produce insights and metrics of public transport data.

    • Carry out quality assurance on spatial data.

    • Manage and maintain a digital library of geospatial data in various file formats.

    • Identify, analyze, order and assemble geospatial source materials, including vector and raster imagery.

    • Coordinate and deliver spatial data processing and analysis training to our wider team.

    • Assist in the development of geospatial processing and analysis applications, tools and workflows.

    Requirements

    • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher qualification in either Geographical Information Science, Cartography, Land Surveying, or Urban Planning

    • Working experience in Geospatial data processing, cleaning, analysis and visualisations, including use of tools such as ArcGIS and QGIS.

    • Knowledge of Python and SQL.

    • Demonstrated skills in geospatial and statistical analysis of data.

    • Proven experience in management and maintenance of geospatial databases.

    • Experience in ModelBuilder/Graphical Modeller and other GIS automation techniques.

     

    Bonus points if you have:

    • Registration with the SAGC (South African Geomatics Council) as a Technician/Technologist.

    • Demonstrable expertise with GIS applications in land use or transport.

    • Previous work experience in Project Management.

    • Experience in app development.

    • Basic knowledge of Machine Learning and Data Science.

     

    This role will be best suited to someone who is:

    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, often with tight deadlines.

    • Creative and curious; you love learning and sharing new skills, while applying your analytical mindset to problem-solving.

    • A strong communicator, both written and spoken.

    • Highly emotionally intelligent and able to demonstrate a track record of success working within and leading teams.

    • Someone with a strong sense of ownership and accountability; you also know how to delegate.

    • Able to work quickly and accurately without sacrificing details.

    • Passionate about GIS Technology; you read current literature, network with industry professionals and participate in professional organizations to stay up to date.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to WhereIsMyTransport on apply.workable.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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