Briefly describe a typical day:
Work on developing databases for use with GIS layers. Create GIS applications with GUI for data collection – field & office. Analyze data needs and requirements. Create customized reports.
How do you use GIS to help your company?
I design and implement user-friendly GIS applications which make it easy for our cutomers to collect, analyze, display and maintain the necessary data.
GIS software used:
What skills do you need to be successful in your position?
What do you particularly enjoy about your position?
I get to create cool applications and to work with cutting edge technology.
What don’t you like about your position?
How did you get started in GIS?:
I have a engineering background but I enjoy building applications and programming so I moved over to GIS where I create GIS database applications.
How did you find out about your current position?:
Job Posting on Company website.
What parting words of advice to you have?:
GIS is an exciting field which utlilizes a lot of cutting edge technology, so you should keep up with the latest developments in software & programming languages/tools.
|GIS Analyst/Programmer||Local Government||California|
|Years of Experience||Education|
|3||M.S. in Civil Engineering||$50,000 – 70,000/year|
Submitted March 20, 2001.