Overview

We will trust you to:

Develop spatial and non-spatial data, providing technical support to other staff or team members; assist in the production of maps
Assist in the planning of GIS projects, including development of the project scope, task organization, estimates of effort and other required resources, and timeline necessary to complete the project
Participate in building our data validation and publishing tool; research open source technologies
Develop methods to make our current manual processes more efficient (this might include writing python scripts to automate manual work where possible)
Work with clients (internal and external) to offer demos and training when needed
Research the best sources for new data; when necessary, review legal terms and communicate with vendors
Help internal teams to render their data on MAPS; respond to ad-hoc requests for map-making and data uploading
What we need to see:

BS/BA degree in GIS, Geography, or related field, or equivalent work experience
Familiarity with python computer programming constructs and concepts, and some practical application
2+ years of experience maintaining/using spatial data and visualization products
Working knowledge of databases, especially S3 and PostGRES
Strong analytical and project management skills
Ability to collaborate with multiple teams and coordinate between them
Commitment to enhancing and developing products

About Bloomberg

The world is drowning in data. Do you have the ability to navigate through? If so, we are looking for you!

Our MAPS team is looking for a highly motivated and energetic GIS enthusiast. You have an eye for detail and process improvement that will help determine the best methods for developing, curating and maintaining spatial data. Our internal and external clients count on us for our speed and accuracy, and we'll count on you to help build a cross-platform product that enables them to easily visualize and understand our data. You will work collaboratively with our Business, Sales, Analytics, and News areas to support and refine the product.