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GIS & Maps Quality Analyst

Posted: 8 May 2021 Closes: 7 Jun 2021
Zurich, Switzerland Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 830842345

Facebook is seeking a GIS & Maps Quality Analyst for the Spatial Computing team within Facebook Reality Labs. 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 Zurich, Switzerland office.

GIS & Maps Quality Analyst Responsibilities

  • Query the world OpenStreetMap (OSM) database to check quality of data

  • Inspect, process and edit geospatial data for data analytics and prototyping

  • Manage geospatial analysis projects through cross-team coordination

  • Write scripts to analyze OSM data quality and improve OSM editing tools such as iD and Tasking Manager

  • Communicate detailed analysis to support decision making for strategy and product development

  • Support creation of and review technical specifications

  • Develop stable processes for human validation for both OSM data production and map QA

  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and support to new map editors

  • Conduct consistency training to support changing needs of the team for editing and uploading data

  • Train other Quality Analysts and manage priorities for the QA team

  • Measure and track metrics for the editing teams

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in GIS or analytical field or planning (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Management Science)

  • Scripting experience with languages such as Python or Bash

  • Experience with GIS software such as ArcGIS, Quantum GIS, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, iD or JOSM

  • Experience with remote sensing and analyzing aerial imagery

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience industry experience in GIS field

  • Experience with OpenStreetMap

  • Project management experience

  • Experience with map editing or map editing teams


About the Facebook company

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

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