Sr. GIS Engineer, Maps

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200249381
Summary

Summary

Posted: May 25, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200249381

A job at Apple is unlike any other you've had. You'll be challenged. You'll be inspired, and you'll be proud. A...Summary

Summary

Posted: May 25, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200249381

A job at Apple is unlike any other you've had. You'll be challenged. You'll be inspired, and you'll be proud. Apple Maps empowers people to explore and navigate their world. We solve large-scale problems while delivering beautiful, intuitive, and innovative experiences. We obsess over the details to bring the world's complexity to life. As the most popular mapping application on iOS, we are delivering the future of maps to hundreds of millions of customers across Apple's entire ecosystem.

The Maps team is looking for a Senior GIS Engineer who loves working with Spatial Data. The successful applicant will work on all project stages, from initial research and data mining, thru analysis, transformation and integration into final product.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant GIS mapping experience working with large spatial datasets.
  • Experience working with large GIS datasets like streets, address, territories, display layers, Point of interests and imagery - Desired but not required.
  • 3-5 years of experience in technical GIS skills (ArcGIS, FME, R, QGIS, Mapbox, data visualizations etc).
  • 2+ years of experience with Hadoop, Hive, Spark
  • Ability to develop GIS applications using Python, Javascript, C# or related programming languages.
  • Strong programming experience with Scala (2 years) or Java (3 years)
  • Experience with RESTful web services.
  • 3+ years experience with handling GIS data within PostgreSQL database environments
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functional teams across the globe.
  • Develop and maintain GIS workflows, tools and applications while maintaining a steady release calendar
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities.
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new technologies, processes and work independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent problems solving skills, ability to deal with ambiguity and manage changing priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Description

The Maps team owns the platform and systems to represent a wide variety of map features for the entire globe, build the pipelines to process and analyze many sources of geospatial data, as well as design and implement algorithms to identify anomalies, normalize and enhance the data that powers Apple Maps.

In this role you'll be responsible for data collection, validation, analysis and transformation. You'll work on processes to classify, validate and transform the data; develop new processes and improve existing ones.

Education & Experience

BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Geography, Mathematics, or related field

Additional Requirements

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