GIS Analyst in Access strategy domain
GIS analysts use geographic information system methods to identify variables and trends in different locations to support Integrated Network Strategy of Slovak Telecom and T-Mobile CZ.
The work involves collaborating with computer-aided design (CAD) technicians, developing web apps and tools, and integrating GIS with other technologies.
- Convert different data forms and sources to GIS Data Sets
- Manipulate Data for Reports
- Maintain Geographical Library
- Examine Mathematical Styles to Deduce Trends
- Develop Applications or Scripts and Tools
GIS analysts take an analytical approach to tasks. They have strong IT skills, can manipulate complex databases, and are highly detail oriented. Typically, employers require a bachelor’s degree in computer science, geography, or a similar field, as well as the following abilities:
- Analytical thinking – GIS analysts analyze data based on certain criteria and use that knowledge to generate reports for use in other projects
- Computer knowledge – GIS analysts use databases and computer programs on a regular basis, so good computer skills are a must
- Problem-solving skills – GIS analysts solve technical problems and use statistical knowledge to spot trends and find errors, so troubleshooting and problem-solving are key parts of this job
- Mathematics – a large proportion of this job is analyzing data, statistics, and patterns in numerical information, so GIS analysts must be good with numbers
The minimum requirement to become a GIS analyst is a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or geography. Applicants with prior GIS experience and knowledge are likely to experience more success in the job market. It’s also advantageous to have certifications that demonstrate a level of professional expertise, such as the GIS Professional (GISP) designation that can be obtained through the GIS Certification Institute. For applicants looking to further their opportunities, further education (such as a master’s degree) may be beneficial.
- Master degree preferably in the area of telecommunication, computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, programming or geography.
- Advanced and proved experience with GIS systems (ArcGIS, MapInfo) prefereably from TelCo sector.
- Proved advanced IT reporting working experience preferably in TelCo sector. Proved experience with reporting on SQL databases (writing and modification of scripts, build/merge databases, etc.).
- Good technical knowledge regarding Telco systems welcomed. Especially advanced understanding of fix access technologies as xDSL, FTTx / G-PON and mobile GSM/UMTS/LTE. Basic knowledge regarding 2G/3G/4G/5G radio system principles, algorithms and parameters.
- Advanced understanding on typical TelCo customer structure/clusters and it‘s segmentation.
- Good understanding of revenue drivers influencing mobile and fixed business.
- Advanced knowledge of regional TelCo market, pricing, technologies and business threats and opportunities.
- Good understanding of basic financial terms and key financial figures used in TelCo business.
- Proven ability to work individually or as part of a team to achieve project goals on time. Proven ability to work in international and cross-functional teams.
- Data Interpretation skills at advanced level needed.
- Ability for self-development in various aspects (e.g. specific IT reporting patterns, understanding of strategies, etc).
- Flexibility, high commitment, good communication and presentation skills.
- Self-motivated with ability to work self-dependant