Professional Résumé

Russell Edward Taylor, III


ret3@ret3.net

Objective


To deliver analytical support via geospatial methods and technologies



Education


University of Texas at Austin BA in Geography; Specialization in GIS & Cartography


National Merit Scholar, Byrd Scholar, Dean's Scholar



Experience


Senior GeoSpatial Analyst - February 2016 to Present - CoreLogic




  • Prepare custom data products for clients

  • Develop and maintain workflow tools in Python

  • Manage group computing resources


GeoSpatial Analyst - April 2008 to February 2016 - CoreLogic




  • Maintain and create tools in Python to facilitate geospatial and tabular data analysis

  • Route data sales tasks to appropriate team members

  • Document and train team on new tools, techniques and procedures


GeoSpatial Technician - January 2007 to April 2008 - First American




  • Analyze and standardize geodata from local providers for integration into national land parcel geodatabase

  • Recommend process improvements and test new systems

  • Document systems and train new hires


Servicing Analyst - July 2004 to January 2007 - First American Flood Data Services




  • Manage client portfolios of flood zone certifications using database tools and proprietary software

  • Recommend process improvements and test new systems


Map Analyst - October 2003 to July 2004 - First American Flood Data Services




  • Provided flood zone determinations to clients using GIS, database tools, and mapping software as well as FEMA map products

  • Assist peers and superiors with GIS issues

  • Serve on Expert Panel for GIS education


Engineering Assistant - January 2001 to June 2003 - Platt, Sparks and Associates




  • Created new large-format maps and enhance of existing maps using GIS

  • Analyzed maps and database information related to the oil and gas industry for presentations and legal exhibits

  • Planned and organized of tasks related to a rotating schedule of current clients


GIS Operator - February 2000 to January 2001 - Cook-Hurlbert,Inc.




  • Audited database for Tucson Electric and Power using Smallworld GIS and detailed maps to identify errors in the GIS, and to make additions to database where needed

  • Produced maps daily

  • Earned multiple quarterly and performance based awards


GIS Intern - November 1998 to February 2000 - City of Austin Watershed Protection




  • Managed GIS to track status of parcels applying to Regional Stormwater Detention Program using existing maps and coverages

  • Produced presentation & reference maps


Researcher - January 1998 to November 1998 - Stormwater Research Group




  • Located property from address, parcel ID or Public Land Survey System (PLSS) using computerized and printed maps in order to determine flood hazard


Skills


Geographic


Knowledge of: Geographic Information Science (GIS); Principles & Theory of GIS; Remote Sensing; Global Positioning System (GPS); Planning, Regional, Urban, Environmental, and Natural Resource Issues; Demographic Methods & Models


Ability to: Operate ESRI's ArcGIS; Create, evaluate, and use maps for navigation, location and analysis; Use a GPS receiver; Interpret remotely sensed data


Computer


Ability to: Use OS X, DOS, Linux, Windows; Design & Manage Web Sites; Use FTP & Telnet applications; Use Spreadsheet, Database, Word Processing, Organization, and Presentation applications; Install, configure, and manage hardware and software


Office


Ability to: Use plotters, fax machine, photocopier, multi-line phone, inkjet & laser printer, etc.


Other


Award-winning oral & written communication skills; logic & mathematics skills; research & investigation skills