Professional Résumé

Russell Edward Taylor, III

ret3@ret3.net

Objective

To deliver analytical solutions & support via geospatial methods and technologies

Education

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

Experience

Geospatial Specialist - June 2019 to present - CoreLogic

Senior Geospatial Analyst - April 2016 to June 2019 - CoreLogic
  • Prepared custom data products for clients
  • Developed and maintained workflow tools in Python
  • Managed group computing resources
Geospatial Analyst - June 2012 to April 2016 - CoreLogic
  • Maintained and created tools in Python to facilitate geospatial and tabular data analysis
  • Routed data sales tasks to appropriate team members
  • Documented and train team on new tools, techniques and procedures
Geospatial Technician - March 2007 to June 2012 - First American
  • Analyzed and standardized geodata from local providers for integration into national land parcel geodatabase
  • Recommend process improvements and test new systems
  • Documented systems and train new hires
Portfolio Analyst - August 2004 to March 2007 - First American Flood Data Services
  • Managed client portfolios of flood zone certifications using database tools and proprietary software
  • Recommend process improvements and test new systems
Map Analyst - October 2003 to August 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
  • Assisted peers and superiors with GIS issues
  • Served 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 desktop GIS tools; Create, evaluate, and use maps for navigation, location and analysis; Use a GPS receiver; Interpret remotely sensed data

Computing
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

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