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 AnalystFebruary 2016 to Present – CoreLogic

  • Prepare custom data products for clients
  • Develop and maintain workflow tools in Python
  • Manage group computing resources

GeoSpatial AnalystApril 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 TechnicianJanuary 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 AnalystJuly 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 AnalystOctober 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 AssistantJanuary 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 OperatorFebruary 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 InternNovember 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

ResearcherJanuary 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