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Mapping City/Country Expert
The Mapping City/Country Expert will be responsible for high impact work in improving city transit data and providing country specific expertise. The City/Country Expert will be responsible for developing and maintaining transit data pipelines and establishing the ground truth in the city/country they work.
Graduate or equivalent with 1 year – 3 years of relevant experience in Mapping city
Proficiency in GIS mapping tools and SME with deep knowledge of the city /country’s transit/traffic network.
Technological savviness – with basic programing skills (java, C#, C++ and Python).
Knowledge of traffic laws, landmarks, political modeling and key mapping features of the city/country
Comfortable with a rapidly-changing environment
Strong problem-solving skills and excellent attention to detail
Good Communication skills in English and native local language
Role & Responsibilities:
Communicating with internal stakeholder teams and external companies to achieve project goals.
Create city level transit data modeling policies based on the market needs and local regulations.
Identify transit user expectations, broken critical user journeys, data gaps and provide insights to the product.
Leverage local familiarity with regional urban transit systems and expertise to Identify patterns and systematic data problems or gaps in transit data and make changes in the data model to improve and solve the issues.
Validate quality of new and updated data in the data management platform.
Make necessary edits for all transit data types.
Field escalations of complex or edge-case data issues from internal teams and resolve appropriately including creating bugs for external teams.
Assist Program Managers to communicate with the partner/provider about required data fixes or inform about problematic data areas.
Conduct in city field research to determine the ground truth of transit issues and user problems.
Develop outages and alerts capabilities in their assigned city.
Manage city specific data pipelines through the transit data management platform, including updating pipelines using basic programming skills.