GeoRisk Technical Consultant
11d ago

Job Description

The role requires delivering advanced data analysis, within a geographical context. Within a typical project the GeoRisk Technical Consultant would gather and analyse business requirements, identify suitable data sources (often from external suppliers), automate workflow, script technical solutions primarily using SQL and Python, Quality Assurance, document, and present results back to the end users.

The GeoRisk Technical Consultant must be able to multi-task, and have the ability to prioritise work that originates from a variety of internal stakeholders.

While being the custodian of the team’s production and development data set, the GeoRisk Technical Consultant also owns the GeoRisk technical environment including the IT infrastructure.

This includes the ownership of data quality, metadata, and archiving strategy as well as the implementation and improvement of data standards.

The GeoRisk Technical Consultant works collaboratively with third party suppliers, builds strong working relationships with Sourcing and keeps abreast of current trends in GIS development.

Role Requirements

  • Implementing geo-analysis scripts to derive new data according to business requirements
  • Actively contributing to the team data management strategy by advising and supporting best practices including comprehensive metadata and QA
  • Develop our own tools to optimise workflows and extend standard analytical capability
  • Liaising with third parties and support GeoRisk management to ensure RSA gets the best value from software, hardware, data and services.
  • Support change management process in accordance with RSA procedures
  • Planning, monitoring, managing and controlling regular data processes and flows
  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships with other business areas and functions in order to maximize the effective operations of the team
  • Keep up-to-date with developments and trends in data management and analysis and propose research that can be relevant to RSA
  • Maintenance of GeoRisk ETL process for feeding UK exposure data into Gaia.
  • Ownership and maintenance of GeoRisk infrastructure ensuring systems and applications are maintained up to date. This includes owning issues that arise and working with relevant I teams to find appropriate solutions.
  • The Individual

    Key skills : 1) Experienced Python Developer2) Experience of Microsoft SQL Server and Open Source databases3) Experience of ESRI ArcGIS would be an advantage.

    4) Experienced of automating workflows and processed5) Experience of working directly with stakeholders from different business areas6) Management of large dataset and awareness of ways to handle large volumes of data7) Experience using technology from different vendors and willingness to explore and learn new ones

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