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Roland Shield


I am a seasoned GIS Analyst with a wide range of skills and abilites in data management, data analysis, and data presentation. This included web development skills and integrating them into web mapping technologies.  

For me, it is "All About the Data".

Professional Profile
  • Developed GIS framework for Agua Caliente Tribe; still in use - ACBCI
  • Maintained catalog of Land Status Maps for over 100 Tribes for the State of California - see example
  • Created Spatial Geodatabase schema for land status maintenance for all tribes in State of California; still in use - U.S. BIA-PRO
  • Designed framework for flood risk analysis assessment; still in use - CoreLogic, Inc.

GIS / Web Mapping Software Skills

  • ArcGIS 10.x
  • --extensions: Analyst, Model Builder, Arc Hydro, ArcCAD, Arc3D
  • Deed Plotter
  • MapBox
  • Leaflet
  • Google Earth API / Google Maps API

GPS Hardware / Software Skills

  • Trimble Explorer III, Pro XH, Geo XH
  • Pathfinder - Terrasync

Web Development / Data Skills

  • HTML5 - CSS3 - JavaScript, Bootstrap | jQuery.js, NodeJS, d3.js
  • --- Bootstrap, jQuery, NodeJS, d3,js
  • MSSQL Server | PostgreSQL - PostGIS | SQLite
  • Google Fusion Tables
  • June 2013 – Present, Sr. GIS Technician, Sacramento Area Sewer District, Sacramento, CA
  • February 2012 – June 2013, Trimble GPS Technical Support, California Survey & Mapping Supply , Sacramento, CA
  • July 2006 – Sept 2011, Research Analyst II (GIS), State of California, Sacramento, CA
  • March 2005 – June 2006, GIS Analyst-Developer, CoreLogic, Inc., Sacramento, CA
  • June 2003 – March 2005, Geographer, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs., Sacramento, CA
  • March 2002 – June 2003, Geodatabase Administrator, Remtech Svc., Inc., Sacramento, CA
  • May 2000 – March 2002, GIS Analyst II, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Sacramento, CA

Graduated May 2000 Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

  • Bachelor's of Science in Geography (GIS-RS-Carto)
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude, minor in Mathematics