CenturyLink GIS Network Inventory Analyst in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

The GIS Analyst will be responsible for the EMEA Network’s geographical and spatial information including but not restricted to its storage, analysis and presentation. You will have the technical expertise for management, reporting and governance of network inventory. You will have the expertise in GIS principles and has a good working knowledge of network inventory management.

The GIS analyst will be the EMEA Subject Matter Expert with regards to GIS database understanding and manipulation. You will ensure compliance with established data accuracy guidelines, maintain quality assurance, safety, and training requirements in the established geographical area of responsibility.

Job Description

· understand telecommunications fiber network data.

· undertake desk-based data capture (digitising) to convert paper maps to GIS datasets to, for example, record the location of telecoms cables from original maps received from field techs or 3 rd party vendors.

· create and maintain the structures necessary for GIS data storage e.g. Manholes, polygons, splice closures etc.

· develop tools for loading/transferring GIS data between different systems.

· manipulate, analyse and present geographical information by creating programs to convert GIS information from one format to another.

· use tools to join different GIS datasets and create new information or investigate patterns.

· create reports with good knowledge of SQL scripting.

Qualifications

· Previous experience of working with telecommunications network inventory, specifically Fibre Optic networks.

· Experience with SQL programming/scripting and reporting automations.

· GIS Skills:

o Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS software required

o Data management skills to manage GIS data using ArcGIS.

o Experience of general map creation and spatial analysis required

o Knowledge of AutoCAD required.

o Knowledge of ArcPy/Python desirable.

o Experience Smallworld desirable.

Education

Alternate Location: UK-Hampshire-Basingstoke

Requisition #: 184510

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