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Robert Nall

Director of Data Management at nSide, Inc

Work History

Jan 2015Present

Director of Data Management

nSide, Inc
  • Manage GIS team through identifying scope and associated deliverables and tools throughout project lifecycle
  • Ensure project deliverables are executed on-time and within budget threshold
  • Develop strategies to manage Customer Success Program by communicating with customers for feedback about product and analyzing associated customer data
  • Author, edit, review all major sections of nSider's Community and Knowledge Base
  • Conduct research and development for internal data processing improvements such as workflows, open source utilization, and analytical techniques
  •  Quantitative analysis and data visualization for month, quarter, and year end product reviews
  • Write for Company blog about technical achievements and academic pursuits
May 2014Present

Data Scientist

SICS Consultants, LLC
  • Oversee technical geospatial and data analysis operations
  • Sale of Google Imagery and value added products (file format conversions, reprojections, resampling, mosaicking, tiling & reindexing, spectral band recombination, and hosting services)
  • Lead, maintain, and execute Google Imagery processing jobs
  • Develop, build, and execute handoff of statistical models for fiber infrastructure prediction
  • Develop hierarchical geoprocessing techniques for data translation in Virtual Alabama School Safety System and Virtual Alabama
  • Develop and maintain scalable geocoding applications for Medicaid of Alabama and manage Medicaid of Alabama related GIS and analytical projects
  • Configure and maintain ArcGIS web services for Alabama Forestry Commission and National Weather Service
  • Serve as internal and external contact for GIS consultation and spatial analysis
June 2013May 2014

Spatial Analyst

Ag Technologies, LLC
  • Point of contact for internal and external GIS consulting and spatial analysis
  • Multivariate statistical analysis and modeling of soil data for variable rate application
  • Develop custom GIS tools for automation of soil analysis
  • Spatial data creation, processing, and input for tractor guidance systems
  • Data compilation and analysis of regional agricultural markets
  • Cartographic production in static and web environments
  • Field data collection using soil electrical conductivity instrumentation and Trimble devices
  • EM-38 Soil Mapping, VERIS Technologies, Trimble Yuma 2, FmX
November 2010August 2011

GIS Technician

Cobb County Government
  • Design and maintenance of 2010 Census geodatabase
  • Spatial and descriptive statistical analysis of 2010 Census demographics within county
  • Author sections of the 2010 Census Report presented to Board of Commissioners
  • Build footprint inventory and geodatabase creation for “Vinings Vision Plan”
  • Geocode county addresses for E-911 cooperation in Fire Plan development
  • Assign, verify, and QA/QC parcel addresses within county
  • Interact with county citizens to facilitate requests, resolve issues, and concerns  related to parcel addressing
  • Cartographic production on Planning Division studies
  •  Attend Planning Commission meetings and presented maps of study areas via    multimedia

Education

20112014

Master of Science, Geospatial Science

University of North Alabama
  • Thesis: "Understanding Vulnerability: Optimization of a Place-based Vulnerability Model to Floods in Davidson County, Tennessee"
  • Awards: Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society
  • Activities: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, National Council for Geographic Education, Alabama Geographic Alliance, UNA Geography Club

Skills

  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows OS, Google Cloud Storage, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides
  • Proficient with ArcGIS Desktop 10.x, ArcGIS Server 10.x, ArcGIS Online, SQLServer, R, Python, QGIS, GDAL/OGR, SQLite, Global Mapper, FME, Business Analyst, Google Cloud Product
  • Experience with Linux OS, Raspberry Pi, PostgreSQL, PostGIS, MySQL, MapTiler, ERDAS Imagine, SPSS, Trimble FarmWorks

Additional Activities

  • Adjunct Instructor- University of North Alabama (Summer 2018)
  • President- University of North Alabama Geography Alumni Association (2016-2017)
  • President Elect- University of North Alabama Geography Alumni Association (2015-2016)
  • Vice President- University of North Alabama Geography Alumni Association (2014-2015)
  • Alabama Geographic Alliance GIS Day 2015- Teaching GIS to 3rd Graders using Google MyMaps