Resume &
Experience

Geospatial Team Lead

I'm Alan, a GIS professional with an emphasis on analysis and design. Feel free to explore the information about my experience and professional history. You can find downloads of my traditional resume at the bottom as well.

100%Desktop GIS

90%Analysis

80%Server Management

90%Web-mapping

75%Web Development

70%Coding/Programming

Dedicated geographic information systems specialist

Dedicated geographic information systems specialist with 8 years of experience handling production efforts in both solo and team-oriented environments. Supported wide range of complex customer requirements with a bearing towards analysis including terrain analysis, 3D analysis, and GMTI analysis. Supported units overseas in both GIS technician and GIS Team Lead positions, always adapting to unique site workflows and developing additional capabilities.

Outstanding efficiency

Outstanding efficiency of a production environment and maintenance of data holdings. Products were produced at a high rate tempo due to effective organization and well-documented workflows. Ensured the integrity, accuracy, and completeness of data holdings through automated scripting, reporting, and fidelity scales. Customize solutions to match all kinds of environments by utilizing proprietary, commercial, and open source assets.

Excellent presentational skills and development of customer relations

Excellent presentational skills and development of customer relations in order to adapt custom-made products to meet specific operational needs and intelligence requests. Trained instructors and students in aspects of hardware, software, analysis, and scripting. Familiarization with documentation on administrative, technical, and super-user levels.

Professional Experience


  • Present

    Apex LLC. - GIS Team Lead

    Advance the Geospatial Training and Analysis Cell (GTAC), to support the Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) CONUS/OCONUS simulation lab, Full Motion Video (FMV), Bi-Static Surveillance System (BSS), and Imagery Analyst teams. Support provided to customers has expanded to mass data management and dissemination, spatial and scripted analysis, and 3D modeling utilizing GIS technologies.
  • 2015

    Apex LLC. - GIS Analyst

    Support the Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) simulation lab, and other government/military customers to deliver tactical, ground-based persistent surveillance, perimeter defense, and airborne persistent surveillance technologies to increase situational awareness, provide strategic alternatives, and operational over-match.
  • 2014

    2nd Intelligence Battalion - GIS Team Lead

    Maintain, update, and organize all geospatial data that is utilized by the Geographic Intelligence Capability in support of military operations, which includes worldwide datasets of command and urban level data. Train and advise Marines on the proper use of data for analytical purposes as well as proper creation and storage of newly created data, which include enterprise connections. Instruct Marines in garrison/deployment on the proper use and maintenance of equipment to include computers, plotters, hard drives, and other hardware. Develop curriculum based classes and tutorials that cover varying levels of geospatial analysis. Manage GEOINT data online portals. Maintain an SDE database for replication into Marine Corps Intelligence Activity (MCIA) SDE database.
  • 2011

    2nd Intelligence Battalion - GIS Analyst

    Responsible for creating and maintaining up-to-date maps contributing to military operations in Afghanistan, the Caribbean, and AFRICOM. Types of operations include humanitarian assistance, counter-narcotics operations, joint operations with partner nations, 3D analysis for aeronautical operations, hydrographic / beach analysis for landing operations, and training products. Conducted quality assurance and quality control of the products created and distributed.

Been There, Done That


I have handled production efforts in both solo and team-oriented environments. Supporting a wide range of complex customer requirements with a bearing towards analysis including terrain analysis, hydrographic analysis, visibility analysis, 3D analysis, Ground Moving Target Indicator (GMTI) analysis, and humanitarian assistance. Support has been provided for theater and tactical levels of operations to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Forces (SPMAGTF), Force Protection (FP), and Special Operation Forces (SOF) in commands throughout the world. To get a better idea of the range of support I've provided check out a small sample of places I've supported or been stationed at in this interactive map below.



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