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GIS Manager

Zillow Group

Seattle,  Washington
GIS Coordinator

Zillow Group uses location data for over 777,000 boundaries and 250 million homes to power the real estate shopping applications used by 175 million unique monthly users. Come lead the team that maintains and leverages this vast data set to power analyses and build new data products to improve our user experiences.

About the role
The GIS Manager will lead a team of six as they maintain our geographic region database, enhance our GIS data storage and delivery infrastructure, and derive unique home-related insights from spatial data that power the real estate shopping experience across four national brands.

  • Craft a vision for geospatial capabilities across Zillow Group’s national real-estate shopping brands
  • Empower a team of 4 analysts and 2 geospatial engineers to improve our repositories of unique spatial data
    Coordinate projects with dependencies that cross multiple teams
  • Leverage your knowledge of GIS to provide strategic guidance for the team
  • Translate requirements to effective action plans
  • Hire GIS analysts and engineers as needed
  • Promote the adoption of our existing GIS capabilities across Zillow Group
  • Work with other teams to identify opportunities to leverage the unique capabilities of GIS to help Zillow Group reach its business goals
  • Build a multi year road map of data sets and technologies to create

Who you are

  • Education: BS/BA in GIS, Geography, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience in project management
  • 2+ years of people management
  • Familiarity and interest with working with GIS data and technologies
  • Familiarity with relational databases (MS SQL Server and Postgres/PostGIS)

to Have

  • Advanced degree in Geography or related field
  • Experience programming in Python
  • Experience acquiring and using data from the US Census and other agencies
  • Knowledge and experience using open source GIS tools such as QGIS/GDAL

Get to know us
Zillow is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home, and connecting them with the best local professionals who can help. Zillow is part of Zillow Group, whose mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.
Zillow Group is owned, fueled and grown by innovators who help people make better, smarter decisions around all things home. We encourage one another at every level, and our efforts are supported by employee-driven, world-class benefits that enable us to enjoy our lives outside the office while building fulfilling careers that impact millions of individuals every day.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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