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GIS Analyst Intern

About Starry:

Starry is a rapidly growing internet service provider and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity workplace. Just like the internet service we provide, we do not discriminate. We welcome people from all over the world to share their knowledge and perspectives. At Starry, you can discover the many careers and opportunities that are made possible when you connect people to the limitless possibilities of the internet.

Our mission focuses on two things. First, we’re making the experience of accessing the internet simple, transparent, and delightful. Second, we’re bringing that experience to underserved communities around the world. We approach our mission with a cutting-edge wireless technology, customer service designed to delight, and a culture of innovation and intellectual curiosity.

Who we’re looking for:

Starry is seeking a GIS Data Analyst Intern to gather, compile, and create datasets in support of our radio network planning. The Analyst will arrange and construct GIS workspaces from a variety of municipality datasets covering local (city/county) and state jurisdictions and open source databases from across the country. Geographic analyses will be performed involving spatial queries and databases, demographic data, and classifications of parcels and buildings. Detailed results and summaries of the analyses will be delivered through tables and custom mapping. The ideal candidate will have strong GIS experience in city or state government or with a consultancy serving the public sector. This is a temporary contract position.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the acquisition, mapping, and geospatial analysis of municipal datasets in the local market and across U.S. markets
  • Perform quality control of GIS data, including review of data for completeness and accuracy, data scrubbing, and identifying and correcting errors or omissions in the data
  • Create clear and sharp thematic maps used in presentations and reports
  • Propose new mapping and analysis techniques to process and visualize data more efficiently
  • Document sources and process of data acquisition for each jurisdiction and market
  • Extract demographic information of the underlying population and potential customers, and assist in market optimization studies

Qualifications:

  • Experience using MapInfo, QGIS or ArcGIS databases and mapping
  • Ability to build tools and manipulate datasets using Python and SQL
  • Understanding of key concepts and principles of geospatial data management, database structure, geoprocessing, and cartographic design
  • Municipal experience with city or state datasets especially related to property 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Geography, or GIS-related field
  • Knowledge of legal land use and descriptions; GIS and databases related to city planning and operations; commercial and residential real estate
  • Diverse geographic experience across Top 20 U.S. metropolitan markets

Starry values providing prospective employees with a fair chance to pursue opportunities. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of any applicable Fair Chance ordinance.

Colorado residents: Pay range of $20.00 to $25.00 hourly. Final hourly pay rate will be based on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and training.

We work hard, so we take care of each other and try to enjoy ourselves along the way.

All full time Starry employees receive:
 
  • 100% employer-paid low deductible health plan, dental plan, vision plan, AD&D, and life insurance and access to our 401(k) retirement plan
  • Equity compensation grant - so all employees have a stake in our continued success
  • 12 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents after six months of continuous employment
  • Professional development assistance after six months of employment
  • Catered meals on a weekly basis for employees working in the office
  • Casual dress, annual fitness reimbursement, stocked kitchen, and other perks and discounts

Happy Interneting!

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Starry does not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.