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Cartography Software Development Engineer
LOS ANGELES CA 90001
Category: Computing, Publishing
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-84534676

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Cartography Software Development Engineer

# Cartography Software Development Engineer


Job Number: 113460626

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: 09-Feb-2018

Weekly Hours: 40.00


**Job Summary**

Apple Maps is looking for an experienced and creative Cartographer to help us shape the future of Apple Maps. In this role you will focus on designing and implementing engineering solutions that enable the cartographic styling of the map while working in unison with the latest rendering techniques. You will leverage your unique combination of design sense and engineering skills to bring immersive experiences to our customers in collaboration with a world class team of designers, software developers, and data engineers.


**Key Qualifications**

* Experience working with cartographic conventions and expectations.

* Excellent communication and presentation skills.

* Passionate about engineering excellence, performance, and quality.

* Exhibit strong problem solving skills and detail oriented.

* Understanding of computer science concepts

* Proficiency with CSS-like cartographic styling languages such as CartoCSS

* Ability to create clear and concise prototypes and specification documents

* Desire to help define unique workflows and tools needed to support the cartographic vision

* Experience working with spatial datasets and curating them for use in a visual display* Desirable Skills and Experience:* Good geographic knowledge, including specialized knowledge of a geographic region outside of the United States

* Experience working with scripting languages (e.g. Python)

* Understanding of HCI/UX/UI principles*


**Description**

As a Cartographic Engineer on our team, you will manage complex geographic data and surface digestible bits of information and help create innovation and solutions for our products and customers in an engaging and compelling manner. Comfortable with data driven design and software engineering, you are able to delve into a specialized technical stack and root cause issues and abnormalities and subsequently articulate high level cartographic or display concepts.


Your excellent communication skills will be indispensable as you partner with other engineering teams, quality assurance, management, and human interface to bring innovative and immersive user-experiences to life. The features you will help build will rely on your strong product sense and technical savoir-faire to push the boundaries of what is possible.




**Education**

BS or Master's degree in cartography, geography, GIS, computer science or related field, or equivalent experience will be considered.


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