Chaz Mateer

Geospatial Analyst, Developer, GISP

Technologist with an environmental science and Geographic Information Systems background with skillsets in programming, web development/design, and data visualization.

About Me

Professional Profile

A highly motivated self-starter and team player with considerable experience working under tight deadlines to conduct spatial analysis, data modeling, and geoprocessing. Technologist with an environmental science and geographic information systems background with skillsets in programming and web application development.

Background

I am a certified Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Professional (GISP) with over five years of experience in the GIS field including work in environmental consulting, defense contracting, natural resources, and public safety. I am currently working for the Commonwealth of Virginia as a GIS Analyst/IT Specialist and manage and administer an enterprise GIS to include: web servers, GIS servers, enterprise geodatabases, batch processing, and web mapping applications. Additionally, I am a master’s degree candidate (2019) in the field of Information Management Systems and have about three years of experience in Python geospatial development and full stack web development using several modern software and technology stacks.

  • GIS
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Python Geospatial Development
  • Web Application Development
  • Cartography
  • Data Management
  • Research
  • Technical Writing
  • Engagement
  • Data Visualization

Resume

Experience

  • February 2017 - Present

    GIS Analyst/IT Specialist

    Virginia Department of Emergency Management

    GIS enterprise administration and custom geospatial solutions to support emergency response and recovery.

  • November 2012 - January 2017

    GIS Analyst/Researcher

    Marstel-Day, LLC

    Geospatial analysis, modeling, and Python/web development for federal environmental and land use planning projects.

  • May 2012 - September 2012

    GIS Technician Intern

    Student Conservation Association - AmeriCorps, Prince William Forest National Park

    Conducted geospatial analysis, cartography, geodatabase management, GPS data collection, water quality testing, and wildlife surveys.

  • January 2012-March2012

    Graduate Assistant

    East Coast Carbon Synthesis Project - VCU

    Assisted a graduate student at VCU in research, data gathering/preparation, and cartography.

  • Education

    • Candidate 2019

      M.L.A. in Information Management Systems

      Harvard University Extension School, Online/Cambridge, MA

      Web GIS, full stack web development, data visualization, cloud computing.

    • 2016

      GISP

      GISCI

      Geospatial concepts and methods, data design and modeling, spatial statistics, OGC GIS standards.

    • 2015

      Front-End Web Developer Nanodegree

      Udacity, Online

      HTML, CSS, JavaScript, web performance optimization, front-end JavaScript frameworks and design patterns.

    • 2013

      Professional Certificate in GIS, Concentration in Defense and Intelligence

      George Mason University, Manassas, VA

      Database management, spatial analysis, cartography.

    • 2012

      B.S. in Environmental Studies

      Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

      Environmental policy/economics, ecology, geography.

Skills

  • Geospatial Analysis
  • Full Stack Web Development
  • Geospatial Development
  • Database Management
  • Research/Technical Writing
  • Outreach/Engagement
  • Design
  • Data Visualization
  • Cartography
  • Public Speaking
  • SQL
  • ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and Server
  • ESRI ArcGIS Online
  • ArcGIS JavaScript API
  • PostgreSQL/PostGIS
  • MySQL
  • SQL Server
  • Apache/NGINX
  • Python
  • Linux and Windows server administration
  • MongoDB, Express JS, Angular, Node.js
  • Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing

Works

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Select AGOL Examples

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Python Web Scraping and Display

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MEAN Stack - CRUD App and REST API

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Express JS Unit Testing for REST API

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Cloud Deployment of ArcGIS Enterprise

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Database Design

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Full Stack Dev (more links inside)

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Wind Energy Visualization

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Knockout JS and Google Maps

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Malaria Vis

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FIFA Vis

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Arcade Frogger Game

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Conservation Easements

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John Snow Recreation

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Conservation Story Map

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AJAX and Leaflet

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Python Shape Splitter Tool

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Imaginary Surface Analysis

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Map Gallery

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Data Migration Script

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Refugee Vis

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Tallest Building Vis

Publications

Co-author and Primary Cartographer


  • Barksdale AFB Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan (ICEMAP) 2013
  • Vance AFB ICEMAP 2014
  • Central US Regional EMAP 2014
  • Kirtland AFB ICEMAP 2015
  • Florida, Alabama, Georgia Regional Encroachment Prioritization and Compatible Land Use Strategy 2016
  • Missile Installation Compatible Use Zones 2016
  • Marine Corps Installations East Regional Encroachment Control Plan 2016
  • Naval Support Facility Indian Head CONOPS Environmental Assessment 2016
  • Naval Air Station Patuxent River Hangar 111 Environmental Assessment 2016

Get in touch

Earth Art.
Location Richmond, VA