Uchechukwu, James OBOKOH
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Diligent GIS and Information Technology professional with nearly ten years of experience with ARCGIS software for developing GIS databases as well as managing software, servers and endpoint users. Process improvement champion who quickly learns and master proprietary applications, with a history of implementing new procedures and technologies to strengthen security posture, enhance operational efficiency, and control costs.
Software: ERDAS Imagine, FUSION, ArcGIS, Microsoft Office, Python scripting, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Tally, Adobe CS6 suite, OpenStreet Map, Microsoft Office Suite, Documentations & reporting, Map production, Quality improvement processes.
GIS Graduate Intern January 2018 – November 2018
CenterPoint Energy, 4500 South Shaver Street, Houston, TX, USA 77034
Reviewing and editing GIS database information regarding gas distribution facilities and features ensuring system data integrity
Researching company archive files or records for data pertaining to facility installation, materials and standard.
Interpret construction drawings of gas distribution facilities
Collecting information and compiles data to quantify gas distributing facilities within geographic areas
Generating and updating compiling data statistics to incorporate into documents and reports based on findings
Using model builder for automation of GIS processes, testing and validation of models using python script, PostgreSQL. GIS Professional and Volunteer Information System Officer June 2015 – December 2017 Freelance Practice (Worked for several short term projects and volunteer experiences)
GIS Mapping and administration
GIS web applications and mapping
GIS project management
installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications;
monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks;
talking staff or Clients through a series of actions, either face-to-face or over the telephone, to help set up systems or resolve issues;
troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults;
providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports;
supporting the roll-out of new applications;
rapidly establishing a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, such as software developers;
testing and evaluating new technology.
Client: Missionary of St. Paul, retail census Audits with Etisalat Nigeria. GIS Professional November 2012 - October 2014
Seisimaging Resources, Lagos State, Nigeria
Worked with planners, senior managers and research analysts on mapping and analysis
Effectively utilized tools to collaborate various GIS datasets and creating new information
Created translate and integrate GIS data layers and digitize new data using a variety of software
Provided demonstration, training and prototyping
Interpreted and communicated technical data to non-technical colleagues and clients
Created and maintained the structures necessary for GIS data storage in topological manner Information Technology Superintendent
Orange Drugs Nigeria Limited, 66/68, Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos State, April 2011 – October 2012
Successfully directed the on-time, on-budget completion of company-wide upgrade to Windows 10 and Office 365 impacting more than 50 onsite staff and six remote branch locations
Initiated transformative IT policies designed to harden system security, including enhanced measures for password requirements and user access.
Spearheaded new procedures for Help Desk documentation, enabling the development of a comprehensive knowledge base of common issues and solutions to improve Help Desk efficiency.
Played an instrumental role in companywide migration from Tally ERP system to Microsoft Dynamics ERP & by providing end-user training and support.
Maintained, troubleshot and installed servers and clients, website management, troubleshot all technology issues, maintained log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance.
Information Technology Officer
Orange Drugs Nigeria Limited, 66/68, Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos State, March 2010 – March, 2011
Maintained, Troubleshot and installed Servers and Clients, Website Management, troubleshot all technology issues, maintained log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance.
Made recommendations about purchase of technology resources, research current and potential resources and services, Provided network access to all staff. Install work stations
Deployed active directory and documented network infrastructures
Connected and set up hardware, loaded all required software, provided network accounts and passwords as require, monitored security of all technology, Input and maintain IP addresses, advised staff of security breach and/or change in password or security status, ensured installation of lock out programs, Identified and prepared hardware for disposal when appropriate, ensured hardware is stripped and secured before disposal, configuring gadgets. Managing the CCTV. Achievement: Setting up network infrastructure in Abuja and Maidugiri Branch offices of the company, regular maintenance checked at the branch offices. Train staff about potential uses of existing technology. Successful negotiation and acquisition of genuine Microsoft Products. Personally revamped the company website and continuous maintenance. EDUCATION
Masters in Applied Geographical Information Systems August 2018 Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, USA Bachelor of Science in Geology (with honours) August 2008 Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Diploma in Drilling Fluid Engineering
General Resources Management Training
MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional: Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, Configuring
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Window Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Windows Vista, Configuration References: