Google Maps began as roads and satellite photos. Now, through a project called Ground Truth, it's becoming an ever more sophisticated virtual mirror of the real world. If you are passionate about a never-ending quest for the perfect map, this exciting opportunity may be for you.
We are currently looking for internet savvy individuals to join our Team of Visual Data Evaluators.
Your involvement will span across engineering and operations at virtually every stage and facet of the process. You will play an integral role in the creation, maintenance and enhancement of Google Maps with the goal of continually improving map quality and enhancing end user experience. Success as a Visual Data Evaluator requires being a team player who has an eye for detail, strong communication skills and the ability to work within tight deadlines.
Responsibilities (may include any or all of the following):
*Evaluate data sets and provide analysis to management
*QC new stages of the product as they are rolled out and provide timely, constructive feedback to all teams involved
*Provide ongoing linguistic and local knowledge support to different client teams
*Interpret customer feedback, monitor satisfaction and help drive programs to continually improve end user experience
*Optimize existing processes and provide ongoing feedback on tools and processes
*Maintain documentation and resources relevant to your given focus area
Success in this role requires to:
*Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills both in English and the relative local language
*Be a team player with a solution-oriented attitude
*Deliver projects with the highest standards of quality and accuracy, and on time
*Move projects through pipeline to completion on aggressive deadlines
*Be a creative and analytical thinker who can easily deal with ambiguity while achieving team goals
*University Degree or equivalent experience
*Proficiency in multiple languages is a plus
*Some experience in SQL, Linux and advanced spreadsheets is preferred
*Knowledge of mapping and geospatial systems, familiarity with Google Earth, KML, ArcGIS is a plus
*Residency of 3+ years in the respective country with extensive knowledge of the road network
*Job Type: 40 hours per week on-site contract opportunity
*Duration: 6 months with the possibility of an extension of up to 2 years
*Job Location: Mountain View, CA
We are currently hiring Visual Data Evaluators that possess native-level fluency (speaking, reading and writing) in one of the following languages:
Countries we are hiring for:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply by sending a copy of your resume and cover letter.
**Please note the position will not start until early January Protected content .