Xabier Hortelano Rodriguez

Xabier Hortelano Rodriguez

GIS Data Engineer & Consultant

As a geomatics engineer, I specialize in data management that also includes the geographic component. I am an expert in data transformation using ETL software and I also have experience with GIS tools, databases or programming languages.

I am a pragmatic and a problem solver who quickly adapts to the continuous changes of the market.

Work Experience

HERE Technologies | Eindhoven (Netherlands)

Senior Data Engineer
June 2019 - Present

FME Desktop consultant and lecturer. Design and develop web applications for geospatial data visualization and analysis (full-stack). Design and develop tools and processes to automate and improve production efficiency. Instructor of HERE's API XYZ for data analysis in different Hackathons and workshops at universities.

Senior GIS Analyst
September 2018 - June 2019 | 10 months

Analysis and quality check of spatial data for automated integration into HERE database. Develop tools and processes to automate and improve production efficiency.

LIS Solutions | Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)

Data Scientist Internship
September 2017 - December 2017 | 3 months

Supervised intership by a Data Scientist in Logistics. Customize a database and visualize the information for intelligence decision making.

Geograma | Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)

4 years 5 months

Data Engineer & GIS Analyst
July 2014 - August 2018 | 4 years 2 months

FME Desktop consultant and lecturer. Develop desktop applications to automate processes. Collect and georeference in a database the assets available in the territory. Automatic analysis of Lidar pointclouds. Topographical surveys. Design of data models.

May 2014 - July 2014 | 3 months

Investigate different software to create new products for data collected with the Mobile Mapping System.

Airestudio | Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)

Developer Intership
December 2013 - May 2014 | 6 months

Develop an application to manage drones raw data and generate the flight graph in CAD format automatically.

GTT | Bilbao (Spain)

Land Surveyor
Jun 2007 - Sep 2008 | 1 year 3 months

Land surveying and staking out. Geometric control of Lekeitio’s road variant and improvement of the BI-2405 road between Lekeitio and Oleta towns.

Urazca | Bilbao (Spain)

Land Surveyor Intership
March 2007 - June 2007 | 3 months

Movement control of the slurry wall and slopes, set out piles, pile caps and structures in the 'Gernikalde' High Resolution Centre (Hospital of Gernika-Lumo).

Goiketxe | Bilbao (Spain)

1 year 9 months

June 2005 - August 2005 | June 2006 - August 2006 | September 2008 - September 2009 | June 2009 - August 2010

Residential and industrial building. In situ foundations and concrete structures, rehabilitation and improvement of aesthetic and technical characteristics of buildings and chalets.


Master's Degree | Visual Analytics & Big Data

2017 - 2018

Master's project: Automatic detection of intensity and origin of earthquakes analyzing comments on Twitter.
(Note: 8,5 of 10)

Engineer's Degree | Geomatics

2012 - 2014

Graduate project: Software to process raw data of the Microdrone (md4-1000) and flight graph generation.
(Note: 10 of 10)

Bachelor's Degree | Topography

2009 - 2012

Degree project: Property Delimitation.
(Note: 10 of 10)

VET | Urban Planning & Delineation

2005 - 2007

San Ignacio redevelopment project (Bilbao).
(Note: 7 of 10)