CV Manuchehr Bako-Zade

Name Manuchehr Bako-Zade
Date of Birth July 22, 1971
Nationality Tajik
Civil Status Single
Current Position GIS Analyst/Consultant, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Key Qualifications GIS analysis, database administration and development, IT administration and maintenance
Country Experience Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, United States, Russia, Ethiopia, Cambodia
Education
2001 – 2007 Environmental Studies and History combined, Ohio University, Athens 45701, Ohio, USA; Master degree conferred
1991 – 1996 Tajik State Pedagogical University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Central Asia; diploma conferred
2012 ESRI web course with certificates conferred: “Using Python in ArcGIS Desktop 10”; “Using ArcMap in ArcGIS Desktop 10”; “GIS For Humanitarian Mine Action”; “ArcGIS Data Interoperability Basics“; “Turning Data Into Information Using ArcGIS 10”; “Editing with ArcGIS 10”; “Basics of Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS 10)”
2005 Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation, and Enforcement, Washington D.C., USA; Underground Mine Mapping internship; Certificate conferred
Professional Career
Oct 2012 - present GIS Database Administrator/Consultant to the GIZ (German Society For International Cooperation ) in collaboration with CAIC International Consultants
Jan 2011 – Jul 2013 Information Management/Systems Officer, Norwegian People’s Aid Mine Action, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Nov 2010 – Jan 2011 GIS Specialist/Consultant to the German Agro Action, NGO, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Dec 2007 – Dec 2008 GIS Analyst/Consultant to the Pasadena Water and Power, Pasadena, California, USA
Sep 2006 – Aug 2007 GIS Analyst/Consultant to the Connecticut Light & Power, Northeast Utilities, Connecticut, USA
Jan 2006 – Jul 2006 GIS Technician, microDATA GIS Inc., St. Johnsbury, VT, USA
Jan 2005 – May 2005 GIS Intern, OSMRE, Department of the Interior, Washington D.C., USA
Sep 2002 – Jun 2004 Teaching Assistant, Department of History, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
Sep 2001 – Aug 2002 Research Assistant, Environmental Studies Program, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
Sep 1998 – Jul 2001 Mapping/Environmental Assistant, Geo-Environmental Laboratory, Department of Geology, Tajik State University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Reference Projects
Oct 2012 - present German Society For International Cooperation (GIZ), Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Optimization of the existing GIS and Wildlife Information Systems (WIS) database including QGIS Desktop 1.8.0, PostGIS 1.4 for PostgreSQL 8.4; subversioning the data to the external server; assist in the use of the GIS techniques in the planning and management of the hunting areas by the national agencies; train other experts in the use of GIS and its related database; write technical documentation on use of the WIS system; installation and troubleshooting of the following: Windows 7 OS, Microsoft Office 2010, ArcGIS 10, and and Quantum GIS Desktop.
Jan 2011 – Jul 2013 Norwegian People’s Aid Mine Action, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Collected DGPS/GPS data using Trimble ProXRT Model 2 (Trimble Recon with the TerraSync 5 .02 software), Garmin GPSMAP 60 CSX, and Silva Type 4/54 compass for minefield polygon measurement; made comparative analysis of the abovementioned data collection methods and identified the best tools for combining the final results; performed processing of field data using Pathfinder Office version 5.03; Perfomed GIS integration of the field data using ArcGIS Desktop 10; produced and plotted maps using ArcGIS Desktop 10; train the field staff in the use of ArcExplorer to submit daily progress shapefiles; map book creation using Data Driven Pages functionality; setup, maintenance, and configuration of the ArcSDE based on the SQL Express 2008 edition Specific Access 2010 database maintenance and database structure modification; writing technical documentation on software use; writing and submitting reports on the cleared minefields to the UN agency; system/Network Administration using Windows Server 2008 and ZyXel/CISCO devices; windows 7 troubleshooting; set up and wrote out the IT operating procedures for both employees and the contractors; monitored the work of the IT contractor; software installation including Trend Micro Office Scan Client 10, Microsoft Office 2010, and ArcGIS Desktop 10; made frequent field trips using a company vehicle to collect field geodata; developing custom Excel 2010 forms and related applications.
Nov 2010 – Dec 2010 German AgroAction, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Trained and monitored locals for a GPS Technician work. Make field trips for this purpose; integrated field data into the GIS software, namely, gvSIG; created and maintained the project database based on Access 2007;trained local personal for database entry.
Dec 2009 – Oct 2010 Ministry of Energy and Industry, Dushanbe, Tajikistan Ernst Basler + Partner Ltd., Zollikon, Switzerland
Created index polygons of Russian topographic map sheets for the whole country according to the established nomenclature through the use of ArcGIS 9.3 and ArcGIS 9.2; projected/defined both raster and vector data between different projections; georeferenced raster images; digitized high-voltage grid of the whole country; calculated the watersheds for hydro-observation stations and hydropower sites through the use of the Spatial Analyst’s Hydrology tool; helped in creating the geodata model through the use of MS Visio 2007; produced electronic and hard-copy maps for field work and reports; creation of map books; created and maintained an MS Access database for hydropower; coordinated geodata input from different team members; used Garmin GPSMAP 60 CSX during field trips for mapping hydropower sites; monitored the GIS work of some team members; office software/hardware maintenance. Windows XP troubleshooting; monitored the work of the IT contractors.
Dec 2007 – Dec 2008 Pasadena Water and Power, Pasadena, California, USA
Used ArcGIS/ArcFM 9.1 to produce both digital and hard-copy quality maps depicting electric distribution systems; performed the related geodatabase maintenance and development; used Utility Network Analyst to determine the flow of the electric current; QA/QC auditing, posting and conflict resolution; performed digital and hard-copy plotting; performed occasional field trips to check on the missing data or to verify it.
Sept 2006 – Aug 2007 Connecticut Light & Power, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Used AutoCAD, Smallworld/Adele to produce both digital and hard-copy quality maps depicting electric distribution systems; performed the related database development; QA/QC auditing, post-scripting, posting and conflict resolution; performed digital and hard-copy plotting; used Mainframe and Storms Work Management software for work order processing; performed occasional field trips to check on the missing data or to verify it.
Jan 2006 – Jul 2006 microDATA GIS Inc., St Johnsbury, VT, USA
9-1-1 address geocoding; performed GPS imports, digitization, and symbolization; table manipulation, and road topology building.
Jan 2005 – May 2005 OSMRE, Department of the Interior, Washington D.C. USA
Researched for the best image format to present the results of the GIS software depicting the underground coal mining.
Sep 2001 – Aug 2002 Environmental Studies Program, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
Made updates/corrections to the outdated topographic maps containing ancient geologic data; catalogued maps and the related documentation; kept record of the changes made.
Sep 1998 – Jul 2001 Geo-Environmental Laboratory, Department of Geology, Tajik State University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Collected environmental data for mapping purposes.
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