Jordan Carmona

(972) 369-9525



Results-oriented data scientist with a talent for making data approachable, effectively communicating insights to broad audiences, and creatively implementing new technologies to replace business-as-usual workflows.


Outstanding record of success in exploiting existing systems to create engaging data derivatives for internal and external users in municipal and corporate environments. Proven experience in automating data extraction, transformation, and analysis through a variety of computer programming languages. Collaborative and naturally inquisitive, a strong communication skill-set led to multiple public-private partnerships, cross-functional teams, and a wide network of professional relationships across the country. Earned a reputation for finding creative solutions, exceeding expectations, and always being available to help others.



Python 3.6+    SQL    ETL    R

RDBMS    Videography    Presenting    Training

Esri Suite    ArcGIS Online    Digital Engagement    Open Data

Process Improvement    Agile Methodologies    Program Management    Analytics




Geographic Information Systems Profession (GISP) | GISCI 2018

Part 107 Remote Pilot | Federal Aviation Administration 2018

Bachelor of Political Science | University of North Texas, Denton, Texas | 2012

Bachelor of History | University of North Texas, Denton, Texas | 2012




City of McKinney

•    Forged partnerships with Waze and Telenav to collaborate on emerging spatial technologies

•    Integrated enterprise system to provide novel spatial capabilities for internal staff and new services for citizens

•    Conducted Division-wide needs assessment and wrote GIS Strategic Plan

•    Led cross-functional team that developed employee on-boarding, used as template for city-wide program


BIS Consulting

•    Formed internship program, position requirements, conducted candidate interviews, and managed intern

•    Spearheaded parcel data collection campaign for all 254 Texas counties

•    Wrote and taught two continuing education courses in GIS certified by the State Comptroller’s Office



•    Collect real-time Waze traffic feed and convert from JSON to Esri SDE environment in Python

•    MS SSRS Python script integration for searching file server for attachments/documentation for FOIA requests

•    Report creation that manipulates photographs, PDFs, and Google Sheets utilizing ReportLab, PIL, and Pandas

•    ETL integrating Google Sheets to SDE environment using Pandas, NumPy, and Arcpy

•    ETL integrating non-spatial, digital governance software 56lusing Python and SQL directly into an SDE environment



Nowhere Fast | The GIS Professional #288, 2019

Some Assembly Required | The GIS Professional #282

Spatial Appetites | URISA Texas, The Lonestar #3, 2017



Integrating Google Sheets | TNRIS GeoRodeo 2019

Growing Pains | TNRIS Texas GIS Forum 2018

Waze Connected Citizen Program | SCAUG 2018








GIS Specialist

January 2017 – Current

City of McKinney, Development Services Division                                                                                                McKinney, TX


Brings together key information and pivotal players, improves workflows and engineers solutions for every department in the division. Innovative and advanced GIS solutions increasing operational and service-level efficiencies. Develop, improve, and integrate customized GIS software applications into business processes. Develop code to automate procedures. Serves as liaison between the Development Services Division and the Information Technology Department (IT) in order to share and coordinate GIS-related topics, questions, opportunities, projects, etc.


•    Launched City’s first spatial UAS (drone) program

•    GIS Literacy Program developed to create a baseline level of spatial competency for all employees

•    Multiple citizen-centric applications providing new service capabilities based on automated datasets

•    Deployed dashboard for use in the City Manager’s Office to track the new international property maintenance code initiative, providing additional context, violation information, and multimedia evidence exhibits


GIS Analyst

November 2016 – January 2017

TEKsystems for BNSF Railway

Fort Worth, TX

Implementing Positive Train Control; an automated, multi-faceted safety system for locomotives. Daily duties included editing, linear referencing, and feature placement/verification. Wide variety of supplemental resources included historic deeds, signal light diagrams, satellite imagery, vehicle-mounted digital photographs, and LiDAR datasets.


GIS Analyst

April 2014 – November 2016

BIS Consulting, LLC                                                                                                                                              Farmers Branch, TX


Provide enterprise-level GIS services to appraisal districts, county governments, and municipal governments across the state of Texas. Point of contact for all support clients, data requests, and web application end-user questions. Responsible for the training of all GIS staff and off-site training for client end-users. Python scripting and maintenance for SDE versioning, maintenance, and repeatable tasks. Needs analysis, installation/upgrades of Esri software, and project requirements exploration for clients.




Brandon Opiela, Development Manager

City of McKinney

(214) 236-5761


Steven Smith, Performance Manager

City of McKinney

(918) 851-4996


Jennifer Arnold, AICP Planning Director

City of McKinney

(469) 855-2341


Mary Smith, GIS Planner

City of McKinney

(956) 532-7079




Collin King, GIS Senior Analyst

Oncor Electric Delivery

(662) 229-5326


Stephanie Wynne, GIS Analyst 2

Oncor Electric Delivery

(512) 757-5751


Aaron Kreag, GISP, Account Executive


(817) 584-0985


Benjamin Craig, GIS Specialist

Texas Parks and Wildlife

(832) 696-2337


2009 / 2012

BA History, BA Political Science at University of North Texas

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