ESAAD-1621-App-Dev-GIS

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Vantix Systems Inc. is a dynamic and savvy organization based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are looking for creative and talented professionals to join our team.

Job Opportunity
DescriptionOur Client is looking for an Application Developer to provide technical guidance and lead or assist with geospatial-related solution design, development, implementation, testing, and maintenance. 
SkillsGIS, Python, PostGreSQL, XSLT, XML, GML, HTML, Linux, Agile 
TypeContract 
Project Description 
Experience Required/ Mandatory Skills
  • Experience in developing for/with geospatial applications, including but not limited to developing/ incorporating spatially-enabled data and digital maps on a website. (This must go above and beyond simply embedding maps from Google, Bing, MapQuest, etc.) (6+ months)
  • Experience working with Linux (Red Hat or CentOS preferred). (1+ year)
  • Experience in Python coding/development and maintenance, in Linux. (1+ year)
  • Experience with web portal/website design, construction, and maintenance. (2+ years)
  • Experience with Agile development methods. (2+ years)
  • Experience translating business requirements into detailed technical requirements. (4+ years)
 
Nice To Have Skills
  • Awareness and understanding of Latitude Geographic’s Geocortex Essentials software and ESRI’s suite of products.
  • Experience with ESRI Geoportal Server. (6 months)
  • Experience with pycsw (Python library to interact with Catalog Service for the Web (CSW) and OpenSearch APIs on Geoportal Server). (6 months)
  • Experience with harvesting from CSW services. (6 months)
  • Experience with parsing and constructing GeoJSON and XML. (6 months)
  • Experience with web mapping add-ins and tools (such as ArcGIS API for JavaScript, MapBox, Leaflet). (6 months)
  • Experience with CKAN codebase and extensions. Preference given to experience with the following CKAN extensions: ckanext-spatial, ckanext-cartodbmap, ckanext-geoview, ckanext-harvest (6 months)
  • Experience in database construction, maintenance, and design. (2 years)
  • Experience with XSLT, XML, GML, KML, HTML, ASP, Java, JavaScript, JQuery, CSS, and responsive web design. (2 years)
  • Experience collaborating with multi-disciplined teams on proof of concept and production implementation. Includes leading or facilitating use cases, and unit and integration testing. (2 years)
  • Experience with drafting business and technical documentation. (2 years)
  • Identifying risks and issues, as applicable, to ensure project success. (2 years)
  • Willing and able to work full-time, in-person in client office(s) in Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Experience working with SQL (PostgreSQL or SQLAlchemy preferred). (2 years)
  • Experience working with Apache or Nginx. (1 year)
  • Experience developing project plans, schedules, and estimates pertaining to solution deployment and service delivery. (2 years)
  • Experience working in an multi-tier/n-tier enterprise environment. (2 years)
  • Experience in facilitating meetings and communicating with senior management and project stakeholders. (1 year)
 
LocationEdmonton 
Work Environment10 months 
Hourly RateNegotiable