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GIS Developer and DATA Team Lead ( Pretoria or Cape Town )

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Date Added 4 Nov 2020
Expiry Date 2 Dec 2020
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Geo Pollution Technologies

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Role details:
Job Type: Full time, permanent position

Salary: Company salary structure

Start date: As soon as possible

GPT, an environmental consultancy, is looking for a dynamic GIS Developer/Programmer to build out the existing internal systems to fully fledged outward facing solutions for clients. We are looking for a trouble shooter and team player who see solutions and a way to make them work to the benefit of a wide audience. The position requires an active interest in datasets, what the data means and how its quality can be improved.

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Business aspects:

• Effectively follow strategies developed by management to reach targets and ensure productive hours are achieved
• Ensure work quality meets and exceeds client expectations
• Plan and designate project resources within timeframes
• Keep stakeholders informed during the entire project, from kick-off to completion
• Manage change when change arise using both client’s and GPT’s management of change procedures

Professional aspects:

• Adopt an innovative approach towards GIS/data services ensuring continuous development and improvement
• Develop and implement solutions to geo-spatial problems
• Recognise opportunities with datasets
• Advanced database knowledge with ability to create and maintain front- and back-end
• Interpret data using strong mathematical and statistical skills
• Draft technical proposals for external opportunities to manage client expectations
• Understand the data and formalise a mental model of the situation
• Attend client meetings and compile presentations to clients
• Implement quality assurance and quality control protocol and review technical outputs (e.g. static others, other forms of spatial or data solutions)

Qualification and minimum requirements:

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in the following:
o SQL database creation and management, including trouble shooting
o Python (or C#) web app development and PowerBI to allow users to interact with spatial data
o Mobile app development including Power Apps
o GIS applications (QGIS preferred, Mapinfo)
• Experience with VB to perform upkeep and improvement on legacy systems
• Honours Degree in Geoinformatics / Informatics / Computer Science
Inherent requirements of the job:
• Ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation
• Ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication and technical writing skills
• Be able to work under pressure
• Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) and to manage a team
• Planning, organising and execution

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