Posted on March 19, 2014 - GC1492

Company: Altus Geomatics Limited Partnership
Position: GIS Developer
Location: Calgary, AB
Contact Name: Sherry Norton
Deadline: April 7, 2014

Job Description

With over 450 employees in 16 offices across Canada, Altus Geomatics provides integrated Field Surveys, Mapping, Remote Sensing (LiDAR/3D Laser Scanning), and GIS (Data Solutions and Systems) services to the energy, forestry and construction industries in Western Canada.

Altus requires an innovative, self-starting, team-oriented individual to join our GIS team. This full-time position is based in our Calgary office. This position will include but not be limited to; maintain and enhance our web-based GIS, including upgrades and trouble-shooting. This position will be responsible for PostgreSQL database administration including writing database functions. You must effectively communicate with the IT team.

Job Qualifications

  • Database management experience in either PostgreSQL with PostGIS or MS SQL
  • Clear understanding of GIS Data ETL (Extract Transfer and Load)  and Spatial Reference Systems is required
  • Proficient skills with web-based programming using  .NET compliant languages and Internet Information Server and scripting with Python
  • Proficient  with  Autodesk Infrastructure Map Server (AIMS) or Mapguide Open Source
  • Knowledge of ESRI's ArcGIS for Desktop  is essential
  • Demonstrated experience with application development from initial planning stages to completion
  • Experience with computer networking and other IT interfaces is an asset
  • Understanding of and experience with survey or land related systems
  • 3-5 years of related database design, computer programming and development experience
  • Degree or diploma in GIS, computer science or similar field

Other Information

  • collaborative attitude, with ability to excel in a team environment
  • superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to quickly learn new tasks and systems
  • ability to produce professional deliverables & documentation on time and budget
  • ability to manage time and priorities effectively
  • flexible in skills and attitude
  • commitment to internal/external customer satisfaction through delivered excellence

Please include a cover letter with your resume, as well as your available start date and expected remuneration. At Altus, our excellent compensation package includes support of professional development and an industry competitive benefits package. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you to all applicants in advance. and

Altus Geomatics Limited Partnership
17327 - 106 A Ave

Edmonton, AB
T5S 1M7

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