Posted on February 20, 2008 - GC594

Company: Focus Corporation
Position: GIS Developer, Geomatics
Location: Edmonton, AB
Contact Name: Recruitment, Human Resourcse
Deadline: February 29, 2008

Job Description

Focus Corporation is a multidiscipline engineering, geomatics and planning consulting firm with offices in major centers throughout Western Canada. We are currently seeking a GIS Developer to join our Edmonton Geomatics team. Reporting to the GIS Manager and working closely with the Senior GIS Developer and Senior GIS Analyst, you will: -Co-ordinate with stakeholders in maintaining existing GIS based applications -Assist production GIS and mapping groups with custom application development, especially at it relates to desktop GIS software (ArcGIS) -Assists in conceptualizing, designing, developing and executing of GIS applications to internal and external stakeholders -Provide technical advise and expertise regarding the best approach for accomplishing objectives for specific projects within a GIS and broader geomatics context -Undertake other assigned duties as required

Job Qualifications

As the successful candidate you: -Possess a Bachelor degree with specialty in GIS or computer science or equivalent experience -Have experience in object orientated programming and internet application development -Have knowledge and experience using Java and/or C# -Have knowledge of GIS principles, structures and applications as well as the software used for creations and analysis of same (ArcIMS, ArcServer ADF, ArcEngine) -Have knowledge of ArcServer Mobile ADF and the development of custom field based applications -Have knowledge of and experience with spatial data structures, including common GIS and CAD files and raster data structures -Are familiar with contemporary database managements systems, including MS SQL Server -Have excellent leadership, communication and organizational skills -Have the ability to plan and organize projects and assignments and ensure successful completion -Have strong conceptual thinking, analytical and problem solving skills -Seek challenge, have a high sense of urgency and comfortable working on a broad range of activities -Are committed to ongoing learning and development of yourself and the team

Other Information

PEOPLE COME FIRST AT FOCUS. We offer our employees an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive salary, above market group health benefits, a group RRSP plan, as well as a commitment to career development. Please visit our careers website to apply at

Focus Corporation
1000, 9925 - 109 Street

Edmonton, AB
T5K 2J8
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