Junior GIS Developer

The purpose of this position is to, under limited direction, interpret and prepare information for a wide variety of GIS datasets that can be geo-processed, analyzed, and mapped. May act as a lead in the business unit’s GIS area while coordinating efforts among the team. Maintain complex geographic datasets and perform updates and edits. Create and configure new datasets to be consumed in SDE environment and new modules and attributes within assigned application that adhere to City GIS policies and procedures. Prepare complex maps and perform analysis and data processing with import/ export routines. Review, evaluate, and verify mapping data provided by outside agencies or private sector contractors for accuracy and consistency. Modify and correct database values as needed. Independently evaluate and develop scripts that automate data capture, conversion and maintenance procedures. Assist with training opportunities to support application users. Troubleshoot application issues with users and work with technical resources for issue resolution. Analyze workflows and identify and recommend improvements. Create and maintain GIS data connections to commercial off the shelf software solutions.

Serve as technical lead for the spatial-enablement of the business unit’s GIS projects; evaluate and identify data needs; conduct analysis and identify solutions for GIS projects; and perform technical GIS work to meet project requirements. Perform GIS data management by implementing methodologies and policies that adhere to City IT GIS policies and procedures during the creation, maintenance, conversion, and use of spatial and tabular GIS datasets. Configure GIS applications using standard software configuration tools. Prepare reports, labor and/or cost estimates and justifications, detailed procedure documents and trains staff; monitor progress; and develop scripts that automate GIS processes. Maintain knowledge of in-house and regional spatial data resources; and stay abreast of GIS software trends and best practices in spatial data management. Troubleshoot assigned application issues and work with technical resources for resolution

Perform analysis, modeling, and mapping by cultivating proficiency in ESRI core GIS software products and extensions. Test application upgrades in test environment and identify issues before implementation. Publish map services with ArcGIS Online and review and make recommendations with mapping product.

Evaluate spatial data or software acquisitions by determining business and technical requirements; write scope of work for request for proposal document; evaluate vendor proposals and participates in vendor selection; perform quality assurance/quality control procedures on delivered data; and prepare delivered data for departmental use. Analyze workflows and identify and recommend improvements.

Competencies Required: Human Collaboration Skills: Decisions regarding interpretation of policies may be made. Contact may involve support of controversial positions or the negotiation of sensitive issues or important presentations. Contacts may involve stressful, negative interactions with the public requiring high levels of tact and the ability to respond to aggressive interpersonal interactions. Reading: Advanced – Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Math: Advanced – Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Writing: Intermediate – Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Technical Skills Required: Skilled in a Technical Field: Work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work environment of the organization.

  • Develop web mapping applications and geo-processing tools to support GIS.
  • Understand customer requirements and develop GIS application to meet business needs.
  • Analyze customer issues and provide resolutions.
  • Make presentations and demos so that customers clearly understand the GIS application.
  • Maintain and support application according to changing business requirements.
  • Assist in data integrity and quality assurance activities to ensure application stability.
  • Stay current with latest developments in GIS field.
  • Recommend new technologies and techniques for application development.
  • Ensure that application architecture meets business requirements.
  • Design, code and integrate application with database management systems.
  • Test applications and perform bug fixes.
  • Develop system problem reports and recommendations.
  • Propose development initiatives to increase programming efficiency.
  • Assist in developing project proposal, budget and schedule.
  • Work effectively in a team to develop high quality GIS solutions.


Job Details

Industry:                      Information Technology

Functional Area:         Software & Web Development

Total Positions:             1 Post

Job Shift:                        First Shift (Day)

Job Type:                       Full Time

Department:                 Web Development

Job Location:                 Peshawar, Pakistan

Gender:                          No Preference

Minimum Education:      Bachelors

Degree Title:                   BS/MS in CS/CE/Information Science/Systems & Network Administration/ Software Engineering/ Computer Engineering/Cybersecurity

Career Level:                  Experienced Professional

Minimum Experience:     2- 3 Years

Apply Before:                   Oct 16, 2022

Posting Date:                   September 26, 2022

Salary Range                    PKR/90,000 to 120,000/- ( Per month )

P.N. All Taxes as per GOP salary club are deductible from employee.

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