GIS Developer

Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
12 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
GIS Developer/Tewkesbury/up to £60k

Tewkesbury GIS developer role offering up to £45k, dependent on experience. My clients are looking for talented people with a passion for technology and innovation in software engineering. As a developer, you’d be surrounded by teams where you collaboratively develop and solve technical problems for customers within the defence industry. A passion for agile practices is critical for this role.

You will need to be eligible for Security Clearance and have the right to work in the UK

More information about Clearance can be found on the government website: .uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance [1]

In addition to a background in GIS development and knowledge of software architectures, with particular expertise in Open Source GI solutions. The successful candidate should have a good knowledge of database and cloud technologies.


- Experienced in software development of GI Solutions (QGIS, ARCGIS,WhiteBox).
- Experience of the software development lifecycle with demonstrable experience in a number of the following technologies:

- Java, .Net, Python (Django), JavaScript (Angular, JQuery), PHP, SQL
- PostgreSQL / PostGIS
- OpenLayers, GeoNetwork, GeoServer, Geonode

- Experience in use of development Tools: Git, TFS, GitLab CI, Jira

Desirable knowledge

- Cloud hosting technologies - AWS, Azure, Ansible
- Experience of working with UK mapping data
- Knowledge of UK, European & Worldwide GIS standards
- Experience of handling complex data
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Testing frameworks: Apache JMeter, Junit or other unit test framework

Any other information:

- Must be prepared and willing to work on customer sites
- Must be willing to work on defence projects
- Must be eligible to work in the UK
- Must either have SC clearance already or be able to obtain it immediately

If you are interested/need more information, please call Saskia Huntley on

[1] .uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance

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