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TrakMaps GIS Developer Contract in Montréal, QC

TrakMaps

Branch Montréal QC CA

Position:
GIS Developer
Location:
Montréal, QC

O Keep up with developments in software dev/geomatics (through literature, blogs, etc.). Python, C++ or C# o Automating data analysis and preprocessing for each…

SUMMARY
The candidate will be part of TrakMaps’ cartography team and will be a critical component of the next phase of the company’s development. The candidate’s technical sophistication and proactiveness will be the key to the the company’s success and expansion.

— MOBILE DEVELOPMENT
Design and Development of full applications
o Architecture Design
o Planning out the development process and allocating resources
o Updating (Improvement and Optimization) of existing apps
o Managing payment systems
o Integrating SDKs and APIs (geographic & non-geographic)
o Routing and fuzzy searching modules
o Modifying, processing and storing large geodatabases
o Deployment and approval of apps in respective app Stores

— DIGITAL CARTOGRAPHY DEVELOPMENT
o Managing development environment for new GPS products
o Creating user-friendly utilities for use with GPS company SDKs; Python, C++ or C#
o Automating data analysis and preprocessing for each platform
o Documenting utilities
o Managing development environment for existing GPS products

Managing and maintaining scripts and utilities
o Analysis and optimization of existing tools (Python, C#)
o Documenting utilities where not available
o Standardizing development components for all products

— REQUIRED SKILLS
o Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science – or equivalent

Software Dev (2+ yrs)
o Development and launch of AT LEAST one iOS app
o Development and launch of AT LEAST one Android app
o Web development (Javascrpt, HTML, CSS)
o Server-side development (AWS, node.js, …)
o Mapping apps and services

– an asset (Google Maps, Leaflet, ESRI, MapBox) o Python o C++ / C# o Knowledge of PostgreSQL / PostGIS – an asset GIS (2+ yrs) o Very solid grasp of GIS fundamentals Teledetection o Vector and Raster formats o Spatial analysis o Geodatabase management Software o Microsoft Office Suite / LibreOffice o ArcGIS for Desktop + Server o Microsoft Visual Studio – an asset o Eclipse – an asset o Linux Environment — OTHER
o Participate in trade and professional events to keep up-to-date with the field.
o Keep up with developments in software dev/geomatics (through literature, blogs, etc.)
o Contribute to discussions on products, technologies and content
o Collaborate with tech and support team members

— PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
o Grace under pressure
o Flexibility
o Technical rigour
o Desire to create and innovate
o Excellent communication skills
o Excellent interpersonal and team communication skills
o A good sense of humour
o Bilingualism

– an asset — WHAT WE OFFER
o A competitive compensation package and the opportunity to develop and/or expand your horizons while developing your skills.
o Permanent, full time employment
o A competitive compensation plan
o Group Insurance (after 3 months)
o RRSP with employer contribution (after 3 months)
o Reimbursement of university and professional courses related to our domain
o A relaxed, friendly and pleasant work environment
o The opportunity to work for an industry leader
o The opportunity to evolve and expand your horizons while honing your skills

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00-17:00
Free parking/ Near public transport

Since 1997, TrakMaps has provided a multitude of quality cartographic products for outdoor enthusiasts. At the cutting edge of technology, we offer our customers the most innovative cartographic products for their outdoor recreation pursuits.

**** Please Note: Thank you for your interest in this position and be assured that all applications will be carefully analyzed. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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