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GIS Web Developer - J.D. Irving Limited - IT Division (St. John, New Brunswick)

24 Jul 2019 7:06 PM | Harrison Ellis

J.D. Irving, Limited, Information Technology is the destination of choice for naturally curious, energetic & collaborative people excited about the internet of things, data, mobility & innovative solutions while always focused on the delivery of the customer experience.

With over 300 employees in Saint John, Fredericton, Dieppe and Halifax, we offer our people the opportunity to engage in project deliveries that add business value to our organization while enjoying the friendly and beautiful communities of the Maritimes.

We invest in continuous professional growth through strong career development and training programs. As a key member of our team, your coworkers will be among the best in Maritimes -that's why JDI.
With the diverse business portfolio and locations, JDI continues to grow our GIS practice.

Our goal is to push the limits of GIS leveraging over 30 years of experience using spatial analytics to drive business opportunity. A challenging opportunity is available to support implementations of various Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions within JDI IT.

Role and Responsibilities - Duties may vary by job:

  • Develop and support a variety of Web and Mobile GIS apps across the various JDI business units.
  • Leverage a variety of spatial datasets, including LiDAR, census data, Global Positioning System (GPS) data, field observations, satellite images, and environmental monitoring data
  • Collaborate with developers, business analysts and project teams to add new features and functionality to web-based products
  • Communicate with clients to understand their needs.
  • Focus on leveraging the Esri platform to deliver various location-based applications for the Forestry, Transportation, Agriculture, Retail and other JDI Industries
  • Identify, communicate and overcome development problems and creative challenges related to complex web-based Esri platform.
  • Keep current with programming languages/platforms within the web development/web application space.

Education Requirements - Knowledge & Skills:
  • University Degree or Community College Diploma with a focus on Geographic Information Systems or Computer Science
  • 2-5 years minimum experience as a web developer.
  • Proven experience using the Esri platform including; ArcGIS 10.x, Python, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online is required
  • Proficient with Esri's Web Application Interfaces (APIs) especially ArcGIS API for JavaScript and ArcGIS REST API
  • Strongly proficient in writing JavaScript and JavaScript object model
  • Experience in using source code management (GIT)
  • Experience in data review and validation for quality assurance purposes
  • Training or experience using Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst, Statistical Analysis, 3D Analyst and Image Server extensions will be considered an asset
  • Training or experience using Esri's mobile platform including; Collector, Explorer, Survey123 on iOS or Android will be considered an asset
  • Previous experience working with remote teams considered an asset
  • Team oriented individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • DevOps experience (Azure DevOps) considered an asset

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