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Senior Python GIS Developer



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Ellise Kendall

This key government department is looking for a Senior Python GIS Developer to join their team to help with the migration to modern web-based solutions.

You will be providing advanced specialist technical development skills to develop new and upgrade exisitng development operations, continuous deployment, ETL and other data management tools in the area of spatial data management. 

Your Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience with both Python 2.x and Python 3.x including migrations between versions
  • Demonstrated experience designing, maintaining and building modular, reusable open source Python libraries
  • Knowledge of containerized application development and deployment
  • Provide specialist technical skills for the development of continuous deployment, containerized applications, and ETL tools through the use of common industry programming languages/technologies (primarily Python). These skills will be used predominantly across on-premises and cloud spatial data management environments
  • Provide robust and well developed software and DevOps development skills
  • Working knowledge of spatial data and web services concepts and software
  • Work independently and/or within a team environment by interacting with staff and/or contractors on a project basis to ensure that objectives are completed in a timely, appropriate and effective manner
Your Attributes:
  • ERSI system and API knowledge across database and web services (Python, .NET Server Object Extensions, Node and React)
  • Familiarity with integration of spatial technologies into business and open data systems
  • Sound understanding of modern development operations practices, such as continuous deployment and associated tooling
  • Demonstrated practical experience in the programming and maintenance of web-based and modern object-oriented software.
  • Demonstrates practical experience in the operation of GIS-based software including data manipulation, programming and cartography.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with a range of GIS users from expert to novice.
  • Demonstrates analytical, research and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates communication (written and verbal) liaison and negotiation skills.
Mandatory Skills:

Minimum of 5 years' experience is the development of continuous deployment, ETL and other data management tools with proven skills in the following:
  • Python 2.x and 3.x
  • Containerized application development and deployment
  • Software and DevOps development
  • Open source Python libraries
Minimum of one year experience in the development and support of geographic information technology systems with proven skills in the following:
  • Solution Architecture
  • System Architecture
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Databases
  • Database Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Spatial data and web services concepts and software
  • Cloud spatial data management

To find out more, please "Apply for thisjob" or contact Michael Tran or Matt Brearley on 07 3221 3333.

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