GIS Developer - Lombardy, Italy

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GIS Developer - Lombardy, Italy

Languages: ENGLISH only.

Skills and Experience:

  • Master's degree and 9/11/13 years of experience (for levels 3,4 or 5 respectively).
  • Strong experience in using the following GIS tools and libraries: GDAL, PDAL, PostGIS, Qgis, uDig, ArcMap, ArcPro including the development of geospatial processing models.
  • Good knowledge of Google Earth Engine processing using JavaScript and Python.
  • Development of GIS Web Clients, geospatial Web services, geospatial catalogues GeoNetwork, pyCSW and GeoNode.
  • Deep knowledge of the main CMS for geospatial web and web development such as Drupal and Django.
  • Deep knowledge in Web Application/REST APIs development including PHP (and various geo packages like GeoPHP), Python (and various geo and non-geo packages), JQuery, Ajax, JavaScript, HTML and CSS.
  • Extensive experience required in the use of the following libraries LeafletJs, Mapbox GL JS, MapboxVectorTile, Tippecanoe, Turf.JS, Openlayers, Mapbox, CartoJs, Highcharts, Google Charts, DataTables.
  • Familiar with following development frameworks: NodeJs, React, AngularJS, ES6 and Dojo Toolkit
  • Development of WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS using GeoServer and/or MapServer, and Vector Tiles.
  • Demonstrated experience in linking the Web GIS interfaces with Postgres and Postgis databases
  • Strong experience in using external APIs from NASA, ESA, NOAA, GBIF, The World Bank, IUCN
  • Demonstrated experience in the using and processing spatial biodiversity data standards and reference data-sets (World Database of Protected Areas, Red List of Threatened Species, GBIF species occurrences)
  • Very good knowledge of Cartography design principles.

Description of work:

  • To further adapt, optimize and update the content of existing GIS web applications, in particular eConservation and DOPA Explorer.
  • To contribute to the maintenance of Geonode and Geoserver, the mapping services underpinning most of the above indicated web applications.
  • To ensure the security and smooth operation of the GIS web applications by performing basic administration and user management tasks.
  • To provide technical support to key partners.
  • To prepare the spatial data-sets for subsequent processing (projection of spatial data, editing of incomplete data-sets and correction of topological features, organizing the data for storage and processing in PostGIS database, tiling of large images).
  • To process the global data-sets to generate summary statistics at site, country, ecoregion and regional levels.
  • To contribute to the maintenance of the spatial data (updates, file versioning).
  • To provide technical support to the application architect in preparing the spatial data according to their requirements.

Please send your CV to Janisha and call to discuss further.

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