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GIS Systems Developer/Analyst

Posted on the 04 November 2014 by T_mackinnon @tedmackinnon
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The GIS Centre of Excellence section within the Land and Resources Cluster’s Application Development Group is seeking a System Developer/Analyst that will design, develop and maintain software systems, applications and interfaces that provide access to geographic information. If this challenging opportunity interests you then don’t hesitate to apply!

Position: one temporary (up to six months)

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

  • develop and interpret program and code specifications for geospatial applications
  • support production systems performance and availability
  • develop system benchmarking and prototypes
  • assist in the design and development of systems architectures

Location: 300 Water Street, Peterborough, Ontario

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge and Expertise:

  • you possess applied knowledge of systems development and object oriented development methodologies
  • you have in-depth knowledge of procedures for managing geospatial information
  • you possess expert knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) concepts
  • you have expert knowledge of ArcObject COM development environment
  • you also possess advanced programming skills in a variety of languages (e.g. ASP.NET, C#, Javascript, Flex, ActionScript, Python)
  • you possess expert knowledge of ESRI technology including ArcGIS platform and Oracle customization and SQL


  • you possess working knowledge of servers and operating systems, personal computers, networking, Internet technologies and emerging technologies
  • you have working knowledge of CASE tools and VISIO
  • you are knowledgeable of and possess the ability to apply and interpret government IT standards, policies and procedures
  • you possess working knowledge of servers and operating systems, personal computers, networking, Internet technologies and emerging technologies

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:

  • you possess demonstrated group leadership skills to effectively liaise with clients, determine needs, make recommendations and market new ideas and applications to senior management
  • you possess highly developed analytical and problem solving-skills to assess server and computer issues while assisting clients in a timely manner

Interpersonal and Communication Skills:

  • you possess highly developed verbal communication skills to interact with clients and colleagues
  • you demonstrate excellent written communication skills to create technical reports and can document technical information
  • you possess the ability to work alone and with a team on various projects and through issues
  • you also possess experience in providing technical expertise to team environments that may either be technical or non-technical in nature


  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.

Salary range: $1,174.21 – $1,478.67 per week

How to Apply

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 70917, by November 18, 2014. Faxes are not being accepted at this time. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

  • Posted by: Ontario Public Service
  • Company: Ontario Public Service
  • Province: Peterborough
  • Location: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Job type: GIS
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  • Job category: Developers
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