Ref
18387
Department
Solutions
Location
Birmingham
Employment type
Full-time
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28/02/2023
Description

TerraQuest

Geographical Information Specialist

Location: Agile Working based on location. Ideally, you will be able to work out of our Birmingham office when required.

Salary Negotiable 

Who we are...

TerraQuest Solutions Ltd, is an award winning and a market leading specialist provider of planning, land, property and business solutions. We are an established and trusted organisation which is renowned for its expertise in providing innovative and cost-effective solutions to both public and private sectors. Our team deliver bespoke, flexible and efficient services through a process-orientated delivery structure. We pride ourselves on strong customer relationships evidenced by the high proportion of referrals and repeat business.

 

What we need...

Due to a period of sustained growth, we are looking to hire a GIS specialist to join our Birmingham office. 

Working in a team of GIS specialists alongside our test and service desk teams developing and supporting the submission of online applications and the spatial enablement of data to meet a breadth of business requirements.   

Looking to develop a career in an environment that has engaged both waterfall and agile methodologies with core principles following a blend of these to enable swift development within a structured framework. 

Gaining knowledge and experience in working on the enhancement of one of the UK’s major web-based application process solutions amongst many other spatially enabled solutions and looking to develop your experience of solutions with responsive design at their centre.

 

What you will be doing...

  • Working with geographical information systems, standards, technologies, and data
  • Transform spatial data between different data sources and/or formats
  • Work as part of a team to maintain and manage spatial data
  • Performing spatial analysis to address business questions and requirements
  • Developing new solutions using spatial data
  • Style and Theme data for presentation by the modern web mapping application
  • Support legacy spatial data and software
  • Provide knowledge and expertise to the rest of the development team
  • Keep up to date with the latest Geo-Spatial technologies

 

What we are looking for.....

Essential Qualities: 

Must-haves: 

  • Working Knowledge of GIS and spatial data
  • Including Vector and Raster data
  • Understanding of the OGC standard
  • Familiarity with commonly used spatial data formats (Shapefiles, GeoJSON, GML, …)
  • Ability to transform spatial data between different data sources and/or formats
  • Experience using Desktop GIS Tools and packages
  • Knowledge of Web Mapping Services
  • To Serve Spatial data to the web mapping application 

Nice-to-haves: 

  • Experience with SQL Databases 
  • Knowledge of a Programming language 
  • Knowledge of working with FME  
  • Knowledge of GeoServer 
  • Knowledge of Azure cloud technology
  • Working as part of an Agile team 

Non-technology: 

  • Must be a team player 
  • Should have previous experience working in an agile software development team to deliver solutions into a production-ready state 
  • Should be able to take ownership of ticket/user story from planning to presentation 
  • Should be DevOps aware 

In return you will receive a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, Please apply for more information.