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Web Application Developer


Job Description:

Position Overview:

Chartwell Consultants Ltd. is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Web Application Developer to join our team in North Vancouver. Chartwell is looking for a self-motivated individual who has strong organizational skills and works well in a fast-paced team environment.

Responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

The successful candidate will work closely with staff and clients to create and maintain ArcGIS Online web applications and maintain a custom reporting framework.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications and Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a BSc in Computing Science or related discipline and at least one year work experience, or a proven track record with server-side web application development. Experience and familiarity with our core technology stack is essential:
  • Linux / PostgreSQL / Python
  • Django framework
  • HTML5 / CSS3 + frameworks (Bootstrap)
  • JavaScript + frameworks (JQuery)
The ideal candidate will also have some experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • RDBMS / SQL (data modeling, scripting)
  • PostGIS (spatial data store);  GIS libraries (GDAL/OGR/ESRI)
  • UX (UI design, interaction design, AJAX, JSON)
  • Linux / Apache or Cloud Server administration
  • DevOps / Deployment tools and processes
We are looking for developers that understand / practice:
  • Agile development methodology
  • SOLID software development
  • Object-oriented and/or Functional design patterns and principles
  • Unit testing and Source code version control

Other Essential Attributes:

  • You have a proven ability to listen, take direction, and work in teams.
  • You have excellent communication skills and can gather requirements from non-technical clients, work with GIS staff on your team, and cooperate with other developers.
  • You can acquire new skills and are able to research and troubleshoot problems creatively.
  • You take the time to deeply understand requirements, and can also work efficiently without supervision or constant guidance.
  • You take satisfaction from knowing your unit tests provide good coverage and the code you produce meets the user’s requirements.
  • You thrive when challenged, enjoy researching new technologies, and produce top quality solutions.
  • You possess strong data management skills.
  • You are a Canadian citizen or legally qualified to work in Canada.

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Experience using geospatial technology, including web mapping (ESRI, Leaflet, Openlayers) and GIS software (ArcGIS, QGIS, PostGIS).
  • Experience with front-end frameworks such as Django, Dojo, Flask.
  • Server-side development with Node.js.

Additional Information and Application:

Chartwell Consultants Ltd. offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.  To apply, please forward a resume with cover letter to

Company Info

Chartwell Consultants Ltd.
210 - 275 Fell Avenue
North Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)


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