GIS Developer

August 16, 2021
Earth Observation / GIS
Full Time
Mid-Senior Level

About Us:

The Icon Group is an interdisciplinary geoscience company. We specialise in Earth Observation, Environmental Monitoring, GIS and Spatial Data Analytics. We are a European leader of earth imaging services and are Ireland’s largest processor of optical and image data. 

For over a quarter of a century, our bespoke approach has provided insight and assurance to commercial and governmental agencies and institutions across Europe. We employ over 50 full-time geoscientists with a focus on excellence in our work. We provide, interpret, and manage location-based data and imagery, offering answers in support of:


● Land Use and Cover determination 

● Yield Projection 

● Machine Learned Object Inventories 

● Image interpretation and Analysis 

● Vector based route optimisation for road transport 

GIS Developer

We seek an experienced GIS developer to join our team and play a leading role in the maintenance and development of our bespoke GIS applications. 

Major Responsibilities: 

● Maintain and support existing bespoke desktop GIS application and implement further development as required. 

● Develop new GIS web-based applications and maintain and enhance existing.

● Provide web based reports 

● Spatial data management and Oracle database management. 

● Install configure and monitor Icon’s GIS software 

● Create , modify, and maintain custom scripts and routines for GIS processes automation and applications. 

● Provide technical support to end users and track and resolve issues using jira based project management. 

Required: 

● At least 3 years of experience developing web and desktop GIS applications

● Third level or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Geographical Information Systems or equivalent 

● Experience developing GIS solutions using Visual Basic, ASP.NET (or other oo languages) and mapping SDKs including experience in using Visual Studio. 

● 5+years experience in GIS & spatial analysis. 

● Strong SQL skills and experience with Oracle Spatial. 

● Strong knowledge of GIS tools especially FME, QGIS.

● Strong written and communication tools 

● Ability to adapt to a fast paced development schedule. 

● Fluent in English

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