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Geospatial (front-end) Developer (3 Year Contract)

  • Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job description

We are looking for a Geospatial front-end developer to join our Team on a 3-year contract. The incumbent will be office based in Pretoria.

Job description

  • Use markup languages to create user-friendly web pages
  • Maintain and improve responsive website
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed
  • Design mobile-based features
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
  • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes
  • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Integration of business Frontend to other existing portals such as Sentinel Hub, Google earth engine and Digital Earth Africa.

Job requirements

  • Degree or Advance Diploma in IT related field (Not negotiable)
  • Relevant certifications
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in a similar environment
  • Understanding of Open-Source Software/technologies used in the department
  • Competent and flexible enough to apply skills across the SDLC
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment
  • Ability to manage own projects and portfolio
  • Excellent communications skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to impact operations and effect change without being confrontational
  • Detail oriented, analytical and inquisitive
  • Extremely organized with strong time-management skills
  • Big picture thinking
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong analytical and product management skills required
  • Meticulous attention to detail