GIS Software Developer

Designation: GIS Software Developer
Experience: 2-4 years
Location: Bangalore
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and years of experience
Job Description:

We are looking for coders who would like to work and create geospatial web and mobile platforms using open source technology. This position is for GIS Studio. The GIS software developer is expected to be involved with various projects of the studio. The ideal person for this position will be the one who want to solve the real problems and has thought process to facilitate decision making through Geospatial technology on a web and mobile platform. You need to have a sense of user experience and how to convert a platform to a product. The candidate should be willing to learn, un-learn, re-learn and be willing to work on upcoming technologies and solutions. The candidate should have experience of end-to-end solution development - from SRS preparation, database design and management to web and mobile interface development – all on open source platforms.

About you:

Jana Urban Space Foundation demands the highest technical competence and passion for change, from anybody who wants to join us.

  • You are a motivated, self- starter
  • You set efficient deadlines and achieve them
  • You oversee the successful execution of all assigned projects
  • You are a team player - highly energetic, willing to extend yourself, help others, with a positive attitude and drive to make a difference in all that you do.
Activities expected:

The candidate should be comfortable working on a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment. A strong analytical output, with good data visualization and presentation through web and mobile interface along with code-documentation and application testing. Day-to-day activities can involve working on spread sheets, documents and presentations. Anchor the application development, work as individual contributor and as a team member. Take complete responsibility from development to delivery and coordinate with other stake holders for data input and assessment. If required, coach team members and make them successful in their assigned tasks. Provide support to other functions of the organization when needed. Solution development through innovation and creativity will be the driving measure for progression.

Qualification and Experience:
  • BE / M.Tech/ MCA- Computer science/IT - with 5-6 years of GIS application development
  • BE (any field) / B.Arch/ B. Plan / M.Tech in GIS - with GIS application development experience of 7-8 years
Software skills:
  • Frontend: HTML, CSS, JQuery
  • Server: Apache server, PHP, Mapserver
  • Database: Postgres, MySql, knowledge of performing spatial operation at server side
  • Mobile: Core Java, android studio
  • Others: NodeJS, AngularJS, Python scripting, C, C++
Need to have:
  • To have knowledge of GIS (data types, spatial analysis, projections, queries, TIN, etc); hands-on experience of QGIS, image analysis (using satellite images)
  • To have good command over mathematics and have experience and knowledge of statistics (variations, frequency, standard deviation, etc)
  • To have interest and experience on open source programming, open data library and open source GIS platforms (GIS and image processing)
  • To have interest to pursue career in software development
  • To demonstrate any previous GIS application development work (preferably Live)
Candidate assessment may include the following:
  • Aptitude test (Logical, Verbal and Quantitative skills)
  • Programming test (Written and demonstration)
About us:

The organization works towards urban practice and urban policy that responds to India's unique challenges and real change on the ground and in policy reform. For more information visit

Jana Urban Space Foundation [JanaUSP] was established in 2007. It is a non-partisan, not-for-profit Trust working on the core premise that urban planning and urban design are central to shaping vibrant cities and city regions, enhancing the quality of life for all. It is a sister-organization of Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy

The Opportunity:

The organisation provides employees with more than career growth – it provides PURPOSE. Our staff has diverse backgrounds and competencies. What is common is, the passion to create world class cities and towns, and the belief that it can be done right here in India. Our team members are not only great at what they do, but sincere and dedicated to the cause of our cities.

If you believe you have what it takes to be part of a demanding, LEARNING-DOING organisation, to meaningfully contribute to transforming urban India, have the skills and competence to innovate and deliver, want to be inspired and to inspire, then apply with us.

Location: Bangalore. To apply please write in to [Subject: GIS Software Developer] or Call us on +91-80-40790400