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Recruiter: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Listed on: 17th February
Location: Taunton, Somerset
Salary/Rate: £31,589
Salary Notes: plus excellent benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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It is an exciting time to join the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO). As the Research & Innovation team continue to bring world leading products and services to market, we have a number of opportunities for GIS Developers to support their activity. In these roles you will be supported to take ownership and to develop creative and innovative solutions, whilst mastering your technical coding skills.

About the UKHO

UKHO is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence. We survey and chart the world's oceans in order to develop and serve world leading software and data solutions to commercial shipping companies, navies and maritime organisations. Our products ensure safe navigation and global trade efficiency and support other marine activities including economic development, environmental protection, resource exploration and utilisation, scientific research and security and defence.

The role

As a GIS Developer you will have an aptitude for software development, architecture, geospatial databases and  data manipulation and transformation and will use your analytical skills to make sense of initiatives to build Proof of Concept demonstrators to test with customers. You will be required to successfully explore a problem and offer proactive solutions, using your strong investigative and fact-finding skills. Advising senior stakeholders and colleagues on technical concepts, you will be able to build positive working relationships, as well as present in a concise manner.

These roles are a great opportunity to further develop your coding skills in JavaScript, Python and SQL.

What we are looking for

To be successful in your application you will need:

  • Programming experience such as JavaScript, Python, Scala, Spark, Java, SQL.
  • Technical experience of software development environments, version control using Git, APIs (creation & exploitation) and SDKs.
  • Experience of report writing and presenting information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Broad understanding of and interest in computing, geospatial information and associated technology trends.

For further information on how to apply please see the information within the job information sheet.

In return

UKHO is a great place in which to explore your career potential. While our projects are career-defining, the work/life balance that we can offer you is equally exceptional. From a flexitime, flexible working, an award winning office environment and a generous annual leave allowance of 34.5 days including public holidays, the opportunities open to you here are hard to beat.

For more information and to apply please visit our website by clicking the apply button.

Closing date: 23:55 pm 21 February 2020.

UKHO embraces diversity and promotes inclusion and equality of opportunity. We are a Disability Confident employer, which includes offering a guaranteed interview to candidates with disabilities, providing they meet the minimum selection criteria.