Careers at Esri South Africa

At Esri South Africa we focus on organising, integrating and analysing spatial information through innovative Geographic Information System technology and making information available for advanced decision making.

Careers at Esri South Africa

At Esri South Africa we focus on organising, integrating and analysing spatial information through innovative Geographic Information System technology and making information available for advanced decision making.

Vacancies at Esri South Africa

 

YES Programme Internship 2022 / 2023

Jump start your career and apply for our Esri South Africa YES Programme Internship 2022/2023. Work on site on exciting projects at Esri South Africa’s Midrand headquarters or our popular Durban and Cape Town office locations. You will gain real work experience and personal growth that will set you up for your future career.

General Requirements

  • Unemployed Youth under 30
  • Tertiary Certificate
  • Students having one of the following degrees will only be considered:

– Geoinformatics

– Statistics

– Information Technology

– Town and Regional Planning

– Programming

Apply now to learn more about us and our technology.

Application closes on the 31st of March 2022. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us by the  29th of April, please consider your application has unsuccessful.

 

 


Geospatial Developer

Esri South Africa, the leading Geographic Information System (GIS) Company in Southern Africa, is looking for suitable candidates to be stationed in the Cape Town office. The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to develop applications in support of Esri South Africa ArcGIS clients.
Requirements:

• At least two years’ experience in C# development
• Experience in Web Development with JavaScript and or Angular frameworks
• Database design and development: MS SQL Server/Oracle/Postgres
• Ability to accurately estimate effort for deliverables
• A qualification in Computer Science/Geo-informatics from a recognized institution or a comparative qualification e.g. MSCD / MSPD

Having experience in any of the following technologies will be highly advantageous:
• An understanding of agile tools and techniques
• Azure DevOps
• Experience across the full project development lifecycle
• Python
• Experience in the use of the Esri ArcGIS Enterprise product range e.g.:
– ArcGIS Desktop
– ArcGIS Server (basic administration and managing map services)
– Geodatabases design and implementation

Person Specifications:
• At least three-years development experience in a Spatial GIS environment
• Good writing and documentation skills
• Good communication skills.
• Ability to communicate with business stakeholders and interpret requirements into technical specifications.
• Ability to work under pressure in a team

Please forward your CV to hr@esri-southafrica.com

Please Note: If we have not reached out to you within two weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Geospatial Consultant

Esri South Africa, the leading Geographic Information System (GIS) Company in Southern Africa, is looking for suitable candidates to be stationed in the Cape Town office. The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to configure GIS applications in support of Esri South Africa ArcGIS clients.
Skills requirements:
• A degree or diploma in one of the following: IT, Geography, Cartography or Survey related fields. A degree in Geo-Informatics will be a definite advantage.
• At least two years Esri ArcGIS products experience, through projects and strategic GIS implementations.
• Holding some registration with SAGC.

Purpose of the position:
• To conduct User Requirement Analysis to establish user/client needs.
• Executing GIS projects based on User Requirements within the ArcGIS product stack.
• To design GIS data management strategies and to implement these strategies within the client IT environment.
• To facilitate with the implementation and expansion of GIS in at clients through the preparation of Demonstrations and Presentations.
• To execute tasks as needed by clients in the ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Enterprise environments e.g., ensuring data quality, data management, database design and implementation, building of decision support systems, analysis, modelling, creating reports/dashboards, data sharing etc.

Person Specifications:
• At least two-years’ experience in the execution of projects in the ArcGIS environment.
• Good writing and documentation skills.
• Good communication skills.
• Ability to communicate with business stakeholders and interpret requirements into technical specifications.
• Ability to work under pressure in a team.
• To have a culture of continuous learning, by enhancing personal knowledge and skills within the ever-expanding ArcGIS platform.

Please forward your CV to hr@esri-southafrica.com 

Please Note: If we have not reached out to you within two weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Geospatial Support Consultant

Esri South Africa, the leading Geographic Information System (GIS) Company in Southern Africa, is looking for suitable candidates to be stationed in the Durban / Umhlanga office. The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to support of Esri South Africa ArcGIS clients.
Requirements:

• At least two years’ experience in an IT Systems / Network Administrator / Support role.
• 2 years’ experience in various networking principles (e.g LAN, WLAN, WAN, VPN, TCP/IP, Switching, Routing, Proxy, etc.)
• 2 years’ experience in Microsoft Windows Server 2016 / 2019.
• 2 years’ experience in database systems deployment and administration in e.g. MS SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres or DB2
• Experience in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience in Information Security (ie. Anti-Virus, Anti-Malware, firewalls.)
• Experience in Server and Network Hardware configurations and deployments.
• Experience in virtualization technologies ( e.g. VMware)

Having experience in any of the following technologies will be advantageous:

• Experience in Linux/Unix based Operating Systems
• Microsoft Windows Desktop and Server OS.
• Microsoft Active Directory, IIS, DNS, DHCP, SMB, SQL Server
• Experience in the use of the Esri ArcGIS Enterprise product range e.g.:
– ArcGIS Desktop
– ArcGIS Mobile platform
– ArcGIS Web applications
– ArcGIS Server (basic administration and managing map services)
– Geodatabases design and implementation
• General scripting: Python, Javascript

Person Specifications:

• Ability to work independently and in a team.
• Deadline driven and able to work under pressure.
• Excellent problem-solving skills.
• Excellent planning and organisational skills.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to communicate with business stakeholders and interpret requirements into technical specifications.

Qualifications:

• 3 Year Diploma in Information Technology or Information Sciences preferred.
• A+, Network+/CCNA.
• BSc Environmental Sciences / Geography / Geomatics

Please forward your CV to hr@esri-southafrica.com

Please Note: If we have not reached out to you within two weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Front End Web Developer

We require an energetic and design conscious front-end web developer to help create next generation geo-enabled web applications. You will have a passion for pixel-perfect design, JavaScript and modern web development frameworks as well as leveraging a services-oriented architecture – and be able to switch between production development and prototyping to support various divisions across the business. If you speak JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular or React, and would like to work on cutting edge solutions from a broad range of industries, you are in the right place.

Responsibilities:

  • Use JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Angular, etc to develop front end, responsive web applications
  • Follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Work collaboratively with other team members as well as independently
  • Interact with users to identify and articulate their needs
  • Research and push the state of the art of UX practices
  • Demonstrate latest product capabilities to stakeholders, prospects, and customers
  • Support customers in understanding the concepts of building front end web applications
  • Build production-level web apps as part of broader professional service projects, including promotion, testing, documentation, etc.
  • Rapidly conceptualize, design, develop, and test innovative web app prototypes on top of our JavaScript API for demonstration, requirements analysis, and research purposes
  • Work closely with back end developers, technology specialists and architects to build robust solutions that leverage all available tools, services, and skills

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of front-end software development experience using JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Angular, or similar
  • Understanding and experience working with web services / REST APIs
  • Strong passion for detailed, innovative, and empathic design
  • Ability to design, implement, and deploy web applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, urban planning, GIS, or a related field

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Good working knowledge of web authentication models such as OAuth
  • Experience with TypeScript and other modern web technologies
  • Hands-on experience with design tools such as Photoshop, Figma, Sketch, XD, etc.
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS or GIS in general, with an emphasis in map design/cartography
  • Good spatial sense and an intuition for the aesthetics and technical aspects of information visualization

 

Please note that no consideration will be given to applicants with less than three years’ experience. Should candidates not be informed of the outcome of their application within four weeks of the closing date, it should be regarded as having been unsuccessful. Salary to be negotiated based on experience.

Please forward your CV to hr@esri-southafrica.com 

Please Note: If we have not reached out to you within two weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Town and Regional Planner

Esri South Africa’s Midrand office has a vacant position for a Town and Regional Planner with at least three years’ experience in the Municipal environment to join the team on the support and development of ArcGIS for Local Authority (AFLA) system.  

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Town and Regional Planning
  • Registered as a Professional Planner with the South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN).

General Requirements:

  • Sound understanding of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management (SPLUMA) Act 16 of 2013;
  • Understanding of municipal SPLUMA bylaws and land use application processes;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Presentation and facilitation skills;
  • Good writing skills;
  • Motivated and self-driven;
  • Team player with good communication skills.
  • GIS experience advantageous.
  • A valid drivers licence.

Please note that no consideration will be given to applicants with less than three years’ experience. Should candidates not be informed of the outcome of their application within four weeks of the closing date, it should be regarded as having been unsuccessful. Salary to be negotiated based on experience.

Applications are now closed

Please Note: If we have not reached out to you within two weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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