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Intermediate Software Developer - VertiGIS

Intermediate Software Developer - VertiGIS

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This challenging position offers the opportunity to build new skills and gain experience with our Products team

The Company

At VertiGIS, we build powerful GIS software. Our portfolio of products, solutions, and services enhance the capabilities of leading mapping software, most notably Esri’s ArcGIS. For decades, professionals have relied upon us to overcome complex technical challenges so that they can make a significant impact in the world. 

VertiGIS offers challenging and meaningful careers. Our employees help make a difference in the world through our technologies. We believe every individual contributes to a company’s culture through attitude, interests, and skills. Our teams are comprised of passionate, high-performing individuals that come from a diverse set of educational, cultural, and professional backgrounds. Together we strive to do great work, support each other in growth, and have fun! 

The Position

Thousands of organizations around the world rely on VertiGIS to design, develop and maintain both web and mobile based mapping applications. We believe geographic information over the web and on mobile devices can empower people to make better decisions about their lives, society, and the world around us. You can help us make a difference.


This challenging position offers the opportunity to build new skills and gain experience with our Products team. Your abilities and interests will strongly influence the nature of this position at VertiGIS North America.


  • Software product development, which may involve research and analysis, product design, coding, unit tests, defect verification, release testing, and beta support 
  • Designing and developing spatial applications and frameworks for the web and native mobile devices 
  • Working with a variety of development technologies and approaches including on-premises and SaaS deployment, back-end services, and front-end UI 


  • Diploma/degree in computer science, software engineering, or equivalent competency
  • 3+ years working experience as a software developer 
  • Proven top-notch programming capabilities  
  • Strong knowledge and experience with JavaScript/TypeScript and React  
  • A proven ability to learn and master new technologies quickly 
  • Well versed in software version control concepts 
  • Familiar with asynchronous programming concepts 
  • Familiar with Agile software development concepts 
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills for success in a team environment 
  • The capacity to work, troubleshoot, and solve problems independently
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Would Love to See

  • Experience with GIS and/or spatial systems (ESRI, OGC, etc.) 
  • Experience with UX driven development 
  • Experience with WCAG and accessibility concepts 
  • Experience with Cloud Computing frameworks (Azure, AWS, etc.) 
  • Experience with application deployment frameworks (Containerization, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.) 

Our Perks


Team / Career Growth

  • Top-notch colleagues that like and respect one another 
  • We listen to peoples' ideas—and act on them 
  • A supportive environment with opportunity for training, mentoring, professional development, and advancement 
  • Challenging, interesting work 
  • Cutting edge technology that improves the world around us 
  • We're recognized experts in our field—people around the world seek us out


  • Fair and equitable salaries, as well as profit sharing
  • A competitive group benefits program for you and your family
  • A health and lifestyle spending account
  • RRSP matching
  • 4 weeks of vacation to start and 5 weeks of vacation after 5 years with the company
  • Bottomless book budget
  • Company summer and winter parties (that are fun to attend!)    


  • A hybrid working model allowing employees to split time between the office and home 
  • A central downtown office location overlooking Victoria's Inner Harbour 
  • An amazing rooftop patio
  • High-end hardware and equipment, in the office and at home
  • Secure bike storage and showers
  • Lunchtime yoga on Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Healthy snacks
  • Good coffee (we know how important this is!)

At VertiGIS, we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued. We encourage everyone who is interested in the role, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability status or age, to apply. Unique perspectives and experiences are what make our teams strong! 


If you self-identify as having a disability, please let us know how we can best assist you. Accommodation is available upon request at any time during the recruitment process. 

VertiGIS Compensation Philosophy

At VertiGIS, we strive to offer competitive total compensation packages that include both direct and non-direct compensation such as salary, health care and retirement benefits, variable/incentive pay, paid time off, and other benefits and perks. 


Our job postings reflect the expected pay or pay range for each position in alignment with our compensation philosophy and salary budget. This reflects what we feel is competitive based on the profile of candidate we are seeking. The background, experience, and skill set we are seeking will be outlined in the role requirements.


We strive to have a comprehensive approach to compensation and ensure that employees are paid based on the value they bring to the company.  

We’re a great place to build your career.

Our colleagues are great people and make our company the kind of place we enjoy coming to every day. We reward top performers and stay true to our core values. Since 1999, we’ve built our business based on steady, sustainable growth – we’re still growing and our future is bright!

Note: To avoid potential formatting issues, we require that you submit your resume and cover letter as PDF files.

Note: We use a recruitment tool to reach out to candidates so please check your inbox to ensure our emails are not being filtered as "Social" or "Promotions" (our provider has been notified).

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level

Salary range : $75,000 to $85,000

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