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Software Developer, Custom Implementations & Managed Services - VertiGIS

Software Developer, Custom Implementations & Managed Services - VertiGIS

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Designing and developing customized web-GIS applications for clients to use on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices

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

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

This position offers the opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies as part of our Professional Services team. Our software developers love solving complex, real world problems for our customers in varying industries. Experience is preferred; enthusiasm and curiosity are required! 

You will quickly become an expert in delivering solutions built with Esri mapping and VertiGIS Studio tools such as Workflow, Web, and Mobile. These solutions help our customers overcome real-world problems. Want to know more? Please ask us!

Also, our Managed Services department is growing. Do you have a specific interest in architecting and deploying cutting edge cloud solutions in AWS and Azure? This position has the potential to undertake responsibilities in that area and grow with a rapidly expanding business.


  • Designing and developing customized web-GIS applications for clients to use on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices 
  • Extending the ArcGIS Platform using the VertiGIS Studio products framework
  • Acting as a trusted advisor to our clients all over the world
  • Some server/network administration and troubleshooting
  • Collaborating with a development team through the lifecycle of a project
  • Creating clear and functional tests

The Ideal Candidate

  • Loves working with customers to create solutions for their problems 
  • Thrives in an environment where they may be tasked to multiple projects at a time 
  • Is continually learning about new technologies and adapting their approach to solving problems
  • Enjoys occasional business travel to client sites (not mandatory)
  • Creates and fosters great relationships across different organizations

Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of some of the following software technologies: C#, .NET, JavaScript, HTML5 and IIS
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Understand the basics of web hosting and content delivery (HTTP)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines 

Would Love to See

  • 3 or more years of development experience
  • Exposure and familiarity with GIS concepts 
  • Experience with the ArcGIS Platform (ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Javascript API, Web AppBuilder, etc.) 
  • Considered a bonus if you are familiar with cloud hosting providers (AWS, Azure), networking, and security best practices

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

Salary range : $60,000 to $75,000

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