Junior Web Developer

Closing Date: 2016-08-19

Start Date: 2016-09-01


We are looking for a junior web developer with a specialization in Python / Django in Edmonton, Alberta. Be part of a small and growing team developing a web GIS solution for small communities. The platform being developed has a purpose of ensuring effective data capture and management and subsequent application of those data for needs assessment, capital planning and spatial planning.


  • Solid English communication skills (spoken and written)

  • Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to work independently and with a team

  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline or recognized technical certificate

  • Good knowledge of Python and web development frameworks (Django or similar)

  • Knowledge and competency developing interactive web user interfaces

Desired Experience / Knowledge

  • Experience with PostgreSQL and PostGIS

  • Basic knowledge of GIS and geography

  • Knowledge and competency with Bootstrap, JQuery, Leaflet

  • System administration or development experience in Linux (CentOS)

This position will start as a nine to twenty-one month term position with a possibility of extension or conversion to a permanent position. This position also involves working with sensitive information so a police background check will be required prior to hiring.

How to Apply

Only applicants eligible to work in Canada and resident in the Edmonton area or willing to relocate at their own expense will be considered. Please send your resume with a cover letter in PDF format to Trevor Wiens (tsw dot web at gmail dot com).

About the Company

Apropos Information Systems is a small company fully committed to data driven decision making. We are the maker of the LOUIS Toolkit which provides the means for indigenous communities to record, manage and use a variety of data sources for day-to-day operations and long-term planning. Apropos also provides services in data management, GIS training and spatial planning.