Feb 042017
 

This is a ground-floor opportunity for a young, talented candidate who’s ready to work hard & play hard within a small team using the latest web/mobile geospatial technologies!  And if you like trees and other green things in nature, all the better.  Explore www.TreePlotter.com/Technology/ and www.PlanItGeo.com for more info.

Employment Opportunity at Plan-It Geo LLC
Junior Developer ($40-50K, depending on qualifications/experience)
Location: Arvada, CO

Description 
Plan-It Geo is in Old Town Arvada, one block from the new light rail stop. We specialize in trees and technology, and our software is all about web-based mapping for urban forestry, natural resources, urban planning, parks management, and related applications.
We seek a beginner to intermediate-level team member with a background in JavaScript, HTML, SQL, and other languages. Experience in mobile, nosql, dev-ops, data science, and GIS is welcome. Our current stack consists of JavaScript, PHP and PostgreSQL.
This position has significant room to grow over time in salary and role. It is an exciting ground-floor opportunity for the right candidate in a small company with a close-knit, dedicated team. Beginners will learn from more experienced developers and can shape technology and code decisions. We offer a casual work environment, flexible hours, and some work-from-home.

Primary responsibilities of the position:
 Design and develop client-facing web-based mapping applications using JavaScript, HTML, and related technologies — mobile apps are on our roadmap as well
 Support the entire stack including servers, databases, and software
 Maintain, enhance, test, and document our web apps
 Interface with clients to determine requirements for software applications
 Use source control (git), coordinate software testing 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 1+ years programming experience with JavaScript, HTML, SQL, and PHP (or similar technologies)
 Foundation in software development and computer science fundamentals via degree, experience, or training
 Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
 Maintain working relationships with staff, clients, and other industry professionals; support proposal cost estimates, product development, and training.

Beneficial Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 Knowledge of GIS concepts, familiarity with ESRI or web-based mapping technologies
 Linux, and experience with cloud-based servers – especially AWS ec2 servers
 Server-side technologies; Docker and other dev-ops technologies
 Database experience
 Network fundamentals (DNS, etc – for the office, and our platform)
 BS/BA/AS degree in Computer Science, GIS, or another field
 Python scripting
 Experience with open source software and solutions
 Experience and interest in trees and natural resources

This full-time position will include PTO, paid holidays, and 4% match 401K. We do not currently offer health insurance. We’re seeking a team player who wants to excel their career, work hard and smart, share in our challenges and successes, and be willing to learn and grow with a small, thriving company.
If interested and qualified, please submit cover letter and resume (no phone calls) to info@planitgeo.com

(1/24/2017)