Web Developer

Forte Consulting

August 21, 2014

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

Forte Consulting Ltd. (www.forteconsulting.ca) is a growing BC-based GIS and spatial data integration firm with offices in Vancouver and Victoria.  We serve a broad range of public and private sector clients and have industry leading expertise in developing solutions for the land management, natural resource and utilities sectors.

Job Summary: 

Forte is seeking experienced Web developers to join our team, either as contractors or full time employees.  Successful candidates will work under the direction of senior Forte staff, and will be expected to work effectively in both collaborative and independent situations.  We are seeking qualified individuals in both our Vancouver and Victoria locations.

Mandatory Skills/Experience

Five or more years of experience with at least one of the following:

  • Java
  • .NET / C#

Three or more years of experience with at least one of the following:

  • Oracle
  • SQL Server

Three or more years of experience with at least one of the following:

  • Javascript
  • PHP

Familiarity with HTML5
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills/Experience

Experience in application/database development using the following:

  • Ant/Maven
  • Microsoft Silverlight

Development experience with one or more of the following GIS platforms:

  • Esri ArcGIS / ArcSDE / ArcGIS Server
  • MapGuide OpenSource
  • Openlayers
  • Safe Software Feature Manipulation Engine (FME)

Experience with Windows Server and services management
Strong working knowledge of business processes and data management practices in one or more of the following domains:

  • Land Management / Land Registration
  • Local Government
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Utilities

Experience developing deliverables for BC Ministry agencies, including one or more of the following:

  • Ministry of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
  • Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services
  • Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
  • GeoBC / DataBC
How To Apply: 

Please send your resume via e-mail to jobs@forteconsulting.ca.  Thank you in advance for your interest in Forte Consulting; however, please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.