PostgreSQL/PostGIS Developer

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Hi All


JBA Risk Management is looking for a PostGIS dev to work on our GIS database, containing all our critical risk data. The key problem is maintaining integrity and data validation in raster datasets of around 10^10 pixels per band with larger datasets in the pipeline, as well as change history. In short version control. We’re a mixed Linux/Windows shop with the backend on Linux.


There is a link and job description below, or if it interests you please contact me for a conversation or further information.



Job Description

We are looking for a database backend developer for our in-house GIS database running on PostgreSQL/PostGIS. Raster version control for regions within the raster is the first problem, followed by validation of the data relationships within and between bands, so an understanding of st_mapalgebra and st_reclass and when to use which would be useful, as would a solid grasp of GDAL.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following attributes and experience:

• A background in Mathematics/ Computer Science / GIS

• PostgreSQL database development

• PostGIS


• A solid understating of GIS and raster data formats

• C/C++

• Python

Experience with open raster-capable GIS front ends would be a bonus.


This role is based in the UK in our Skipton (North Yorkshire) office; however, to attract the right candidate we may also consider exceptionally qualified individuals based elsewhere.

Salary and benefits

We offer a competitive salary depending on skills and relevant experience, together with a comprehensive benefits package.

The JBA Group is an employee-owned company and staff qualify for profit share after a minimum length of service.

The JBA Group is committed to ensuring that all staff are able to work to their full potential. We have in place a structured training and development plan and every member of staff has an Individual Development Plan and a training budget.

Further Information

For further information or an informal discussion about this position please contact Kit Smith on 01756 799919 or email: kit.smith@xxxxxxxxxxx

To apply for the post, applications should be made using the JBA Risk Management Application pro-forma and emailed to careers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx Only applications made using the standard form will be accepted; CVs should not be submitted.

Closing Date: 

Monday, October 31, 2016



Kit Smith



t: +44 (0) 1756 799919

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