Junior GIS Specialist

Location: Johannesburg

Ref: LRG21002

Type: Permanent

Industry: Geospatial

An industry leading market research consulting firm that provides professional services including Demographic Feasibility Studies, Site Evaluations, Gap Analysis, Customer Data Analysis, Shopping Centre Research etc is seeking to employ a technical orientated Junior GIS Specialist to join their Randburg based team on a permanent basis. The company consult in sectors that include Retail, Property Management & Development, Healthcare, Education & various other commercial based businesses.

This is a great opportunity for a junior technically strong graduate or GIS Specialist to be involved in the building of innovative products, solutions and services.

The ideal candidate must be technically very strong, be innovative, spatially minded, work on their own drive and initiative.


The Junior GIS Specialist will assist the product and solutions team of the business with all round GIS tasks which will include tasks ranging from data capture and manipulation, database design and setup, scripting of tools and products, AI and machine learning algorithm development, etc. These services will be provided to the inhouse business as well as to specific client accounts.

Experience & skills

  • GIS data capture, analytics, management and presentation experience.
  • Good Python scripting experience
  • SQL data management, extraction and analysis
  • Software – ESRI (ArcGIS), MapInfo, QGIS or any other spatial technologies
  • Spatial and non-spatial databases
  • AI and Machine learning exposure will be highly beneficial, even if it is only research or university experience


  • Bsc Geomatics or Computer Science Degree a minimum
  • Honours of Msc Degree in Geomatics or Computer science will be beneficial
  • 1 to 5 Years’ experience will be desirable, but not essential if you can provide proof of your technical capabilities in geomatics data science, analytics, AI and or machine learning.

Salary – R20k and R30k, depending on experience.



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