Python Job: GIS Analyst

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  • You’ve built an expertise in GIS and programming?
  • Flood modeling has no secrets for you?
  • A team player and you are recognized for your leadership and interpersonal skills.

You are looking to join an innovative and human company with a high impact mission? Send us your application! We obviously have the perfect challenge for you.

Who are we?

Geosapiens is a company specialized in climate risk modeling and management. Our mission is to help our society to be more resilient and better prepared to face climate hazards. We develop innovative technological solutions for the insurance industry and governments to help them better assess and manage climate risks and reduce their economic and social impacts.

Our goal is to deploy our climate risk models offering the highest level of precision in the industry across North America in the coming years.

Job description

Geosapiens is looking for a GIS analyst - to work on developing flood and climate risk models.

If you are passionate about GIS and climate risk modeling and are looking to integrate a dynamic and experienced team, this position is for you!

Your future missions:

  • Processing and analysing GIS and flood models datasets.
  • Contribute to the scientific and technological development of the flood hazard model components.
  • Automation and optimization of the data production process
  • Quality control and quality assessment of the output data from the developed models and developing solutions for the calibration and the validation of the model components.
  • Working on improving the model components modules by researching and implementing innovative scientific techniques.

Essential Requirements:

  • A degree in engineering, GIS, water science or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of programming experience with modelling languages (e.g., R, Python, Julia) as well as scientific and engineering scalability systems (e.g. GitHub)
  • A track record of developing GIS-based models applied on climate or water science.
  • Knowledge of ESRI’s ArcGIS Pro and Arcpy library and experience with open source GIS softwares and libraries
  • Working with huge and complex datasets and experience in data science are a plus.

Required skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing, including effective presentation skills
  • Excellent time management and planning skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and Meticulous attention to detail.
  • The ability to work in a team and autonomously.
  • Familiarity with and interest in cutting-edge modelling techniques such as AI.
  • Willingness to continue learning in order to meet the role's and team's objectives.

What you can expect from us:

  • Full time permanent position
  • A very attractive compensation package.
  • A range of benefits based on your needs including group insurance program, and wellness and health allowances.
  • The opportunity to continuously learn with offered trainings and coaching.
  • A flexible schedule and the possibility to work from anywhere in Canada.
  • A passionate and dynamic team, in a continuous growth.
  • The opportunity to make a difference and an impact among our team.

Please provide your resume and your cover letter explaining how your background meets the requirements of this position.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $65,000.00-$75,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Remote