FullStack GIS Web Developer Intern

Delta40 Studio

We are a venture studio bringing together diverse co-founders to build high-impact climate-focused African ventures.

About the job

We are seeking a highly skilled FullStack GIS Web Developer Intern with extensive experience in building interactive maps. The ideal candidate will possess a robust background in web development and a solid understanding of map technologies such as Leaflet, Google Maps API, and other geospatial tools. As a Web Application Developer, you will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and maintaining interactive map features for our web applications. You will work closely with various teams to integrate these maps into a broader web portal, ensuring seamless access to spatial data and enhanced user experience.

Key Responsibilities

Web Portal Development

  • Develop web portals featuring dynamic and interactive maps, leveraging technologies like Leaflet, OpenLayers, or Google Maps API to deliver user-friendly spatial data presentations.
  • Create and manage custom markers, layers, and overlays to provide detailed and informative map views for end-users.
  • Incorporate geolocation services to enable real-time tracking, location-based services, and enhanced map functionality.
  • Database Integration

Data Integration

  • Integrate the web portal with spatial databases such as PostgreSQL/PostGIS, ensuring efficient data retrieval and management.

API Development

  • Develop and implement RESTful APIs to facilitate the interaction between the web portal and back-end databases, ensuring data consistency and integrity.

Data Synchronization

  • Ensure real-time synchronization between the web portal and the database, providing up-to-date information to users.

Collaborative Projects

  • Work closely with the data science team to integrate machine learning models into the web portal, enhancing the analytical capabilities and providing predictive insights to users.
  • Assist in the deployment of machine learning models on the web platform, ensuring that these models are accessible and functional within the interactive map framework.
  • Feature Enhancement and Maintenance
  • Continuously develop and enhance web portal features, focusing on user interactivity and engagement.
  • Optimize the performance of interactive maps to ensure fast loading times and responsiveness.
  • Identify and resolve issues promptly and keep the web portal updated with the latest technological advancements.
  • User Experience (UX) Design
  • UX Enhancement: Work on improving the user interface and experience, making the web portal intuitive and easy to navigate.
  • Gather and analyze user feedback to inform feature updates and enhancements.
  • Documentation and Training
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of code, APIs, and integration processes to support ongoing development and future maintenance.
  • Provide training and support to team members and end-users on the use of the web portal and its features.


The FullStack GIS Web Developer Intern role has the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geospatial Information Science and Remote Sensing or Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Information Systems, Programming, GIS or other related field.
  • Certification in GIS-related fields is desirable.
  • Proficient in developing dynamic web applications using React and Next.js, with experience in creating APIs and working with PostgreSQL databases.
  • Advanced skills in using ArcGIS, ArcMap, and QGIS for spatial data analysis and processing.
  • Experience in digitizing and georeferencing maps and other spatial datasets.
  • Expertise in creating interactive maps using OpenMaps, Leaflet, or Google Maps API.; Custom marker creation, Layer management and addition in maps and Integration of geolocation features
  • Experience with PostGIS for spatial database management and analysis.
  • Proficiency in working with GeoServer for serving geospatial data.

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