Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Ocean Infinity

Gothenburg, Sweden 🇸🇪

We’re a technology company that is transforming operations at sea to enable people and the planet to thrive.

We are open-minded and fearless in our approach to innovation and don’t believe in boundaries. We challenge everything and have massive ambitions to drag ageing industries into the tech era.

We take safety, equality and education very seriously, and our responsibilities don’t stop at our front door. Our business is built on the belief that there’s definitely a more environmentally responsible way to operate at sea.

We only employ the best people. People with a desire for excellence, a curious nature, people who are thoughtful, humble, collaborative and accountable.

We reward our people well. Beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average’.

The opportunities for people in our business can be limitless, spanning a multitude of disciplines and open to all, regardless of background and experience level.

We’re not your average workplace.

Ocean Infinity is seeking a GIS Specialist responsible for creating, designing, and implementing geospatial systems to enable web based portals and applications. Familiar with geospatial environments like ESRI suite, profound understanding of how to input and make use of data, and poses the ability of programming and knowledge of IT-related roles. The GIS Specialist is expected to go above and beyond and be overly familiar with different tech and computer systems used within the organization related to this work.

Work country: Gothenburg, Sweden

Work location: Onsite

Division / Department: Data Processing

Reports to: Data Processing Manager

What will you do:

  • Support the development and management of GIS Portals, environment and applications that are based on growing and improving business demands;
  • Perform presentation, visualisation, modifying or storing of geospatial data;
  • Develop and manage control quality standards for GIS environment;
  • Oversee data flow, management, and distribution activities that are aimed at supporting GIS use cases;
  • Support and participate in the designing and development of the geospatial databases;
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate geospatial documentation for reference purposes;
  • Up to date with the latest developments in the GIS field;
  • Efficiently manage geospatial systems and develop effective GIS applications;
  • Collaborate with engineering, technical and software departments as well as supporting product development ;
  • Work closely with other IT experts and act as a single point of contact for internal departments.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a discipline such as Computer Science, Geography, or Engineering;
  • GIS knowledge and several years of proven development experience;
  • High analytical thinking to effectively analyze information and databases;
  • Ability to pay particular attention to details to work with geospatial data and also analyze information;
  • Experienced in the ESRI environment
    • ESRI Desktop, ESRI Portal and ESRI ArcGIS Online including
    • ESRI Enterprise (ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Image Server)
    • ESRI extension packages such as
      • Spatial Analyst,
      • 3DAnalyst and
      • Data Reviewer;
  • Familiar with other software like QGIS and Global Mapper;
  • In-depth knowledge of geospatial databases ranging from File GDB to SDE and beyond (SQL Server and PostGIS etc);
  • Knowledge of ETL (Evaluate, Transform, Load) systems, especially FME Desktop & FME Server;
  • Knowledge of Python, ArcPy and familiarity with Java or C++ is an asset;
  • Analytical mind with strong math skills (e.g. statistics, algebra) including a problem-solving talent
  • Thoughtful, thorough and conscientious;
  • Interested in others and strives for the best for the team;
  • Ability to take ownership and engagement in the work;
  • Integrity, credibility and maturity for confidential issues;
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations with diplomacy;
  • Ability to work as a trusted advisor with senior stakeholders;
  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Driven, proactive and able to work autonomously with little supervision towards the company’s purpose;
  • Critical thinking and ability to show initiative;
  • Open and receptive to new and different ideas;
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently;
  • Enthusiastic about protecting people and the planet.


  • Experience in the marine industry;
  • Innovative and open-minded;
  • Troubleshooting skills.

What you can expect:

Since the beginning we are committed to provide all our people with the best possible work conditions and benefits. Therefore, as we grow globally, we are constantly striving to go beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average.

At Ocean Infinity, we believe in creating equal opportunities for all, celebrating each and everyone’s differences.  We are driven by transforming the industry, through our technology, thoughts, behaviours and actions.  Being inclusive and respectful to all is fundamental to who we are.  It is the right thing to do and enables innovation and creativity to thrive.

There is more work to be done, and we know that we aren’t perfect, but our commitment to these values is unwavering. They are central to our mission and the impact we have on the industry, meaning, we cannot live without them.

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