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Research Developer

Are you eager to learn and do you like to be challenged? Is out-of-the-box your default modus operandi? If you have a passion for geography and IT as well, then you are our ideal new teammate!

For this job opportunity it is mandatory that you are fluent in English


About the Research Developer job

We are looking for a passionate and creative colleague to join our Research department. Our team has been at the forefront of geo-IT innovations for more than 35 years now. Through our dedication and drive, we constantly seek for new opportunities to use the latest techniques to solve spatial challenges our society is facing . We like to test new technical capabilities, deep-dive into big data and develop concepts and working prototypes.

Why this job is important to us

The world is changing fast and we face various social and environmental challenges. We know by experience that clever usage of AI, point clouds and sensor data can help in solving challenges. Hopefully, you are the allround Geo-IT crack who is eager to contribute in making the world a slightly better place.

Looks familiair?

  • You have an academic title in IT or spatial studies
  • You are a recent post-graduate or Phd or you already have a few years of experience
  • You have some experience with a wide range of software development techniques (like docker, API’s, git) and spatial databases (e.g. Postgres + PostGIS)
  • You are familiar with data science, AI, machine learning and point cloud data (using for example Python, R, Javascript)
  • You are curious by nature and a fast learner
  • You are creative and you like to share your ideas

We offer

  • Working on challenging projects one of the most innovative companies in geo-IT
  • Plenty of opportunity to get your hands dirty with applying the newest developments in (spatial) it
  • A pleasant, collegial and inspiring working atmosphere
  • The opportunity to keep developing your skillset, by using the Academy
  • Working in hybrid mode, from Amsterdam, Nieuwegein, Den Bosch and from home
  • Excellent primary and secondary employment conditions

About Geodan

If you apply for this vacancy, you will work for the service and product portfolio of Geodan. For more than 35 years, at Geodan, we have been using location intelligence to translate complex issues into innovative, impactful solutions. Ranging from a tool for calculating the efficiency of sustainable forms of energy, to a dispatching centre system to keep the railway infrastructure available and safe. Our clients include PostNL, ABN AMRO, Climate Adaptation Services, Kindergarden, ProRail, Rainforest Alliance and a wide range of public sector organisations such as ministries, water boards and municipalities.

Together with GOconnectIT, Geodan is part of Sogelink Nederland: the Dutch expert and market leader in the field of geo-ict. Across the border, with the Sogelink Group, we are even 700 strong with headquarters in France, Norway and the Netherlands.


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Nice that you are interested! Please send us your resume and a brief explanation why you want to join us. You will receive a confirmation as soon as we have received your details and you will hear within two weeks whether we would like to meet you.


First interview

The first interview is mainly intended to inform you well about our organization. You will meet two colleagues and they will explain what the job is about. Under the motto “what you see is what you get” they offer you a look behind the scenes.


Second interview

Feels oke so far? We would like to invite you for a second interview then. You will also meet a direct colleague in the second interview so that you understand which development stacks we work with and how we monitor the quality of our work.



There is no doubt, there is a match! We will send you an offer and make an appointment so that we can explain it properly and discuss your questions.



You signed the contract and you are ready to jojn us. We will prepare everything for your arrival and you will receive information about your first week prior to your first working day. We can't wait to meet again!

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