April 26, 2023

Graduate GIS Technician

26,000 (est.)

Are you a Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, or Surveying graduate with a passion for GIS and international travel? If so, then PlotBox has an exciting opportunity for you. PlotBox is a rapidly growing technology business with a global opportunity, headquartered at Catalyst Inc's site at the Ecos Centre, Ballymena. PlotBox is the world's first cloud-based death care management solution that fully integrates software and GIS mapping to facilitate cemeteries in operating to world-class standards.


As a Graduate GIS Technician at PlotBox, you will work alongside a team of GIS Technicians and Surveyors to contribute to the completion of all Mapping related tasks to satisfy our customers’ needs and to the continual innovation of the product. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Creating georeferenced aerial mosaics.
  • Using Photoshop to alter TIFF’s, PNG’s, and JPEG’s.
  • Creating web maps using ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online.
  • Design work mainly using ArcGIS Pro, we also use AutoCAD occasionally.
  • Assisting Drone pilot to complete Aerial Image Surveys.
  • Use of GPS equipment to record Ground Control Points.
  • Surveying work with iPad within cemeteries to capture headstone photos.
  • Surveying work with Total station within cemeteries.
  • Surveying work with 360 cameras.
  • Champion product consistency and support implementation of product standards.
  • Continuous innovation to improve current product capabilities.
  • General assistance to wider mapping team effort.



  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, Surveying or equivalent.
  • Relevant hands-on GIS experience in the field, this could have been during your placement year or within an internship.
  • Ability to travel worldwide but mainly at present to the USA, UK, Australia and Ireland.
  • Valid driver’s licence.
  • Good writing and oral communication skills.


  • Ideally, you will have some experience using:
  • Photoshop.
  • Arcmap.
  • ArcGIS Pro.
  • AutoCAD.
  • Python.
  • G suite (mail, drive, hangout, docs) or Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of GIS programming.

Benefits Offered by PlotBox

PlotBox reward package includes:

  • £26,000 (est.)
  • Investment in employee growth, and opportunity for development Regular wellbeing initiatives and health cash plans
  • Career mobility and progression Regular travel opportunities flexible working hours
  • Hybrid Working - between office and home locations
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Active social and charity committee - lots of social events throughout the year
  • Office perks: fridge and larder fully stocked with unlimited drinks and snacks
  • Free Parking
  • We invest in employee growth and offer opportunities for development.
  • Our staff enjoy career mobility and progression, regular travel opportunities, flexible working hours, and hybrid working options between office and home locations.
  • We offer a pension, life insurance, and an active social and charity committee with lots of social events throughout the year.
  • Our headquarters are ideally placed in the beautiful and scenic countryside location around Ballymena, along with other office locations in the USA and Australia.

Working at 


A leader in deathcare management technologies. The number and scope of problems PlotBox solves have revolutionised the way cemeteries, crematories, and funeral homes operate, and through customer-focused technological innovations, continues to lead the way in deathcare management software solutions.



Why Apply at


We are proud that, for the third year running, we have received our Great Place to Work® Certification™. This follows our top ten ranking on the 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ in Tech list, as well as being named one of the 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ For Women, and one of the 2022 UK's Best Workplaces™ for Wellbeing.

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