These are harsh times for the economy around the world, unemployment rates are high everywhere especially for young people. It is however good to see job offers for professional with knowledge on GeoServer arising in varios parts of the world confirming that Open Source is an engine for growth.

It’s becoming more and more common to see job offers demanding GeoServer experience as a requisite. The companies providing support for GeoServer are growing as well, providing opportunities to the brave souls that want to work side by side with the core developers.

GeoSolutions, an italian company deeply involved in both GeoServer and GeoTools, is looking for a Support Engineer that will provide support to clients as well as help with installing and managing production deployments. GeoSolutions is looking for a front-end developer that will develop the user facing portion of new geospatial applications powered by GeoServer.

OpenGeo is also actively hiring with a number of open positions available. The Java developer position is looking for someone interested in applying their skills to open source development on projects in the GeoServer ecosystem.

Searches on or also show a number of positions that either demand or have a preference for people with GeoServer experience.

We’re please to see this growth and hope you’ll enjoy working with GeoServer as much as we do!