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Jacobs Senior GIS Developer in Birchwood, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Senior GIS Developer to lead the development of cutting-edge Geographic Information Systems (GIS) projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in GIS technology, software development, and an ability to manage complex projects. You will work closely with our team to design, develop, and implement GIS applications that meet the needs of our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of GIS software solutions.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements and deliverables.

  • Design and develop robust, scalable, and efficient GIS applications.

  • Integrate GIS with other technologies to enhance functionality and user experience.

  • Conduct spatial analysis and create detailed maps and visualisations.

  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of GIS data.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior developers.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest GIS technologies and development practices.

  • GIS Standards Development

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Computer Science, Geography, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Proficient in GIS software and technologies, ESRI ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Online.

  • Experience with UML modelling notation and tools, and ArcGIS Server / ArcSDE administration.

  • Experience with ETL tooling such as FME.

  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Python, JavaScript, and SQL.

  • Knowledge of database management systems and spatial databases.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.