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Jacobs GIS Analyst in Manchester, United Kingdom

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

This role sits within Jacobs Digital. Jacobs Digital is a central team driving digital across the company. Digital for us is not just about technology. Digital is client led. A transformation of how and what we provide to our clients. Creating a smarter, more connected and customer centric value proposition.

Jacobs Digital is a team of developers, incubation, product and technology solution experts who are driving digital change across Jacobs and our clients. We're customer and user focused, where digital starts with culture and new ways of working, driving new business models, whilst incorporating technology and data into all our services and solutions.

We are seeking a GIS Analyst who is passionate and enthusiastic about solving customer problems. You will work alongside members of the Geospatial team with a range of data capture, analysis, visualisation, advanced spatial analysis and compliance technologies. In doing so, you will provide critical input to delivering projects on time and budget across a wide range of sectors.

This role can be based in any of the following Jacobs offices across the UK and Ireland where you will join a team of established geospatial specialists: Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Leeds, Manchester, York, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bristol, Reading, London. Jacobs offer a hybrid approach to work location, which combines working from home and time in the office with your team.

Weekly working hours are 40.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experienced in helping to deliver GIS projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Expert user of ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap software and extensions

  • Good data management skills

  • Experienced in web GIS and the creation of web maps and web applications (ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Online or other)

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills; the ability and flexibility to function as part of multi-disciplinary teams

*Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have: *

  • Experienced in the management of mobile data capture software such as ArcGIS Collector

  • Exposure to other desktop GIS software (e.g. FME, QGIS)

  • Exposure to CAD based software (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation)

  • Exposure to Web-based GIS technologies Programming languages and software development (Javascript, Python, .NET)

  • Experience of GIS application to engineering, transportation, planning or environmental sectors.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture

We’re invested in you and your success. 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.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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