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Jacobs Senior GIS Analyst in Manchester, United Kingdom

Senior GIS Analyst


Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction – and program - management. Our 77,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

Ranked No. 1 by Fortune’s 2019 World's Most Admired Companies…

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Our Digital Solutions unit was formed to bring together the wide arrayof digital skills from across the wider Jacobs business with a specific focuson commercialising solutions and leading Jacobs and our clients on theirrespective digital transformation journeys. Our extensive portfolio of projectsinvolves working with major public and private sector clients across multiplemarkets.

The team is currently experiencing unprecedented growth and is looking for anumber of passionate and enthusiastic people to help us achieve our ambitiousbusiness plans, and to grow their careers with us in this fast paced andrewarding area of digital transformation

Jacobs are focused on attracting,developing, and retaining data analytics talent. Where Jacobs may havehistorically focused on finding the best engineering and project deliverypersonnel, we are now equally focused on finding people who can analyse data.And GIS data analysts are at the forefront of that focus. We need people whocan analyse data in the context of the problems our clients face. We needanalysts who understand the transportation industry and the petrochemical industryand the pharmaceutical industry. It goes back to the fundamental differentiatorfor Jacobs: We are blending digital technology expertise with industry domainexpertise to collect and analyse data faster and in the right context.

The role is required to complement the progressive Geospatial andVisualisation team within Digital Solutions, supporting Utilities, Highways,Rail, Energy and Environment sectors. Working with a range of data capture,analysis and visualisation technologies, you will provide critical input to deliveringprojects on time and budget. With exposure to a wide range of market sectorsand an extensive knowledge pool, you will deliver dynamic, innovative solutionsto internal and external clients.


Essential Experience:

  • Delivering GIS projects for internal and external clients

  • Expert user of ArcGIS desktop software and extensions

  • Advanced data management skills to facilitate Spatial Data Infrastructures for complex projects and multi-platform delivery

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

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

  • A problem solver with good degree (2:1 minimum) qualification in a relevant discipline

  • Exemplary focus, ambition and attention to detail

  • Advanced numeracy, analytical and computer skills for data manipulation and management

Highly Desirable Experience:

  • Application of geospatial solutions to engineering and infrastructure projects

  • Work winning and selling GIS capabilities to internal and external clients

  • Undertaking user requirements analysis for geospatial solutions

  • Data management across the full project lifecycle

  • Experienced in GIS systems integration and implementation of Enterprise GIS (ArcGIS Enterprise / Server / Portal / ArcSDE)

  • Application of FME (including Cloud/Server) for data integration

Desirable Experience:

  • Other desktop GIS software (e.g. MapInfo, Quantum GIS, GRASS)

  • Programming languages and software development (Javascript, Python, .NET)

  • CGeog (GIS) Chartership

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘ BeyondZero ’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall . We are also Disability Confident Committed ; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks , centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

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.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Manchester

Other Locations United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Warrington

Req ID: BI 0006MT