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Jacobs Digital Engineering Lead in Warrington, 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 have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Engineering Lead to join the team in Birchwood, Warrington.


  • Agree and oversee implementation of digital engineering delivery strategy at a project level

  • Act as primary contact with software vendors in conjunction with Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) System Administrators

  • Drive development and adoption of business wide standards and procedures

  • Advise on the evaluation / prioritisation of user development and enhancement requests

  • Direct improvement of integration and interoperability of systems

  • Direct, monitor and participate in new developments and enhancements in support of Project and Client requirements

  • In collaboration with Head of Capability and the senior team, build digital roadmap (Vision, mission, development steps)

  • Support Head of Capability in generating & maintaining digital capability strategy (shape, size, expertise, location, current & future requirements, future vision)

  • Working with the design capability build / develop digital engineering ‘toolbox’ from project experience, including standards and procedures.

  • Act as senior technical Single Point Of Contact for customers on projects

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Relevant qualifications

  • Direct experience of the deployment, configuration or integration of at least some of the toolsets above and associated problem solving of related practical issues

  • Background in engineering design is essential and experience of any of the following tools as a basis.

  • AIM (AVEVA Net) & validation IM-utilities

  • AVEVA E3D/PDMS/P&ID/Diagrams/Aveva E&I

  • AutoDesk Revit / Civ3D / Inventor / Vault

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) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)