Senior GIS Consultant

Ref: ZR_6554_JOB  ·  Posted on 02 November 2021

Introduction

Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Aerospace domains. Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients.

Our client offers ‘through-life’ support to the MoD and equipment manufacturers, and because they don’t manufacture anything theirselves, their clients can rely on them to offer independent and unbiased recommendations. The industry looks to them for advice on the latest issues and, with duty of care always high on the MoD’s agenda, which is driving this increasing demand.

Key responsibilities
  • Work as an effective member of a GIS project team on high profile infrastructure projects.
  • Be an active member of our team’s technical function who:
    • Administer and support our open-source project databases (PostgreSQL / PostGIS).
    • Develop, administer and support our project WebMapping solutions (open source and proprietary).
    • Help develop new tools to be used within digital solutions using FME and Python.
    • Administer the ESRI Enterprise Stack including where needed ArcGIS Online.
  • Devise and implement FME workbenches to automate GIS analysis routines and data management tasks.
  • Assist with FME best practice guides, QA practices and training.
  • Provide GIS technical support on projects to various disciplines internally from around the company and externally direct with clients.
  • Manage internal GIS tasks.
Skills & experience
  • You are passionate about how GIS solutions can solve real problems.
  • You have a degree qualification in GIS or a related field and extensive experience using GIS software.
  • You have demonstratable experience of administering Esri enterprise services.
  • You have demonstratable experience of creating complex workbenches in FME Desktop to run analysis and automate repeatable tasks (desirable to have FME Server experience).
  • You are experienced or have an interest in learning a language such as Python.
  • You are innovative and able to provide new solutions to client’s problems to save them time.
  • You have extensive experience using ArcGIS 10.x and its extensions including ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro.
  • You have provided GIS support in project focused environments with internal clients in the past.
  • You have proven experience of delivering high quality outputs to deadlines within pressurised environments.
  • You are able to communicate the benefits of GIS to various stakeholders.
  • You have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme.
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid.
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client.
  • Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period.
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