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Job description

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.

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.

Jacobs Digital exists alongside this extensive portfolio of projects working with major clients across all sectors. Digital is responsible for incubating, building and running new products and solutions for our customers - meaning you are joining a team of fast-moving problem solvers working on varied and interesting challenges. Our products range from established software to nascent ideas sparking in to life; leveraging Lean Startup to rapidly invest and incubate new products.

About the opportunity

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations, we currently have an opportunity for a GIS Developer/Senior GIS Developer within our Digital Solutions team, to be based in Winnersh, Reading. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

The role is required to complement the progressive Digital Solutions team, supporting Utilities, Highways, Rail; and Energy and Environment sectors. Working with ESRI, JavaScript, API, Python and other GIS and development software, you will provide critical input to delivering projects on time and budget. With exposure to a wide range of market sectors and an extensive knowledge pool, you will deliver dynamic, innovative solutions to internal and external clients.Essential:


  • Geospatial data processing and analysis with Python (e.g. ArcPy) or R.


  • Geospatial front-end web development (HTML, CSS and JavaScript), working with the ESRI JavaScript API and/or other front-end geospatial libraries and platforms (e.g. Mapbox, Leaflet, OpenLayers).


  • Effective communication of data and its meaning through visualisation, including data visualisation software (e.g. Tableau) and libraries (e.g. Python/R and JavaScript).


  • Expert user of desktop GIS software, e.g. ArcGIS and/or QGIS.


  • Experience of working with ESRI and/or open source geospatial technology stacks, e.g. ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Portal; PostGIS and GeoServer.



Desirable:


  • Experience of working in a development team, use of source code repositories and version control.


  • Familiarity with web application frameworks (e.g. Vue.js, React or Angular).


  • Database design and management.


  • Experience of open source geospatial server and database technology, e.g. Geoserver, PostGIS.


  • Experience of other server-side data analytics and web development languages, such as PHP, JavaScript (Node.js), C#/.NET.


  • Experience of scalable data science and high-performance computing in the cloud.



Why Jacobs?

We're invested in you and your success. Our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. By supporting one another and through our culture of caring, we all succeed. The biggest questions spark our curious minds. We clear the way for inventive thinking and exploration, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. We redefine what's possible. There's something that drives everyone - and we want you to keep evolving your career, discover unexpected opportunities and ensure you can deliver on tomorrow.

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. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

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.

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Job Sector
Science
Job Position
Data Scientist
City/Town
Winnersh
Address
Winnersh, UK Show on map
Location
Reading
Post date
Closing date

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