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Senior GIS Consultant


Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services.
We are seeking to recruit a technically strong GIS Specialist who understands the challenges of GIS and data delivery on projects of all scales especially major projects. A key role will be to manage access to data for project team members and ensuring that the client receives asset and spatial data in the correct format and structure as per their requirements. A focus on Cities and the Energy sector is desired to drive key elements of our expanding business. The position will be part of the Digital Insight team, with many opportunities to get involved in many other aspects of Arup’s Digital business.
Working within an expanding team in London and liaising with colleagues across Western and Northern England, acting as a GIS and Server specialist on projects across sectors and scales 
The core of the roll will be as a Senior GIS Consultant delivering the full suite of GIS solutions as and when required by internal and external clients, from simple cartography through to full enterprise solutions.  There will be a focus on delivery of ArcGIS server based solutions
Essential Skills and Knowledge:
  • Experienced in the use of Geospatial Software both in desktop and webtools and analysis (specifically ESRI stack including ArcGIS Server and Portal)
  • Experience of managing ArcGIS for Enterprise (ArcGIS Server, Portal, Enterprise Geodatabase, ArcGIS Online)
  • Practical experience of deploying ArcGIS for Enterprise
  • Provable project experience with FEM and QGIS
  • Experience with conversion and handling of a variety of 2D & 3D spatial, CAD and survey data formats including GIS, CAD, IFC, LiDAR (LAS), CSV, XML variants
  • Practical experience of working in a Common Data Environment use for collaborative information sharing and modelling.
  • Data schema modelling and database design expertise and writing SQL queries within RDBMS
  • Expertise in the use of web mapping software and its configuration
  • Application of the above to urban problems
  • Application of the above to Major energy projects
  • Data visualisation skills above and beyond GIS
  • Masters qualified in GIS or an urban realm relevant Masters
Desirable skills and knowledge:
  • Open source including QGIS and, PostGIS
  • Network and spatial analysis understanding and expertise
  • Web map customization using Javascript APIs from ESRI and other open source software e.g. Leaflet
  • Understanding of BS/PAS1192 suite of information management process and quality assurance procedures.
  • Experience of working within large multidisciplinary projects and/or infrastructure clients
  • Any form of project management training (PRINCE2, APM etc.)
  • Research skills across the urban realm
  • Ability to design and document electrical engineering solutions on major and/or complex projects
  • Ability to spatially coordinate building services across a multi-disciplinary team and develop clear layouts and geometry to support discussions with the wider design team
  • Technical professional acumen
  • Team working
  • Commercial awareness
  • Time management
  • Planning and programme development capability
  • Spatial technology skills
  • Intermediate programming skills in one or more of Python, SQL, Javascript.
  • Extract Transform Load tools
Reward and Benefits
Arup offers an excellent opportunity for personal and professional growth.
We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and an award winning flexible benefits package in our sector.

Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial and physical wellbeing. You will also have access to a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash, or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance. 
Posting date – 22 November 2017
Closing date – 19 December 2017
Job Number: LON0000AQ
Category: GIS
London, London, United Kingdom

Date Posted: Nov. 22, 2017
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