GIS Specialist

GIS Specialist

This is an excellent opportunity for a GIS Specialist to join a rapidly expanding business, in a role that encourages creativity, entrepreneurship and autonomy.  

Job Type: Full time & Permanent
Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 per annum

Who are we?

We’re on a mission to “Simplify technology to connect the real world with the digital world to improve the way we work, live and play” To get there, we govern ourselves with a set of simple, yet powerful guiding principles.  

We believe we make a difference to people’s lives. 

We care about each other & our customers. 

We challenge the Industry. 

We deliver on our promises and have fun doing it 

What will you be doing?

  • Own, Manage, maintain & update the information on the network design & management system – IQGeo 
  • Maintain data and accurate “As-Built” records of all network inventory 
  • Produce detailed survey maps in support of the survey team & checking subsequent survey packs for alignment with the Network Plan and completeness 
  • Work very closely with Network Planning specialist 
  • Effectively resolve issues that arise between data layers and opposite co-ordinate systems across the applications utilised by the business 
  • Liaise with 3rd party resources to resolve any compatibility issues 
  • Capture and identify asset types and dimensions and record them accurately 
  • Driving consistency, quality, suitability and cost-effectiveness 

What experience do we require?

Essential Experience:

  • Work independently and within a team 
  • Min 5 years progressive experience on GIS systems 
  • Knowledge of utility company functions like Geometric Networks and Linear Referencing 
  • Working knowledge of web-based GIS and/or enterprise GIS technologies 
  • Ordnance survey experience 
  • Ability to create reports or exports using SQL or other GIS tools  
  • Ability to utilize multiple large GIS datasets with differing formats and coordinates  
  • Experience with GIS mapping applications used for utility asset management  
  • Substantial understanding and experience using and manipulating databases  
  • Exceptional attention to detail and well developed organizational skills  

Desirable Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (in geography, cartography, planning, computer science or related field with an emphasis in GIS/GPS 
  • Experience in a telecoms fibre network related role 
  • Working knowledge & experience of IQGeo 
  • Understanding or Fibre Optic Builds 
  • Detailed knowledge of SQL, FME & Python.