AECOM Graduate Opportunities 2020 - GIS Developer/Data Specialist in Basingstoke, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Hampshire, Basingstoke
Business Line: Environment
Opening Date: 20 September - please apply straight away because we review CVs and select candidates on a rolling basis
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AECOM’s Geospatial & Data Services team is looking for an enthusiastic GIS Developer / Data Trainee to join our busy team of specialists in Basingstoke, Hampshire. This is a full time, permanent role in a team of more 30 staff located in offices across the UK and Ireland. It not only requires a good understanding of web development, database systems and desktop office systems but also the use of Python in ESRI ArcGIS, FME and QGIS.
You’ll provide critical GIS input to delivering projects on time and budget, and be responsible for helping to develop new tools, databases and applications, as well as maintaining existing systems.
You will be paired with an experienced member of the team who will guide and mentor you as you start working on live projects. Your initial role will to assist with the completion of tasks such as:
Data capture, management, analysis and validation
Data conversion and integration
Spatial and 3D analysis
Design and build spatial and non-spatial databases
Use of coding, automation and technology to efficiently deliver workflows and provide innovation into projects
Meeting with internal clients to determine GIS requirements
You’ll be innovative and creative with strong interpersonal communication skills, and you’ll be comfortable working independently and as part of an interdisciplinary multi-cultural team.
Although you’ll be based in Basingstoke, you may occasionally work from other AECOM or client offices depending on project requirements.
Our focus is providing GIS and data management expertise on large environmental and infrastructure projections, as well as developing systems – such as mobile data capture, creation of toolsets for analysis or data analysis platforms – so other AECOM disciplines can carry out their work.
Recent development projects carried out by the Geospatial & Data Services team include:
Land access and survey request website for a large infrastructure project
Analysis toolset in SQL Server to assist in SHLAA Site Assessments
Arboriculture survey data import system, using Arc PAD, Sharp Map and SQL Server to process data ready for reporting
Web and database tools to improve QA / QC processes on a city-wide cycle infrastructure capture project
The team supports a wide range of projects, with current projects including high-profile major transport and infrastructure schemes, conventional and renewable power developments, industrial and commercial development projects, as well as GIS / data management projects led directly by the Geospatial & Data Services team.
Geospatial & Data Services is part of AECOM’s Environment business. AECOM’s planners, economists, designers, environmental specialists, architects, engineers, programme managers and technicians work collaboratively to address complex challenges at all scales. We regenerate urban areas, cities and regions; we create distinctive buildings and public spaces; we plan for the management of open space and natural systems; and we design and deliver infrastructure programmes.
AECOM invest heavily in the quality of our Trainees and the development opportunities provided enabling learning from some of the most talented and renowned experts in their field whilst bringing fresh approaches and further diversifying our workforce.
AECOM provides the opportunity to develop professionally whilst working within a positive environment, where learning and development is actively promoted and supported.
Level 4 in computer programming
Good problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
Exemplary focus, ambition and attention to detail
General GIS analysis
Provide dynamic and innovative solutions
GIS degree or a related field (relevant MSc is desirable) or a degree in Computer Science with a GIS background
Experience in all or some of the following:
SQL server (querying, spatial functions, TSQL, triggers, reporting services etc)
VBA (Excel and Access)
Experience of DevExpress ASP.NET controls (desirable)
Solid foundation in ArcGIS desktop software and extensions
Sound understanding of spatial data structures and fundamental concepts of GIS
Ability to complete work with GIS best practice and corporate standards in mind
Ability to liaise with clients to promote GIS and deliver high-quality GIS input into their projects
Able to work both on your own and with the wider GIS/project team based in multiple locations
Proficient in the delivery of allocated project tasks to quality, time and budget requirements
Proficient in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access)
Experience of working with environment- and planning-related datasets
Experience with working and controlling large number of evolving datasets
Exposure to developing and maintaining web GIS and / or enterprise GIS technologies
Exposure to developing and using mobile and GPS survey applications
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 225049BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.