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GIS Consultant – FME Specialist

  1. Birmingham, London, Epsom, Bristol, Glasgow
  1. Security, aerospace & defence

GIS Consultant – FME Specialist

Be part of digital that is shaping the world.

Join our organisation, where we have a huge variety of projects on-the-go at any one time. So, when you start this role with us, it could take your career wherever your interests lie. You'll find everyone here is willing to pitch in and help because we all want you to succeed, and we're ready to help you grow.

When it comes to living your life, we want you to get the most out of it. So, talk to us about all our flexible and remote working policies that can support your personal priorities. Also, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality, as well as being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.'

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

As a GIS Consultant in 'Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology' (ADS&T), you will be part of our Data Intelligence practice. You will be devising and implementing GIS solutions across multiple disciplines, through all parts of a project’s life cycle. Working with our clients, you'll be supported by our large Geospatial team to identify, shape and manage GIS capabilities. This position would suit someone with experience of providing GIS solutions based on FME to the engineering sector.

Your purpose:

  • Work as an effective member of a GIS project team on high profile infrastructure projects.

  • 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 Atkins and externally direct with clients.

  • Identify and develop business opportunities by providing client focused GIS solutions

  • Project manage internal GIS tasks.

  • Key contact for GIS analysis, modelling, data capture and data management.

  • Communicate the benefits of GIS in a multi-disciplinary environment.

What you can bring?

  • 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 creating complex workbenches in FME Desktop to run analysis and automate repeatable tasks (desirable to have FME Server experience).

  • 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.

Why work for Atkins?

People join us because they share a desire to be at the forefront of the ADS&T Business Unit and deliver outstanding projects. We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a difference to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy "Total Reward", a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

More about us:

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.


Atkins is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Flexible Working:

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment.

We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

Diversity & Inclusion:

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.



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