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Junior GIS Engineer / GIS Analyst








Role: Junior GIS Engineer/Analyst Wind Offshore


Scope of work:


The Offshore ASSET OPTIMISATION team (ANB-WEA) exists to support  our offshore development, construction and operational projects with a full range of technical analysis and design services. The team has an integral role in the identification and development of global Offshore projects and developing new markets.


The GIS team within ASSET OPTIMISATION supports these projects by providing data management, processing, visualization and spatial analysis services – as well as the provision of interactive web-based GIS applications. Working with our onshore wind business we also maintain and develop our enterprise GIS system -  “InnoGIS”. Our platforms include ESRI ArcGIS, FME and  Synergis WebOffice.


As a JUNIOR GIS Analyst you will support a variety of global offshore wind farm projects throughout their life-cycle stages, meeting their requirements for GIS services (e.g. data management, data processing, analysis, visualization etc.) with your analytical and spatial skills. Furthermore, you will

have an integral role in developing our GIS services, systems and workflows – as both you and our team grow”.




Your tasks and responsibilities:


  • Provision of GIS services to individual projects throughout their life-cycle. This includes, but is not limited to, processing of datasets from a variety of sources, the management, analysis and visualization of this spatial data;
  • Maintenance and development of interactive web applications for offshore projects in alignment with the project-specific customer requirements;
  • Supporting the Senior GIS Engineer in the context of efficient management of geodatabases
  • Develop and implement software solutions and processes that optimize our management, analysis and visualisation of spatial data;
  • Collaboration and implementation of processes to standardize services from the GIS team  across projects. Further improvement of standard operating procedures with regards to data management, data analysis and visualization under consideration of “lessons learnt” and implementation of improvement opportunities;
  • Teamwork – working with the team / offshore division to achieve our targets – and align with our division strategy;
  • Personal Development – identity opportunities and undertake training to enhance your GIS career and skill-sets.



Skills required for this position:


  • Degree in GIS, GeoInformatics or Geosciences – or
  • Degree in Engineering/Marine or related Sciences (with a GIS component);
  • Knowledge and ideally initial experience in managing GIS projects using desktop GIS software;
  • Demonstrable enthusiasm for, or experience in the marine or renewable sectors;
  • Knowledge in the application of server-based GIS incl. multiuser working environments web application development / configuration (esp. ESRI products) is desirable;
  • Knowledge of data management procedures;
  • Knowledge of the design and implementation of automated GIS processes Knowledge in a programming language - ideally Python - is desired;
  • Knowledge and preferably experience in the use of ArcGIS extensions/plugins and other GIS/CAD software packages (QGIS, AutoCAD);
  • Customer focus, good management skills including organisational ability and a target oriented, proactive approach to work and the ability to prioritize;
  • Creative problem solving skills and an agile mindset;
  • Good communication, team working  and interpersonal skills;
  • Robust language skills in written and spoken English are required (knowledge of German is a plus);


Location: Swindon


Why you should apply

As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way, we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long-term ambitions.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make. We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.  


Salary and package details


Competitive Salary

25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays

Up to 15% Pension


Car Allowance

Life insurance

Family medical care

Cycle to work

Eye Test/Flu Jab Vouchers

Corporate Discount scheme

Gym and physio on site - Swindon

Subsidised canteen - Swindon

Free tea and Coffee – Swindon


There will be an expectation to travel to other offices and sites outside of your base location (including Europe/Overseas) which may involve overnight stays



Our company


innogy SE is Germany’s leading energy company, with revenue of around €44 billion (2016), more than 40,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe. With its three business segments Grid & Infrastructure, Retail and Renewables, innogy addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world.

With an installed capacity of more than 900 megawatts in offshore wind and with over 1900 megawatts in onshore wind, innogy is one of the major renewable energy operators in Europe.

The UK renewables business is innogy’s second largest operational market and central to its continued growth plans.  We are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate and invest millions each year as part of our community funds.  innogy’s goal is to create a sustainable energy system that leaves an environment worth living for future generations – and the basis is energy from renewable sources.


Closing date on this role is 27/02/19, Please apply online and contact Lisa Phillips if you have any queries or questions









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