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GIS Specialist Summer Placement - Consulting

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
London
Type of opportunity: 
Internship
Application deadline: 
15/11/2019

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference to the world. Arup Digital combines innovative digital solutions and processes with our domain expertise across the built environment.

Advanced Digital Engineering

Arup's Advanced Digital Engineering group comprises over 300 advanced engineering, digital and project consultants, bringing together a seamless combination of digital and data-related capabilities with Arup's traditional engineering and design strengths. We use this to solve our clients most complex challenges and help them respond effectively to the fast-changing digital world. We combine advanced digital expertise in data, models, analytics, and user centred design, with world-class specialist engineering skills such as advanced dynamics, vibration and wind engineering, as well as digital advisory services, mobility consulting and digital product design and delivery.

We support Arup's longstanding commitment to work on the most interesting and innovative projects by using the right modelling, data, technology and automation capabilities to redefine the built environment with our clients. We provide digital advisory services that focus on working with clients on their digital strategy, design of new services, systems and assets, and helping deliver working solutions along with the development of new analysis tools and other cloud enabled digital services for clients.

Are you interested in a career in Geographic Information Systems?

We're currently looking for a Summer Placement to join our existing Digital Insight team for 6-8 weeks starting in June or July 2020. 

The opportunity to experience a fast-paced and diverse working environment. Arup searches for the highest calibre people and supports and encourages the enhancement of your skills as part of making this a valuable and enjoyable summer placement for you.

About you

You should be an innovative problem solver, someone who thinks ‘outside the box' and who is able to communicate ideas and solutions. You should have a positive and forward-thinking approach and enjoy working as part of a friendly and supportive team. Workload will be diverse and the ability to multi-task and manage your workload is important.

An enquiring mind is key to our approach, as we work across numerous diverse contexts. You will be able to assimilate such new contexts rapidly, and to use various design techniques to help make sense of them, for colleagues, clients and collaborators.

We're looking for students with the following qualifications, attributes and skills

  • Working towards a bachelor's degree and/or master's degree in a relevant subject such as Geography, GIS, Computer / Data Science or Software Development is required.
  • Strong technical expertise and a sound understanding of database management, programming, development, web and visualisation.
  • You should have proven academic experience of utilising and deploying data solutions.
  • We are particularly keen to meet people with programming and development skills who have an understanding and aptitude for using one or more of the following: ModelBuilder and/or ArcObjects, ArcPy/Python, SQL, HTML5, Objective-C, JavaScript, D3, Post GIS, PHP and ArcGIS Server. 
  • Key to this role will be the use of this knowledge to integrate systems and build software customisations to make spatial and non-spatial data analysis more easily accessible, so experience in this also desirable.
  • Experience in the visualisation and analysis of complex and large data sets is desirable.

Arup offer

There are infinite possibilities with Arup. You'll receive an insight of the opportunities that a challenging, fulfilling career provides, and:

  • A competitive salary
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment
  • A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills
  • The support you need to develop your skills 

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Region: 
London
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