Lead Geospatial EngineerLondon, GBR

Requisition ID: R10138605

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: London, London, United Kingdom

  • Clearance Type: Highest Level of Government Clearance

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

Your Opportunity to Define Possible. Our Opportunity to Deliver the Nation’s Security. Together.

Salary: £65,100 - £90,000

Role Clearance Type: You must be able to gain and maintain the highest level of UK Government clearance

Location: London, United Kingdom.

Travel: Some UK travel required to attend team and customer meetings.

About Your Opportunity:

A key member of the Geospatial Engineering team, with a specific focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) integration, to support the specification, development and delivery of large complex solutions. Leading work as part of a DevSecOps team to provide 3rd line support and enhancements for a number of GIS Software Services, as well as providing support and maintenance for industry leading COTS products within NG.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.

  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.

  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel

  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities: Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Act as a Geospatial SME, lead work as part of an Agile team.

  • Build rapport and credibility with technical and business stakeholders.

  • Ensure delivery in accordance with company standards of conduct.

  • Provide governance through the creation of technical documentation.

  • Support and work alongside others within the project team as part to ensure timely delivery and solution quality.

Your Experience - Technical Skills / Qualifications / Experience

  • Proven experience in designing and delivering geospatial solutions, following agreed standards and tools.

  • In-depth knowledge of Geospatial concepts, providing subject matter expertise within a team or project.

  • In-depth experience of deploying and supporting enterprise GIS Systems, preferably Esri ArcGIS Enterprise.

  • Understanding of Data Management principles to ensure best use of organisation and visualisation of mapping services.

  • Experience of using cloud infrastructure within AWS – Automated deployments (IaaC, Serverless)

  • Desirable - Knowledge and application of one of the following programming languages (Python, JavaScript, Java)


“Through delivering operational Geospatial expertise and capabilities into the hands of analysts, we are able to influence and shape the direction of future security missions”

Dan – Lead Geospatial Engineer

Your Future Team:

  • Highly skilled with a huge range of process and technical knowledge

  • Diverse team from a variety of technical backgrounds

  • Motivated about delivering quality systems to our customers

  • Passionate about solving the UKs most pressing technical challenges

  • Collaborative both within the Geospatial Engineering team as well as across all the engineering functions and programmes

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business.

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more – then connect direct with , where one of our recruitment business partners will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.



Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce.