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We have a great opportunity for an intelligent, ambitious GIS Consultant to join our team. Are you seeking a role in a small but growing environment where you can directly contribute to the continued successful development of the company and realise your potential?

Helyx is a professional services company who specialize in providing geospatial and information management and exploitation solutions and services.  You would be joining our supportive team of enthusiastic and knowledgeable professionals, working in a relaxed environment where initiative and self-confidence is both encouraged and rewarded.


The GIS Consultant role

Working for Helyx as a GIS Consultant, you would be applying your GIS technical skills, professional and domain expertise, and leadership, supporting the GIS enterprise within the Defence and Security domain as well as providing the same level of support to the internal company network. Helyx is an Esri Partner, and the technical activities are likely to involve the design, deployment, and ongoing support of the latest Esri GIS technology within customer environments.

Day to day your role as GIS Consultant will include:

  • Providing GIS support, technical expertise, advice, and guidance to support internal activities
  • Continuously learning and growing your expert GIS knowledge, including wider industry trends
  • Working on customer projects, providing expertise on GIS system or capability development, implementation, and delivery
  • Developing strong relationships with customers, becoming their trusted GIS advisor
  • Help identify potential new business opportunities and share them within the company
  •      Create training materials and conduct customer training (often at a client site) as and when required


About you

This would be a great career move if you have experience working as a GIS Consultant or similar role already and have a deep understanding of the core principals of GIS and GI data management, combined with: –

  • In depth knowledge of Esri ArcGIS Enterprise and Desktop products at 10.6 and above
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact confidently with customers combined with a passion for meeting customers needs, with the listening skills to achieve this
  • Happy to work a wide variety of projects across the Defence and Security and Secure Commercial domains (previous experience an advantage)
  • A team player, happy to coach and support to colleagues
  • A degree in a relevant discipline or with equivalent experience
  • DV cleared


Ideally you would also have: –

  • Experience working on site in a customer support role
  • Experience of OGC compliant web services
  • Python scripting skills
  • Experience creating JavaScript web applications in Portal for ArcGIS
  • CGeog (GIS) or alternative relevant accreditation



Our business is one that is often driven by customer demand, which means that flexibility is essential.  We’re based in Twyning, Gloucestershire, in a lovely part of the West Country, and we serve a range of Defence and Security customers across the UK.

We are flexible. Our offices have re-opened but we are not mandating anybody to be in the office. We leave it up to our people to decide what suits the needs of their work. Regular  visits to customer locations will also be required.

Why join us?

You will have the opportunities to work with a friendly, supportive team and to learn and develop both yourself and your career

In addition, we offer:

  • An excellent salary, with a generous bonus scheme
  • Pension, healthcare scheme and life cover
  • 5 days professional training development per year (plus access to Linux Academy / A Cloud Guru for continual learning, development and experimentation)
  • Flexible working
  • Plus, a lovely rural setting!


Please apply online via our website, including your CV and a cover letter. Deadline for applications 31st May 2022. NO AGENCIES

Helyx is an equal opportunities employer. 

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