• (Geographical Information System) GIS Analyst Gothenburg
  • Vattenfall in Gothenburg, , Sweden
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

This a Full Remote job, the offer is available from: Sweden


Company Description

Vattenfall is a leading European energy company driving the transition to a sustainable energy system. We have been electrifying industries, powering homes and transforming life through innovation for more than 100 years and now have a mission of working for fossil freedom. We employ around 20,000 people mostly in our core markets in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the UK.

Job Description

Every day presents unique challenges in the process of developing and building windfarms. As a Geographical Information specialist, your expertise in analyzing and preparing the spatial data for our wind farms is essential to our mission of promoting fossil freedom for all.

We are excited to expand our team and seek an additional Geographical Information System (GIS) Analyst to join our Business Area Wind. This role will support Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind portfolio, as well as other... non-hydro Renewable activities. Join us in seizing new opportunities for growth and making a positive impact on the world.

Your job as a GIS Analyst:

Vattenfall uses GIS and other specialist software to support the screening, design, development, construction, operation and spatial data management of wind farms. The GIS Analyst will be carrying out this work for primarily onshore Swedish projects. In addition, contributions to other projects within, the UK, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden, as well as other renewable projects, can be expected.

We are looking for a candidate with a strong passion for GIS who enjoys working with various geographic datasets (including engineering site design data).

What you can expect working in our GIS Team:
• Regular interaction within a dynamic international team
• Following established procedures within a well-structured GIS environment
• A diverse range of tasks offering the chance for creative spatial solutions
• An opportunity to develop and specialise your GIS skills

Your main responsibilities as an GIS Analyst:
• Implement all work strictly according to internal GIS Procedures including metadata;
• Your key tasks are to maintain project GIS Databases with new data creation or data import, while also providing mapping support, WebGIS upkeep and GIS analysis for all relevant projects using ESRI ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro;
• Data management for incoming/outgoing GIS data. Liaise with others ensuring incoming data is compliant with contract requirements;
• Liaise with other Wind departments to support the site hunting, permitting, and design of the wind farm layout (wind turbines and associated infrastructure);
• Opportunity to contribute to increasing team efficiencies, such as GIS automation or bespoke tools;

Be in your element with BA Wind

Our wind, solar and batteries business offers a unique opportunity to be in your element working to help harness the forces which will take us to fossil freedom.

As part of BA Wind you will play a key role in one of the most exciting pipelines in the industry with 24GW of capacity stretching out more than a decade ahead across our key European markets.

You won’t only be involved in developing projects but pioneering cutting-edge innovation, new business models and ways of working with communities and the environment. Working as part of a leading European utility also means you could be helping a growing number of major businesses and brands achieve their own sustainability goals through partnerships.


Your profile as a GIS Analyst:
• Graduate qualified in geography, engineering, computing, or Earth science degree;
• 2 years+ experience using ESRI ArcGIS or ArcGIS Pro is essential; experience using ArcGIS Online (AGOL) and CAD is a plus but not essential
• Ability to produce high quality data and geographical outputs (static maps and WebGIS);
• Ability to liaise with technical and environmental specialists;
• Excellent record keeping with attention to detail and accuracy;
• Understanding of geographic coordinate systems, projections and transformations is essential;
• Excellent computer and communication (English and Swedish) skills is essential;
• An interest in renewable energy in general, and wind energy in particular would be advantageous;
• Experience using Python programming language or Model Builder would be advantageous

Your profile

This role requires good analytical and problem-solving skills, adaptability to change, effective organisation and prioritisation of tasks, plus excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills

Why not start your journey to working for fossil freedom by applying now?


Vattenfall have a hybrid working culture, with an office and home working combination. The location of the office will be Solna, Stockholm. Very occasional travel within northern Europe should be expected.

Additional Information

Our offer

We offer a challenging and diverse job in a structured working environment. You will be working with interdisciplinary teams, and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer good remuneration, attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional growth. You get the opportunity to create your own career within the company. Click here for further information.

More Information

For more information about the position, feel free to contact Anthony Hunt, +44 79 763 52 611.

For more information about the recruitment process, contact Catalina Roa Rodriguez, +46 70 00 26 802.

Last day to apply is 17th March. Interviews will take place after the last application date has passed.

We welcome your application in English, both CV and cover letter are a must. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website.

Trade union representatives in Sweden

Rolf Ohlsson (Akademikerna), Anders Bohlin (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Rebecka Hedsell (SEKO). To contact the representatives, please call Vattenfall's switchboard, +46 0 739 50 00.

We look forward to receiving your application!

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to building a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be a good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation. Click here for further information.

Since Vattenfall is a part of the Swedish critical infrastructure, many of our services are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates might be subjected to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.

The security of Vattenfall and its employees is essential. For that reason, a pre-employment screening will be part of your recruitment process. The screening is based on the role you will fulfill within Vattenfall.

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