Jacobs Web Developer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Web Developer


JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors. It is a leading service provider in planning and environmental consultancy and advice, supporting projects at all stages from initial conception through to construction and maintenance, across the UK and internationally.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Our Environment, Maritime & Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

As a Web Developer you will become part of a respected and hardworking team, providing support to Clients and other team members alike. Whilst the role is in the Development team the successful candidate will also work closely with the Sales and Operations teams, gaining a good knowledge and experience across a number of different skills. Applicants should be keen, hardworking and have excellent technical skills and background. The role will primarily focus around development of our two web based platforms, TrackRecord and ProjectMapper.

TrackRecord is Jacobs’ web based compliance management tool, owned and developed by Jacobs. The software is delivered in conjunction with consultancy services to aid clients in managing regulatory, corporate and project compliance issues. TrackRecord has managed over a million compliance obligations to enable Jacobs’ Clients to meet and exceed their compliance requirements.

TrackRecord is written with the following technologies C#, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML, JS, CSS.

ProjectMapper is Jacobs’ web based GIS mapping solution used for publishing project specific data sourced from client datasets, government organisations and information generated by the project. Datasets include information generated within CAD, GIS and in-house software.

ProjectMapper is written with the following technologies C#, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, GeoServer, OpenLayers, HTML, JS, CSS.

This role is based in the Jacobs Glasgow office located in the heart of Glasgow city centre, right next to Glasgow Central train station.

Duties associated with this post will include:

  • Developing, maintaining and supporting the TrackRecord and ProjectMapper in-house web applications

  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  • Provide accurate time estimates

  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues



  • Proven professional experience with ASP.NET / C# (3-10 years)

  • Advanced experience of T-SQL / SQL Server (3-10 years)

  • Advanced practical HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, CSS, Responsive design

  • Flexible and able to adapt to new languages and technologies

  • Good communication and teamwork skills

  • Excellent focus, ambition and attention to detail

  • Advanced technical knowledge of typical office software applications

  • Analytical mind who can bring clarity to difficult situations

  • Have initiative and the ability to work autonomously


  • GIS Development experience (Geoserver, PostGIS, Openlayers, ESRI)

  • Other web technologies (IIS, PostgreSQL, REST APIs)

  • Mobile App development (Xamarin, Swift, Objective-C, Java)

  • Cloud

  • Big Data / Data Analytics

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Glasgow

Req ID: BIA0000G2