Senior GIS Consultant (Paris)

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas

Tensing is looking for a senior GIS consultant with (extensive) knowledge of the Esri platform. You are an expert in your domain. Working with (geo)databases, services, API's, portals and servers is something that you do on a daily basis. In your work you implement data models, take care of data migration and visualize data in an effective manner. You advise your clients and are able to effectively put your knowledge into practice by applying your knowledge in projects for our clients helping them optimize their business through the use of GIS. Preferably you have experience in working for utility companies and are familiar with industry data models.

We offer you the opportunity to take a big step in your career, using your knowledge of the Esri platform. We are specialists on the ArcGIS and FME platforms and we will train you to extend your knowledge as a specialist as well. In this way you will strengthen our growing team and our extensive customer portfolio, applying your ambition. Are you up for the challenge?

As a team, we provide custom and generic solutions for our clients in The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and the United States. Your new colleagues are passionate about their work, constantly develop themselves in the field and award this effort with certification. Sharing knowledge and experience plays an important role in the functioning of our team. In this way we are able to realize our ambition to permanently be innovative!

We offer you the possibility to work in exciting and challenging projects for a growing and innovative company. You will be actively involved in the further growth, development and professionalization of our organization. Sharing knowledge and collaboration are important starting points. We work on the basis of trust and a sense of responsibility. As a result, you will have plenty of opportunity to take initiative with us. Develop yourself and join our growing and strongly driven team!

What will you bring to Tensing:

  • You have a Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree, related to IT or GIS;
  • You have several years (minimal 5 years) of relevant work experience;
  • You have experience with Esri software;
  • Knowledge of Utility Network Model with Esri is a big plus;
  • You bring knowledge on databases such as SQL Server and/ or Oracle;
  • Knowledge of utility data models like UPDM or PODS is considered a nice bonus;
  • You know how to automate GIS tasks using Python;
  • Knowlegde of FME is a big plus;
  • You communicate easily;
  • You are able to convert business processes into GIS implementations;
  • You are eager to learn;
  • You are living in Paris area, you are native French speaker with a good command of English. 

Do you want to develop yourself professionally and work on a close team? Apply today!

What we have to offer you:

  • Appealing and challenging projects at an innovative, growing company;
  • Opportunity to be actively involved in future growth, expansion and professionalization of our organization;
  • A professional working environment where:
    - Knowledge sharing and collaboration are the starting point;
    - We work on the basis of trust and a sense of responsibility;
    - You get plenty of room to take initiative;
    - You work with a personal-development plan.
  • Excellent primary and secondary employment conditions:
    - Laptop;
    - Mobile Phone of your choice;
    - Training budget;
    - Transportation budget.
  • Salary depends on experience.

What we expect additionally:

  • You have an Esri certification or you are prepared to achieve such certification;
  • You have a basic knowledge of IT architectures or you are willing to learn this;
  • You have a passion for solving complex problems. 

About Tensing GIS Consultancy

Tensing is a fast-growing specialist in spatial business intelligence with 60 highly qualified and experienced GIS consultants and GIS Developers. Our organization advices and executes implementations and performs management on geographical information systems on the basis of standard technology platforms. Our specialists can be deployed for shorter or for longer periods of time in order to contribute with their knowledge, for example on issues concerning architecture, data quality, data transformation and integration of spatial and non-spatial data and the (mobile) disclosure of GIS data. In addition to providing advice, we take care of the full deployment of solutions on the basis of the standard technology platforms (Esri ArcGIS and Safe Software's Feature Manipulation Engine (FME)). 

Tensing also offers tailor-made solutions in cases where a standard platform does not suffice. For the development of these custom solutions, we will enrich existing technology platforms with custom components, developed in-house.

Our services are aimed at converting (spatial) data into spatial business intelligence. The power of adding environmentally aware information for our clients is that it can increase customer service, employee satisfaction, efficiency and profitability.


The procedure includes a selection interview and an employment-conditions interview. Send your résumé and cover letter before September 1th to

Acquisition as a result of this job offering will not be appreciated.

Job information

Firm: Tensing

Location: Paris

Education: Postgraduate degree