AECOM Software Developer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149000BR

Position Title Software Developer

Job Category Engineering - Software

Business Line Transportation

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - West Midlands

City Birmingham

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit an experienced Software Developer to our Transportation Software Development team. The team is expanding to meet the demands of our wide portfolio of projects and clients – from both within the UK and overseas. This role has been created to support our ambition to grow significantly over time, offering significant career progression opportunities within AECOM for the right person. The team provides full design, implementation and maintenance services to a wide range of internal and external clients. These include high profile solutions for several major US airports. The team is currently based in Birmingham, London and Newcastle; to further expand our market we are looking for a strong individual to expand the team into our thriving central Birmingham office.

The successful candidate will have several years of relevant experience and will have proven design and development skills delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience of working as part of software teams developing a variety of technologies, including; PHP, MySQL and HTML5. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a variety of exciting and innovative projects for our various clients.

Office Overview

The Birmingham Office houses a variety of staff from our Cost Consultancy, Building Engineering and Transportation Business Lines. Our modern office is well located for public transportation from all surrounding areas. We are now looking to grow our Software Solutions Team with individuals with a sound technical background that share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.


The right candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting software applications, predominately for our transportation and aviation clients.

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job/ Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standards:

• Receive project brief and conduct the work with minimum supervision.

• Plan and undertake small projects without significant guidance.

• Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.

• Produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget.

• Attend project progress meetings and clearlypresent task overviews.

• Contribute to the design and planning of larger projects.

Minimum Requirements

Essential: Experience with the following web development stack:



o HTML\JavaScript\CSS

o JQuery

o Google APIs

Desirable: Experience with some elements of the following Microsoft development stack:

o Visual Studio

o C# Language

o Asp.Net\MVC\Web API

o Entity Framework

o SQL Server

• Whilst not essential, any of the following skills would be desirable:

o Mobile software development

o Project and Service Desk management using JIRA

o Source Code Control in Team Foundation Studio and or GIT

• Good appreciation of software architecture and its real world implications.

Preferred Qualifications

A degree or masters degree in Computer Science orother relevant subject. Note: Professional development experience will be strongly considered in lieu of a relevant degree.


Just an example of some of the core benefits offered by AECOM to our employees: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, company pension scheme, private medical cover, income protection scheme and one paid annualmembership fee for an appropriate institution. Our flexible benefits scheme also offers a wide range of benefits enabling you to pick and choose what best suits you.


This Job Description is intended to be a general guide to the duties and responsibilities relevant to the post and it is likely that these will evolve over time. Alterations may be made to reflect the changing needs of the business and these will be incorporated in consultation with the post holder.

Application Process

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What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.