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AECOM Technology & Security Consultant I in Arlington, Virginia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Technology & Security Consultant I to be based out of our Arlington, VA office, however, does have to option to be worked remotely.

The Technology & Security Consultant will be responsible for the following items:

Primary Duties

  • Under direct supervision, provides analysis on projects. Executes work plans and task definitions, participates in data collection

  • Participates in development of solutions to client problems with a focus on financial analysis and capital investment under the guidance of a more senior manager

  • Assigned as a consultant to a wide variety of areas

  • Provide network and system specification documentation deliverables to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities and the security controls necessary to mitigate the vulnerabilities to an acceptable level of risk through application of risk management framework concepts

  • Manage task deliverables, quality and budgets for multiple ongoing projects

  • Participate in project meetings and provide specification deliverables in coordination with designers, architects, and engineers

  • Participate in control systems master planning efforts

  • Participate in construction administration services, including contractor submittal review

  • Lead OT network assessment and master planning tasks, including network mapping and asset inventories

  • Serve as a OT Cybersecurity resource for engineering project teams servicing critical infrastructure. This capability requires expertise in OT design, development, and deployment

Career Progression Path

  • Maintain a working knowledge of secure networking standards to include NIST 800-53, NIST 800-82, ISA-62443, UFC-4-010-06, and others as required by the client

  • Certifications Pursuit and Maintenance: Cybersecurity and IT network related

  • Participate in pre-project system/network cybersecurity risk assessment

  • Development of tools, processes, procedures, and guidelines to support the development of growth within the Cybersecurity discipline

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable, and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions. Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc., and many Fortune 500 companies.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field similar to the following: Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineer, and Computer Engineering

  • US Citizenship is required for this position

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in OT solutions design, development, deployment, and commissioning

  • OT network design experience and familiarity with DoD UFC and NIST RMF

  • SCADA, PLC Programming, HMI, Operator Interface Terminals

  • Experience working in critical infrastructure (Federal/DoD, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Water/Wastewater, Power Generation, etc.)

  • Experience in network design and system configuration to include firewalls, ports, protocols, VLANs, VMs, and route configuration.

  • Control Systems experience to include protocols.

  • Multiple control system types (PLC based, DCS, BMS)

  • Cybersecurity Standards experience (ISA 62443, DoD RMF, ISO, NERC/FERC, etc.)

  • IAM/IAT Level certifications (CISSP, CySA, Security+) equivalent

  • MS Word / Excel / Visio skills for project documentation and detailed network design (example work may be requested subject to confidentiality)

  • Strong team player with excellent communication and documentation skills

  • Ambition to learn and willingness to improvise/compromise based on client/project resources, limitations, and capabilities

Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • This position is open to a remote working situation

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10083247

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Remote