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AECOM Geospatial Manager (Hybrid) in Austin, Texas

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Geospatial Manager to be based in Austin, TX for a hybrid role.

The Geospatial Manager will lead and manage geospatial and programming personnel. The ideal candidate will have strong experience managing tasks and staff with extensive technical experience in geospatial data management, processes, workflows, and applications. The Geospatial Manager will collaborate with project managers, technical staff, marketing staff, and subject matter experts to deliver innovative solutions. The GIS Manager will also engage with business partners to enhance and strengthen relationships by facilitating activities resulting in positive revenue growth.

Job Functions include:

  • Lead and manage geospatial projects from initiation to completion, ensuring quality and timeliness.

  • Supervise and mentor a team of geospatial and programming professionals.

  • Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment, promoting professional growth within the team.

  • Technical expert in geospatial software and tools, including ArcGIS Online and other GIS software, for data analysis, mapping, and modeling.

  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of geospatial data and deliverables.

  • Develop custom GIS applications, scripts, and tools to improve data quality, and accessibility.

  • Create and maintain accurate geospatial datasets, maps, and reports.

  • Maintain and manage ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Portal, and other GIS software, tools, and technologies.

  • Collaborate with project teams, consultants, and stakeholders to ensure accurate and timely delivery of GIS data and products.

  • Provide technical support and training to GIS users.

  • Prepare and give effective presentations.

  • Good communication skills and team spirit.

  • Work in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment.


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in GIS, Planning, or other related fields.

  • Ten (10) years related experience.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of transportation/transit systems and related data.

Additional Information

  • Offered rate of compensation (Texas locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $82,000 - $140,000/yr

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

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

ReqID: J10096068

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid