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AECOM GIS Data Engineer / Systems Architect in Austin, Texas

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.

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Job Summary:

AECOM is seeking a Senior GIS Data Engineer / Systems Architect for immediate employment within our Technology Solutions Department in the Austin, TX office. The position provides the opportunity to work on exciting, challenging, and high-profile transportation projects.

Job Description

The Senior GIS Data Engineer and Systems Architect will be responsible for overseeing the design, development, and implementation of GIS data infrastructure, systems architecture, systems integration, and GIS applications specifically focused on transportation-related data. As a Senior GIS Data Engineer and Systems Architect, you will lead a team of work with and mentor a skilled team of GIS personnel, data engineers and architects, working closely with business stakeholders, including city, county, or state DOT and transportation agencies, to ensure that our solutions are AECOM and Client goals. Join a team of experienced technology solution experts to create innovative solutions applying new and emerging technology to transportation.

Job Functions include:

  • Develop and implement GIS data management policies and procedures to ensure the accuracy, completeness, and security of our organization's transportation-related GIS data

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders, including city, county, or state DOT and transportation agencies, to understand their transportation-related GIS data needs and develop solutions that meet their requirements

  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to team members, ensuring that they have the necessary resources and tools to complete their work effectively

  • Mentor and develop staff, building a strong team of GIS data engineers and architects

  • Be the technical lead on all transportation-related GIS data projects

  • Manage the development and maintenance of GIS data models, ETL pipelines, and other transportation-related GIS data-related tools and systems

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in the field of transportation-related GIS data engineering and systems architecture and provide recommendations for their implementation within the organization

  • Develop Presentations to internal and external customers.

  • Efficiently manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.

  • Good communication skills and team spirit

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


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • ​BA/BS + 8 years of relevant Experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience or education in transportation-related GIS data engineering or systems architecture, with a proven track record of successfully managing complex transportation-related GIS data projects

  • Experienced in ESRI suite of software, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, Collector for ArcGIS, Survey 123, Web App Builder Developer, and custom widgets development

  • Strong leadership skills and experience managing a team

  • Ability to mentor and develop staff

  • Background in Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, C# and .Net

  • Expertise with ArcGIS, JavaScript API, REST, Angular, dojo, Nodejs, and deployment with IIS.

  • Proficient in databases including SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and other Database Technologies

  • Ability to create, modify, and maintain custom scripts and routines for processes automation and applications

  • Exposure with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP

  • Experience working with city, county, and state DOTs

  • UI/UX design experience

  • Other Software/Tools – Tableau, Power BI, MS Power Apps, Rstudio, Jupyter, Spyder, Ipython

Additional Information

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.

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: J10084657

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: On-Site