AECOM Senior Consultant - Network and Security in Basingstoke, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Hampshire, Basingstoke
AECOM is a collaborative force of world-class innovators and visionaries on a journey to transform our world for the better. Its whole system approach to address challenging problems with innovative thinking and breakthrough technologies offers employees numerous opportunities to nurture talent and maximize potentials, enabling them to build a lasting career.
As a specialist, you will work within our Technology Services team helping to deliver Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV), next generation Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and Smart Cities related services and projects to clients across the UK and internationally. The team provides services from strategic advice to highly technical research, design and delivery related engineering and consultancy services. Our clients are primarily based in the UK & Ireland with many opportunities to collaborate with other parts of our AECOM European and International business lines and regions.
Your innovative thinking and business skills will be nurtured to enhance your career prospects and help our team push the boundaries of technology and technical solutions for our clients today and in the future.
As a Senior Consultant, you will be expected to be an expert in computer networks and cyber security and take ownership of design, development and technical delivery of projects. Duties and responsibilities include:
Provide consultancy and design services in relation to computer networks and security across a wide range of clients and technologies. Typical projects are mainly in the area of future transport systems (road and rail) and smart cities.
Capture and analyse requirements, create solution designs and develop technical specifications and reports.
Provide support for systems installation and commissioning and define, document and put into effect system standards.
Identify and manage technical issues for clients; provide expert-level review and recommendation in respect of issue resolution.
Work closely with AECOM colleagues, project partners and stakeholders to support the development and delivery of assigned projects.
Keep up to date with network and security technologies; renew/upgrade required certifications.
Professional certification in computer networks / information systems / security e.g. CCNP
Expert-level knowledge of networking components such as routers, modems, adaptors, switches, firewalls and servers, as well as related protocols and standards.
Strong network security knowledge and skills.
In-depth understanding of wired and wireless communication systems and technologies, including IoT, 4G/5G, LAN, WAN, FTTx, and virtual networks.
Demonstrable work experience in network design, development and delivery for ITS, CAV or smart city solutions.
Ability and instinct for developing novel ideas in close engagement with clients/partners/technology providers.
Experience of technology research and writing technical reports and papers.
Work experience in a similar role in transport, smart city or ICT sector.
Experience or postgraduate degree in Data Networks/Cyber Security or in an associated field with network and security.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including proven experience in influencing technical and non-technical teams on complex issues.
Demonstrable ability to learn new technologies quickly and use that knowledge into the development and delivery of projects and bids.
- Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Telecommunications/Computer/Information Systems Engineering or in an associated field which is linked with working within the transport or ICT sector.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW
- way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 243041BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.