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AECOM Network Architect in Dallas, 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.

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 Network Architect to join our Global Corporate IT team. The Network Architect has three main areas of responsibility – Designing solution architecture for technical projects, document existing solutions and environments, and being a technical resource and escalation point for engineering teams.

This position will be remote/virtual and open to a variety of locations in the US.

Role Description

Working with stakeholders, the Network Architect will collect and review non-functional requirements for projects and create technical solutions that work within the Enterprise Architecture plan and own the technical details of the plan through implementation. The Network Architect will also be responsible for creating documentation for legacy solutions and be able to function as an escalation point for relevant operations task (such as incidents) in the environment.

Job Functions

  • Create and implement practical, reliable technical solutions for projects across AECOM’s Enterprise

  • Coordinate network architecture activities across all IT teams and 3rd party contractors

  • Create and maintain network standards

  • Present and defend solutions to the Architecture Review Board

  • Provide broad expertise to projects and SMEs across all phases of the project lifecycle

  • Create and maintain catalog of architecture artifacts such as project documentation, system diagrams, support processes

  • Act as escalation point for operational issues

  • Integrate business strategies with IT roadmaps and architecture decisions

  • Analyze operational information and participate in operational working groups to improve overall IT posture


  • Manage multiple high visibility, critical projects

  • Communicate technical strategies to non-technical executives

  • Translate business goals into IT strategy/roadmaps

  • Produce innovative solutions to complex problems

  • Provide technical expertise on a wide variety of networking topics

  • Lead inter-departmental technical teams

  • Demonstrate success through reporting and analytics


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS plus at least 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Leadership experience in cross-functional roles

  • Excellent communication skills, particularly presenting solutions to a non-technical audience

  • TOGAF principles/certifications

  • Experience with diagraming and presentation applications

  • Deep understanding of ports/protocols, circuits, and networking standards

  • Switches/Routers – Cisco

  • WiFi Infrastructure

  • Firewalls – Palo Alto

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Voice – Cisco, MS Teams calling, QoS, SIP

  • Load Balancers/WAFs – F5

  • SDWAN - Viptela

  • PRISMA strongly preferred

  • Security tools (IDS/IDP, NTAP, Tufin)

  • AWS/Azure experience

  • Relevant certifications a plus

Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship for US work authorization is not available for this position.

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: J10087999

Business Line: Corporate

Business Group: Corporate

Strategic Business Unit: Information Technology

Career Area: Information Technology

Work Location Model: Remote