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AECOM Business Analyst (Mid-Level) - Project Management Information Systems in Germantown, Maryland

Job Summary

Do you enjoy working closely with clients to solve their biggest challenges? Do you like getting into the weeds defining business processes and designing better ways to do things? Do you thrive when implementing systems that reduce wasted time, eliminate bad data, increase transparency, and improve overall delivery? If so, AECOM’s Adaptive Program Management Technologies team may be a great place for you to grow your Business Analyst career. We are seeking a Business Analyst (Mid-Level) for Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) to join the team. The home office for this position will be Germantown, MD, but the position can be fully remote or hybrid at any AECOM office.

The Mid-Level BA will support our growing portfolio of projects delivering critical technology solutions to our large capital improvement program clients. Solutions may include commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software, custom AECOM-built applications, or a combination of both. Supported systems include eBuilder, Kahua, Primavera Unifier and other leading vendors. Mid-Level BAs will also assist with the development of functional requirements for custom applications that will be built by our in-house software development teams. Projects vary in complexity and constraints, providing an environment for career progression.


  • Work closely with dynamic stakeholder teams to define and document as-is business processes, critical performance metrics, and program/project control requirements

  • Evaluate the systems and tools currently supporting program/project delivery and define requirements for enhancements

  • Use critical thinking, data analytics, and business analysis techniques to examine existing business processes and to make recommendations for improvement

  • Translate documented requirements into system configurations, software business process workflows and reporting metrics (workflows, data dictionaries, use cases, reports, dashboards etc)

  • Participate in the discovery, design, testing, implementation, training and rollout phases of software implementation

  • Configure software to meet documented requirements

  • Serve as a client representative when interacting with software vendors

  • Develop supporting documentation (user guides, job aids, training materials, test cases, user acceptance test plans, etc)

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.


With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM’s Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today’s municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services—from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance—to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities, to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in CS, Engineering, Construction Management, other technical field or demonstrated equivalency experience and/or education

  • 4+ years of professional software business analyst or project controls experience

  • Experience with commercial construction program management information systems (PMIS)

  • Familiar with implementing project controls for construction projects

  • Familiar with capital improvement program management and construction contract management

  • MS Office including Visio and MS Project

  • While this is a 100% remote position, travel up to 25% - 50% may be required at times

  • Due to the nature of projects, U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients orally and in writing

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an organization including senior managers and executives

  • Strong technical aptitude

  • Ability to facilitate requirements gatherings and accurately document business processes

  • Ability to assimilate client needs and translate them into software business requirements

  • Excellent organizational, time management and presentation skills

  • Ability to work alone as well as in collaborative team environments

  • Demonstrated skills as a problem solver

  • Familiar with design/build construction processes

  • Understanding of basic accounting and financial reporting

Additional Information:

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. For Colorado locations only, the midpoint – maximum of the salary range: $115,077 – 149,399 USD (Exempt).

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved accommodation must be received in order to enter an AECOM or worksite location in New York City, NY

What We Offer

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

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273670BR

Virtual: Yes

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.