AECOM Subject Matter Expert I in Germantown, Maryland
United States of America - Maryland, Germantown
AECOM is seeking talented Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to assist in our ongoing work with the US Department of Homeland Security. The job is to support ongoing research and applied solutions in homeland security covering all facets including critical infrastructure protection, detection and monitoring, border and transportation security, cybersecurity, communications, and resilience.
The position entails providing insight and advice concerning strategic direction and applicability of current, industry standard or innovative solutions based on in-depth understanding of the latest homeland security developments. Responsibilities include providing high level vision to programs, development of program and project objectives of complex efforts. Individuals may also lead in-depth research in support of homeland security initiatives and also need to be able to effectively communicate in writing and orally to both lay and technical audiences.
At AECOM, 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.
We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year
Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Has a solid foundation of understanding or analysis of client business practices and goals; develops and formulates solutions to client problems on assigned projects.
Under limited supervision, responsible for the creation of work plans and task definitions.
Has broad technical knowledge but possesses an area of specialization or focus.
Bachelor's Degree or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects clients are security sensitive
Must pass pre-employment drug screen
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in an indoor/office environment. Position requires often keyboard/mouse operations; occasionally standing/walking; rarely working with arms above shoulder level, repetitive bending/stooping, climbing stairs, repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting 50 pounds or less
Advanced Degree or such equivalent credits/certifications + 10 years of relevant experience
Applicable Certifications; work experience with DHS S&T, other DHS Directorates, and/or other consulting for the federal government
Strong ServiceNow skills are preferred
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 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. 252045BR
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.