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AECOM Graduate Data Analyst - Summer/ Autumn 2023 starts in London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.

We have a number of opportunities across the UK for Mathematics, Computing and Data Science graduates to work within our infrastructure data advisory team, to help develop innovative class-leading digital solutions to improve investment decision making to our infrastructure clients in the UK and around the world.

AECOM provides Data Advisory services to infrastructure Clients in both the public and private sector, and to organisations in all areas of the Construction Industry including cost management, data analytics and business planning support:

  • Aviation

  • Water and wastewater treatment and networks

  • Highways

  • Rail

  • Oil and Gas

Graduates will have the opportunity to work on local projects, as well as to interact with teams based across the UK and potentially further afield.

Our varied services facilitate our involvement in all stages of a project. From identifying the needs, producing the initial project definition & brief and cost planning, through to procurement, construction and building use, you will have an opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients including some very high profile names, often working alongside other construction professionals in multi-disciplinary teams. We believe that actually doing the work itself gives the best opportunity to learn, so you can expect to be given responsibility, and will need to be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, all whilst receiving the guidance and support to allow you to develop.

The Data Analyst role we offer can be varied and is dependent on the client, sector and project we are working for. Due to the variety of solutions we develop, there is a breadth of work in which we can be involved, which can include:

    • Digital transformation projects
  • Business intelligence solutions

  • Project management reporting and analysis

  • Dashboard development

    • Database development and data management activities
  • Digital automation of business processes to create efficiencies

  • Web application development

  • Statistical analyses

  • Machine learning application development

  • Production of reports and presentations

A Data Analyst Graduate at AECOM could have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks, utilising their relevant skills with class-leading software tools, and benefiting from exposure to new areas of study and research.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (min 2:1 or equivalent) in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Data Science


  • Demonstrable ability and relevant qualification in one or more of: data management, data analytics, database administration, statistical analyses, financial reporting, programming, machine learning

  • Strong capability using one or more of: Spreadsheets (Excel), Databases (Access, MySQL, SQL Server), Statistics packages (R, Matlab, SSPS), Web-based programming technologies (Python, PHP, Javascript, React, CSS & HTML), Desktop programming languages (Visual Basic for Applications, C), Visualisation tools ( libraries, Tableau), data aggregation tools (Splunk, Alteryx), PaaS (Azure, AWS)

  • Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication

  • Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success

  • Ability to work in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives and present professional interface to Clients as an ambassador of AECOM

  • Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers

  • Good organisation skills and ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Ability to produce auditable outputs with clear record of error checking and demonstration of validity in results

  • Excited by the challenge of learning new technologies and using them to develop new solutions to business problems

  • Takes pride in quality and appearance of Client deliverables

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant work experience would be advantageous

  • You must have the right to work in the UK as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position.

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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273541BR

Additional Locations UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.