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Job Information

AECOM Digital Engineering Applications Leader in New York, New York

United States of America - New York, New York

Job Summary

Digital Engineering Applications Leader

Job Summary:

AECOM is seeking a Digital Engineering Applications Leader to lead the creation of a new Digital Engineering Technology organization. The team will be comprised of subject matter experts supporting enterprise and cornerstone tools across all of AECOM’s markets and regions. This leader will champion innovation and advancement through the development of frameworks, automation, content and design of AECOM’s core digital engineering applications and tools as well as lead the effort to foster and develop new technology. The Digital Engineering Applications Leader will report to the Global Capabilities Digital Lead, and be a key partner to regional and business line digital leads


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 and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About Digital @AECOM

As a member of the global capabilities digital solutions hub, you will work closely with other members of the enterprise-wide digital teams on engineering platforms, applications, applications support and applications architecture as well as planning for digital solutions to be deployed on projects around the world. The global digital hub works closely with other digital professionals around the world to advance AECOM’s global digital strategies and priorities.

The Digital Engineering Applications Leader will develop and execute a strategy for the creation of highly technical group of subject matter experts focused on support, integration, content creation and standardization. You will be responsible for working with the Global Digital leadership teams to create a new technology support organization across all time zones and markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and coordinate AECOM’s technical top subject matter expert staff across all regions and markets.

  • Champion innovation through the development of common frameworks, integration and automation.

  • Understand and analyze the application of technology to provide technical leadership for COTs and developed applications through structured lifecycle management and quality management process.

  • Ensure adherence to global standards and procedures.

  • Maintain and coordinate application roadmaps with key stakeholders, including global business line leaders, vendors, and digital platform lead.

  • Support development and review of new technology in coordination with other digital leads.

  • Coordinate, review and deliver technical applications training on identified and sponsored tools.

  • Ensure all major projects globally have the best practice tools, process, and content to start project delivery

  • Ensure project teams have the appropriate training to use and adjust as required application frameworks, integrations, and content.

  • Foster positive relationships with technical support teams within key vendors.

  • Assist bid teams to propose the best practices in applications and processes in the tender response

  • Recognize outstanding contributions and outcomes and celebrate success.

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant years’ experience in digital engineering on large engineering and design delivery projects (CAD, GIS, and BIM)

  • Several years digital engineering team leadership

  • Demonstrated collaborative influencing skills

  • Demonstrated inspirational leadership

  • Demonstrated innovation delivery

  • Exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder management skill

  • Experience working in international teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Information Management or related discipline project execution

Key Attributes and Skills:

  • Ability to work independently in fast paced environment

  • Self-starter with the ability to work as a positive, energized and adaptable global team member

  • Flexible with work times to align with colleagues in different time zones

  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and influence senior leaders

  • Ability to collaborate with project team members for requirements and functionality necessities

  • Extremely strong relationship building skills

  • Demonstrated ability to champion and drive ideas/programs/solutions

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, able to work under pressure and prioritize effectively

  • Able to demonstrate passion, energy, and drive, especially in the face of resistance.

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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248415BR

Additional Locations AU - Sydney, NSW, UK - London - Aldgate Tower

Clearance Required No

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.