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Job Information

AECOM Security Architect in Seattle, Washington

United States of America - North Carolina, Raleigh

Job Summary

We are seeking an individual to join the Security Architecture team within a Fortune 500 company. A qualified candidate will have a broad level of experience in IT and a passion for Information Security. This includes awareness of current security risks, trending of new technology, secure configuration and design practices. He/she will be responsible for partnering with members of IT on a global scale and is a key enabler in achieving a world class security architecture team. Finally, the candidate should possess strong analytical skills and have an inherent passion for seeking knowledge, sharing knowledge and continuous process improvement.


  • Accountable for defining and delivering the IT security architecture, framework and roadmap that reflect the threat landscape

  • Accountable for ensuring all IT solutions and projects are built and implemented to the agreed security architecture design by conducting or overseeing project reviews.

  • Accountable for ensuring effective architecture governance, process and guidance is in place to inform and mandate repeatable, secure IT design and engineering practices

  • Works closely with IT architects to ensure adequate security solutions are in place throughout all IT systems and platforms to mitigate identified risks sufficiently, and to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements

  • Researches, designs and advocates new technologies and architectures that will support security requirements for the enterprise and its customers, business partners and vendors

  • Communicates security risks and solutions to business partners and IT staff

  • Must identify vulnerabilities associated with new technologies or applications and recommend mitigating controls or designs

  • Helps to develop all requirements for security including firewalls, network architecture, IPS/IDS, VPN, DMZs, remote access technologies, etc.

  • Establish working relationships with IT and Business partners to maintain a complete perspective of business goals and current technology.


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-sustainingdisaster 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

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The midpoint of the salary range is $111,726.00 annually.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Information Technology or other relevant discipline, plus 6 years of relevant experience in an IT / Security Architecture related position, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Due to nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen and be fluent in the English language.

  • Able to pass a thorough background check.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent oral/written communication skills including the ability to comfortably lead meetings and present to large groups of technical and business personnel.

  • Current security industry certifications preferred (GIAC, ISC2, EC-Council, etc).

  • Expert knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across multiple computer platforms.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast paced dynamic, distributed IT environments.

  • Track record of using discretion concerning confidential and sensitive company information.

  • Operating systems (UNIX, Windows, etc.) working knowledge.

  • Formal training in a relevant enterprise architecture methodology (for example, the Zachman Framework or TOGAF).

  • Experienced at managing large scale enterprise wide security projects.

  • Familiar with secure coding and secure software development lifecycle processes.

  • Able to work well on a virtual team without close supervision.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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 Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 255927BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - New York, NY - 125 Broad Street, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

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.