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AECOM Technology & Security Consultant IV in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Summary

AECOM seeks a Security Consultant to join the firm's Technology Solution Group based in our Washington, D.C. office. The successful candidate will provide high-level security consulting and design services to our wide cross-section of clients requiring large complex security solutions. The candidate is required to have a working knowledge of integrated security systems and devices, project management processes, and controls to accomplish project objectives with indirect supervision from Sr. Program managers and other consultants. The ability to work independently and communicate in a confident, articulate, and sensitive manner is essential. The candidate should have a passion for security innovation and quality and be able to effectively balance that with efficiency and creativity throughout the project phases of a project.

Attention to detail, coordination with other trades, and the ability to present complex security solutions to a non-technical audience is also a requirement of the successful candidate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate multiple departments, vendors, and assets to ensure timely and cost-effective execution of major scope milestones

  • Establish collaborative partnerships among stakeholders to enable scoping, financial and resource alignment

  • Identify, document, and elevate cross-organizational and vendor-driven dependencies and work with managers and peers across the organization to develop and implement appropriate dependency management processes

  • Establish appropriate project governance structures and processes by engaging executive sponsors and key stakeholders to develop proper thresholds and decision-making process

  • Mentor and coach junior-level Project Management staff and matrixed team members and guide adherence to the Project Management practices and principles

  • Provide financial project performance and forecasting reports to senior executives and government regulators

  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with project activities and work across the organization to establish and monitor mitigation strategies

  • Identify, document, and spearhead evaluation of changes based on cost, schedule, risk, scope impacts, and cross-functional dependencies

  • Develop and maintain required project management artifacts following using Project Management standards and applicable regulations.

  • 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 general direction, responsible for the creation of work plans and task definitions.

  • Has broad technical knowledge but possesses an area of specialization or focus.


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

DCSA—Buildings + Places

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable, and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc., and many Fortune 500 companies.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position

  • Ability to attain and hold a high level of security clearance from DOD and other Federal Government agencies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment with multi-tasking skills

  • Proficiency with software tools such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, Teams and Outlook

  • Experience in risk management, homeland security, and or infrastructure protection program

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified

  • ASIS PSP Certification in good standing

  • Direct or matrixed people management experience

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience with technology and application of physical Access Control, CCTV, Intrusion Detection,

  • and Intercom systemsPresentation skills to C-Suite professionals

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 Security / Force Protection

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266903BR

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.