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AECOM GIS Developer in Chicago, Illinois

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a talented GIS Developer to join our Applied Technology Team to support AECOM’s Chicago Department of Water Management Program in Chicago IL. The position has primary responsibility for identifying and implementing new technology, interfacing directly with the Chicago Department of Water Management (DWM) personnel on GIS matters, and reporting on GIS tasks to DWM and the GIS team manager. The position is deadline driven and requires a high degree of organization and leadership to maintain multiple fronts of client interface, cross-discipline coordination, project delivery, and staff development.

The daily responsibilities of the GIS Developer can include the following tasks:

  • Interface with client and DWM PMO program staff regarding project planning and goal setting, and expectation management.

  • Collaborate with other GIS team members regarding product design and delivery requirements for the client.

  • Monitor GIS database and system performance, address possible issues and ensure the continuous delivery of high quality information to the client.

  • Manage existing GIS delivery workflows and pursue opportunities for continuous improvement.


Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS + 6 Years of Related Experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/ or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 + years as a GIS Analyst, or similar position with professional level experience in design, development, implementation, and administration of a GIS enterprise environment.

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in GIS, Geography, or other science-related field.

  • Proficient in the use of Esri’s ArcGIS desktop applications for data analysis and creating presentation-quality maps.

  • Experience developing web and mobile applications in ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS.

  • Experience creating automated data management processes or modifying web applications using Python, HTML, Javascript, or other applicable languages.

  • Demonstrated experience with designing, working in, and updating Esri enterprise database environments. Previous experience working with versioned datasets is strongly preferred.

  • Strong SQL server capabilities including building and understanding queries, developing and managing views, and understanding stored procedures/jobs.

  • Strong understanding of GIS system architecture and workflows.

  • Proven ability to interface and work effectively with client organizations.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

  • Experience working in/for municipal agencies or with utility infrastructure work.

  • Experience creating reports or dashboards using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) or Microsoft Power BI.

  • Demonstrated capabilities in multi-variable work flow management: planning, monitoring, and reporting.

  • Write reports, business correspondence, and product design documentation.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10082725

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid