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AECOM Senior Portfolio, Program, Project Analyst (DHS) in Germantown, Maryland

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a motivated Senior Portfolio, Program, Project Analyst based in Germantown, Maryland area.

This position requires an understanding of training methods and a conceptual understanding of technologies including immersive learning, gaming technologies, and other advanced methods. This individual must be able to assist Government staff in preparing for, attending, and documenting outcomes/action items from meetings. The creation of monthly reports and the ability to provide technical input into those reports.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist program managers in their execution of programs within the Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) process encompassing

  • technology foraging and scouting; research and development; test and evaluation; systems & operational analysis and engineering; operational testing and integration; information management

  • technology transfer, transition, and commercialization; and risk management and mitigation

  • Will be required to assist with defining requirements; provides input to project scope, schedule and budget based on an understanding of the program lifecycle

  • Assist in maintaining changes to project baselines; monitors deliverables; assess documents, plans and applications; conducts quality reviews of projects and tasks

  • Prepares presentations and other materials to support project functions. Leads activities to identify project risks and assist in the development of mitigation plans

  • Drafts correspondence, reports, white papers, minutes, spreadsheets, communications products, briefs, and other documentation. Maintains and tracks action items and participates in meetings

  • Will be required to support the development of procurement requests to include having and applying practical knowledge of the acquisition process as outlined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to formulate various acquisition approaches

  • Assist in drafting various documents supporting a procurement

  • Will be relied upon to provided technical and procurement guidance to junior contractor staff on the team

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.

AECOM is a premier consulting service and a top 10 contractor to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We provide technical support to nine different DHS components and directorates, providing the government homeland security expertise for over 30 years. Our team of over 500 staff provide support services in portfolio and program management, engineering, research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E), subject matter expertise and develop requirements that are driven by DHS components as well as the needs of State, local, and private sector homeland security stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Must possess or be able to obtain Top Secret or Secret security clearances

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/clients are security sensitive

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS plus 10 years of related experience or Master’s plus 5 years of related experience

  • Software skills including MS Excel and MS PowerPoint

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in an on-site indoor/office environment. Position often requires keyboard/mouse operations; occasionally standing/walking; rarely working with arms above shoulder level, repetitive bending/stooping, climbing stairs, repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting 50 pounds or less

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a client project or a client worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19

  • Gaming software skills including a conceptual understanding in the gaming simulation technology space including architecture of these software

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271410BR

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.