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AECOM ITS / Emerging Technology Manager in Omaha, Nebraska

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an experienced Emerging Technology/ITS Manager for immediate placement to lead and assist with ITS design projects, Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSMO), Concept of Operations, Requirements, ITS architectures, and emerging technology planning/design/programming. The Emerging Technology/ITS Manager will act as a leader covering the states of Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska, and work closely with other transportation department leadership. The position will serve as an ambassador for advanced transportation and ITS services, support business development and growth, and help lead, manage, and coordinate emerging technology projects and staff.

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

  • Work collaboratively with others, including other division and office leadership and manage technical staff in a dynamic setting to support client engagement, business development, and project execution

  • Create, mentor, and lead a resilient team of professionals forming a sustainable Emerging Technology/ITS business

  • Develop, expand, and maintain client relationships in coordination with state transportation business line leaders

  • Identify potential projects or work opportunities and collaborate with client managers to develop and execute project pursuit strategies

  • Maintain and expand local industry presence including actively participating in professional organizations

  • Interpret, organize, execute, and coordinate assignments and manage technical elements of large, complex projects

  • Serve in various roles on local Technology/ITS projects or tasks as capture manager, project manager, technical leader, expert advisor, or quality control.

  • Support and actively participate in production of technical deliverables by the Emerging Technology/ITS team ranging from plans, specifications, estimates, reports, memorandums, etc.

  • Support the strategic growth of the business through targeted business development, project pursuit, creation of strategy, industry engagement, or targeted recruiting

  • Support projects outside of local market in pre-planned and agreed to roles ranging from project management, technical lead, expert advisor, or quality

  • Support the technical development and excellence of peers and similar staff in the individual’s areas of expertise through formal and informal means of engagement

  • Coordinate and balance work assignments with peers in other markets to support work-life balance and schedule commitments


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and 10+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience

  • Experience in leadership; 2+ years of leadership experience desired

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Missouri, Kansas, or Nebraska

  • Experience in managing a team of other transportation professionals

  • Established external reputation in transportation technology solutions in the Heartland states transportation community

  • Active in professional and industry organizations

  • Experience working for, or selling to, public sector agencies with a preference toward clients in the ITS and emerging technology transportation sector

  • Knowledge and/or experience in ITS design, connected/automated vehicle systems, systems engineering, and Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSMO)

  • Experience in proposal development and other business development activities

  • Team-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

  • Ability to communicate problems and solutions clearly and simply to clients, leadership, and technical staff

  • Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills

  • Strong problem solving, analytical and research skills

  • Ability to balance various project responsibilities, budgets, and deadlines while maintaining professionalism and quality

Additional Information

  • Offered rate of compensation (Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $108,000 - $190,000.

  • 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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

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

ReqID: J10100332

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site