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AECOM Software Developer IV in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a creative, highly talented GIS Application Developer based our of our Raleigh, NC office, with the option to be remote. The successful candidate will utilize their design and development skills to deliver products that are high quality, on time and within budget. The developer will participate in the design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation and deployment of new customized GIS software and will maintain and improve legacy GIS software. The candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing efficient algorithms for spatial data processing and will work closely with technical staff to develop solutions, so the ability to learn and understand basic water resources engineering concepts and apply those concepts in software development is needed. Due to the varying nature of our projects, our technology staff grow their skills rapidly since each solution requires new approaches and technology components.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a variety of exciting and innovative projects for our various clients. We take pride in helping our clients deliver critical resources and services, improving the places where people live and work, and sustaining a world in which we can all flourish.

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

  • Support all current applications, as well as take lead in new application development initiatives to rewrite older applications using newer technologies

  • Translate detailed specifications into production-ready code, delivering leading edge geospatial solutions to our clients through desktop applications, web browsers, phones and tablets

  • Actively participate in the review of business / system requirements to obtain a thorough understanding of needs in order to deliver accurate solutions

  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems using new technology / approaches

  • Perform systems analysis and functional testing as needed

  • Produce technical documentation that accurately and thoroughly depicts the software design and code base that supports QA testing, deployment and production support activities

  • Provide technical leadership / guidance to team members as needed

  • Assist with the estimation process and develop Technical Proposals on new projects.

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.


With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM’s Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today’s municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services—from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance—to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities, to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems/Technology, GIS or a related field plus at least 6 years of relevant programming experience.

  • Minimum of 4 years of GIS programming, preferably in the ESRI suite of products (ArcObjects and Pro SDK).

  • Proficient in .NET with C# or VB.NET, SQL, SQL Server 2012 or higher, Object Oriented Design

  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Computer Science

  • Experience in mobile and/or web development (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, SQL Server, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS JavaScript API) is a plus.

  • User interface design in WPF.

  • Experience with Source Control such as TFS

  • Experience writing automated test cases

  • Must have an excellent understanding of object-oriented programming and relational database concepts.

  • Ability to analyze and resolve technical issues and problems, identifying different design alternatives

  • Quick learner

Additional information:

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. For Colorado locations only, the midpoint – maximum of the salary range: $97,153 – 126,128 USD (Exempt).

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 Information Technology

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264524BR

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.