IT Infrastructure Specialist

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Arlington, VA
  • Posted 38 days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
USD 81,000.00 - 149,000.00 per year
Full Time


IT infrastructure
Program management
Data centers
Business process
Vendor management
Continuous improvement
Project delivery
Project management
Computer science
Business management
Electrical engineering
Construction management
Virtual team
Customer experience
Performance management
Lean methodology
Software deployment
Business analytics

Job Details

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is currently seeking an IT Infrastructure Specialist IV for a future upcoming project in the Arlington, VA area. The IT Infrastructure Specialist IV is responsible for the program management of all integration and technical infrastructure fit-out activities associated with client-owned system and/or services and critical infrastructure that is required to be installed into new data center builds or lease facilities. The role requires the identification and management of scopes and interdependencies between all external and internal stakeholders and coordinating same with the physical construction build and general contractor. The IT Infrastructure Specialist IV is responsible for coordinating the handover process and ensuring the required handover documentation and expectations are met to handover the space to our Operations teams and the business.

IT Infrastructure Specialist IV is responsible for producing and managing project plans and executing major milestones (Early Access, Ready Network Install, Corpnet Live, Security CX Complete, Fit Out Complete, Lockdown, Colo Ready) and for the financial approval and management function.

This person is responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Advocate for managing a safe worksite

  • Coordinating internal client scope and resource efforts, requirements, and schedules with those of the landlord, Owned Vendors and Suppliers to ensure a smooth and timely handover of the fitted out Data Centre facility and capacity to the Operations team and Business Groups

  • Coordinate with the Data Center Engineering team and supporting specialty consultants to review, improve and execute the design

  • Coordination of the telecom materials procurement, telecoms installation, Security systems installation, FFE procurement and installation

  • Coordination of the design, procurement, installation and turn up of the facility Corporate Network

  • In cooperation with the Construction Lead this position aligns metro wide delivery strategies to local team objectives, business processes, vendor management strategies, and cross-group collaboration efforts

  • Align with the Construction PM to agree delivery strategies across multi sites and manage a continuous improvement program that will result in a lean project delivery approach

  • Responsible identifying and managing stakeholder dependencies and construction deliverables and handoffs

  • Work alongside the DCD Construction manager and report into the Regional ITIM team leader and is responsible for the delivery of Integration and Technical Infrastructure scope and deliverables

  • Industrial/Commercial construction. Greenfield and brownfield experience

  • Create and/or maintain best practices to identify and incorporate cost-effective solutions.

  • Manage the selection, contracting, and integration of multiple vendors and internal partners.

  • Drive deployment of solutions that can be socialized globally.

  • Facilitate client/sponsor decision-making to drive solutions, schedules, and manage change as required.

  • Regularly review cost and KPI metrics, invoices, process/policy communications to partners

  • Coordinate meetings and activities of vendors, cost managers, and integration of lessons learned in support of the Data Center Integration & Construction Project Management Teams


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in in computer science, business management, electrical engineering, construction management or similar experience. + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • 5+ years' experience in IT fit out or construction related project management

Preferred Requirements

  • Data Centre construction. Owners representative experience

  • Candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain cross-functional and positive working relationships with internal and external teams

  • Experience managing large scale enterprise projects with both localized and virtual teams

  • BICSI RCDD or similar Telecommunications Design/Installation Experience preferred.

  • Experience managing large scale enterprise projects with both localized and virtual teams.

  • Ability to work within a dynamic team of full-time employees and consultants.

  • Client or Contractor side Datacenter construction or management experience.

  • PMI (Project Management Institute) - PMP (Project Management Professional) certification highly desired

  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines simultaneously

  • Cross-group collaborator and influencer across teams and organizations with proven success in participating in cross-functional teams to deliver on key projects.

  • Ability to work within a dynamic team of full-time employees and consultants

  • High personal standard to deliver a thoughtful, polished and quality work product.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $81,000.00 - $149,000.00.


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 absence, 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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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: REF32029E

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Information Technology

Work Location Model: On-Site