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Software Developer


Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit an experienced Software Developer to our Transportation Software Development team. The team is expanding to meet the demands of our wide portfolio of projects and clients – from both within the UK and overseas. This role has been created to support our ambition to grow significantly over time, offering significant career progression opportunities within AECOM for the right person. We would also consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.The team provides full design, implementation and maintenance services to a wide range of internal and external clients. These include high profile solutions for several major US airports. The team is currently based in Birmingham, London and Newcastle; to further expand our market we are looking for a strong individual to expand the team into our thriving central Birmingham office.

The successful candidate will have several years of relevant experience and will have proven design and development skills delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience of working as part of software teams developing a variety of technologies, including; PHP, MySQL and HTML5. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a variety of exciting and innovative projects for our various clients.

Office Overview

The Birmingham Office houses a variety of staff from our Cost Consultancy, Building Engineering and Transportation Business Lines. Our modern office is well located for public transportation from all surrounding areas. We are now looking to grow our Software Solutions Team with individuals with a sound technical background that share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.


The right candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting software applications, predominately for our transportation and aviation clients.

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job/ Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standards:

• Receive project brief and conduct the work with minimum supervision.

• Plan and undertake small projects without significant guidance.

• Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.

• Produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget.

• Attend project progress meetings and clearly present task overviews.

• Contribute to the design and planning of larger projects.

Minimum Requirements

• Essential: Experience with the following web development stack:



o HTML\JavaScript\CSS

o JQuery

o Google APIs

• Desirable: Experience with some elements of the following Microsoft development stack:

o Visual Studio

o C# Language

o Asp.Net\MVC\Web API

o Entity Framework

o SQL Server

• Whilst not essential, any of the following skills would be desirable:

o Mobile software development

o Project and Service Desk management using JIRA

o Source Code Control in Team Foundation Studio and or GIT

• Good appreciation of software architecture and its real world implications.

Preferred Qualifications

A degree or masters degree in Computer Science or other relevant subject. Note: Professional development experience will be strongly considered in lieu of a relevant degree.


Just an example of some of the core benefits offered by AECOM to our employees: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, company pension scheme, private medical cover, income protection scheme and one paid annual membership fee for an appropriate institution. Our flexible benefits scheme also offers a wide range of benefits enabling you to pick and choose what best suits you.


This Job Description is intended to be a general guide to the duties and responsibilities relevant to the post and it is likely that these will evolve over time. Alterations may be made to reflect the changing needs of the business and these will be incorporated in consultation with the post holder.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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