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AECOM Sr Digital Solutions Strategist (ACC) in Mississauga, Ontario

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 a Senior Digital Solutions Strategist to support our Canada Region Digital Consulting Business Line in Toronto, Canada. This role can be based out of any of our Greater Toronto Area offices and has flexible work options.

AECOM is one of the world’s leading firms with opportunities to work with a wide variety of clients on planning, engineering, design, and digital projects. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with the most exciting and challenging projects around the world.

Digital AECOM exists within AECOM’s sphere of innovation, an expanding ecosystem of tools, systems, and processes — and a team of over 2,000 digital practitioners who understand both the urgency of the challenges facing the infrastructure industry, and our responsibility to respond in an impactful and enduring way.

Working across the project lifecycle in the buildings and places, transportation, energy, water, and environment markets, we combine industry knowledge with products and services to define, develop, and implement personalized – and even disruptive – solutions that accelerate our clients’ digital journey.

Budgets and timescales involved in infrastructure projects mean few can afford to gamble when it comes to digital adoption. Achieving net-zero carbon targets and circular economy ambitions add further impetus and complexity.

As digital experts and trusted advisers to the architecture, engineering, and construction industries, Digital AECOM is the bridge between the digital and infrastructure worlds, equipped to create a more sustainable and equitable future, and to deliver a better world.

As a member of the Canada Region digital leadership team, you will work with professionals across all business lines in the geography and around the world to advance AECOM’s global digital consulting strategies and projects. The regional digital strategy is closely coordinated and integrated with the overall regional growth strategy; however, this role is expected to support the build an independent digital consulting business.

The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate a positive can-do attitude, is customer focused, a critical thinker and problem solver and ready to apply their knowledge and skill sets to establish a rewarding, long-term career utilizing principles and methods for AEC Digital Consulting projects and business development across Digital Strategy, Data Analytics/Automation/Science, Integration and Implementation, and Custom Application and Solution Development.

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

A Senior Digital Solutions Strategist typically has a wide range of responsibilities, which can include:

  • Ensuring that the AECOM Digital Consulting project work is aligned with its overall client solution management, development, analytical, and planning objectives.

  • Identifying new technologies that will help improve efficiency or customer satisfaction for Digital Consulting clients and partners

  • Managing all aspects of digital custom application and solutions development for Digital Consulting clients

  • Assessing the current state and maturity of digital and design within a client organization, including its effectiveness and efficiency, and create business cases for developing into solutions

  • Developing and managing designers, programmers, data specialists, and/or content producers in custom application and solutions development

  • Develop portfolio dashboards, capability success metrics, testimonials, and portfolio metrics for overall effectiveness of capabilities

  • Craft a positive, fair, and open work environment where team can freely report business challenges and exchange knowledge to improve and achieve common goals, managing a team of digital technicians and specialists to support all aspects of a client’s organization’s digital strategy


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree+ 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a strong and demonstrated proficiency in implementing and utilizing Autodesk Construction Cloud solutions across various construction projects. They should have a deep understanding of the platform's features, modules, and integrations, enabling them to guide the organization in leveraging its capabilities effectively to enhance project management, collaboration, and overall project outcomes

  • Exposure to project management within the construction industry. This includes a comprehensive understanding of construction workflows, processes, and challenges. Their experience should demonstrate an ability to align Autodesk Construction Cloud tools with industry-specific requirements, ensuring seamless project execution, efficient communication, and effective resource allocation

  • Experience in building a business case for digital solutions capability development, defining the rollout plan, and supporting ongoing sustainment model by providing accurate research and inputs within enterprise frameworks

  • Knowledge of financial reporting (return on investment)

  • 15+ years of working leadership experience related to digital product management, digital transformation, platform and solutions design architecture, and business case development.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.


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: J10095082

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid