Senior ITS Engineer

Fairfax, Virginia
May 01, 2023
Jun 09, 2023
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Dewberry is currently seeking a Senior ITS Engineer in our Fairfax, VA, Baltimore, MD, or Richmond, VA office. This position offers an excellent opportunity for career advancement, the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of transportation professionals, and flexible work hours with the ability for part-time telework. Projects will include a wide range of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) design projects for clients in both the mid-Atlantic regional and throughout the eastern United States. Specifically, this individual will lead the ITS design on projects that include elements such as vehicle detection systems, vehicle surveillance systems, dynamic message signs, toll rate signs, toll gantries, and connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of ITS and traffic engineering experience, including experience on VDOT, MDOT, and/or design-build projects. Applicants must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to monitor schedule and budgets, and the ability to work in groups and lead and mentor a group of junior traffic engineers. This position also offers tremendous potential to build project management and client management skills while working on innovative projects.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a recent graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Responsibilities include design and management for various ITS related tasks as noted above, the delegation of work to junior traffic engineers, and collaboration with roadway, structures, hydraulics, and environmental groups within our Transportation business unit. The Candidate will also prepare design and cost estimates, meet with clients, and assist in proposal development.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • PE license required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in ITS design and traffic engineering
  • VDOT, MDOT and/or design-build experience preferred
  • MicroStation experience required
  • Project Management and leadership skills preferred
  • Ability to effectively develop new business
  • Electrical design experience preferred
  • Traffic analysis and microsimulation experience desirable (Synchro, VISSIM, SIDRA)
  • Working knowledge of VDOT and/or MDOT standards preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employee's. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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