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Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer

Transport Planning
Americas Region

Arup is a global privately held firm of designers, engineers, planners and consultants, who regularly come together to devise solutions that benefit not just our clients, but also the world. Arup’s culture looks a lot like the future: globally-linked, locally-focused, and radically innovative. We are searching for those rare individuals who are as smart and idealistic as they are ambitious. If this sounds like you, please read on.


We are seeking a hardworking and motivated Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer. We are looking for someone who shares our passion for delivering successful and sustainable project outcomes that help shape a better world. The candidate will have experience in the planning, design, system development, integration, and delivery of technology within complex transportation operational environments.


As an ITS Engineer at Arup, you will work as part of an integrated team to support ITS technical recommendations into transportation planning and delivery projects. Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Condition assessments of existing ITS infrastructure and assets
  • Technology lifecycle planning
  • Development of Concept of Operations documents
  • Development of ITS system requirements and design documentation
  • Presenting designs for review by technical and non-technical audiences
  • Review technical documentation and ITS technology specifications/cut sheets;
  • Support of ITS system testing and verification and user validation activities
  • ITS technical expertise input into Transportation master planning
  • Writing reports for internal and external purposes
  • Participating in local Professional Associations
  • Using industry-specific modeling software to evaluate ITS deployments and related benefits



  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, systems engineering, electrical engineering, or related field
  • 3 or more years of experience working in the transportation sector
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills crucial for team-based working
  • Experience with some of the following transportation technology: Advanced Traffic Management Systems, Connected Vehicles, Electronic Toll Collection, CCTV surveillance systems, electronic signage, traffic detectors, automated incident detection, video wallboards, transport based telephony, Automatic Vehicle Locators (AVL), Traffic Signals, Transit Signal Priority, Adaptive Signal Control and communication networks
  • Familiarity with current and emerging standard methodologies on the design, delivery and operation of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Smart Mobility technology, Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) systems, High Occupancy Tolling (HOT) roads and Traffic Management Centers.
  • Certification as EIT, PE, CCNA is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of ArcGIS including the ability to map and query data.
  • The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills are required for our constantly evolving environment



We are an employee-owned company that offers an excellent benefits package. Outlined below are a few of the benefits Arup has to offer you as a FT employee of the firm:

  • Global Profit Share - paid out bi-annually
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • 10% 401K matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)


Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to grow. EOE including disability/veteran.

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