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Current Openings

Research Specialist

VTTI is seeking a Research Specialist who would be dedicated to solving the most challenging problems for truck and bus developers, fleets, and drivers/operators. CTBS is seeking hard working, innovative, flexible and qualified individuals with an interest to learn and deliver transportation research.

Research Associate

VTTI's Center for Infrastructure-Based Safety Systems is seeking a qualified Research Associate to plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate detailed tasks as part of major transportation safety projects.

Mechanical/Design Engineer

VTTI is seeking a qualified software engineer for work on a variety of automated vehicle, data processing, and data acquisition projects.

Quality Test Engineer

VTTI is seeking a Quality Test Engineer to perform work developing testing software and deployment for a variety of automated vehicles, data processing, and data acquisition projects.

Computer Engineer

Design and develop vehicle instrumentation and related engineering work, with little supervision. Involves interpreting engineering guidelines, coordinating varied activities, performing engineering and software design as directed for Hardware Electronics Laboratory/Technical Operations.

Adv. Transportation Sys. R&D Engineer

VTTI seeks qualified ambitious research engineers interested in answering complex problems through application of advanced research and development techniques. The candidate should have an aptitude for framing research questions, working with complex novel systems, applying appropriate data analysis techniques, and developing robust solutions. The candidate should be an experienced research engineer, or equivalent, capable of working independently and with multidisciplinary teams to improve transportation safety through cutting-edge research.

Software Engineer

VTTI is seeking a qualified software engineer for work on a variety of automated vehicle, data processing, and data acquisition projects.

Software Developer

Come join our dynamic research team! VTTI is seeking a software developer for a variety of automated vehicle, data processing, and data acquisition projects.

Jr. Full Stack Developer

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has an opening for a Jr. Full Stack Developer in the Center for Technology Development. This is a developer-centric role that will actively engage to implement and maintain the components making up various web-based applications. The Jr. Full Stack Developer will work with a team of software developers, engineers, systems and application administrators to design and build solutions to support transportation research.

Electrical Research Specialist

VTTI seeks an Electrical Technician Research Specialist that will provide assistance for all electrical engineering and hands on work to assist with conducting human factors transportation research.

Smart Rd Maint Crew Supervisor

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is seeking qualified applicants for our Transportation Operations Manager position to coordinate and oversee maintenance crew efforts..

Data Reductionist

The Human Factors research group at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is currently accepting applications for the part time position of Data Reductionist. The job involves working in our computer labs to analyze digital video collected in various research projects in order to analyze and document driver behavior, road conditions, etc. following detailed protocols.


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