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(Senior) Fiscal Technician

VTTI is seeking a Fiscal Technician (entry level) or Sr. Fiscal Technician (experienced) to provide fiscal and administrative support to multiple research groups.

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Heavy Vehicle Simulator Technician

This position is responsible for monitoring the Heavy Vehicle Simulator (HVS) while in operation. Work requires candidate to be outside, frequently after dark, for extended periods of time, in differing weather conditions to perform a visual inspection of the HVS and record temperature readings.

Division of Data & Analytics

Division Director

The Division Director of Data and Analytics oversees VTTI's Data Reduction, Data Analysis, and Advanced Algorithms and Analytics groups. This position provides vision, leadership, coordination and specialized expertise for the Division of Data and Analytics (DDA), which performs data annotation, data quality assurance, data standardization, data mining, event selection, data analysis, algorithm development and testing, and data analytics development.

Data Reductionist

VTTI is currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Data Reductionist. The job involves working in our computer labs to review and analyze digital video and data collected in various research projects in order to analyze and document driver behavior, road conditions, data quality, etc., following detailed protocols.

Division of Freight, Transit, and Heavy Vehicle Safety

Human Factors Transportation Researcher

The Division of Freight, Transit, and Heavy Vehicle Safety (DHVY), a research-focused group within VTTI, seeks qualified and ambitious engineering, human factors, or traffic safety professionals with a strong background in psychology, safety, and/or vehicle technology.

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Autonomous Vehicles & Data Systems Engineer

VTTI seeks an Autonomous Vehicles & Data Systems Engineer to join an established and talented team making an impact in autonomous vehicle research. As a member of the team you’ll enable research into all levels of vehicle systems for research purposes. This engineer will develop software for autonomous vehicle control and perception, advanced data acquisition, human/machine interaction, and much more.

Electronics Technician I

Duties include the installation, calibration, testing, and troubleshooting of circuits, components, and instrumentation for data acquisition systems.

Electronics Technician II

The candidate holding the Electronics Technician II position will perform installations and related work on instrumented and automated vehicles including testing state-of-the-art electronics, as directed for Hardware Electronics Laboratory/Technical Operations Group.

Robotics Engineer

VTTI seeks a Robotics Engineer to join an established and talented team who is making an impact in autonomous vehicle research. As a member of the team you'll enable research into all levels of vehicle systems and deploy autonomous vehicles for research purposes.

Software Developer GStream

In this position, you will create and maintain software to collect timestamped video from multiple streams, transfer data to/from field equipment to home servers, and post-processing large amounts of data.

Division of Technology Implementation

Automotive Research Scientist

Candidate is expected to develop their own research portfolio as well as support existing research and major program initiatives at VTTI. Provide guidance to peers and mentees related largely to technology implementation objectives, data analytics, simulation, modeling, and connected and automated vehicles.

Transportation Cybersecurity Researcher

VTTI and the Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology at Virginia Tech (Hume Center), and the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Southwest Virginia (CCI SWVA) are seeking a Cybersecurity Research Engineer through a joint appointment to support the development of a Transportation Cybersecurity Research program. The position is being offered at the Senior Research Associate rank or Research Scientist depending on experience.

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