Transportation Analyst

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/11/2024 10:21 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


Noblis is currently seeking a Transportation Analyst for our Surface Transportation Program.

Do you want to be involved with making automated and connected vehicles a reality? How about helping to manage Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) programs that use state-of-the-art communications and information technologies to make our roads smarter and connect our vehicles with each other and the roadside? Are you the type of person who likes solving difficult problems and has great attention to detail? Would you like to be actively engaged in a challenging and rewarding work environment surrounded by smart, passionate, and motivated people at the intersection of technology and operations for our nation’s surface transportation system? If you answer “yes” to all the above, this is the job for you!

Noblis has a team of 40+ professionals supporting multiple research, development, and deployment-focused programs for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). These programs focus on using emerging technologies – including Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), connected vehicles, automated vehicles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and other emerging mobility and smart city technologies – to transform how we travel – enhancing safety, improving mobility, and reducing transportation’s impact on the environment. We are positioning to grow our Surface Transportation Team with other terrific team members.

This is an opportunity for someone with a background and experience in transportation and AI to support the U.S. DOT’s ITS programs. Noblis provides technical and programmatic support to the U.S. DOT ITS Joint Program Office (JPO) by planning and conducting research activities, coordinating technology deployment programs, and seeking disruptive innovation to transform the increasingly connected, automated, and electrified world of surface transportation systems.

To learn more about life at Noblis as an early career professional, see Early Career Professionals - Careers (

As a member of this dynamic team, you will participate in the following activities:

  • Working with a team of colleagues providing strategic, technical, and programmatic support to ITS JPO senior leadership and program managers.
  • Performing data preparation, analysis, and visualization of diverse data sources.
  • Conducting technical reviews of reports.
  • Analyzing the potential of emerging transportation systems technologies and their implications including the impact of connected, automated, and electric vehicles, AI, and data management systems on safety, mobility, and the environment.
  • Developing white papers and presentations on various topics, including on AI for transportation, vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications, automated vehicles, etc.
  • Developing briefing materials and talking points.
  • Facilitating and participating in client-led meetings with senior transportation leaders.
  • Developing statements of work.

Required Qualifications

  • BS required. Degree(s) in a field such as: Transportation Engineering, Systems Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, or a related field
  • 3 -10 years of professional experience required
  • Ability to work in-person at Noblis and client offices in Washington, DC
  • Strong analytical ability required
  • Microsoft Office proficiency required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Strong professional, interpersonal, communications, and organizational skills
  • U.S. citizen or green card holder

Candidate demonstrates the following:

  • Interacts with client representatives on significant technical and project matters
  • Ensures client objectives for quality, schedule, and budget are met or exceeded through direct and creative approaches
  • Writes a variety of technical documents and prepares and presents briefings
  • Works independently to determine approach to and technical objectives of work assignments
  • Collaborates with team members and is open to a variety of assignments
  • Identifies and develops solutions to program problems


Desired Qualifications

An understanding of, and familiarity with, the following is a plus:

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Connected, automated, and electric vehicle technologies
  • AI, machine learning, and data analysis techniques


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Explanation

At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


Posted Salary Range

USD $74,500.00 - USD $130,400.00 /Yr.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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