Traffic Operations Engineer

Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Virginia Beach, VA, USA Req #349
Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Iteris is looking for a Traffic Operations Engineer who will perform mid-level engineering related to traffic operations to support a growing client base in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The position will assist with the analysis, assessment, and interpretation of data, conditions, and systems to plan and execute traffic signal retiming projects, covering the data collection phase through the project reporting phase. The focus of the position is on the current Iteris office in Virginia Beach, VA. Location elsewhere in the Mid-Atlantic region can be considered - remote support is not preferred but may be considered.


What you will be doing:

  • Independently analyze, assess, and interpret data, conditions, and systems to plan and execute traffic signal retiming projects, covering the data collection phase through the project reporting phase
  • Support development and implementation strategies for improving arterial traffic flow and safety, prepare the development of system performance measurement tools, standard operating policies/procedures, deficiency reports and mitigation plans, coordinate with local agencies related to the operation and maintenance of traffic signals and arterial systems
  • Provide customer traffic operations support through the performance of on-site signal timing implementation and fine-tuning, and review of existing traffic operations issues
  • Closely coordinate with our department groups as needed
  • Apply advanced tactics to efficiently move traffic
  • Interact professionally and proactively with clients to ensure clients are highly satisfied
  • Maintain knowledge of Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS) platforms, optimization software, and analysis software to ensure technical competence
  • Travel, as required, to participate in retiming deployments. Length of travel will depend on specific assignments and the successful completion of inherent responsibilities.

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) preferred in Engineering or related field or equivalent traffic operations work experience
  • Two (2) years of experience in traffic signal systems and traffic engineering principles preferred
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Experience with common development tools such as Synchro, Tru-Traffic, CADD, GIS, traffic signal controller platforms, and ATMS platforms; We provide extensive internal training programs
  • Willingness to obtain IMSA Traffic Signal Field Technician Level I and II (we provide financial assistance and training)
  • Traffic Management Center (TMC) operations experience is a plus
  • Practical knowledge of ATMS platforms and traffic signal controllers is a plus
  • A passion for data analysis, attention to detail, real-time traffic operations improvements to enhance the safety and traveling experience of the motoring public and pedestrians


Iteris anticipates paying between $67,000 and $76,000 for this role. However, actual pay offered may vary depending on job related knowledge, skills, and experience. 

What’s in it for you:

  • Incentive-based yearly bonus
  • 401(k) with immediate matching and no vesting period
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program [ESPP]
  • Open Paid-Time-Off [PTO]
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Medical reimbursement plans
  • Disability coverage
  • Family-friendly programs
  • Education assistance program
  • In-house training programs

Iteris, Inc. [NASDAQ: ITI] is the world’s trusted technology ecosystem for smart mobility infrastructure management. Delivered through Iteris’ ClearMobility Platform, our cloud-enabled end-to-end solutions monitor, visualize and optimize mobility infrastructure around the world, and help bridge legacy technology silos to unlock the future of transportation. That’s why more than 10,000 public agencies and private-sector enterprises focused on mobility rely on Iteris every day. And we want YOU to join us on this important journey! Visit for more information, and join the conversation on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

Iteris, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender identity and expression, color, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or related conditions (including breastfeeding), national origin/ancestry, religion, military/veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic and group protected by applicable law.  Iteris, Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. A valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.

Other details

  • Job Function Systems - Southeast
  • Pay Type Salary