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TMC Systems Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-003336
  • Sector: Information Communications, Transportation
  • Location: Raleigh

Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join us in Raleigh, NC as a TMC Systems Engineer.


Under direction, applies technical professional competency in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technology to the investigation of transportation planning, engineering and operational needs and problems, the coordination of ITS project activities, and the preparation of preliminary plans and documents. Carries out job functions within small, project-oriented, multidisciplinary teams of ITS professionals and supports direct interaction with clients within the context of project progress meetings, design reviews, and project production and delivery. Major results expected include high-quality written, verbal, and graphical deliverables in the form of operational concepts, technology reviews, designs, and specifications.


  • Performs work that involves the application of leading-edge information and communication technologies to transportation planning, engineering, and operations. Conducts investigations, surveys, requirements definition and technology reviews in the process of carrying out diversified projects or phases of a single project with a number of complex features, requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning.



  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or an ITS-related subject such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Transportation Planning, Economics, Business, Law, or Information Technology, plus four years relevant experience providing exposure to information and communication technologies, including fiber optic communication design, video systems engineering, traveler information, electronic payment, or traffic control systems. ITS-related Master's degree can substitute for one year of experience.

  • Strong technical writing and communications skills essential, including ability to present concepts verbally.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access is required.


Must have general familiarity with the following:

a. Electrical AC\DC, Solar
b. Telecom – Cellular, Serial, TCP/IP, UDP, multicast, IGMP Wireless/Radio
c. Database skills
d. Programming skills
e. Basic engineering and IT administration qualifications need to be noted prior to any specific tasks.
f. Network Security
g. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CNNA)
h. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) with Server 2008 and newer or SQL Server.
i. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
j. Network +/ A+

  • Is able to independently troubleshoot hardware, software, and data communications malfunctions/errors in order to maintain and/or quickly restore operational functionality at the TMC.
  • General administration of Windows Server and workstation PC's at the R1 TMC
  • Administration of MIST ATMS system and database, which includes data mining /creation of database applications utilizing department-provided software.
  • Network Administration.
  • Workstation application support for specialized field hardware (e.g. VMS, ADDCO Smartzones, etc.).
  • Able to coordinate with NY State Police Information Technology personnel to support Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and two-way radio workstations.
  • Configuration management of the R1 TMC system and associated documentation.
  • Able to initiate tests of system programs and properly utilize computer monitor readout to detect errors or work stoppage and take appropriate corrective actions.
  • Reviews computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations to determine if requested changes to ATMS systems are possible/appropriate.
  • Documents in sufficient detail the steps taken to modify systems and procedures required to both maintain current systems and implement new functionality.
  • Assists users who are having operational problems with any of the system software applications.
  • Able to train System Operators to use R1 TMC software applications.
  • Prepares workflow charts and diagrams as part of recommendations for modifications to system hardware and software.
  • May be required to visit vendors to observe demonstration of systems software.
  • May administer and monitor user access to system.
  • Reviews productivity reports and problem records to evaluate performance of the systems and hardware.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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