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Travel Demand Modeler (003745)
Job Number: 003745
Job Title: Travel Demand Modeler
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Full Time
Country: United States
State/Province: Texas
City: Austin
Salary Interval: Per Year
Job Category: Transportation
Career Level: Junior(non-manager)
Level of Education: Four-Year Degree
Years of Experience: 0
Position Description

Cambridge Systematics, Inc. is shaping the future of transportation. We are industry leaders, transportation specialists dedicated to ensuring that transportation investments can deliver the best possible results. By providing innovative policy and planning solutions, objective analyses and technology applications, we help our clients anticipate and meet future transportation needs while improving the performance of existing infrastructure and operations. Above all, we are committed to our clients’ success in making transportation better for future generations.

The Modeling business line works to research, develop and apply innovative and practical decision support tools, including transportation models. Our practice is built on a foundation of expert skills, quality assurance, customer service and effective teamwork. We successfully leverage a variety of planning, engineering, market research, statistical analysis, visualization and software development and application techniques to provide insights into existing conditions and problems, forecast alternative outcomes and explain complex traveler (and consumer) behavior mechanisms.

The Modeling Analyst will provide technical support to a variety of projects ranging from travel demand model development and application (four-step and activity-based models), survey design and evaluation, data visualization, transit and highway corridor assessments, location-based analytics, assessment of transit and shared mobility systems, transportation market research, C/AV planning and modeling analyses and network development assignments. The Analyst may also be asked to contribute to business development and project management activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Project Delivery
•Produces and delivers exceptional quality work that is thorough, polished, and reflects well on CS. •Delivers all projects on-time, on-budget, and to the client’s satisfaction •Possesses the technical skill necessary to deliver project assignments effectively and efficiently •Takes full ownership of all assignments, regardless of task at hand; takes a proactive approach to completing assignments. •Consistently and effectively manages time and workload. •Demonstrates good judgment in determining when to work independently and when to seek assistance. •Provides exceptional value-added service to clients (internal and external) •Strives to develop long-lasting client relationships •Actively listens and seeks to understand client needs •Maintains chargeability expectations

Project Management
•Manages a portfolio of projects •Delivers on time and exercises sound financial judgment •Demonstrates good decision-making and judgment •Understands client’s needs and project objectives and actively works to achieve them •Provides constructive and ongoing feedback to project team members •Provide clear direction to all project staff regarding project objectives and their role in achieving them •Provide constructive feedback to staff regarding their performance on your projects •Provide QC check of all deliverables before they are provided to the client •Regularly update project staffing in CS staffing program •Provide timely review and approval of all project invoices

Business Development
•Proactively identifies market trends and opportunities. •Actively engages with other CS staff in developing and pursuing leads and other growth opportunities •Invests time and resources to build long-term relationships with clients and team partners •Provides exceptional value-added service to clients (internal and external) •Strives to develop long-lasting client relationships •Actively listens and seeks to understand client needs •Develops effective win themes and pricing strategies for all proposals •Effectively constructs winning project teams from internal and external resources •Works with Marketing, Contracts, and Production to develop winning proposals


Position Requirements

0-3 years of applicable experience
Bachelor's degree required

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree
Familiarity with travel demand modeling software (TransCAD, Cube)
Experience with data visualization software (Tableau)
Experience with location-intelligence platforms (CartoDB)

Background Check Required--Criminal, Education, Identity