ITS Engineer/Scientist

High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTech) is an infrastructure-centered firm focusing on practice, research, policy, and technology transfer.  HPTech was established in 2003 with the primary purpose of serving the U.S. federal government at their facilities and project sites.  Our uniqueness lies in our ability to integrate physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, planning, and policy when developing and delivering infrastructure solutions.

​HPTech is currently pursuing a major federal contract and we are identifying candidates who would be interested in working with us should we be awarded the contract.  At this stage, we are looking for an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer/Scientist who will be responsible for assisting a major federal transportation research and development program in the development of a research portfolio that includes interaction with a number of multidisciplinary teams.


  • Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in civil engineering, transportation engineering, or computer science/engineering.

  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in ITS research, development, or application.

  • Thoroughly familiarity with multi-modal ITS concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Experience in all phases of the ITS life-cycle.

  • Knowledge and experience with research, developments, and current state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice of connected and automated vehicles.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading ITS/connected vehicle multi-modal project management.

  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and writing skills.

  • Excellent team and collaborative skills.

This anticipated position, which is contingent upon the contract award to HPTech, would be based in McLean, Virginia.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

For timely consideration, submit your resumes by August 20, 2021 at:

HPTech is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.