State ITS Software Engineer

Requisition No: 43267

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: STATE ITS SOFTWARE ENGINEER - 55001864

Position Number: 55001864 

Salary:  $78,000.00 - $86,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 09/21/2018 

Original Posting:



962 / Traffic Engineering and Operations





SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Manage the Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O) Program's statewide software projects including the Advanced Traffic Management Systems Software (SunGuide Software) and Central Date Warehouse System. Manage the projects through the software development lifecycle, including planning, requirements, design, development, testing, deployment and support of the software. Manage the SunGuide software program to provide a standard, but highly configurable statewide Advanced Traffic Management System software. Support statewide Change Management Board meeting and discuss proposed software modifications at these meetings.

Direct and guide work of team members from concept through development and implementation.

Develops and maintains the statewide Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Architecture (SITSA) based upon the National ITS Architecture. Oversee the work of specialty consultants for the purpose of ITS Architectures development and updates. Coordinate with MPO's, Central Office and district planning offices, and district-level TSM&O personnel to develop and maintain statewide and regional ITS Architectures. Ensure the development and maintenance of Regional ITS Architectures are in conformance with the SITSA. Coordinate with Metropolitans Planning Organizations (MPOs), Central Office and district planning offices, and district-level TSM&O personnel to ensure project ITS Architectures are developed and conform with the SITSA and the various Regional ITS Architectures. Also, assist central office and district personnel with use of systems engineering process for TSM&O projects. Conduct presentations to stakeholders that will use systems engineering. Update Department policies, procedures, manuals and handbooks to mainstream systems engineering processes within the Department.

Serves as Traffic Operations Enterprise Data Steward (EDS). Attends Reliable Organized Accurate Sharing (ROADS) EDS meeting. Coordinates with other Traffic Operations data stewards and custodians to complete tasks assigned at ROADS EDS meetings. Helps ensure traffic operations applications adhere to new processes, requirements, and guidance of the Department.

Assist with the TSM&O training program for the department. Coordinates the Department's TSM&O Training Program with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Florida Division Office, National Highway Institute, and others engaged in TSM&O training initiatives.

Coordinates the Department's ITS Research Program with the Districts to identify the needs and priorities of ITS research.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Traffic Engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) principals and practices; Knowledge of the principals, practices and techniques of system development; Knowledge of Department Purchasing and invoice process; Knowledge of ITS Architectures and System Engineering; Skills in effective oral and written communication; Skilled in project scheduling, estimating, and budget development and ability to plan, organize, coordinate, prioritize and oversee work assignment for project team members; Ability to manage workload to produce on time resolution to problems; Ability to provide technical presentations to groups; Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; Ability to work well with other and on diverse, multi-functional teams.

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registered Professional Engineer in accordance with Chapter 471, Florida Statutes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Registration as a Professional Engineer in accordance with Florida Statute 471 and two years of post-registration experience.

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee