Data Analyst

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Data Analyst


Texas A&M Transportation Institute


Interdisciplinary Analysis Program

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Who are we?

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) is an agency of the State of Texas and member of The Texas A&M University System. For 70 years, TTI has addressed complex transportation challenges and opportunities with innovation, objectivity, and unmatched technical expertise. Our staff delivers excellence, value and thought leadership to ensure our research sponsors achieve their goals.

Our Mission and Vision

Our Vision - TTI leads in the creation of knowledge that transforms transportation for the benefit of society.

Our Mission - TTI delivers practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to improve the movement of people, data and goods through research, education and technology transfer.

Our Work Environment

Entrepreneurial culture

Affiliation with Texas A&M University students and faculty

Ability to work with nationally recognized experts

Ability to help train the next generation of transportation professionals

Premier office and research facilities and equipment

Accredited laboratories and safety proving ground

Outstanding research support services

Hybrid work environment/telecommuting

Flexible work hours

Family friendly

High staff retention rates

Leadership development and wellness programs

Data allowance and home office equipment reimbursements

Relocation assistance (if eligible)

Tuition reimbursement program (if eligible)

Our Employee Benefits

TTI employees can choose from several health coverage options offered by The Texas A&M University System for themselves and their families, as well as numerous other benefit programs.

What you need to know

The salary range for position is commensurate. Final salary will be determined based on the applicant's qualifications and experience.

Job Summary
The Data Analyst will lead, design, and implement data science methodologies to support principal
investigators working in the domain of transportation analysis and planning. Continued employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance.

Essential Duties

  • Perform research on externally funded research projects and assist in developing and improving data processing and analysis protocols using advanced data science tools and techniques (60%)

  • Work within teams of researchers to help develop high-quality reports, presentations, scientific visualizations, and other documentation (15%).

  • Develops a broad knowledge of transportation-related data. Develops robust process flows for data storage, analysis, and reporting to be used in current and future work (10%).

  • Mentors other researchers and students on programming, big data processing, record linkage, and data visualization. (5%)

  • Communicates and interacts with sponsors (5%)

  • Performs other duties as assigned (5%)

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g., computer science, mathematics, engineering) or equivalent combination of education and experience (HS diploma + 4 YOE).

  • Three years of experience in data analysis.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in civil or transportation engineering or related subject.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Data analytics, mathematical modeling, and statistical analysis.

  • Programming languages: Python, R, PostgreSQL

  • Data storage: PostgreSQL, MySQL, and cloud-based data.

  • Ability to work independently, but collaboratively.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Advanced GIS skills.

  • Transportation modeling/traffic engineering.

  • Knowledge of OpenStreetMap and routing algorithms.

  • Cloud computing (Microsoft Azure).

  • A Class “C” vehicle operator’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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