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Job #: R-00063876
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Civil Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is hiring a Junior Transportation Analyst based in the Washington DC metropolitan area (DC, Maryland, Virginia). The candidate will work remotely but must be able to commute to USDOT Headquarters in DC on a regular basis. We are looking for detail-oriented, proactive, self-motivated and highly organized candidates with a strong ability to multi-task and sharp self-time management. The ideal candidate must have ability to think analytically and apply general concepts to other applicable topics.

Under supervision, the Junior Transportation Analyst will perform variety of work that include:

  • Assisting with database management, data entry, data processing, and analysis on transportation focused projects, and investigating deviations based on data analysis results

  • Supporting work in the ground transportation areas of Operations, Safety, Connected Vehicles, Freight, and Access Management. The candidate will be responsible for assisting more senior positions and/or performing functional duties under the oversight of more senior positions.

  • Supporting development of technical proposals to win new work, transportation implementation plans, and technical documents for local, state, and/or national government initiatives that aim to influence and change behavior of the general public and/or professionals (i.e., transportation engineers, state and local officials, planning and policy professionals).

  • Supporting transportation-related contract preparation, research, data collection, and reporting activities.

The candidate is expected to work 40 hours a week. The role may require some travel to project sites (within the US) to support meetings, including meeting preparation and facilitation, writing meeting proceedings reports, and supporting web-conferences and webinars.

Primary Responsibilities

Typical job functions include:

  • Research on transportation subjects

  • Database management

  • Data entry, processing, and analysis

  • Investigate deviations based on data analysis results

  • Communicate with stakeholders and clients on data analysis findings

  • Report preparation/technical writing

  • Meeting preparation, attendance, and documentation.

  • Proposal coordination and development

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Planning, Engineering, or Transportation-related field and have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong attention to detail. He or she should have experience with using and maintaining databases. Experience with MS SQL and Sharepoint is required. She/he must be fluent with Microsoft Office tools/programs, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience reading and writing Microsoft Access’ VBA language.

  • College coursework or experience in Transportation Planning, Engineering, Technical Writing, and/or Database Development.

  • Interest in business development

  • Ability to flourish within a dynamic, fun team environment as well as work independently.

  • Seeks constant improvement through self-identified opportunities and peer feedback.

  • Enjoys challenges associated with learning new topics.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Civil Engineering

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit

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