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Visualization Specialist

Job Title:

Visualization Specialist

Job Category:




☐Systems and Data Management

Minimum Years of Experience/Position Level:

0-5 Years/Entry-Level

Applicable to:






☒Toll Agency

General Summary of Position / Purpose of Position

This position is a specialist that provides technical guidance, training and support for various visualization tools used in Transportation System Management and Operations (TSMO) including augmented and virtual reality, data visualization, data analytics and others.

Roles and Responsibilities

1.0 Managerial

% of Time

  1. May be a lead worker to other specialists or technicians providing mentoring or training.


2.0 Strategic Planning

% of Time

  1. Collaborate with others related to overall TSMO planning.


3.0 Customer Service

% of Time

  1. Participate in meetings, on committees, task teams and other groups with internal and external customers to represent TSMO interests related to visualization systems.
  2. Maintain professional contact with elected officials, private companies, public, government agencies, and officials doing business with the State related to visualization systems.
  3. Promote good public relations with the persons contacted while adhering internal policies.
  4. Provide accurate and timely responses to the public, contractors, and other department personnel.
  5. Promote the resolution of outstanding technical and contractual issues.
  6. Communicate effectively (strong written and verbal communication skills) and work well with team members from diverse technical backgrounds.


4.0 Project Management

% of Time

  1. Coordinate with project managers and other staff to incorporate visualization technology into system development and enhancement projects.


5.0 Technical

% of Time

  1. Act as a technical advisor on visualization systems and tools for TSMO including augmented and virtual reality, data visualization, data analytics and others.Visualization systems and tools may be used to provide training, help end users visualize real time data, performance measures and other TSMO data, such as tolling data.Visualization systems include software, hardware, and other related elements.
  2. Identify potential added value applications for visualization systems.
  3. Identify and recommend software and hardware systems for visualization systems.
  4. Support implementation of visualization systems.
  5. Collaborate with other technical staff to assure system compatibility and operability with other systems.
  6. Train users on the use of visualization tools and systems.
  7. Participate on committees, task teams and in other groups as needed.
  8. Develop technical reports, presentations, training materials, required.


6.0 Other

% of Time

  1. Perform other duties as required.



☐ High School Degree

☒Technical Degree/Associate Degree

☐Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field

☐Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

☐Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

☐Bachelor’s Degree in Business

☐Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science

☐Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Economics, Statistics, or another Quantitative Field

☐Master’s Degree in Engineering

☐Master’s Degree in Engineering (preferred but not required)

☐Master’s Degree in Quantitative Field (preferred but not required)

☐PhD in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field (preferred but not required)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

☐Registered Engineer in Training

☐Registered Professional Engineer

☐Professional Engineer Traffic Operations Engineer

☐Certified Information Systems Security Professional