Alta is an international consulting firm with a mission to create active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities. We specialize in bicycle, pedestrian, trail, park, greenway, and roadway planning, design, engineering and implementation in addition to outreach and education programs.
Founded in 1996, Alta has more than 200 staff in 30 offices across North America. On any given day, most staff walk, bike, or take transit to work. Coupled with our passion for active transportation, Alta’s thorough understanding of the principles of bicycle and pedestrian design allows us to offer flexible and innovative design, planning, and engineering solutions.
Alta Planning + Design seeks a Civic Data Analyst II for our Seattle office . This position is a great opportunity for someone who believes in the importance of active, multimodal, and sustainable transportation and who is interested in growing their career as a transportation planning professional. If you are looking to join an innovative organization and do work that connects people to places while advancing social justice, safety, and environmental resilience, apply with Alta today!
Day to Day
Serve as a technical expert and analyst across various disciplines, project types, and regions. Develop prototypes of repeatable analysis in R, Python, and GIS to advance place-based sustainable transportation solutions. Over time, foster an entrepreneurial approach to analysis through staff training, research, tool development, and custom web applications.
Engage across Alta's disciplines to understand data analytics needs, priorities, and expectations, fostering a data-informed decision-making culture. Lead the development of new analytical products that align with the firm's objectives and the multidisciplinary nature of the practice. Collaborate closely with planners, designers, and engineers in tasks related to data analysis and visualization, ensuring the developed solutions bring valuable mobility insights and can scale organization wide.
Delve into data analysis and visualization components of client projects and R&D efforts, employing complex methodologies. Address mobility and access challenges through innovative analytical solutions, and articulate data-driven narratives effectively through reports, technical memos, and presentations. Be proactive in identifying labor-intensive processes and analysis, exploring avenues to streamline and automate them to create organization-wide value
Work on a range of projects including active transportation plans, safety action plans, complete streets planning, safe routes to school, new mobility plans, and economic benefit studies. Each day, you will keep a community-focused perspective by pushing forward solutions that help communities inform narratives about people, address multifaceted community goals, prepare communities for change, and build a more just transportation system.
This position requires a combination of skills, experience and education including, but not limited to
There are a number of additional skills, experience, and education that would be beneficial to this position including, but not limited to:
Alta offers a flexible, hybrid work schedule where most employees work from home three days per week. In-office days support our collaborative culture, one of our core values. The Seattle office is located in the heart of downtown Seattle and accessible to bike and public transit.
The pay range for this job in Seattle is $80,000-$97,500 annually. Placement within the range is based upon experience, skill-sets, and qualifications.
Alta offers comprehensive benefits to all full-time employees: