Technology Program Management Office
The newly formed Technology Program Management Office (TPMO) transforms business needs into information technology (IT) solutions through IT governance and effective project management. The Office leads the agency’s IT Governance program, supports the activities of the IT Steering Committee, maintains the IT and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) inventories of work, and provides leadership for IT and ITS project managers. The TPMO establishes standards and provides training on the use of tools and services, and helps the agency ensure efficiency and collaboration. The TPMO guides activities to ensure technology implementation meets the needs of the business and consistently delivers quality business outcomes, on time and within budget.
Senior Technology Program Analyst Role
The Senior Technology Program Analyst will provide effective IT project management, support project implementation and ongoing maintenance of new IT solutions. This position will assist with the implementation of TPMO processes and policies, coordinate activities among project teams, support the Information Technology Steering Committee, and work with managers and employees to define, prioritize, develop, and implement IT projects.
This position is ideal for an experienced individual with an interest in applying their expertise in the coordination and delivery of IT solutions. We anticipate significant career development will occur while working on the types of duties and responsibilities described below and through mentoring and close collaboration with managers. Examples of primary responsibilities include:
Experience and Qualifications
Numerous factors contribute to an individual’s ability to be successful in any given role. For this position, we are searching for a candidate who has outstanding technical and analytical skills, as well as demonstrated project management expertise for technical projects/programs. Superior organizational capabilities, the ability to work collaboratively and build consensus with a variety of end-users/customers, and excellent communication skills are key characteristics for this position.
The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with major course work in information technology or a related field, and a minimum of five years of recent experience developing, implementing, and maintaining major information technology projects, preferably in a public-sector environment. Certification as a PMP, PfMP from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and/or an advanced degree is desirable.
The following information describes the specific types of career experiences that are most relevant to this position.
Salary and Benefits
SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package. Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families.
The Senior Technology Program Analyst has an annual salary range of $77,711 to $120,452; the starting salary will depend on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Our benefits include traditional health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. To support the need to rest and rejuvenate, SANDAG offers flexible work schedules and employees are provided with a bank of paid time off in addition to paid holidays.
We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG Employment Application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the Employment Application but are not a substitute for this document.
The Employment Application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications and related materials can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, courier, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information.
This position is Open until Filled. The first review of applications will begin on December 2, 2019.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, including requesting this document and related application materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), fax (619) 699-6905, or email@example.com.
Candidate Selection and Notification
Following the first review date for applications, candidates will receive written confirmation that their application has been received. The hiring manager will begin reviewing and evaluating applications within a few days of the first review date. Based on this evaluation, the best qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. All candidates will receive written notification as to the final outcome of their application.
The SANDAG website contains information about our project and program areas. The Careers section of the site lists our current Job Openings as well as information on how to apply for positions and Frequently Asked Questions about our recruitment process.
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SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer