1+ months

IT Project Manager

Sacramento, CA 95814
Be involved in projects with our California High Speed Rail Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a IT Project Manager for our Sacramento, CA office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Information Technology Project Manager: Manage and lead the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, and deployment of business applications, enterprise systems, and strategies to align IT systems with business processes to enhance collaboration, productivity, and knowledge sharing in the organization. The IT Project Manager is responsible for oversight and management of multiple projects, leveraging various skill-sets and ensures compliance with IT project management standards as defined by the Authority.
Project Management responsibiities include:
  • Manage the delivery of information technology-based projects that include but are not limited to hosting infrastructure, configuration and specification of technical environments, and software applications to be utilized by the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Facilitate requirements gathering and analysis, and obtain consensus from Executive Staff and Program Managers regarding project priorities, scope, schedule, and budget. Facilitate User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for solution implementations and verify sign-off.
  • Produce project plans and deliverables, review team documentation, and manage time, quality, and cost metrics and provide detailed implementation reporting to the Program. 
  • Plan and direct the daily activities of a team focused on a particular system or technology
  • Liaison with other application owners applying standard solutions and processes.
  • Manage handover of projects to the Authority Office of Information Technology following appropriate IT service management and governance standards.
  • Provide inputs to weekly and monthly status reports
  • Develop, standardize, and maintain new or improved processes based on findings and analysis.
  • Assist in conducting research on software and hardware products to justify recommendations and to support Program Management Information System procurement efforts
  • Support and Training including creating printable materials and hands-on instruction
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


<div>Minimum Qualifications:</div> <div> </div> <div class="O0"> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field</li> <li>At least 10 years of experience in project management, or software product development.</li> <li>Experience managing a project from inception to completion.</li> <li>Proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Project scheduling and the ability to create and maintain a cost and resource loaded schedule</li> <li>Experience analyzing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualization techniques and tools</li> <li>Experience reporting and presenting to senior program leadership teams</li> <li>Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills</li> <li>PMP, PMI-BA, IIBA, ISTQB and relevant technical certifications preferred</li> <li>The ability to work in the United States immediately </li> </ul> </div> <div> </div> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <div> </div> <div class="O0"> <ul> <li>Knowledge of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide),</li> <li>Knowledge of the software development life cycle and the agile development processes and environments.</li> <li>Knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential along with strong communication (verbal and written) skills.</li> <li>Knowledge of effective mediation principles and organizational leadership best practices</li> <li>Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and translate business data into digestible information that improves processes.</li> <li>Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.</li> <li>The ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions.</li> <li>Advanced technical skills. Excellent documentation skills.</li> <li>System integration experience, including planning, analysis, and testing</li> <li>Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations. A track record of following through on commitments.</li> <li>Ability to liaison with managers in IT and other functional areas, apply standard solutions and processes.</li> <li>Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction.</li> <li>Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with client staff and project consultants, private contractors, employees, and the general public.</li> <li>Principles and practices of project management, process improvement strategies for business processes and systems; creating and analyzing workflow diagrams and reporting techniques; construction project phases and disciplines.</li> <li>Experience working with the State of California</li> <li>Familiar with transportation projects and disciplines</li> </ul> </div> <div> </div> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div> <div> </div> <div>Relocation assistance is available for this position.</div>


Posted: 2019-10-24 Expires: 2020-02-22

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