WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior IT Business Analyst (ID# 34404) in Sacramento, California

Senior IT Business Analyst (ID# 34404)

(Senior IT Business Analyst) Sacramento, CA

Category: IT

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 10 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

The Company

WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, 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.

The Program

Here is your opportunity to work on the first ever high-speed rail program in the U.S. while growing your career on a groundbreaking project. The California High-Speed Rail program will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands. By 2029, the system will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour. The system will also extend to Sacramento and San Diego, totaling 800 miles with up to 24 stations.

The Role

The California High Speed Rail Authority has awarded WSP USA the Program Management role within the Rail Delivery Partners (RDP) program delivery team. As a result, we have an immediate opportunity for a Senior IT Business Analyst, reporting into the executive team for the program, located in Sacramento, CA. Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing the overall link between IT and business objectives by supporting and ensuring the successful completion of analytical, building, testing and deployment tasks

  • Helping the business implement technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of IT projects and communicating them clearly to stakeholders, facilitators and partners

  • Analyzing, organizing, translating and simplifying requirements, and communicating them to the responsible parties within the program

  • Assisting with the business case, planning and monitoring

  • Defining configuration specifications and business analysis requirements

  • Defining reporting and alerting requirements

  • Own and develop relationships with program partners

  • Helping design, document and maintain system processes

  • Performing quality assurance

Job Requirements

The Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or CS, with a higher degree or MBA preferred

  • At least ten years relevant experience, which must include Program/Project Management delivery using information systems on large scale programs or enterprises

  • Experience must include involvement with the State of California, either as a member of their staff or as an IT service provider

  • PMP and relevant technical certifications preferred

  • The ability to work in the United States immediately, local candidates preferred

WSP offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more. Relocation benefits are available for this position.

EOE / Veteran / Disability / Gender (M-F) / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender (M-F)/Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation