WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior IT Program Manager (ID# 34403) in Sacramento, California

Senior IT Program Manager (ID# 34403)

(Senior IT Program Manager) Sacramento, CA

Category: IT

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 15 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. wsp.com

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 Program Manager. This position will be responsible for managing and coordinating a multi-million dollar annual budget supporting many IT projects running simultaneously for the program, reporting into the executive team for the program, located in Sacramanto, CA. Key responsibilities include:

  • IT Program/Project Management

  • Reporting and presentations to the senior program leadership team

  • Leadership and guidance to program staff to achieve program goals

  • Tactical and strategic planning and tracking to achieve success

  • Supervision of staff, fostering their careers and growing the team

  • Management and reporting of IT budgets

  • Application of experience/working knowledge of project-based applications

  • Application of experience/working knowledge of client-based ERP solutions in support of large program delivery

Job Requirements

The Requirements

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

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

  • 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