Product Manager Geospatial Technologies

Full Time

Job Description

Job Information

Job Title: Product Manager, Geospatial Technologies
Salary Range: Min. $106,035 Mid. $141,380 Max. $176,725
POINTS: 805
Dept/Div.: MTA IT / Enterprise Product Management
Supervisor: Product Director
Location: 2 Broadway and other locations as required
Hours of Work: 9:00AM - 5:30PM (7.5 hours/day) or as required
Deadline: Open Until Filled

In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, as of November 14, 2021 we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date, with appropriate, narrow exceptions for religious and medical reasons. "Fully vaccinated" means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.

Summary

The Product Manager is responsible for providing technical leadership regarding corporate-wide geospatial technologies and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Accountable for Geospatial strategy and roadmap to organize and prioritize the geospatial services and solutions for the MTA. Responsible to establish policies, procedures, standards and coordinating activities necessary to carry out long-range corporate geospatial goals. Oversee and provide critical geospatial operations support for all MTA agencies.

Lead the geospatial efforts needed for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) implementation and ensure that process, systems are implemented in a sustainable way. Directly responsible for managing all aspects of GIS integration with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) suite of tools at MTA.

Also responsible for developing and maintaining an assigned product or products of MTA applications and/or infrastructure and in essence owns the product life cycle for these products. The Product Manager is responsible for managing technical IT staff assigned to design, build, and maintain one or more application-based and/or infrastructure-based products.

The Product Manager will lead the assigned staff in agile transformation and the digital agenda and develop roadmaps for application and/or infrastructure products assigned. This position will manage a team of technical staff responsible for defining the launch of new products and services, developing technical roadmaps for existing products and delivering product features in an agile environment.

The Product Manager will lead the assigned staff in agile transformation and the digital agenda and develop roadmaps for application and/or infrastructure products assigned. This position will manage a team of technical staff responsible for defining the launch of new products and services, developing technical roadmaps for existing products and delivering product features in an agile environment.

The Product Manager is responsible for management, staffing and supervision of the assigned products. This position also entails developing and maintaining highly effective, secure, and innovative information systems to support the MTA's goals and priorities.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

Enterprise Product Planning

  • Lead a team of multi-functional technical staff planning, building, and maintaining application and/or infrastructure products
  • Lead others, as appropriate, and when necessary, that will consist of one or more agile coaches, data analytic researchers and other digital transformation personnel

Leadership

  • Provide leadership in development of inter-team communication and cohesiveness; sustain culture and supporting assigned staff during organizational growth/changes.
  • Provide direction on evaluation, selection, implementation, and maintenance of information systems for their assigned products, ensuring appropriate investment in strategic and operational systems.

Human Resource Management

  • Attract, develop, coach and retain high-performance team members, empowering them to elevate their level of responsibility, span of control and performance in conjunction with the IT Workforce Planning & Workload Management Office
  • Build staff expertise and competence to meet evolving demands within the Enterprise Product Management unit.

Financial Management

  • Demonstrate consistent understanding of funding, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the program goals.
  • Collaborates with IT Business Management Services to identify procurement contracts to support program related activities.

Strategy & Planning

  • Assesses and makes recommendations on the improvement and re-engineering within the IT Department and work with the stakeholders at keeping the total cost of ownership down.
  • Promote the use of employee self -service and mobile connectivity within products to reduce the reliance of paper.
  • Automation of business process creating in-line forms and approvals, reducing the reliance on manual approvals that could be untimely.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Coordinates and facilitates consultation with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations, developing business case and cost justifications for such initiatives.
  • Provides direction on evaluation, selection, implementation, and maintenance of information systems, ensuring appropriate investment in strategic and operational systems.
  • Advises MTA IT management, as information becomes available, in the changing trends and emerging technology and their potential use within the MTA.
  • Directs the development of the analysis required to determine if Information Technology projects should follow a "Build" (develop with in-house staff) or "Buy" (cloud or packaged solution) methodology.
  • Manages the development and implementation of new modules within assigned products.
  • Advises on the selection, prioritization, development, and implementation on products as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development, and installation of MTA IT applications and infrastructure.

Management and Oversight

  • Participates in overall business planning bringing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems as related to the company's goals.
  • Responsible for leading and reporting on various product progress and deliverables ensuring that the IT needs of the MTA are met on time and within budget, including identifying weekly, monthly, and annual performance targets to show progress on IT product work.
  • Ensure continuous delivery of product services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of product performance.

Qualifications

Qualifications
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS, Cloud and Application Development technologies, and/or Infrastructure technologies
  • Familiarity with data and visualization products
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Ability to motivate others in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills are desired.
  • Strong familiarity with data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems.
  • Strong knowledge of computer systems characteristics, features, and integration capabilities.
  • Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through to day-to-day management.
  • Experience in IT planning and development is required.
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles.
  • Strong understanding of human resource management principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Proven leadership ability.
  • Extensive experience in the areas of strategic planning, business planning, data analysis, data reporting, and statistical process control.
  • Advanced organizational skill, with the ability to create redesign and/or integrate complex organizational systems.
  • Financial/budgeting planning experience is desired.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to modify/adapt systems, software configurations, and programs to meet business requirements.
  • Minimum 5-year experience working with RFPs and contractor services.
  • Experience with ETL tools such as FME
  • Experience in desktop / mobile computer support and troubleshooting software related problems.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skill in relating technical information to non-technical personnel.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to independently set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment, a self-starter.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills including the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Finance, Information Services (or the equivalent of education and progressive responsible experience). Plus, a minimum 10 years of Information Technology experience with at least 4 years of progressive IT managerial or leadership experience.

Other Information

As an employee of MTA Headquarters you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $101,379 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.
Dice Id : 10516689
Position Id : 102979
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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