Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming. Overview of Position: The IT Manager/Network Administrator will plan, coordinate, and direct research and facilitate the computer-related activities of the Lorton, VA location. They help determine both technical and business goals in consultation with top management and make detailed plans for the accomplishment of these goals. This requires a strong understanding of both technology and business practices.
Computer and information systems managers direct the work of systems analysts, computer programmers, support specialists, and other computer-related workers.
Plan and coordinate activities such as installation and upgrading of hardware and software, programming and systems design, development of computer networks, and implementation of Internet and intranet sites.
Handle the upkeep, maintenance, and security of networks. Responsible for hardware and software upgrade recommendations based on organization’s technology.
Analyze the computer and information needs of the region or location from an operational and strategic perspective and determine immediate and long-range personnel and equipment requirements.
Assign and review the work of subordinates and stay abreast of the latest technology to ensure the organization does not lag behind competitors.
Oversee a variety of user services such as an organization’s help desk, which employees can call with questions or problems.
Coordinate projects from development through implementation, working with internal and external clients, vendors, consultants, and computer specialists. Involved in projects that upgrade the information security of an organization.
Other duties as assigned to ensure the efficient operation of the regional and Company.
Education, Licensing, and Certifications :
Education: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.
Graduate degree preferred.
Field and years of experience required:
Experience utilizing various software or technology used on the job, as well as a background in business management.
Previous experience working in the area of systems analyst, for example, or as a computer support specialist, programmer, or other information technology professional.
Skills and Knowledge Required:
Astute understanding of people, management processes, and customers’ needs.
Must possess strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills because they are required to interact not only with staff members, but also with other people inside and outside their organizations.
Must have an understanding of how a business functions, how it earns revenue, and how technology relates to the core competencies of the business.
Demonstrated ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of subordinate employees engaged in a variety of activities.
Demonstrate ability to identify and understand problems and to determine the appropriate measures it takes to solve problems.
Considerable interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to maintain a variety of complex records and to prepare reports.
Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
Drug testing and background check
Testing related to job requirements
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Work is generally done sitting at a desk, utilizing repetitive hand and wrist motion. Lifting, stooping, pulling, and bending is required. Reasonable accommodations can possibly be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
95% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.
5% is done remotely using modems, laptops, e-mail and the Internet.
5% travel to offsite locations.
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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.
Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Drug free workplace
If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check
Requisition ID 2018-8819
Position Category Information Technology (IT)
Internal Code \#TNA
Internal Reference 11491
Internal Code 3 Ind1
Company/Division Transdev Services