Transdev Project Manger in Pasadena, California

Overview

Transdev On Demand, formerly Veolia Transportation On Demand, 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.

The Pasadena group is a major software technology division of Transdev. It has multiple development teams working on several products. These software teams include Mobile App team, Website team, Backend Team, QA team, IVR team in addition to products and projects management teams. As a free-standing division of Transdev, Transportation On-Demand, the group has the resources of a global powerhouse and the focus and responsiveness of a boutique tech company.

Responsibilities

The Project Manager will focus orchestrating the relationships between Product Management teams, Development teams, Quality Assurance teams and Operations teams.

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the delivery calendar for all products, acting as an expediter and orchestrator between all teams to ensure delivery dates and commitments are met.

In executing these responsibilities the successful candidate will:

  • Plan and implement projects

  • Help define project scope, goals and deliverables

  • Create project schedule and timeline

  • Track deliverables

  • Monitor and report on project progress

  • Present to stakeholders

  • Successfully partner with all parties to quickly and efficiently release products

  • Manage multiple projects with shifting and competing priorities

  • Define and report on KPIs that skew the delivery teams toward constant improvement

  • Proven experience in managing: complex software, infrastructure and operations projects across teams that are geographically dispersed

Qualifications

Education:

  • Preferred Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science.

Preffered:

  • 5+ years of experience in software project management

  • 2+ years of experience with Scrum methodology

  • Experience with Web, Mobile, Back-end, Infrastructure and Operational projects

  • Experience managing multiple projects in a scaled agile software development environment

  • Ability to explain complex messages in easily understandable language

  • Experienced delivering in a fast-moving, rapidly changing environment

  • Combines creativity, problem-solving skills, and a can-do attitude to overcome any obstacle

  • Willing to travel up to 20%

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • 100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities

  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.

  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers

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 2018-8638

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Code #TOD

Internal Reference 903

Internal Code 3 Ind2

Company/Division Transdev on Demand (TOD)