SOUND TRANSIT DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS TECHNOLOGY in Seattle, Washington

SOUND TRANSIT invites applications for the position of: DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS TECHNOLOGY Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability SALARY: $109,375.00 - $136,719.00 Annually OPENING DATE: 06/23/17 CLOSING DATE: Continuous GENERAL PURPOSE: Under administrative direction, the Deputy Director plans, directs, and manages the operational programs, services, and functions of the Operations Technology Division. Operations Technology refers to those technology systems necessary for the successful operation of transit services (light rail, commuter rail, buses and facilities). Systems include, but are not limited to, Supervisor Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), passenger information systems, security systems, CCTV systems, fare collection systems, ridership data acquisition systems, positive train control (PTC) and radio communications. Supports Department processes and transit operations by operating and maintaining reliable control systems and embedded devices and technology infrastructure; provides guidance on processes and systems to support long-term transit growth plans; recommends process and system improvements to increase Department efficiency; and assesses new technologies to generate improvements in operational efficiency. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work of assigned staff; assigns work activities and coordinates schedules, projects, and programs; provides constructive feedback; reviews and evaluates work and makes effective suggestions and recommendations. Oversees the activities of Operations Technology, SCADA and operations system support teams; includes Sound Transit data centers, network infrastructure, database administration, client systems, and operational field systems. Ensures Service Level Agreements are defined, maintained and followed. Develops, implements, maintains, and oversees enforcement of Operations Technology policies and p