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Senior Solutions Engineer

Job ID: 61801
Department: Engineering
Location: Jersey City, NJ

Description

About the Role

 

Reporting to the Program Director of Engineering Solutions, the Senior Solutions Engineer/PM is responsible for leading the adoption, administration, and support of all “off the shelve” technology-based solutions within the Engineering Department. The Senior Solutions Engineer will provide technical direction aligned with the Agency’s technology strategies and standards. He/she will engage outside departments as required (Tech, Procurement, Cyber Security, etc.) in effort to assess and evaluate on-premise and/or cloud-based solutions.

 

The Senior Solutions Engineer will work in close collaboration with the Department’s Digital Transformation Team/Steering Committee and Application Management Team in defining, developing, and deploying solutions focused on construction project delivery. He/she will supervise a small technical team and at times will serve as a PM for priority projects.

 

The Engineering Department is undergoing a major Digital Transformation effort – assessing all process, systems, and technologies. The newly hired Senior Solutions Engineer/PM will have a major role in this exciting initiative. The Senior Solutions Engineer will have an opportunity to make an immediate impact and gain increased responsibilities within the Department.

 

The position can work out of our Jersey City or 4 WTC location in NYC following a hybrid working policy (2 days remote and 3 days in the office).

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Serving as the technology/solutions architect for the Engineering Department; provide and maintain the Department’s technology roadmap.
  • Technical system implementations – serving as a project lead/PM from inception to deployment of solutions/systems to the Department.
  • Supervise the administration, procurement, license and support of core Engineering systems, tools, and platforms (BIM360, AutoCAD, eBuilder, Azure, Leica, Nearmap, ARCGIS, Bluebeam)
  • Manage the Department’s technology budget in coordination with our financial manager and all unit chiefs within the Department.
  • Storage and data management - ensuring conformance with accessibility, security, expansion, performance, standards, and full life cycle.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in data science, computer science, engineering, or another relevant technical field
  • 5 plus years serving as a technical manager or principal software architect with 2 or more of the following platforms (networks, cloud/SaaS solutions, ERP systems, design/construction management systems or construction project delivery systems
  • 5 years project management experience with delivery of packaged system or custom developed solutions
  • 5 years managing software license budget, HW/SW purchases, contract renewals, and support.
  • 2 years - solid understanding / working experience with Construction Management Information Systems (CMIS)
  • Solid working knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Azure or AWS cloud technologies and solutions.
  • Proven experience creating and present proposals to senior management.

 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Experience with managing or developing solutions using Microsoft’s Power Platform (SharePoint, Power Automate, Power BI, Power APPs)
  • Some application development experience within the Visual Studio environment
  • Good understanding of SQL and database technologies
  • Some experience with using or supporting Autodesk products.
  • Current with newer automation technologies (UiPath, ChatGPT, AI)
  • Experience working with GIS technologies – ESRI ARCGIS
  • Experience working in a government agency or in the public sector.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively.

 

 

Selection Process

The application process varies by position, but typically includes an initial phone interview for qualified candidates, followed by a more in-depth interview(s) and/or assessment(s). Selected candidates who are made a conditional job offer will be asked to undergo a background check.

 

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive benefits package, hybrid work options for many positions, and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

 

Click here for more information about benefits, our culture, and career development opportunities.

  

 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority:

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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