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Manager of Technology Programs (Law Enforcement Applications)

Bay Area Rapid Transit

Oakland,  California

Marketing Statement

Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Conditions of Employment

All San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  You will be required to show proof of your completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to receiving a final offer, unless you receive a COVID-19 Vaccination reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or a religious exemption due to an approved sincerely held religious belief that prohibits you from receiving a vaccine.  BART will review requests for a reasonable accommodation or religious exemption on a case-by-case basis. Documentation may be required. For questions, please contact BART Human Resources, Leave Management at 


Office of the Chief Information Officer

Pay and Benefits

BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2022 current employee cost $157.35 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.

Pay Rate

$120,596.000 - $182,703.000 (Non-Rep Band-9)

Initial salary offer will be between $120,596.00/annually - $150,745.00/annually (commensurate with experience and education)

Posted Date

April 18, 2022

This position is being reposted and is open until filled. Candidates who have applied to this position need not reapply. All candidate applications will be reviewed for consideration.

Closing Date

Until Filled

First round of application reviews will be targeted for the week of May 2, 2022.

Reports To

Director of Technology

Days Off

Saturday and Sunday

Who May Apply

All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.

Current Assignment

The Manager of Technology Programs over Law Enforcement Applications works within the Office of the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for assisting with the administration, direction and overall management of the District’s law enforcement applications portfolio including developing and executing work plans, maintenance protocols, software upgrades, technology hardware replacements, systems documentation, planning & scheduling, and warranty administration.

The incumbent selected will focus on managing all law enforcement technology program activities related to the successful deployment and life cycle management of the District’s Regional Anti-Terrorism Integrated Law Enforcement System (RAILS), including but not limited to Computer Aided 911 Dispatch, Police Records Management, Mobile Police Computing and Board authorized surveillance technology.

This is a capital position and is subject to time and funding limitations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assumes overall portfolio management responsibility and directs and provides oversight and coordination of all programs and projects within a given portfolio.
  • Manages the interdependency of information technology portfolio programs and projects to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of the portfolio, business performance outcomes, and the cost, time, scope, resources, strategic measures and benefits realization.
  • Manages portfolio funnel, backlog, prioritization, and change management to maintain consensus among stakeholders and impacted teams throughout the District and drive towards successful execution.
  • Ensures goals align with the strategy of the District, business and service units served.
  • Develops, recommends and implements practices and procedural processes for improving efficiency within a portfolio; monitors and evaluates the impacts upon District operations.
  • Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures, and recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels to support portfolio.
  • Plans, directs, coordinates and reviews the statement of work and work plans.
  • Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff trainings; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures.
  • Establishes partnerships and relationships with internal and external customers, stakeholders, and peers to ensure results are achieved.
  • Communicates effectively with peers, customers, staff, stakeholders and suppliers regarding portfolio plans, roadmaps, resource plans, and budgets.
  • Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations and operational studies; recommends modifications to various business practices, policies, and procedures as appropriate.
  • Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of advanced business processes.
  • Represents the District and the Department and serves as liaison to committees, boards, commissions, citizen groups and other governmental agencies. Oversees and facilitates public participation processes in accordance with the Department policy
  • Prepares, reviews and provides project portfolio status reports and updates to managers and executives.

Minimum Qualifications


A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information management, business administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. 


Five (5) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional information technology portfolio management experience.  Two (2) years of experience must have included leading information technology project management teams. 


Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. 

Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens. 

Physical Conditions: Requires maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.

The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.

The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).

Application Process

External applicants may only apply online, at  Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.

Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at, or on WebBART.  Current employees may also apply using a BART paper application by delivering the completed form to the Human Resources Department, or by mailing it to P. O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688.

All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties.  On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.

Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons.  Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013).  To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at

Other Information

Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.

Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.


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