San Mateo County Transit District is seeking an Executive Officer, Information Technology & Telecommunications. The Executive Officer, Information Technology & Telecommunications reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is responsible for comprehensive technology service delivery for the District, and serves as the strategic advisor for department-led technology efforts in a hybrid centralized-decentralized technology support model. The position will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Information Technology Department (ITD) including infrastructure support, desktop support, applications support, telecommunications, and information security. The incumbent will be expected to possess a high degree of business and technical acumen to earn and maintain credibility with both technical and executive staff.
The ideal candidate must be a very strong collaborator and listener, willing to consider multiple viewpoints to drive consensus. This position will need to possess strong leadership and managerial skills to address organizational change management when implementing new or changing technologies with both employees and technical staff. This position will be expected to build a customer-centric culture that will modernize the computing environment with an emphasis on sustainable service delivery. Candidates should enjoy a fast-paced environment with frequent new challenges in a diverse portfolio of technical projects and services.