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Senior ATMS Program Manager, Intelligent Traffic Systems

Austin, Texas
Project Management

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Intelligent Traffic Systems
Requisition Number: 233723
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

Siemens Mobility
Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.
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Job Description:

Senior Program Manager – Austin, TX
As agencies start to plan and implement autonomous, electric, connected, and shared mobility infrastructure they are struggling to manage existing assets: highways, intersections, tunnels, and railway crossings that continue to be hotspots for congestion.  Mobility in the United States is in the middle of a technological revolution and Siemens is leading the way to seamless mobility. 
Siemens ITS (Intelligent Traffic Systems) transformative approach to urban transportation combines existing infrastructure with forward-looking, application-driven technology that meets tomorrow’s needs today.  We help make cities smarter by providing a path to a tailor-made transportation ecosystem that is more digital, connected, and integrated and deliver solutions in the areas of Central and Adaptive Control, Advanced Traffic Management, and Smart Lighting. We are also working on projects related to Connected Vehicle solutions (V2I) and Mobility-as-a-Service – both integral aspects of our increasing focus on Smart Cities Mobility solutions.
Position Overview
Siemens ITS is recruiting for a Senior Program Manager for Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) to champion ITS solutions projects starting with opportunity generation via bid and proposal process to successful project execution. This vital role will support existing solutions and install base for ATMS projects and guide Siemens resources to execute strategy, business development and project implementation for all ATMS activity in the United States.  The Senior Program Manager will report to the VP of Bids, Programs and Engineering and the position is located in Austin, Texas.  
In this role, you will be a subject matter expert focusing on ATMS and Smart Cities solutions - including how ATMS interfaces with Connected Vehicle, Autonomous Vehicle, Traffic Management, and Adaptive Traffic Control activities.  Here, you'll be generating opportunities by analyzing and managing customer requirements, developing system design documents, technical narrative, developing complete RFP responses, defining winning strategies, and outlining the benefits of Siemens ITS portfolio specific to customer needs. 
Furthermore, you will lead project teams during project execution and guarantee meeting business goals and customer satisfaction by executing complex projects on time and in budget. This role requires thought leadership in the respective solution space, applying professional engineering practice in ITS industry, leadership and communication skills as well as a strong background in customer relationship management, proposal management and project management.  
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Transportation, Traffic or Electrical Engineering. MBA or M.S. degree preferred
  • 10 years of experience in ITS industry working for Engineering Consultants or Government agencies
  • Technical understanding of traffic signal control systems, advanced traffic management, adaptive, transit signal priority, and V2I solutions
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) license.  PTOE a plus
  • Experience in delivering ITS design and implementation projects. PMP certification preferred
  • 25% travel within the U.S.
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and customer intimacy skills

Detailed Responsibilities
Bid Coordination
  • Work with different departments (Sales, Project Management, R&D, Product Management, Procurement, Legal and Field Operations) to develop and qualify bids and proposals
  • Review RFP's for feasibility and profitability
  • Understand customer needs and match them with Siemens’ value proposition and USPs
  • Present management with recommendations for improving volume, market share and price
  • Manage individual bid teams and ensure bid and project schedules, milestones, and
    requirements traceability 
  • Generate offers, bids, proposals, contracts and other sales-related documents required by customers for products, solutions and services
Project Implementation
  • Full P&L responsibility to implement ITS projects and programs on time and in budget
  • Coordinate with internal departments and external partners to successfully deliver projects based on customer requirements and PM@Siemens guidelines
  • Lead project teams and direct subject matter experts, support functions, and third-party partners to execute customer projects and achieve project targets
  • Interface and communicate with customers on all project related topics, risks and opportunities
  • Apply both PMP and professional engineering principles
Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


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