Transit Systems 2018-05-15 2018-06-19

IT Infrastructure Platform Leader

Company: Dallas Area Rapid Transit View more listings
Location: Dallas, Texas
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 103885

How would you like to play a pivotal IT management role with an innovative transit agency in a region U.S. News ranked 15th out of 100 for best quality of life?

KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) to recruit an experienced professional who will assume responsibility for its IT infrastructure. DART serves Dallas and twelve surrounding cities with bus, light rail, and paratransit services, and in partnership with the Fort Worth Transportation Authority owns and operates the Trinity Rail Express commuter rail service.

Reporting to the CIO, the winning candidate will lead DART’s data center and corporate infrastructure (including its process control network and IT operations); coordinate with Security and Enterprise Architecture resources to ensure that quality, efficiency, and agility goals are achieved; and, as a member of DART’s Technology Leadership Team, sponsor the development of strategies that align with DART’s greater business strategy.

This Director-equivalent position requires a diverse technical infrastructure background; a strategic and visionary IT management orientation; demonstrated project, vendor, and budget management skills; a customer-focused approach to infrastructure engineering; leadership and team building skills; extraordinary communications and people skills; a Bachelor’s from an accredited college (Computer Science, IT, or a related field); ten+ years of senior management level technical operations and architecture experience; and five+ years of experience supervising applications systems staff.

DART values diversity at all levels of its workforce — women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

This is an outstanding opportunity with one of the nation’s premier transit agencies. If you have the skills, experience, confidence, and credibility to become an effective and successful member of “Team DART,” please submit your cover letter, resume, and 4-5 professional references to KL2 Connects LLC at Thank you for your interest!

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