IE11 Not Supported

For optimal browsing, we recommend Chrome, Firefox or Safari browsers.

Agencies Recruiting for Architect/Designer and Portfolio Manager

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is recruiting for a manager to oversee projects and portfolios, and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services is seeking an expert in user interface and user experience.

This story is limited to Industry Insider — California members.
This story is limited to Industry Insider — California members. Login below to read this story or learn about membership.
State departments are recruiting for a project and portfolio manager and a UI/UX architect/designer.

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is seeking a project and portfolio manager (IT Manager I), a primary role for providing enterprise oversight and management of strategic enterprisewide IT projects for the DMV.

“The incumbent manages projects to ensure that tasks and schedules are prioritized in order of criticality,” the job posting says. “Additionally, the incumbent works with senior-level management to identify business goals and priorities; provides facilitation and leadership in implementing the most complex technological solutions with tight time constraints, multiple interfaces with existing systems, and required proficient experience with technology architectures to achieve strategic business needs; and contributes to formulating strategies and policies for enterprisewide IT projects.”

In addition, according to the job posting and duty statement, “The incumbent provides project management activities including cost and/or benefit analysis of project proposals; ensures methodologies align with CA-PMF, Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), and DMV’s Strategic Business and Information Technology Plans; and manages a team of senior project managers and a Project Management Unit.”

The position has a monthly salary range of $8,381 to $11,231, and the application deadline is April 28.

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is recruiting for a UI/UX architect/designer (IT Specialist III) to play “a key role in aligning Cal OES’ strategic goals and objectives with decisions regarding IT products and services, partners, and vendors, capabilities, and key business and IT initiatives.”

The incumbent “will architect user interface designs and develop visual dashboards for wildfire and other hazards forecasting, weather information, threat intelligence gathering, analysis and dissemination,” the job posting says. “You will focus on delivering the next-generation customer-centric, elegant, data-informed strategic solutions experience for Cal OES business programs, rethinking how they do business and helping them run more effectively.”

In addition, according to the job posting and duty statement, “You will collaborate closely with business stakeholders, end users, solution engineers, developers and project teams to define and realize a shared vision by articulating complex concepts through prototypes, interaction screens, flow and architecture graphics, media, and new experiences. The incumbent will work with architects, engineers and GIS analysts to deliver threat intelligence dashboards, and visualizations to assist wildfire forecasting or similar incidents.”

The position has a monthly salary range of $8,488 to $11,375, and the application deadline is May 13.
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked as a reporter and editor at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies in California, Nevada, Texas and Virginia, including as an editor with USA Today in Washington, D.C. He lives in Northern California.