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Systems Engineering Manager (Buses)

Job ID: 6029
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Regional Bus Company
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024


Job Information

Systems Engineering Manager (Buses) (JVN 105087)

First date of posting: 10/16/2023
Last date of posting: Open Until Filled 
Authority: TA/OA/MTA Bus 
Department: Regional Bus Company 
Division/Unit: Business Strategies & Operations Support 
Location: 2 Broadway 
Reports To: Director, Systems Engineering 
Hours of Work: As Required 


Salary Range: $83,309 - $123,620 (Grade E - 571 hay points)  

• Do you want to join a dedicated team responsible for transforming the 6000 strong MTA bus system to a zero-emissions based fleet? 
• Are you passionate about the potential of zero-emission technology transforming the world? 
• Are you a skilled facilitator who can work across program and project disciplines? 
• Do you have the project management skills necessary to facilitate transformative agendas of this nature? 
The Program Management Office for Zero Emissions Fleet Transformation is looking for 
professionals who are passionate about reducing fleet greenhouse gas emissions while 
balancing the needs of the city's delivery of revenue and non-revenue services. This is 
an exciting opportunity to work on various aspects of the Agency's efforts to electrify 
transportation landscape and take direct action on reducing greenhouse gas emissions 
from our buses. 
Some of our key greenhouse gas reduction strategies are as follows: 
1. Use of zero-emission technologies towards achieving full fleet electrification by 2040; 
2. build electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure to support the fleet electrification; and 
3. deploy appropriate vehicle telematics to efficiently manage and deploy the electric fleet.


This role in the Zero Emissions Fleet Transformation office will include some portion or much of following activities: 
Delivery of discrete work units/projects related to zero-emissions projects: 
  • monitoring and managing project deliverables that span multiple departments 
  • comprehensive issue and risk tracking across the program 
  • quality assurance plan 
  • timeline management and monitoring the execution of zero-emissions project deliverables 
  • reporting of project status throughout the life-cycle. 
  • liaison and engagement (internally with procurement, budgeting and maintenance groups) 
Coordination of pilots, proofs of concept and viability trials: 
  • externally funded research applications, reviewing bids and drafting non-technical and institutional strategic position content where appropriate 
  • support knowledge base for gathering, analyzing, and disseminating specialist advice 
  • manage pre-award activities  
  • sign-off on zero emission bus specs 
Envisioning the future state and the transformative strategy: 
  • long range transition planning for 2040 zero-emissions fleet 
  • build an inclusive strategic plan and strategy by collaboration 
  • identify joint ventures and other strategic partnership opportunities 
  • ensuring suitable metrics are in place to measure performance and progress 
  • budget planning and what-if scenario gaming 
 Facilities and electric utility oversight: 
  • establish and manage the oversight of construction schedule as it relates to various charging infrastructure projects for zero-emissions transition at our bus depots 
  • oversight of field activities 
  • engagement with power utilities 
  • oversight of quality assurance plans 
Education and Experience
  1. A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Urban Planning, Engineering or a related field and six (6) years of full-time, related experience, at least two (2) years of which must have been in a managerial/supervisory capacity; or   
       2. A satisfactory equivalent of the combined education and experience requirements. 
Other Information

“Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”) 


Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities. The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

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