Sr. Technical Project Manager

City of Hope

Irwindale, CA

Job posting number: #7236711 (Ref:10025756)

Posted: April 17, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $49.75 - $79.59 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

** This is a Fully Remote Opportunity within the United States**

As a successful candidate, you will:

Spearheads efforts to develop, design, budget and implement defined infrastructure solutions in support of enterprise standards. Provides thought leadership on how to manage a large portfolio of concurrent projects with constrained resources. Key traits of this role include leadership, innovation and excellent communications and presentation skills to a wide variety of audiences. This position collaborates with other colleagues and peers to ensure that everyone is managing toward the same outcome and that project timelines are validated. This role will sometimes be required to redirect resources (human or capital) from one project to another to achieve enterprise objectives. This position will also be accountable for identifying and understanding technical workflows, data lifecycles, business value, project impact and the long term operationalization of the project. Manages infrastructure projects that are enterprise initiatives driven by the organizational strategic plans. Leads a multi-disciplinary team of technologist to define infrastructure solutions to meet business, biomedical and scientific requirements.

  • Responsible for project management of IT integration for acquisitions of COH facilities.
  • Negotiate contracts with IT vendors for telephony, network, and infrastructure systems.
  • Responsible for coordinating the IT Operation teams including for Site Development Resources, including budgets, variance tracking and IT charge backs
  • Manages all phases in development and maintenance of technical infrastructure systems from requirements and design to post implementation.
  • Drives project risk management and mitigation through strict governance processes and procedures
  • Ensures adherence to project schedules; aggressively monitors project budgets; and reallocates resources to avoid budget or schedule variances
  • Communicates technical aspects and applications to non-technical professionals and stakeholders such as relates to Client Server environments using Windows, Unix, Web, load balancing and virtualization, etc.
  • Acts as user liaison between project stakeholders, vendors and Information Systems technical services. Conducts meetings with users to determine business requirements. Interacts with Principal Investigators, directors and different levels of management to capture and organize information needed to develop new computing systems and project deployment oversight.
  • Partner with various teams, such as HR, Facilities, and business units, to facilitate improvements related to integration, reporting, communications, finance and training
  • Partners with business and IT project team members to ensure that project delivery aligns with business strategic objectives and priorities
  • Develops detailed system design which support system requirements. Conducts technical reviews and walkthroughs of system design documentation with development and design team members. Reviews and critiques the technical documentation of other systems to assure quality products.
  • Manage provisioning, installation of all voice and data circuits in enterprise. Facilitate the installation of multi-vendor telecom, data center and network infrastructure
  • Oversee the installation of all low voltage cabling throughout the enterprise
  • Main escalation contact for all Moves, Adds, and Changes for project and/or customer initiated requests
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans to include milestones, tasks, and target/actual dates of completion
  • Remains knowledgeable of information technology and company business operations. Recommends the implementation of technology to support the company's objectives.(workflow analysis and technical requirements/impact)
  • Capture and report overall departmental impact each quarter to executive management, which includes accomplishments, metrics, budgets, staffing and go-forward action plans
  • Provides financial metrics, value realization, and other strategic reports for executive leadership, business stakeholders, and IT team
  • Provides direction and oversight to technical staff. Assists staff in developing solutions to problems as necessary.
  • Continually evaluates methods of undertaking and completing projects more efficiently with new programming techniques, different technology platforms, more technically-trained personnel
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline
  • Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
  • Five years information technology/project management experience in a dynamic fast paced business environment.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, please CLICK HERE.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $49.75 - $79.59 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.



City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.


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