Sr Program Manager
Washington, DC 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America's workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

Employer: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
Job Title: Senior Program Manager
Job Code: #10543.146
Job Location: Washington, DC
Job Type: Full-Time

National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) has an opening for a Senior Program Manager in Washington, DC.

Job Duties: Analytical and metrics-based reporting to other staff, executive committee, and stakeholders. Develop, manage, and provide oversight to the packetized and managed services. Provide leadership for the success of the overall program and teams. Deliver projects using various methodologies such as waterfall, Agile etc. Leverage Microsoft project, SharePoint, Atlassian tools such as JIRA and Confluence. Deliver revenue-generating enterprise level complex eCommerce systems. Liaise with business and other IT stakeholders to deliver technology solutions for highly visible sales and marketing programs and projects. Drive the process development, manage risks, impacts, and issues. Manage portfolio roadmap, budget, external vendor contracts, resources, and schedules. Manage and deliver multi-million dollars programs and matrixed teams. Communicate program objectives, status, change management, risks and alternatives with senior stakeholders, leadership and executives. Develop, manage, and provide oversight to the fixed price and managed services. Manage external vendors, contracts, provide leadership for the success of the overall program and teams. Hire and mentor junior level Project Management staff and matrixed team members, and provide guidance on adherence to the Project Management practices. Report on program's financial performance and forecasting details to senior executives and government regulators.

Requirements: Employer will accept Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related technical field, followed by 7 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in job offered or 7 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in a related occupation. Position requires experience with each of the following special skills 1) Visio; 2) MS Project; 3) Waterfall; 4) Agile; 5) SharePoint; 6) Atlassian tools such as JIRA and Confluence; 7) Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project, MS SharePoint); 8) Microfocus; 9) Business Case Development; 10) Database (SQL, Oracle, DB2). 25% of travel may be required to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States. This position requires pre-employment background verification, medical review, and pre-employment drug screen.
This position requires pre-employment background verification, medical review, and pre-employment drug screen.

CONTACT: Apply at: Please refer to Job #10543.146

Requisition ID:46161
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:None

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job - we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Information Technology || Information Technology

Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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