Jan 25, 2023

Project Manager- Information Technology Specialist I

  • California State Lottery
  • Remote (California, USA)
  • $5,960 - $7,988 monthly
Full time Information Technology Professional Services

Job Description

The California State Lottery is looking to fill the role of a Project Manager for the Lottery's Information Technology Division.

If this opportunity would be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply today and join our winning team!

Working Conditions

This position offers the opportunity to telework.

People are drawn to the California State Lottery because we:

  • Generate supplemental funding for education. Each year the Lottery contributes approximately $1.8 billion. We have a worthy mission that we’re sure you’ll take pride in too.
  • Are an energetic, creative, and talented team
  • Value diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Empower team members to bring their knowledge, expertise, and innovation
  • Recognize individual and team contributions
  • Support the importance of work-life balance
  • Invest in the professional development of our team members
  • Are dedicated to preserving our environment by lowering our carbon footprint

Job Description and Duties

The California State Lottery (Lottery) is looking for a talented Project Management Institute certified Project Manager with a collaborative attitude and passion for determining a path forward to aid in the successful delivery of projects directly supporting our business and strategic goals. The Lottery is a unique enterprise in the State with a diverse environment that is fast-paced, exciting, and looking towards the future! Come join us and be part of a rewarding organization with a singular focus on generating funding for education through the sale of Lottery products!

The Lottery Project Manager plays a critical role in driving Lottery Projects. The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring a project comes to a successful completion by working closely with Lottery Divisions to ensure all project requirements and tasks are met. To meet this function it is critical the Project Manager has a strong business and IT foundation to be able to communicate to both Technical and non-Technical Project Team members.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

  • PMP Certification
  • 2 years of project management experience leading IT projects
  • Experience in Agile methodology and SCRUM framework
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to build collaborative, high-performing project teams
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities
  • Organized and efficient; able to work in a fast-paced, challenging, creative, and delivery-focused environment
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects, thrive under pressure, and while remaining professional at all times
  • Ability to effectively negotiate and use persuasion when necessary to ensure the success of the team and/or project
  • Ability to easily adapt to changing priorities