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Principal Information Technology Analyst at Metropolitan Water District Southern California

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: La Verne, California

Job Description:

The Principal Information Technology Analyst oversees all IT activities related to Water System Operations (WSO).  Evaluates IT Work Requests (ITWR) initiated by the WSO group, performs ITWR impact analyses, evaluates work complexity and assigns work to software developers.  Performs software design and code walkthroughs.  Prepares use cases to be executed by IT QA team and coordinates with other IT teams to ensure appropriate deployment to production. 

This individual may function as an IT project manager on complex information technology initiatives.  In the role of IT project manager, areas of responsibility include directing project teams; developing schedules, project plans, proposals, budgets, and status reports; applying cost benefit methodologies to monitor progress and success; and managing projects to completion.

This opening for a Principal Information Technology Analyst is in the Enterprise Water Systems Unit of our Information Technology Section at the Weymouth Water Treatment Plant in La Verne, CA. 

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.
To view the full job description click here: Principal Information Technology Analyst


Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree (in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related) from an accredited college or university and eight years of increasingly responsible experience, of which two years must have been at the Senior Programmer Analyst or Senior Systems Analyst level.

Increasingly responsible experience is defined as: 8 years of experience performing comprehensive computer system design, implementation and integration and 2 years of IT System Implementation project management experience are required.

License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.


Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and IBM Maximo experience

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email:

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).