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WM Senior Technical Manager, Digital in Helena, Montana

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

To enable our business to expand our lead in a market increasingly enhanced by technology, Waste Management is undertaking a substantial technology transformation. We are seeking talented Information Technology professionals to join the Waste Management team who are motivated to help us transform the way we design, build and use technology. With your skills and experience, we look for you to combine your technical expertise with industry best practices in an effort to align information technology solutions with Waste Management business strategy.

I. Job Summary

Coordinates and directs the efforts two to three teams and/or two to three projects in the design, development, implementation, and support of various information technology/systems applications and/or projects to support a broad spectrum of business needs of a business unit or an IT sub-function.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by department.

  • Establishes strategic plans and objectives.

  • Creates and/or approves project plans and application designs to ensure projects are aligned with standards and IT strategy. Approves standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Provides expert technical and functional leadership and problem resolution to teams.

  • Coordinates with multiple teams and suggests solutions in support of technology needs of the business unit or function served.

  • Assigns and reviews work. Allocates appropriate resources to ensure that projects are completed within committed time and budget and are integrated with other software applications.

  • Maintains working relationship and coordinates with several teams to integrate project with applications and/or initiatives.

  • Coordinates communication about project status to all levels of the organization.

  • Prepares and/or provides budget input for ongoing and future expenditures, monitors budget performance, and provides forecasts. Monitors departmental performance against budget.

  • Coordinates and oversees recruiting, interviewing, hiring, career development, performance management, pay determination and team communication.

  • Vendor Management

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is management through one or more managerial levels. This includes:

Direct supervision of full-time employees including management, team leads and individual contributor positions;

May have indirect supervision of other full-time management and/or individual contributor positions.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor-s Degree (accredited), or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience: Eight years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • May require in depth skills in one or more of the following: Java, JavaScript, API/microservices development, AWS platform, software analysis design and development, application development projects, programming/relational database, application testing, project lifecycle methodology, analytical skills, general IT knowledge, budgeting, accounting and finance, communication skills, executive leadership, strategic planning and simultaneous project management of multiple projects.

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.



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Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran