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Technical Director - ICAT


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Johnson Controls
Cypress, CA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Technical Director - ICAT

About the Job

What you will do:

minimal direction, supports the development of ICAT solutions for P3 projects based
on the output specifications and JCI pursuit team direction and strategies. Able
to provide design-assist input, from a total cost of ownership perspective,
which result in greater system efficacy and lowest net present costs. Manages
the development of a compelling business case for the proposed scope of
work.  Leads and manages the development of larger, complex and strategic
projects from inception through Financial Close.  Ability to communicate
with, and influence, subject matter experts representing various


candidate will have experience in the design and costing of ICAT systems, as
well as implementation experience on an enterprise level.  Experience in developing budgets and related
staffing efforts.  The ideal candidate will
have consulting or similar experience in multiple public infrastructure and
healthcare projects where applicable scope moved from concept through
implementation.  Having experience in, as well as a strong understanding
of, the regulatory, legislative and procurement process unique to the P3 market
is an asset. 


Has an understanding of JCI technology offerings
(e.g., building automation systems, security, fire systems, building–wide
system integration, etc.) and is able to support the application of these technologies
and services to in a cost effective solution to comply with customer requirements. 
Must also have demonstrated ability to engage other needed resources internally
or externally and assist in presenting the final solution in accordance with
the governance protocol.  

How you will do it:  

  • On
    assigned P3 projects, reviews client Performance Output Specification and team documentation
    to influence suitability of team design to ICAT requirements.

  • Drives
    optimization of building systems and equipment design and works with

  • Design
    & Construction team to develop technical solutions, operations plans and
    cost strategies to arrive at the lowest NPV solution.

  • Documents
    and develops “best practices” in order to influence future projects.

  • Supports team of subject
    matter experts and strategic partners to prepare detailed operations plan, and cost
    estimates for maintenance services, lifecycle expenditures and transition
    services for submittal as the final solution to the client RFP.

  • Attends project team
    design team meetings and represents JCI in a professional and collaborative
    manner to review and influence design in relation to ICAT requirements.

  • Reviews relevant Request
    for Proposal (RFP) schedules (initially and on an ongoing basis as addendums
    are developed) and provides input to Sales, Legal and D&C team from ICAT
    perspective. Assists Business Development Director (BDD) with proposal bid
    text, black-line of project documents including Project Agreement, Facility
    Management Services Agreement, Interface Agreement and project matrix outlining
    the division of responsibilities.

  • Provides specification
    insight, benchmarking, risk mitigation strategies and best practices from other
    similar facilities.

  • Participates and presents
    at Bi-lateral meetings/presentations with Customers and Owners team including:
    Design Presentation Meetings and Commercially Confidential Meetings.

  • Prepares strategic or
    clarifying requests for information in the areas of ICAT scope of services,
    technology, lifecycle expenditures, handback conditions and performance standards.

  • Assists Sales as needed in
    preparing and presenting the evolving project details in internal management
    reviews throughout the procurement process.

  • Ensures a smooth transfer
    of knowledge to the members of the Transition team after Financial Close.

  • Participates in
    appropriate professional organizations and builds relationships within the P3

  • Establishes and maintains
    relationships within the industry relative to technology applications and

  • Leads or participates in
    other duties as assigned.

  • Provides leadership for the development of innovative
    solutions in the P3 Market.  

What we look for:

Bachelor's degree in engineering,
computer science or related subject, MBA desirable.  Requires 10+ years of
demonstrated performance of infrastructure, design, development of operational
support structures, development and project management in IT or Technology

Design, management and technical
experience in the following areas:


  • Wired and wireless networks

  • Virtual and physical server environments

  • SAN and NAS

  • Nurse Call Systems

  • RTLS Systems

  • IP Telephony

  • System Integration

  • Copper and fiber cable systems

  • Audio Visual/Video Conferencing

  • Security Cameras

  • DAS

to influence other members on a Design Build team.  Possesses strong
project management skills for managing large development projects with diverse
resources.  Excellent presentation and communication skills
required.  Strong conceptual skills required for developing innovative
solution designs.  Has excellent customer-facing skills and is comfortable
presenting at the C-level.  Understanding of IT contracts and subcontract


Strong team leader, able to quickly assemble and
manage a solution development team as required.  Has excellent business
analysis skills used to create compelling business cases.  Possesses solid
working knowledge of common computer applications (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS
PowerPoint, MS Project, etc.). Ability to travel up to 30%.


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