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JOB DESCRIPTION :
The Collections Systems Development Section (CSDS) provides a variety of services to support the Accounts Receivable Management Division’s collection and dependent systems as they relate to Personal Income Tax, Bank and Corporations, Enterprise Wide Bankruptcy System and Enterprise Wide Lien System.
As a member of the Unix Development Team, the incumbent will be under general supervision and independently be responsible to design technical solutions to support business functions using business requirements, system requriements, and system specifications (analysis, design, coding, and unit testing) of incidents and enhancements to the collection systems. The incumbent will coordinate the activities of technical personnel on a multidisciplinary team and provide technical experise advice, and guidance to staff and customers.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
Knowledge and experience in database management systems (Sybase, MS SQL, Oracle or DB2)
Knowledge and experience in using Visual Studio (C#), C/C++, COBOL, and SQL
Experience with the UNIX environment and Shell scripts
Experience with application development
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and service levels
Ability to take initiative, multi-task, use tact and good judgment
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
WHO MAY APPLY : Current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. A training and development assignment (T & D) will also be considered. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus hiring provisions. Surplus candidates must submit an application packet as outlined in this bulletin with a copy of their surplus status letter in order to be considered.
HOW TO APPLY : Interested applicants must submit a package containing ALL of the following items:
A completed standard state application (STD 678)
Three professional references and their telephone numbers
SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION :
In order to be considered for this position, all interested candidates must submit a supplemental application. Your response must be no more than two type-written pages in length, using 12-point font, 1-inch standard margins and include your first and last name in the upper right-hand corner of each page:
Describe your experience with application development.
What was the situation?
What did you do?
What factors did you consider when developing your approach?
What was the result?
APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE POSITION NUMBER AND CONTACT PERSON’S NAME IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. Candidates who submit incomplete packages will be eliminated from the selection process. FTB EMPLOYEES MUST HAND DELIVER OR ROUTE TO: Raymond Poon at M/S A-211. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below. All submitted information will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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