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Salary: $4,619.00 - $5,897.00
Posted: 11/08/2012

Job Description:
**IMPORTANT NOTICE** As required by the department's rules of conduct, all employees of the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) must be in compliance with the California revenue and taxation code. During the background investigation portion of the hiring process, FTB will review return information to verify California state income tax compliance. Any failure to comply with the California revenue and taxation code may prevent you from being hired at FTB. You must verify your filing status by calling 1-800-852-5711 to resolve any potential tax compliance issues, prior to submitting your application and seeking employment with FTB. All applicants not currently employed with the Franchise Tax Board will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. The investigation will consist of completion of a pre-employment questionnaire, fingerprinting, and an inquiry to the Department of Justice to disclose criminal records. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with hearing or speech impairments, call TTY/TDD (800) 735-2929.

Under the general direction of the Data Processing Manager II in the Withholding System Testing Unit, the incumbent will be responsible for various system test assignments for the Withhold At Source System (WASS), uses various software tools to test new system enhancements and business solutions. The incumbent is expected to work independently as well as closely with requirements and development staff in the department in order to appropriately test the application behaviors to resolve system-specific incidents and issues. Perform a variety of tasks in connection with the analysis, development, installation, implementation, procurement, or support of information technology systems, multifunction automated office systems, microcomputer systems, and teleprocessing networks and/or systems, and/or act as project leader on information technology system studies, and/or participate with other analysts on information technology systems studies of complex nature or broad scope. Work is performed within our Mission and Values framework and is geared toward the Bureau’s effectiveness and efficiency.


  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective interaction with business, technical and vendor staff.
  • Ability to function independently within a fast paced IT development team environment with changing priorities.
  • Good work ethic, positive attitude, and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and design/publication software (Word, Excel, MS Project, Visio, Power Point, etc)

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.

If interested, please submit a completed Standard State Application (STD 678) and three professional references. Please submit a statement of qualifications or resume that demonstrates meeting the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Also, indicate eligibility for this position in box 12 of the STD 678. 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: Chitra Chitturi at M/S L-271. 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.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
WASS System Tester 564 - 791 - 1470 - 001
Location County
Tax Systems & Applications Bureau, Testing Team SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Chitra Chitturi
(916) 845-6803

Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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