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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  SYSTEMS SOFTWARE SPECIALIST II (TECHNICAL)
Salary: $5,561.00 - $7,097.00
Posted: 01/16/2013

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION :
Under the general supervision of the Manager of the Information Security and Oversight Section, the incumbent will perform as an Information Security technical specialist and subject matter expert for complex Information Technology (IT) projects in relation to system security, with an emphasis in application and system design. The incumbent provides technical direction and mentoring for all IT staff within the scope of the project. The incumbent is responsible for multi-disciplinary research, planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing Information Security tasks at the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) including policy development and enforcement.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
  • Please see the Systems Software Specialist II (Technical) classification specification for specific required knowledge, skills and abilities.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Ability to analyze issues, define opportunities, and recommend effective solutions
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships, and deliver excellent customer service
  • Effective organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP and networking fundamental principles
  • Working knowledge of the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) and how it relates to Information Security
  • Working knowledge of .Net, Java, and N-Tier application design

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:

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION:
In order to be considered for this position, interested applicants must submit a supplemental application. Your response must be no more than two type-written pages in length, using 12-point font, 1 inch margins and include your first and last name in the upper right-hand corner of each page. Respond to the following supplemental statement:
  • Please explain your experience in information technology that you feel qualifies you for this position.

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: Janine Scheidegger at M/S A-190. 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.

RPA # 1213-0031

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Information Security Specialist 564 - 184 - 1373 - 002
Location County
Privacy, Security and Disclosure Bureau SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
03/01/2013 https://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Janine Scheidegger
(916) 845-3890


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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