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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  SYSTEMS SOFTWARE SPECIALIST II (TECHNICAL)
Salary: $5,561.00 - $7,097.00
Posted: 03/15/2013

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 and direction of the Manager and Lead. The typical job duties of a CMDB Administrator include: 1) Responsible for the implementation, patching, maintenance, upgrade and testing of software in multiple environments. 2) Perform administrative tasks, troubleshooting problems, and documenting procedures. 3) Do system design, development, testing and maintenance of the CMDB agent client used on various platforms (Windows desktop, servers, Apple Mac, Linux and Unix environments). 4) Do system design, development, testing and maintenance on Z/OS Connector. All duties are performed within the framework of the Department’s mission and values, and in accordance with Departmental Policies and General Procedures.

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

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Experience troubleshooting, installing and configuring PC software
  • Experience troubleshooting Windows XP, Windows 7
  • Experience providing customer service in an Information Technology (IT) environment.
  • Experience communicating technical information to non-technical customers.
  • Ability to work independently, be results oriented, and do technical research
  • Experience with z/os Mainframe, viewing dataset etc.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex computer software/hardware problems
  • Knowledge of ITIL concepts
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, self motivated, enthusiastic, and responsible.
  • Ability to work off hours in a planned or emergency situation
  • Knowledge using Microsoft Project 2010
  • Experience troubleshooting Unix, Linux and Windows operating systems

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 :
If interested, please submit a completed Standard State Application (STD 678) and resume. 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. All submitted information will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. FTB EMPLOYEES MUST HAND DELIVER OR ROUTE TO: Earl Bennett at M/S A-241. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below.



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
CMDB System Administrator 564 - 799 - 1373 - 001
Will also consider hiring a(n)
SYSTEMS SOFTWARE SPECIALIST I (TECHNICAL) $5,064.00 - $6,465.00
Location County
IT Service Desk Section SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/02/2013 https://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Earl Bennett
(916) 845-3706


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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