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Salary: $5,571.00 - $7,109.00
Posted: 04/17/2013

Job Description:
Preference will be given to persons with State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) or Surplus status. Applicants must attach a copy of their most recently dated letter that specifies their designation as either SROA or surplus candidate as proof.

Qualified candidates must have eligibility in State employment, be in a reachable rank on an employment list for this classification, be currently in this classification, or have transfer eligibility to this classification. Please clearly state your eligibility in the “Explanations” Section on your application.

All applicants will be screened for breadth and depth of experience. Only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews based on screening criteria.

To be considered for this vacancy you must have transfer eligibility based on present or past state civil service eligibility, or passed an exam for this classification. To learn how to become a civil service employee, visit the State Personnel Board's website:

Applications (Standard form 678) must be received in our San Francisco office no later than the close of business of the final filing date via postal mail, personally delivered or inter-office mail. Applications received after the final filing date will not be accepted.

Applicants: Please write the position number listed below on the section “Examination(s) or job Title(s) for which you are applying” on the Standard Form 678.

Applications will not be accepted via email or FAX.

If you do not hear from us in 3-4 weeks, you may assume the position has been filled by another candidate.

Duty Statement:

Under the direct supervision of the Data Processing Manager III of the Project Management Office in the Office of Information Services, the incumbent oversees and performs the full range of activities involving the management of the most complex information technology projects and systems. The incumbent adheres to project management guidelines as contained in the Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM) and ensures IT project alignment and compliance with the California Technology Agency (CaTA), the Department of Finance (DOF), and Department of General Services (DGS) direction, rules and regulations. The incumbent is knowledgeable of and adheres to project management methodologies and standards, including DIR’s IT project management methodology, which are based upon the Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and industry best practices.

Provide direction for the development and management of key project management processes, such as scope, schedule, and budget management. Ensures the quality of detailed project planning work products and measures and controls project progress against approved project baselines. The incumbent directs the work of project resources, including State and contractor personnel directly and indirectly as required. This includes assembling the project team and developing and managing to the project management plan (including the work breakdown structure, scope, schedule, and budget and plans for the management and control of issues, risk, change, communications, quality, staffing, procurement and baselines for scope, schedule, and resources management). Analysis of highly complex systems is required.

The incumbent provides direction to stakeholders in the creation and maintenance of project plans and schedules, risk assessments and mitigation plans, issue resolutions and project budgets. Performs as resource to project Steering Committees. Tracks performance, schedule progress, cost and scope of projects. Directs management of activities related to project closeout, Post Implementation Evaluation Report (PIER) development and submittal, development of post implementation service level agreements for maintenance and support and contract closeout duties as required.

Secure resources, including developing duty statements, interviews, hiring and managing external project managers for mission critical projects. Develops project management standards and provides guidance for implementation of those standards on contracted projects as described in the descriptions of duties, Develops Statements of Work (SOW), Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Special Project Reports (SPR) as needed. Performs contract management duties on contracts held by the project or Project Management Office as required. Develops partnerships agreements with contractors as required by project or project phase.

Provide project control and reporting. Reviews and/or writes reports for State oversight agencies. Reviews and/or writes Feasibility Study Reports (FSR), special reports (e.g. SPR, legislative reports, etc.) and ad hoc reports as required. Project reporting includes providing reports to the Steering Committee and control agencies. Develops and delivers presentations on project status and plans to Senior and Executive management.

Perform administrative activities such as contract status and performance by reviewing time sheets or product deliverables and verification against contract deliverables.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) 400 - 176 - 1337 - xxx
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Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
05/01/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
HR - Certification Unit
P. O. Box 420603
San Francisco, 94142-0603


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