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Salary: $5,065.00 - $6,466.00
Posted: 06/25/2013

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.

Under the supervision of the Enterprise Data to Revenue (EDR) Test Manager, the incumbent functions as a member of the EDR State Testing Team, responsible for assigned State testing activities for the EDR Project and the Tax Systems Modernization Bureau. The position will be responsible for testing oversight activities as well as working collaboratively with the Department’s existing Legacy Systems to support joint testing efforts with the Solution Provider for the project. The incumbent is also repsonsible for facilitating walkthroughs and presentations related to State testing activities as well as actively supporting the user acceptance testing activities for major releases and triaging defects.


  • Experience with the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Experience with testing of FTB tax systems, Rational Quality Manager (RQM) testing tool, ClearQuest change and defect tracking system.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and maintaining cooperative working relationships.
  • Knowledge of application testing and/or user acceptance testing methodologies.
  • Ability to reason logically and creatively, identify problems, draw valid conclusions, and develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment, handle multiple project priorities and workloads.
  • Ability to perform detailed analysis, define technical problems, and recommend effective solutions.
  • Ability to shift priorities and/or workloads in order to achieve project goals.
  • Excellent customer service skills to resolve customer issues effectively and efficiently.

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) may 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.

Interested applicants must submit ALL of the following documents:

*A completed application includes the position title, position number and contact person’s name in the job title line, and must be signed. Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents (incomplete application 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: David Lateano at M/S L-283. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below. Multiple positions may exist for this vacancy.

RPA #1213-0823 through 1213-0824

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
EDR Test Analyst 564 - 781 - 1312 - 001
Location County
Tax Systems Modernization SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Franchise Tax Board
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 9582
David Lateano
(916) 845-5361

Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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