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Salary: $5,064.00 - $6,465.00
Posted: 07/10/2013

Job Description:


The Air Resources Board (ARB), referred to as 'The Board', is a dynamic and innovative leader in setting and implementing controls to protect and improve air quality for the citizens of California. The Board's scientific and technical programs rely extensively on web-based information systems. The mission of the Office of Information Services (OIS) is to leverage the most effective information technologies available to achieve the Air Resources Board's (ARB) program goals. The mission includes ensuring that such technologies are professionally managed, properly maintained and efficiently used. The Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) Section within OIS has responsibility for architecting and supporting the back-end infrastructure, databases, applications, web servers and systems software used to host all of Air Resources Board's (ARB’s) Program areas. The Enterprise Server Unit within the ESM Section provides technology expertise and oversees all phases of the Project Life Cycle for ARB’s enterprise hosting environment, including responsibility for system design, specifications, capacity planning, testing, deployment, documentation and maintenance. The primary duties and responsibilities of the position, serves as a technical specialist responsible for ARB's virtual server hosting environments. Provides technical expertise in the installation, operation, and maintenance of ARB's Cisco Unified Computing System.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Highly desirable qualifications include: 1) a love of information technology; 2) excellence in customer service; 3) a solid understanding of personal computer hardware and Microsoft operating systems; 4) a basic understanding of network and/or data communications; 5) a continuous desire to learn; 6) a positive attitude; and 7) the ability to manage your time effectively. Desirable qualifications include: 1) organization skills; and 2) writing and documentation skills.


Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. This vacancy may be subject to SROA/Surplus provisions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed standard State application (STD 678). On page one of your State application, under Job Title for which you are applying, please include the Working Title and Position Number, listed below, and you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.

If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678) in hard copy format with cover letter and and resume, and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Virginia Penagos. Electronic applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
System Software Specialist I-ESU 673 - 885 - 1587 - xxx
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Office of Information Services
1001 I Street, 8th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Virginia Penagos
(916) 323-8411

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