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Salary: $5,571.00 - $7,322.00
Posted: 08/16/2013

Job Description:
The Secretary of State’s Project Management Office (PMO) is recruiting a permanent, full-time Senior Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) to serve as a project manager on high criticality and complex IT projects.


• Initiates, plans, executes, controls and closes Secretary of State (SOS) IT projects.

• Provides project management for the most complex and high criticality IT projects, including preparing and maintaining all project management documentation such as project charters, project plans, issue logs, change logs, risk logs, Requests for Proposals, Requests for Offers, Statements of Work, Feasibility Study Reports, Special Project Reports, Economic Analysis Worksheets, Post Implementation Evaluation Reports and a variety of other documentation and reports as needed or required.

• Builds stakeholder project teams, schedules and chairs team meetings, and delivers oral and written progress reports to be used by the SOS, Chief Information Officer, Division Chiefs, IT Division Chief and PMO.

• Assists the PMO and Divisions in preparing budgetary and IT reports, as required by the Department of Technology, Department of Finance (DOF), and Department of General Services (DGS).

• May be required to carry a Blackberry and may be required to work evenings and weekends during certain project phases based on workload needs.

• Assist divisions with non-IT special projects as needed, including appending or adopting regulations.

Desirable Qualification:

• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred but not required.

• Knowledge of project management processes and practices such as those defined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), IT Project Oversight Framework, and the California Project Management Methodology (CA-PMM).

• Knowledge of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

• Knowledge of Microsoft Project and Visio.

Statement of Qualifications:

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit a clearly labeled Statement of Qualifications in addition to the standard State Application. Resumes are optional, but will not take the place of a Statement of Qualifications. The Statement of Qualifications must address the following:

1. Your experience working as an IT project manager on the most complex and high criticality projects, including those in excess of $15 million. Provide the number of months/years of experience working in project management.

2. Your experience preparing Special Project Reports, Feasibility Study Reports and Economic Analysis Worksheets.

3. Your experience preparing budget request documentation and managing budget to actual costs.

4. Your contract management experience.

5. Your experience leading project team members and resource management/supervisor experience.

The Statement of Qualifications should be limited to two pages. If you do not submit a Statement of Qualifications, your application will not be considered.

Who May Apply:

Employees who are currently in the Senior Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) classification or have current list, transfer or reinstatement eligibility for a permanent, full-time appointment to this classification. Appointments are subject to State Restriction of Appointment (SROA) provisions. Only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

Submit Applications To:
Secretary of State
Attn: Frederick Radcliffe
1500 11th Street, Suite 475
Sacramento, CA 95814

Final Filing Date: August 30, 2013.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) 785 - 100 - 1337 - PMO
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
08/30/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Frederick Radcliffe

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