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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  SYSTEMS SOFTWARE SPECIALIST III (SUPERVISORY)
Salary: $6,416.00 - $8,433.00
Posted: 09/11/2013

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 direction of the IT Service Desk Section Manager as part of the Operations Management Bureau, the incumbent functions as the supervisor of the Configuration Management Unit (CMU) managing staff that monitors, manages, modifies and maintains FTB’s Configuration Management System (CMS) and is the department’s senior architect and developer for FTB’s CMS. The CMS is one of the departments most complex systems comprised of several subsystems, several customer views, and thousands of tables of FTB’s IT configuration items (CI) and their legal, financial and service data. The thousands of CI records represent and enable the management of all FTB’s information technology (IT) services, systems, and components such as computers and software used within FTB’s technical environment. The CMS provides the foundational support for the complex hardware and software support processes for the department as the ‘one source of truth’ in matters legal, financial, and service data regarding FTB’s IT services. All CIs are managed throughout their lifecycle from acquisition to retirement within the highly controlled CMS. Incidents, Requests, Problems, and Changes to the CIs are recorded, managed and referenced in the CMS. Complex reports and queries are regularly performed against the CMS data. The incumbent administers enterprise-wide IT plans, policies, procedures, standards, and architectures. These duties cover the broad areas of research and testing of emerging information technologies, and advising and recommending the potential for future direction for the department to management. All duties are performed within the framework of the department’s mission and values and in accordance with the Departments Policies and General Procedures.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
  • Please see the Systems Software Specialist III (Supervisory) classification specification for specific required knowledge, skills and abilities.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Extensive knowledge of FTB’s Configuration Management System
  • Extensive knowledge of FTB’s IT infrastructure
  • Knowledge of ITIL and experience implementing IT Service Management
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Experience using an SDLC, with strong emphasis on release processes
  • Experience directing the work of technical staff

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) 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.

HOW TO APPLY :
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: Julie Moreno at M/S F-250. 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 #1314-0795

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Configuration Management Unit Supervisor 564 - 799 - 1559 - 002
Location County
IT Service Desk Section / Configuration Management Unit (CMU) SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
09/18/2013 https://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Julie Moreno
(916) 845-3460


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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