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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  STAFF INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST (SPECIALIST)
Salary: $5,065.00 - $6,660.00
Posted: 09/12/2013

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 and supervision of the Data Processing Manager II, e-Programs Service and Analyst Unit, the incumbent will participate independently and collaboratively with the e-file Processing team on the more complex tasks in the development, implementation and maintanence of the department’s electronic (e-file) return and payment processing programs as well processing of scanned return data in support of the Enterprise Data to Revenue (EDR) Project. These programs include: Individual and Business e-file, e-View, Paperless K-1’s and Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW) payments. Responsibilities may include providing information and technical guidance on the more complex program issues to internal and external customers; performing e-file product coordination and release planning as the product and release manager; conduct analysis, development, maintenance and review of Extensible Markup Language (XML) schemas, business rules and technical documentation; identifying and resolving the more complex program issues.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Working knowledge of the Business Entities Tax (BETS), Taxpayer Information (TI) systems.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Visio, Project) as well as IBM Rational ClearQuest.
  • Experience with Altova XMLSpy.
  • Experience with IT product release planning and coordination.
  • Experience preparing issue papers, analytical reports and requirements documentation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to create specific goals and plan to prioritize, organize and accomplish assignments.
  • Experience working on an IT project team and leading team peers.
  • Knowledge of FTB's program areas.
  • Knowledge of general technology concepts, practices and methods.
  • Self-motivated with the flexibility and willingness to learn, and thrive in an environment of change.

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:

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION
In order to be considered for this position, interested applicants must submit a supplemental application. Your response must be no more than one type-written page in length, using 12-point font, 1 inch margins and include your first and last name in the upper right-hand corner. Respond to the following supplemental statement:

  • Describe your experience with IT product release planning and coordination.
    • What activites did you perform?
    • For whom did you perform the specific activities?
  • For each question, also include the following:
    • Employer(s) name
    • Your position/title(s)
    • How long you held the position(s)
    • A supervisor’s name(s) who can verify the information

*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: Sean McDaniel at M/S F-284. 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 #1314-0802

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
e-file Processing Analyst 564 - 735 - 1312 - 001
Location County
Filing Methods and Budget SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
09/19/2013 http://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P. O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Sean McDaniel / Cathy Maydahl
(916)845-6180 / (916)845-5062


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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