Title: ASSISTANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST Salary: $3,106.00 - $5,050.00 Posted: 10/29/2013
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JOB DESCRIPTION :
Under the general direction and supervision of the Data Processing Manager II and the technical assistance of the Sr ISA, the incumbent is responsible for assisting with analyzing application changes on internal web applications and forms. During the various stages of the system development life cycle, the incumbent actively participates in: analyzing system requirements, business and design walk throughs, developing and executing test scripts, verify system changes meet desired objectives, creating and updating test scripts, and validating test results. The incumbent may also participate in the analysis of system enhancements and/or defects which may include customer contact, writing application requirments, conducting walk throughs with the technical team, and scribing meeting notes.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
Ability to perform detailed analysis, define technical problems and recommend effective solutions
Knowledge of operating systems, applications, networking components and their interrelationships
Ability to work with users and technical staff to seek effective improvements and solutions to issues during the SDLC
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally in a courteous, professional manner
Self motivated and have a positive attitude
Ability to work on multiple projects and/or assignments simultaneously
Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment
Ability to perform job tasks during stressful working conditions (e.g., tight deadlines, heavy workload, etc.)
Experience with Microsoft software tools (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint) as well as IBM Rational Clear Quest
Willingness to adjust work schedule to meet operational needs
Ability to develop and implement test plans for the least complex issues in accordance to user requirements. This includes writing test scripts and scenarios, estimating costs and time frames, determining test objectives and expected results
Ability to write concise requirements taking the customers business requirements and detailing out specific requirements to meet the developers and testers needs
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: DeeAnn Chan, at MS L-240. 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.
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