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Salary: $5,571.00 - $7,322.00
Posted: 12/17/2013

Job Description:
Interested individuals should submit a STD 678, Examination and/or Employment Application to the address listed under “Contact Information”. Please indicate your eligibility and reference the position number/location in the “Job Title” section of the application. The STD. 678 can be accessed through the State Personnel Board’s website at Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be scheduled for an interview. Applications WILL NOT be accepted via e-mail. All hiring methods will be considered.


WORK SETTING: Under the general supervision of the Senior Information Systems Analyst (Supervisor), the Senior Programmer Analyst (Sr PA) is responsible for Business Applications Software Design and Development for the Business Information System (BIS). The Sr PA is to lead the Design and Development Processes, coordinate the Application Development efforts with BIS functional personnel as well as with the team of application programmers. Specific expertise includes knowledge of Technology Concepts & Practices, Data Analysis, Database Design, and Application development techniques fitting the SAP/ERP environment with emphasis on Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) mythologies.

The Sr PA will be required to design and develop programs using SAP/ABAP language, optimizing performance, maintenance, and upgrade of the existing custom BIS applications. Acting as a lead to the development team in their efforts for application development and support maintenance. Participating in the ongoing development and status meetings and providing technical guidance in and contributing in problem resolution efforts.

The work includes working with the BIS team members, both functional and technical as well as Department staff to identify and develop custom solutions for the problems and tasks that identified by CDCR management and Business Owner’s needs and requirements for the BIS Program.

The primary goal of the BIS Program is to continue to provide an automated, integrated and standardized Enterprise Resource Planning Solution for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The BIS Program continues to improve the Department’s tracking of labor, assets, inventory, spending, etc. in an efficient and fiscally accountable manner, thus improving the timeliness, availability and accuracy of data.

Travel and overtime may be required. CONTACT WITH OTHERS: The incumbent has regular contact with:
• Adult Institutions and Juvenile Justice Facilities — The institutions’ Associate Information Systems Analysts (AISA) and Staff Information Systems Analysts (SISA)
• Headquarters—Business Management, Facilities Management, Contract Management, Enterprise Information Services, Human Resources, Accounting Services and other Headquarters Divisions
• Consultants – Functional and Technical Consultant located onsite and offshore.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Senior Information Systems Analyst (Supervisor)


60% Create detailed tasks for project plans and technical specifications. Work with BIS functional teams to gather requirements and implement Application Development and maintenance items. Design and development new applications as well as bug fixes and maintenance of the existing application and reports. Work with the SAP ABAP workbench tool to analyze, design and develop Business applications as needed for the ERP system. Documents the ABAP Application development processes.

20% Participate in the development of methodologies and standards. Demonstrate proficiency with the available tools, methods and procedures to complete assignments. Understand, follow and educate others in CDCR’s functional and technical processes related recommended solution. Participate in Division meetings and team meetings/activities. Communicate via phone, email and the Internet with the customer, and product line vendors to resolve issues..

10% Participate in regular status meetings. Review and update project plans and work activities. Prepare complex reports and provide presentations for upper management. Conduct training for team members and attend formal and informal training programs to strengthen programmer/analyst skills and knowledge of methodologies, t echniques, tools and packages.

10% Create, implement, and maintain policies, standards and operational procedures. Other duties as required.

To apply for this position, a State Application (STD 678) must be submitted to the contact person listed. In the “Explanations” section of the STD 678, you must indicate your appointment eligibility (list, transfer, permissive reinstatement, training and development, non-testing appointment, etc.). All types of appointments will be considered. All applicants, regardless of the type of eligibility, must meet the Minimum Qualifications of the classification. To view the Minimum Qualifications, please visit CalHR Job Descriptions and type in either the class code or title of the classification you are applying for.


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Programmer Analyst 065 - 501 - 1583 - xxx
Location County
1900 Birkmont Dr, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742 SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Enterprise Information Services
1940 Birkmont Dr
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
Patrice Betancur

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