Title: SYSTEMS SOFTWARE SPECIALIST III (SUPERVISORY) Salary: $6,416.00 - $8,433.00 Posted: 06/25/2014
This position is being re-advertised. All applications submitted during the original posting are still being considered.
The Air Resources Board (ARB) is a dynamic and innovative leader in setting and implementing controls to protect and improve air quality for the citizens of California. The Board's scientific and technical programs rely extensively on web-based information systems.
The mission of the Office of Information Services (OIS) is to leverage the most effective information technologies available to achieve ARB's program goals. The mission includes insuring that such technologies are professionally managed, properly maintained and efficiently used.
The Enterprise Systems Management Section (ESMS) has responsibility for designing and supporting the Board's enterprise architecture, including application, web, and database servers and the system software and networks used to host all of ARB's complex information systems. ARB's more than 120 business applications capture, process, report, and manage collected air quality data, perform scientific modeling of air quality and meteorological data to assess the extent of the State's air quality problems, and provide for registration and tracking of the performance and compliance of regulated parties whose businesses affect air quality. ESMS responsibilities include the analysis of technical requirements, design and development of technical architectures and specifications, integration of database systems with custom and commercial applications, and the administration and maintenance of both physical and virtual servers and both wide area and local networks.
The System Software Specialist III (Supervisor) [SSS III (Sup)] provides technical leadership and management of the development, maintenance, and operation of the ARB enterprise architecture and infrastructure, including the application, web, and database servers and associated system software, hardware, and networks used to host more than 120 complex information systems. The SSS III (Sup) collaborates with the development teams and project managers that construct and maintain applications, and with the business owners and program staff that use them to fulfill the ARB mission. The SSS III (Sup) also directs support for the systems, servers, and networks that facilitate ARB's office automation environment, including domain controllers, print and file servers, storage systems, network appliances, and disaster recovery systems.
The SSS III (Sup) serves as the Senior Technical Architect for ARB systems, ensuring all IT networks, hardware and systems software are appropriately employed and utilized, and that all systems comply with the overall ARB, agency, and state enterprise architecture (EA) standards and guidelines.
The successful candidate will have strong leadership abilities and customer service skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience supervising a staff of IT professionals assigned to managing technologies such as high capacity servers, databases, and web-based tools. The candidate will demonstrate a compelling knowledge of information technology and the State's directions in the administration and oversight of IT including California State web standards and templates. The successful candidate will possess the skills to develop and present written and verbal reports to policy makers; and the ability to work effectively with customers, management, vendors, the California Department of Technology, and other governmental agencies.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Current state employees who are in the Systems Software Specialist III (Supervisor) classification, are list eligible, or have transfer eligibility.
Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. This vacancy may be subject to SROA/Surplus provisions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed standard State application (STD 678). On page one of your State application, under Job Title for which you are applying, please include the Working Title and Position Number listed, and you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.
If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678) and any other relevant documents (e.g. cover letter, unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Anna Ivanov at the address below. ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Free parking pass available three days each month to public transportation and carpool commuters.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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