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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  SENIOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST (SPECIALIST)
Salary: $5,571.00 - $7,322.00
Posted: 03/14/2014

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 and Lead the incumbent works as a technical Forms analyst and is responsible for resolving complex system problems in all areas of design; documenting and proposing solutions; development and maintenance of forms and programs. The incumbent demonstrates leadership skills in all aspects of their position. The incumbent works closely with the software support, application developers and customer representatives to identify requirements and solutions for Production Tax and Non-Tax Forms; enhancement requests and gives formal demonstrations. The incumbent is responsible for identifying, developing and facilitating the implementation of enterprise-wide remittance forms standards for both tax and non-tax systems. May act in a lead capacity and direct the activities of FTB forms and business coordinators in various areas. The incumbent also works closely with members of the user and client communities on issues and impacts associated with implementing new standards and technologies in the business environment

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
  • Please see the Staff/Senior Information Systems Analyst classification specification for specific required knowledge, skills and abilities.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Working knowledge, reviewing, and testing: state tax forms; FTB’s forms requirement areas; 2-D Bar code; Legislation requirements; and IRS changes and requirements.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Visio), Windows 7 as well as IBM Rational ClearQuest.
  • Experience with IPACS, iCapture, Tandem, BE, PIT and FTB Forms.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with deadlines, and work overtime as needed.
  • Experience preparing issue papers, analytical reports; costing 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 general technology concepts, practices and methods.
  • Self-motivated with the flexibility and willingness to learn, and thrive in an environment of change.
  • Ability to multi-task and take initiative.

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 Forms planning, testing and implementation. Please describe a situation when you handled a complex problem.
    • What steps did you take to solve the situation?
    • What tool(s) did you use?
    • What was the outcome?

  • Please include the following:
    • Employer(s) name
    • Your position/title(s)
    • Your supervisor’s name(s) during the situation you describe.

*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: Tracie Tenney at M/S 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.

RPA #1314-3817

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
FORMS & LEGISLATIVE ANALYST 564 - 792 - 1337 - 004
Will also consider hiring a(n)
STAFF INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST (SPECIALIST) $5,065.00 - $6,660.00
Location County
TSAB/Imaging & eGateway Services Section SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
03/21/2014 https://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O.Box 550
Sacramento, CA, 95812-0550
Tracie Tenney
(916) 845-6338


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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