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Salary: $5,571.00 - $7,322.00
Posted: 03/27/2014

Job Description:

Free Parking Passes Available* - Onsite Gym, Café and Daycare - Parking Garages and Light Rail Nearby

The Air Resources Board (ARB), referred to as 'The Board', 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 the Air Resources Board's (ARB) program goals. The mission includes ensuring that such technologies are professionally managed, properly maintained and efficiently used.

The IT Operations and Support Branch (ITOSB) is responsible for the implementation, enhancement, and maintenance of the ARB's office automation computer systems and supporting infrastructure. ARB's network, desktop, telecom and enterprise systems support more than 1,525 users in Sacramento, El Monte and other remote sites. ITOSB provides desktop computers and printers, email/calendaring support, purchasing support, training, help desk support, and resource center support to all ARB staff. ITOSB also supports all ARB voice, video and data communications services, and manages ARB's network wiring infrastructure. In addition to these roles, ITOSB works closely with the OIS Systems Development Branch and Information Security Officer (ISO) to successfully and securely deliver mission-critical business applications and support services to ARB programs and external stakeholders.

DUTIES: The primary duties and responsibilities of the position serves as a lead in planning, managing, and conducting IT budget activities and procurements in support of OIS and ARB. This includes but is not limited to: creates financial documents and obtains IT financial data, ensures accurate information is reported to control agencies, and that all necessary IT certifications are submitted timely to Control Agencies. Furthermore the Sr. ISA serves as a lead in preparing quarterly IT Pre-Procurement Plans, manages and monitors Agency approved IT projected purchases and manages all files related to the process and procedures. In addition, the Sr. ISA leads highly complex IT goods and services procurements and budget drills, serves as a SME on technical studies assigned by management; serves as the lead by overseeing and managing the administration and maintenance of IT Classifications, Requests for Personnel Action process with OIS managers, Human Resources, and Budget Offices; leads approximately 12 staff; and assists the Division Chief, Branch and Section Chiefs in planning, organizing, budgeting and implementing OIS programs.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Highly desirable qualifications include: 1) a love of information technology; 2) previous Lead experience; 3) ability to multi-task; 4) excellence in customer service; 5) a solid understanding of personal computer hardware and Microsoft operating systems; 6) a continuous desire to learn; 7) a positive attitude; and 8) the ability to manage your time effectively. Desirable qualifications include: 1) organization skills; 2) writing and documentation skills; and 3) a basic understanding of network and/or data communications.


Current state employees who are in the Senior Information Systems Analyst or Staff Information Systems Analyst classification, or 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 three days a month for those that take public transportation or carpool. Near large selection of restaurants, and a weekly farmer's market Spring through Fall.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Information Systems Analyst-Spec (Lead) 673 - 873 - 1337 - 001
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Office of Information Services
1001 I Street, 8th Floor
Sacramento, 95814
Anna Ivanov
(916) 323-5928

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