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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  SYSTEMS SOFTWARE SPECIALIST II (TECHNICAL)
Salary: $5,561.00 - $7,310.00
Posted: 06/17/2014

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 :
The incumbent is a member of the Network unit team. The unit is responsible for the support of data communications system software running in a mainframe environment. Typical job duties will include: 1) Customize and monitor TCP/IP, FTP, TELNET and communications of the z/OS mainframe environment. 2) Resolve complex technical problems relating to software products. 3) Act as technical consultant to users, application staff and management. 4) Work on new projects or perform tasks with other team members.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Experience with installation of mainframe products.
  • Ability to lead and interact with application users.
  • Ability to work independently, produces results, and perform technical research.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex computer software/hardware problems.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently and work outside of normal work hours if required.
  • Technical knowledge of computer operating systems.
  • Experience working in a multiple systems environment.
  • Product installation and maintenance in a mainframe operating environment or willingness to learn mainframe related skills.
  • Experience with TCP/IP and MQ Series middleware.
  • Working knowledge of monitoring tools, SMP/E, IPCS.

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: Bevis Lee at M/S L120 . 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 #1314-5105

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Systems Software Specialist 564 - 776 - 1373 - 002
Will also consider hiring a(n)
SYSTEMS SOFTWARE SPECIALIST I (TECHNICAL) $5,064.00 - $6,659.00
Location County
System Software Support Section SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/18/2014 https://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O.Box 550
Sacramento, CA, 95812-0550
Bevis Lee
916-845-3790


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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