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CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  ASSISTANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST
Salary: $3,106.00 - $5,050.00
Posted: 06/27/2014

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 www.spb.ca.gov. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be scheduled for an interview. Applications WILL NOT be accepted via e-mail.

IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR MULTIPLE POSITIONS, YOU MUST SUBMIT A STATE APPLICATION FOR EACH POSITION.

Will also consider hiring an Associate Information Systems Analyst.

This position is located at R. J. Donovan Correctional Facility (RJD).

CSCCS/RJD: Under general supervision of the Senior Information Systems Analyst Supervisor, the Associate Information Systems Analyst (AISA) (Specialist) will participate in a wide variety of consultative, analytical, and evaluative assignments for development, procurement, implementation, maintenance, and support of the Institution’s Information Services. The AISA (Specialist) will participate in the modification and enhancement of application programs. Responsibilities will include participation in the analysis of user needs, systems analysis, functional and detailed design, documentation, testing, installation activities, evaluation, user support, and training. The incumbent may also prepare work plans, written reports, and presentations.

Knowledge: This is the associate level and the incumbents at this level are expected to be familiar with generally accepted information technology concepts, practices, methods, and principles. Because of the organization’s complex environment and diverse user population, the incumbents (1) must understand the major computing environments and be familiar with the platforms commonly used in each setting, (2) must possess the ability to utilize the reporting relationships, chain of command, etc. in securing the resources necessary to complete one’s assignments and independently solve a wide array of business problems, (3) must possess familiarity with general security concerns and common procedures for data back-up and recovery, and (4) must possess a solid understanding of the business enterprise of the organization, including an appreciation for the salient political and regulatory issues faced by its management.

Essential Functions: Overtime to be worked during the month, all efforts will be made to give advanced notice to accommodate schedule. Traveling will be required to local Institutions within 50 miles and to Institutions statewide. Statewide travel will require overnight stays during the week, all efforts will be made to give advanced notice to accommodate schedule. Lifting of equipment up to 50 pounds, using the approved lifting procedures; standing, walking, sitting, kneeling, reaching and squatting are required for this position.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

45% User Support: Support application system users as requested. Provide help desk support by resolving the more routine problems. Support customers experiencing network problems of routine nature. Support customers experiencing hardware problems of routine nature. Conducts root cause analysis to implement or recommend implementation of solutions to customer reported or production problems. Analyze and create new incident control/problem management procedures. Break/Fix and/or Train users as needed, typically over the telephone, (Desk Top Support). Visit user offices and view their operations to better understand user constraints and needs. Prepare ad-hoc reports.

25% Application Software Maintenance: Implements modification requests and resolves related problems of the routine nature. Identifies problems in application software, determines solutions based on root cause analysis.

5% Application Software Development: Conduct analysis of system requirements and user specifications. Participate in hardware and software procurement. Prepare application system and user documentation. Participate in user training activities and define issues.

5% Training: Provide and develop formal and informal training programs to strengthen analytical skills and enhance knowledge of software tools and packages which would prove beneficial to end-users.

5% Technical Liaison: Review plans, designs, and system specifications developed by other project teams, to develop technical expertise and to identify necessary interfaces with assigned project. Prepare, present, and attend walk-throughs. Participate in disaster recovery planning and testing.

5% Work Plans, Proposals, and Reporting: Create and provide status reports. Provide workload information to supervisor. Participate in preparation of project plans and proposals.

5% Methodologies and standards: Participate in development of division-wide methodologies and standards.

5% Other duties as assigned WHO MAY APPLY: To be considered for this Job Opportunity, applications must have permanent civil service status, be reachable on an employment list, have transfer eligibility, or have reinstatement eligibility. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form (STD 678), with an original signature. Please clearly indicate the position number and the basis of eligibility in line item 12 (explanation) of the STD 678. Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. Surplus applications, please attach a copy of your surplus letter to the State Application. Applications will be screened based on a pre-defined selection criterion and only the most qualified will be interviewed.

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.

ALL HIRES ARE SUBJECT TO HIRING FREEZE AND/OR BUDGET APPROVAL

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
ASSISTANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST 065 - 620 - 1479 - 781
Will also consider hiring a(n)
ASSOCIATE INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST (SPECIALIST) $4,619.00 - $6,074.00
Location County
RJD Correctional Facility, 480 Alta Road SAN DIEGO
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
Stephanie Jason

EISHumanResources@cdcr.ca.gov

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