PRINCIPAL INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY (IT) ANALYST - APPLICATIONS

  • CITY OF RIVERSIDE, CA
  • Riverside, California
  • Sep 30, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Information Technology and Communication Services Planning and Development
  • Salary: $107,112.00 - $143,628.00 Annually USD

Job Description

The Position

The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of Principal Innovation and Technology (IT) Analyst to fill one (1) vacancy in the Applications Division of the Innovation and Technology Department. The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

Under general direction, a Principal Innovation and Technology Analyst will perform a variety of complex professional, technical and analytical duties in the areas of programming, testing, troubleshooting, installation, implementation, documentation and maintenance of assigned systems, databases, programs and applications; act as a specialized project manager or act in a supervisory capacity over the Innovation & Technology Analysts; and perform other duties as assigned.

Work Performed
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Perform highly complex system analysis and consultation in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of information systems, networks, servers, supporting hardware and software applications in a highly specialized technical area.
  • Provide supervision over Innovation & Technology Analysts.
  • Provide advanced technical assistance to system users in accordance with applicable information systems policies, procedures, methods and techniques.
  • Evaluate, plan, implement and integrate new systems and current system upgrades.
  • Review highly complex technical reports submitted by staff.
  • Perform project management duties on specialized systems projects.
  • Perform research, gather costing information, vendor quotes and recommend hardware and software based on current or new City standards.
  • Develop and produce system documentation, instructional, procedural manuals and systems architectural design.
  • Coordinate training for client users on assigned systems, applications, or other special projects.
  • Work with administration and propose enhancements to improve services, policies, and procedures.
  • Apply strong written and oral presentation skills when working directly with other Analysts or end users of varying technical ability and/or knowledge.
  • Maintain effective and professional relationships with vendors and their technical support personnel.

Qualifications
Option I

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or closely related field.

Experience: Five years of full-time work experience in computer science, information systems, voice/data communications, data center operations, database administration or a related field, of which two years were at the project management or supervisory level.

Option II

Education: Equivalent to an Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or closely related field.

Experience: Seven years of full-time work experience in computer science, information systems, voice/data communications, data center operations, database administration or a related field, of which two years were at the project management or supervisory level.

Option III

Education: High School graduation or satisfactory equivalent (GED).

Experience: Nine years of full-time work experience in computer science, information systems, voice/data communications, data center operations, database administration or a related field, of which two years were at the project management or supervisory level.

Necessary Special Requirements:
  • Possession of an appropriate, valid, class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
  • This position is designated to support the City of Riverside Police Department and therefore the selected candidate must pass an extensive PD Background Check as a condition of employment.
Highly Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with full-stack development using modern JavaScript frameworks such as react, angular, web services development using .NET technologies, and the databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle
  • Experience with all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle such as requirement analysis, design, development, quality assurance, deployment, and post-production support
  • Experience with migrating legacy applications to the applications using modern technologies
  • Experience with change management, version control build scripts for the deployments
  • Experience with application and database monitoring
  • Experience with cloud computing such as AWS or Azure or GCP
  • Certifications in the areas of AWS, Azure, GCP, PMP
  • Experience in people management, leading development team
  • Experience with the vendor, contract management
  • Experience in developing mobile applications for both iOS and Android platforms using Xamarin or React Native
  • Experience in architecting large enterprise systems
  • Experience in the areas of supporting applications for Police, Fire, Permitting


Selection Process

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION:
1) Completed Employment Application
2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire

FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ON COMPLETING YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION, CLICK HERE: ( Application Guide).

The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SCHEDULING ASSESSMENTS:

If you are selected to move forward in the assessment process, you may be required to self-schedule your appointment. You will be notified via email of your status and provided with self-scheduling instructions. Please check your email regularly following the closing date of this recruitment.

Positions that require, or may require, a California Commercial Driver's License are considered Safety Sensitive and are monitored by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Any candidate being considered for a Safety Sensitive position must submit authorization forms to the City immediately upon request to begin the pre-employment process.

It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment.

Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen, and/or medical/ physical examination .

NOTE : The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university.

Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options:
  1. An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at http://www.naces.org/members.html or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at http://aice-eval.org/members/ .
  2. An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university.

All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.

THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.

Job Address

Riverside, California United States View Map