STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Dec 17, 2023Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range for IT Analyst II: $93,448 - $124,598 Annual Salary Range for Senior IT Analyst: $98,130 - $130,835 FLSA Exempt / Union Represented This position allows for up to four days of remote work per week. About the Office Information Technology (IT) is responsible for applications development and support, infrastructure support, telecommunications, and video conferencing resources that support the work of the State Bar. This is accomplished via Applications, Operations and related project and web management. The Ideal Candidate The State Bar of California is looking for an experienced Cloud Engineer who is a creative thinker, thrives on innovation and thinking outside the box. We are looking for a candidate with strong hands-on technical background and excellent communication skills such as Azure with multi-regions. This position is a new role created for the migration of VMware On-Premises datacenters to Azure AVS. Once the migration is complete, the role will be responsible for maintaining, optimizing and hardening of the Azure Cloud environment. About this Recruitment The Office of Information Technology is seeking to fill one position at either the IT Analyst II or Senior IT Analyst level. After completion of the selection process, an offer will be extended to the selected candidate at the level that is commensurate with the candidate's experience. Definition Under general direction, performs professional duties related to the analysis, development, maintenance and administration of computer hardware and software systems to meet business needs. Incumbents may perform any of the following functions: analyzes, designs, monitors and administers servers and related platforms; designs, maintains, configures and monitors network, website, and/or telecommunications infrastructures and related system components; consults with departmental customers to identify and analyze business functions that can be improved by the implementation of new hardware and/or software solutions; designs and develops custom applications and/or enhances/modifies existing applications; performs professional-level systems maintenance and customer support duties; and performs other related duties as assigned. IT Analysts will have a primary concentration in Applications, Database, System/Server/Platform Analysis, Website design and development, or Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration. This hybrid role allows for up to three days of remote work per week. Distinguishing Characteristics IT Analyst I This is the entry-level class in the IT Analyst series. Positions in this class are typically distinguished from the IT Analyst II by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the series, work on less complex matters, and under more direct supervision. IT Analyst II This is the journey-level class in the IT Analyst series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Information Technology Analyst I by the performance of the full ranges of duties; work on more complex matters, and under less direct supervision. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. Examples of Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Evaluates customer technical needs and recommends solutions; plans, determines requirements, designs, builds, customizes, tests, implements, maintains and/or enhances a variety of hardware and software systems, integrating State Bar network infrastructure and/or other systems; considers protocols, acceptable system security risk, and other related elements. Provides professional customer support for system-related software and/or hardware issues, needs, or requirements. Interacts with clients to analyze system requirements; recommends technology solutions to improve operations. Determines and develops cost benefit analyses related to recommended technical solutions; evaluates risk options; ensures project compliance with State Bar procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects that are limited in scope and/or specific to area of assignment; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Coordinates information technology activities of State Bar departments and/or vendors consistent with project plans; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress; prepares for and manages delivery and installation. Prepares technical documentations, procedural plans, reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Builds and maintains positive and professional working relationships with co-workers, other State Bar employees, vendors, and the public, using principles of good customer services. Exercises technical or functional supervision over technical staff, other professional staff on a project basis and contractors/vendors. Provides after hours technology support as required. Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Knowledge of: General operations, services, concepts terms and activities common to a comprehensive state-of-the-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Data processing techniques, including the types of hardware and software currently used to process data with different levels of complexity. Structured analysis and database concepts. Computer hardware and software systems similar to those used by the State Bar. Tools and equipment used in testing the functionality of computer applications. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems, security issues, threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of recordkeeping, modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Ability to: Gather, analyze and evaluate data and information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Learn to research, design, implement and maintain various hardware and software technology solutions, including new technology. Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users. Learn, interpret and explain pertinent State Bar and department policies and procedures. Plan, organize, prioritize and process work to ensure that deadlines are met. Learn and utilize specialized terminology, if needed, and interpret and apply technical information pertaining to computer and network systems. Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the department. Learn to prepare and maintain documentation for procedures, processes, and tables related to area of assignment. Learn to identify and resolve system performance and security issues. Read, comprehend and retain technical information on computer products and systems. Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Experience: Two (2) years of fulltime, progressively responsible experience in the analysis and troubleshooting of computer applications and operations is desirable. Applicants meet who the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements Possession of approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education; certification or equivalent training hours is equal to one (1) year of education. Senior IT Analyst Definition Under general direction, performs advanced, specialized work of professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and systems processes, including network operating systems, the development of complex applications; network infrastructure; database management; and web server management administration and installation; while working with a significant amount of independent authority and judgment. Incumbents' primary responsibilities consist of acting as the lead over a team of professional information technology employees and/or providing expertise and guidance in complex information systems analysis and solutions, including the strategic, overall design of complex systems; and performs other related duties as assigned. May provide functional, technical, or lead direction over lower level technical and/or professional staff. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the lead/advanced journey-level class in the IT Analyst job family. This class is distinguished from the IT Analyst II in that the Senior classification performs complex level professional systems and applications-related duties that include acting in an advisory role to other analytical staff and providing strategic input within his/her area of specialization, and/or leading a team of professionals. The Senior IT Analyst is distinguished from the Senior IT Business Systems Analyst in that the latter is responsible for the management/coordination of projects designed to develop technical solutions and/or enhancements related to the automation of business processes to meet user needs. The Senior IT Analyst is distinguished from the IT Manager in that the latter's primary responsibility is for managing a major work unit within the IT Department and the primary responsibility is performing supervision. Examples of Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Serves as a technical expert within area of assignment, providing guidance and direction to other professional staff and resolving complex problems; participates in developing strategic plans for systems/applications development and; modification within area of expertise. Analyzes and evaluates computer network design (including the State Bar's overall network and website), operating systems and/or business requirements; consults with personnel from various departments and identifies areas for strategic network, database, web, and/or operating system improvements and upgrades; or the development of technical solutions to automate and/or improve business processes. Designs system architecture, network infrastructure and configuration, database, web server environments, and/or web-based application solutions that meet the needs of the organization and develops plans to initiate improvements. Prepares complex reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Answers questions and provides information to other departments; analyzes questions and recommends appropriate corrective action. Coordinates with systems, network and/or database administrators to implement application or system design specifications and coordinate integration across multiple platforms and technologies; maintains effective communications with users regarding vendor activities, problems, status timelines and other details. Trains, leads and provides technical guidance to professional and technical staff assigned to operating systems, network infrastructure, business systems analysis and application development, database administration, web server management administration, and/or telecommunications systems. Provides technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors and after hours technology support as required. Coordinates the activities of State Bar technical personnel and contract personnel during major and minor network problems; provides problem status, oral and written, to management; focuses on preventing and resolving network and system problems related to area of assignment. Serves as the administrator for large and highly complex databases; researches and identifies database environment requirements and specifications; determines integration requirements to ensure interoperability across multiple platforms and technologies. Oversees and provides guidance and expertise in the design, building, installation, configuration maintenance and administration of highly complex network infrastructures, web server environments, telecommunications systems, or server platforms and operating system components. Communicates and coordinates with various State Bar departments and divisions on business process automation needs; identifies the appropriate staff resources for projects based on knowledge, skill, and workload and assigns projects accordingly. Designs and creates and/or directs others in the design and creation of complex software and/or web based applications across that cross multiple State Bar departments. Provides recommendations related to the development and/or improvement of hardware, software, and/or web-based applications across multiple State departments; recommends and/or implements operating system adjustments to maximize application performance and resource resolution. Follows, maintains, and implements internal controls, network and web security and other security systems for computer and telecommunication data, systems and hardware protection. Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Knowledge of: Principles and practices of effective team building, leadership and conflict resolution, project management and work flow analysis. Principles of application development methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, etc. Principles of Web architecture and development tools, testing and implementation of scripts and programs for the production and delivery of Web content. Advanced principles and practices of systems and procedures analysis and design. Complex software Tools, text equipment and measurement techniques. A broad range of operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, stateof-the-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials, recordkeeping, modern office procedures and equipment. Techniques and practices used in managing, designing, implementing, maintaining and operating I Network and telephony systems including WAN/LAN, VoIP, Audio/Video systems, and associated network equipment. Programming tools for Website servers and transaction and ancillary systems for Website support. A broad range of protocols commonly used in wired and wireless communications networks (e.g. TCP, IP, UDP, SNMP, RADIUS, BGP, OSPF, RIP, Serial, TDM, TFTP, FTP, SSH, SSL, etc.). Complex applications utilized by the State Bar and associated processes, including civil, juvenile, and traffic court; as well as the associated programming languages. Principles and practices of business operations analysis, complex database design and administration, website management, and enterprise level information technology infrastructures. Ability to: Communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Gather, analyze and evaluate data and information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Research, design, implement and maintain various hardware and software technology solutions, including new technology. Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users. Interpret and explain pertinent State Bar and department policies and procedures. Plan, organize, prioritize and process work to ensure that deadlines are met. Learn and utilize specialized terminology, if needed, and interpret and apply technical information pertaining to computer and network systems. Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the department. Prepare and maintain documentation for procedures, processes, and tables related to area of assignment. Identify and resolve system performance and security issues. Read, comprehend and retain technical information on computer products and systems. Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey level professional information technology experience comparable to an IT Analyst II with the State Bar; or three (3) years of human resource experience with one (1) year supervisorial experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements None required. We are a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all of our employees and prospective employees experience fairness, dignity, and respect.