Information Technology Specialist II Job at Department of Justice, Sacramento County, CA

  • Department of Justice
  • Sacramento County, CA

Job Description

Job Description and Duties

Under the general direction of the Information Technology Manager (ITM) I, the incumbent performs at the master level of this career series, the incumbent has the responsibility to make decisions and recommendations to establish organization wide policies and standards for the most complex database systems that support the Department’s mission-critical communication and information applications. The incumbent may be responsible for 24/7 hour support to troubleshoot the more complex problems and issues. Incumbent will lead and direct the most complex projects, which includes troubleshooting, monitoring, enhancement, and maintenance of the supporting databases of the Department’s critical applications, as well as reviewing installation, tuning, and ongoing maintenance of these databases environments. Incumbent formulates strategic planning activities and acts as a consultant to other application staff, network staff, system administration staff, vendors, and agencies as the recognized technical specialist for the Department’s Oracle, Microsoft SQL and MariaDB Database environments.  Incumbent also participates as the top independent technical specialist in the analysis and planning of database installations and enhancements for in-house and external clients.

This is a re-advertisement for JC-428828. If you have previously applied for JC-428828, it is not necessary to re-apply. Your original application for JC-428828 will be included in this candidate pool for JC-435004 .

This position will be open Until Filled with the following cut off dates: 6/30/24, 7/21/24, 8/11/24.

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Working Conditions

This position is designated for telework under Government Code section 14200 for eligible applicants residing in California and may require reporting to headquarters or field offices and facilities to fulfill operational needs. All telework schedules are subject to change and may be reevaluated at any time. Telework does not change the terms and conditions of employment, the essential functions of job duties, or required compliance with the Department of Justice policies.

Special Requirements

A fingerprint check is required.

Clearly indicate JC – 435004 in the “Examination(s) or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section of your State Application.

If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications for this position,  you must submit a copy of your transcript or diploma .  An official transcript will be required prior to appointment.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

• Deep technical knowledge and experience in Oracle Databases and Redhat Linux Servers.

• Sound problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities.

• Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with all levels of staff as well as management and vendors.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to mentor and coach team members in the Database Administration Unit.

• Attack problems with a "can do" attitude.

• Ability to contribute innovative solutions.

• Willingness and ability to learn new concepts and technologies.

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks.

• Knowledge of California Law Enforcement Telecomunications System and California Justice Information Services networking concepts.

• Knowledge of National Crime Information Center policies and procedures.


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Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)

Applications received without an SOQ will not be considered. Failure to follow instructions may result in disqualification of your application.

In addition to evaluating each candidate’s relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

• The SOQ should be numbered in the same order and should address the three statements below.

• The SOQ should be typed in 11 point font, single-spaced, on letter sized paper (8.5" x 11"), and limited to one page per item, no more than three pages in length.

• Identify each page with applicant’s full name.

• Responses should be complete, specific, clear, concise, and include examples.

• Resumes will not be considered a substitute for the SOQ.

For each of the statements below, please provide specific examples of your experience in the relevant areas. Include a discussion of pertinent issues, course of action, outcome and measurements of success.

1. Describe your experience supporting multiple Oracle databases.  Include the most recent versions of Oracle databases that you've administered and whether the databases were clustered or not.

2. Describe your ability to communicate ideas and information, both orally and in writing, including presentations to customers and/or business partners.

3. Describe your experience leading and training a team of technical specialist.

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Other -

    References are required and must be included.

  • Statement of Qualifications -

    A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required and must be submitted along with your State application. The SOQ is a discussion of how an applicant's education and experience meets the evaluation criteria and qualifies them for the position. Please see Statement of Qualifications section below to complete the requirements

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Full time, Remote job,

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