DEPARTMENTAL SYSTEMS ANALYST

Employer
County of San Mateo
Location
Redwood City, California
Salary
$8,694-$10,870/Month
Posted
Dec 22, 2020
Closes
Jan 21, 2021
Focus Areas
Government
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Experience Level
Professional

DEPARTMENTAL SYSTEMS ANALYST

County of San Mateo

$8,694-$10,870/Month

 

The County of San Mateo's Office of the Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder and Chief Elections Officer is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Departmental Systems Analyst. This is an excellent opportunity to join a robust, hard-working departmental IT team.

The Office of the Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder and Chief Elections Officer (ACRE) is involved in multiple technology initiatives aimed at replacing legacy systems, upgrading applications, and implementing new technologies.  A major project undertaken by ACRE is the development of a new Assessor Property Assessment System (APAS) based on the Salesforce platform. A second major effort is the cleansing and migrating of legacy data. Other initiatives relate to upgrading existing Clerk-Recorder systems, SharePoint, and other tools' implementation and support.

In general, the Departmental Systems Analyst:

  • Provides complex analytical support to the maintenance and/or modification of existing systems and development of new systems
  • Serves as liaison between business users and information technology staff, vendors, and service providers
  • Provides technical and analytical support and training to system users
  • Performs system administration functions to ensure security and effective operation
  • Develops and maintains a variety of automated files, records, and databases
  • Prepares and distributes new procedures, training materials, and a variety of ad hoc reports
  • Performs other related duties as required and/or assigned

Incumbents in the position of Departmental Systems Analyst (DSA) will have:

  • A general knowledge of both departmental and program operations and information system capabilities, which will enable effective interactions between technical and non-technical staff
  • The ability to explain and document the needs and requirements of each to the other 
  • The ability to participate in the development of systems that effectively support department and program operations

 

The ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Have a solid understanding of system development methodologies and techniques, and a grasp of database concepts and principles, i.e., transactional, analytical, reporting, etc.
  • Be an excellent analytical thinker and possess good problem-solving and verbal and written communication skills
  • Have project management, leadership, initiative, and technical skills, including some software development experience
  • Be required to work non-standard hours at times and partner with all technology disciplines
  • Have a bachelor's or master's degree in information systems, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field
  • Possess 3-5 years of responsible experience in a position that would provide knowledge of department-specific programs, processes, and/or operations, including at least 3 years of experience in the planning, implementation, oversight, and/or utilization of automated information systems and applications used to support departmental activities. 

Qualifications include knowledge of: 

  • Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Excel (advanced level)
  • Flowchart/Diagramming software like Lucid Chart, Visio etc.  
  • Agile Methodology – SCRUM, Prototyping
  • SharePoint and/or other collaboration tools
  • Document Management Systems such as FileNet (Optional)
  • Salesforce Platform as a Service (PaaS) (Optional) 
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (Optional)
  • Legacy Data Migration (Optional)

Final Filing Deadline:  January 8, 2021

To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanmateo/jobs/2938500/departmental-systems-analyst-open-and-promotional. Applications are only accepted online. EOE