Information Systems Analyst I/II
The Superior Court of California, County of Sutter
Applications are being accepted for
Information Systems Analyst I/II (6-21)
Application Deadline: September 14, 2021 – 4:00 p.m.
IT Analyst I Hourly Rate: $29.5312 to $39.5983
IT Analyst II Hourly Rate: $32.5582 to $43.6571
Under varying levels of supervision, performs professional systems analysis, design and programming tasks; design application and network infrastructure, technical expert and administrator of court networks, electronic mail systems and desktop computer technology.
Information Systems Analyst I - Examples of Essential Duties/Functions: This is the entry level position of the Information Systems Analyst series. Assignments are generally limited in scope and are set within procedural frameworks. Work requires some judgement in selecting appropriate established guidelines to follow.
- Installs, configures, and supports various communications, hardware/software components including lines, modems, routers, concentrators, switches, remote controllers, multiplexors, terminals, micro computers with terminal emulation, and printers.
- Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots current Windows operating systems and server software; DOS; NT; Microsoft Office; emulation software; Westlaw’s Legal Software; Smart Laser; CEB Essential Forms; Disso Master; Web Site Software; Java Script; Visual Basic Script; Virtual Private Network (VPN); HTML, SML, and other internet and personal computer related products.
- Administers, maintains and troubleshoots MS Exchange Server and Outlook clients including virus protection; receives, logs, monitors calls regarding computer and network problems
- Provides system hardware and software support; manages system security; configures new system users • Acts as liaison between supervisor and Information Services personnel to consult and advise on matters related to hardware and software implementation, strategic planning, and development
- Coordinates and oversees implementation and maintenance of the data processing systems and activities; provides for server operations, daily backups, virus updates, firewall intruder detection logs and checks for errors and warning messages and takes corrective action
- Under close supervision, program segments of larger programs; participates in design and development of computer systems; produces requirement documents detailing business functions
- Facilitate data conversions; develops, manages and /or maintains software and hardware documentation
- Develops a thorough understanding of application areas to assure proper integration; provides assistance in completing changes to meet requirements
- Codes classes, services and windows for the application; creates test data and testing plans for new services and windows; documents program design and business rules; participates in the evaluation of new development tools and equipment
- Produces design documents that detail the layout of user views and internal system structures required to produce the views; prepares program documentation for inclusion in operator instructions Researches problem reports and requests for systems enhancements; discusses enhancements with the systems architect to determine changes to the object or data model required; designs services and code corrections; designs new system enhancements
- Defines testing scenarios for sub-systems; conducts program, unit and sub-system testing
- Maintains a strong sense of current and future shifts in technology in information systems
- Designs and writes new case management system reports and queries
Information Systems Analyst II - Examples of Essential Duties/Functions: This is a journey level classification in the information systems analyst series. Performs a full range of complex tasks and works under direction within a framework of established procedures working with only occasional instruction or assistance. Involves frequent interpretation of policies, procedures and guidelines; and may involve the development of recommendations consistent with directives, policies and regulations. Proficient in both applications design and analysis and in applications programming.
- Designs and writes new computer programs; maintains and modifies existing programs
- Resolves problems caused by application software errors and assists users with application software problems
- Has increased administrative responsibility in relation to Information Systems Analyst I
- Provides expertise in multiple operating systems, database applications and other specialized systems
Knowledge of: Relevant programming language; different data organization and access methods; tools and technologies used in various systems and applications; specific applications used in court systems; objectoriented analysis and programming; application development cycle; different data organizations and access methods; relational databases and SQL; different application development methodologies; application development process; object oriented analysis and design; project management principles; distributed processing; principles and methods of relational data base concepts, systems analysis, programming and design; data collection, analysis and display; report preparation and writing.
Skills and Abilities: Work independently and as a member of a team; work under pressure and meet deadlines; create test data and test plans; execute test plans; perform impact analysis; diagnose and solve problems; analyze and resolve court application needs and problems; communicate on technical issues with individuals with varying degrees of computer familiarity; translate change requests into technical constructs that define design for developers; provide written documentation of application design and technical procedures; exercise initiative in developing and applying effective operating procedures application to information systems and office automation programs in a multiple operating environment; organize and manage multiple priorities; concentrate on many complex elements of a problem; establish and maintain working relationships with staff, judges and court personnel.
Education and Experience:
Information Systems Analyst I – Two years of professional level experience in a computer systems operations or support position performing analysis, design, and programming for personal computer (PC) support or information systems management. Successful completion from an accredited college or university of a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems management, or a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience.
Information Systems Analyst II – Two years of full-time experience in Sutter Superior Court performing duties equivalent to those of an Information Systems Analyst I OR four years of professional level experience in a computer systems operations or support position performing analysis, design, networking and programming for personal computers and information systems management. Successful complete of a Bachelor’s degree program in computer science, information systems management, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
Selection Procedure: Application packets will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Applications that contain documentation that the job applicant meets the minimum requirements may be referred to a screening committee. Candidates with the most directly related experience, education, and training may be invited to a written, performance and/or oral exam. Investigation of employment history and references may be conducted prior to offer of employment. The information provided in this job announcement is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
Salary and Benefits
Salary: Salary range consists of five steps with approximately a five percent difference between each step. Annual performance reviews are conducted which may advance the employee through the steps. The court strives to provide internal promotional opportunities whenever possible. Vacation: This position provides 12 (twelve) days vacation per year. Vacation accrual is scheduled to increase with each additional five years of service up to a maximum of 21 (twentyone) days per year. Holidays: Thirteen paid holidays each year. Sick Leave: Sick leave accrues at the rate of 12 (twelve) days per year for full time employees. Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance: The court pays the major portion of health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and eligible dependents. Life Insurance: Term life insurance is provided for employees and eligible dependents and paid for by the court. Retirement: The court provides a defined benefit retirement plan through California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). Deferred Compensation: The court offers two deferred compensation plans for employees who wish to participate through payroll deduction. Employee benefits may vary with different employee bargaining units.
Submit a completed court application, supplemental application and other documents as requested in the HOW TO APPLY section at the beginning of this announcement, by the date and time indicated. Applying for certain positions may require that you participate in written exams and oral interviews. Please notify Court Human Resources prior to the final filing date of this recruitment if you believe you have a disability that would make it difficult to participate in any portion of the recruitment process, and would require reasonable accommodation. The court reserves the right to require medical documentation concerning the need for reasonable accommodation.
Offers of employment are contingent upon submission of documents verifying identity and authorization to work in the United States in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Naturalization Control Act of 1986; successful completion of background and reference check; satisfactory driving record and proof of automobile insurance (if applicable to the job), and other requirements of the position (licensing, certification, etc.) and may include a pre-employment medical review/examination, and alcohol and drug screening. Employees who are authorized to and use their car during the course of conducting court business and who, subsequent to their hiring, incur significant moving violations or lack of insurance may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.
THE SUTTER SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM ALL PERSONS REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, PHYSICAL, OR MENTAL DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION OR MARITAL STATUS. IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND CALIFORNIA LAW, THE COURT WILL ENGAGE IN AN INTERACTIVE PROCESS TO PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. I