Oct 03, 2023

Information Technology Specialist II (Technical/Project Lead)

  • California Department of Finance
  • Hybrid (915 L Street, Sacramento, CA, USA)
  • $8,127 - $10,894 monthly
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Do you have a passion for Enterprise Architecture? Are you versed in cloud computing technology?  Would you like to lead information technology initiatives and projects? If you have the desire to work with a team of dedicated IT professional, join the Department of Finance as an Information Technology Manager I, in the Enterprise Architecture Unit!

Title: Information Technology Specialist II (Technical/Project Lead)

Company: The State of California, Department of Finance

Unit: Information Technology Enterprise Architecture Unit

Application Deadline: October 14, 2023

Important: Finance has implemented a hybrid telework model, which requires employees to work in the office for a minimum of two days during the workweek. The hybrid policy is subject to change, and additional in-office days may be required at management's discretion or based on operational needs.

Job Code #: JC-394957

Position #: 300-914-1414-XXX

Application Link: (Please Note, only applications submitted at this link will be considered)



  • Lead complex information technology initiatives and projects.
  • Provide status reports.
  •  Keep up with current industry trends, standards, and practices related to cloud computing technology and security.
  • Work cooperatively with team members and business customers
  • Complete work assignments effectively, accurately, and timely.
  • Act as a technical project lead and senior administrator for the Department of Finances’ Microsoft O365 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) environments.
  • Communicate diplomatically and effectively, both orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year as an Information Technology Specialist I; OR

Five years of information technology experience, one year of which shall include experience in a lead or expert capacity performing a variety of progressively responsible technical or analytical tasks for computer systems or services in one or more of the major six domains or a closely related or emerging information technology field.

A bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for four years of the required general information technology experience. An associate degree from an accredited college may substitute for two years of the required general information technology experience. Only one degree may be used for substitution.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience resolving complex problems or issues.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent customer service.
  • Ability to communicate diplomatically and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of LAN/WAN technology protocols and processes (e.g., DNS, DHCP, and TCP/IP).
  • Microsoft Windows server administration and installation, Windows Active Directory, Microsoft Intune administration.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the various cloud computing technology platforms (e.g., Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of Network and Network Security administration, troubleshooting, techniques and concepts.
  • IT Project Management.

Required Application Package Documents

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a Supplemental Application no more than two typewritten pages, using 12-point font. Please provide examples in responding to the following statements: 

1. Describe your work experience in leading a highly complex Information Technology initiative or project.

2. Describe any experience you may have with any cloud computing (e.g., Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google GCP).

3. Describe your knowledge, skills, and abilities in:

o   Information Technology Security (e.g., Network, Cloud, etc.)

o   Cloud Computing administration

o   Microsoft Office 365 administration

o   Network and Cloud troubleshooting

How To Apply

Please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=394957

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