9976/ Technology Expert I
|Specialty||SOLIS Developmental Lead|
|Department||Public Utilities Commission|
|Date Opened||12/23/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||2/3/2020 5:00:00 PM|
|Job Type||Temporary Exempt|
9976 Technology Expert I - SOLIS Developmental Lead
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Recruitment ID# TEX-9976-101726
12/30/2019 - Deadline has been extended to allot for more applications. Those who have previously applied need not reapply.
APPOINTMENT TYPE: This is a Temporary Exempt (TEX) position. This position is exempt from Civil Service Commission rules pursuant to the City and County of San Francisco, Charter Section 10.104, and incumbents serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.
WHO ARE WE?
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $900 million.
Our Mission: To provide our customers with high quality, efficient, and reliable water, power, and wastewater services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care.
Our Vision: We are an innovative utility leader, recognized for excellent results in service, safety, stewardship, and inclusiveness.
We are an award-winning and industry-leading utilities organization committed to our customers, community interests, and the environment. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at www.sfwater.org
We are proud of our infrastructure and programs, but most importantly, we value our highly qualified and dedicated workforce which ensures that this vision becomes a reality. As you explore career opportunities with us, download our career guide and learn about what you can expect during the hiring process.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is seeking a Principal level developer, who is experienced, outgoing and motivated, to provide functional and technical support of SOLIS, our web-based system that manages contract compliance, work authorization and invoicing. Under general direction, the 9976-Technical Expert, will be responsible for aligning Infrastructure Division’s business needs with system/technology solutions. Candidate will be responsible for complex analytical and system development activities involving analysis, design, development, maintenance, and documentation for SOLIS and related Infrastructure Division systems. The candidate must possess extensive knowledge and experience with the City & County of San Francisco’s contracting, compliance and invoicing policies & procedures and the ability to translate, develop and implement those requirements into features and functionality of existing applications.
Provide technical leadership for SOLIS, ensuring complex project tasks are completed per design, properly tested and delivered on schedule;
Work as a liaison between ITS, Infrastructure Division, consultants and vendors to analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, systems, and other technology initiatives;
Design and build prototypes and visual demos of proposed system changes; translate approved designs into production web-applications and web-services;
Provide on-going user and system support, monitoring and troubleshooting ensuring smooth operations for user adoption and continuous enhancement of system capabilities;
Plan, implement and maintain upgrades/updates/fixes for core operating systems and their related components, without negative impact to overall application availability and reliability;
Keep abreast of current and emerging technology trends which will benefit the SFPUC in cost savings, productivity, and retiring legacy technologies;
Perform other related duties, as assigned.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
If you are interested in a job like this, we are looking for people that have the following:
Education: An associate degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field]. AND
- Five (5) years of experience modeling relational data structures and expert at writing SQL in T-SQL or PL/SQ; and
- Three (3) years of experience working on systems that support contracting, compliance and invoicing; and
- Three (3) years of experience as a lead or supervisor developer on medium-to-large sized development projects.
Please note: The experience above can all be earned concurrently.
Substitution: Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units/ forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field.
- Experience with Atlassian suite (git, Bitbucket, Confluence, and JIRA) or comparable with software development & collaboration tools;
- Knowledge and experience with XML and file receipt/transmissions;
- Mobile application development experience.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted. All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included in the “Education” and “Training and Employment Record” sections of the City and County of San Francisco online application by the filing deadline. A resume does NOT substitute for this section of the City application and will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.
Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative.
Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2.
Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted.
Verification of required valid licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.
How To Apply
Applicants will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online application process. All applicants must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire and it must be submitted with the application by the final filing deadline. The information provided on the Supplemental Questionnaire must be consistent with the information on the application and is subject to verification. Applicant responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to assist in determining if applicants meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.