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Endpoint Management Analyst

Information Systems Analyst III

Recruitment #0424-RI1003-SR


Information Systems Division (ISD) is looking for an IT network professional as an Endpoint Management Analyst (Information Systems Analyst III).

This position is responsible for endpoint management of Windows desktops and servers in an enterprise environment. This person will be part of a four-person team within the Information Systems Division (ISD). The ISA III – Endpoint Management Analyst will be the primary person responsible for ensuring compliance with security patches and updates. The ISA III will also assist with maintaining compliance with applicable data security and privacy regulations.

Desirable qualifications include experience working with patching and updating Windows based operating systems and third-party applications (Java, Adobe, Chrome, etc); experience with design and maintenance of desktop images; building and deploying applications; and testing and validating OS upgrades.

ISD delivers cutting edge information services to all county departments including vulnerability management, patch management, imaging, and application packaging and deployment.

This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the ISD department and to establish a selective eligible list to fill future ISA III Endpoint Management vacancies.

Pre-Employment Drug Screening and Background: Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and a background investigation as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen and successfully completed the background process. The County pays for the initial drug screen.


Under direction, performs specialized and advanced professional computer and related systems support work within the Information Systems Division; troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves difficult systems and applications hardware and software problems; and performs other related work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


This is the advanced journey level class in the Information Systems Analyst series. Incumbents perform work of a professional nature, utilizing skills that require an advanced understanding of complex analytical procedures and processes while working with a significant amount of independent authority and judgment. As assigned, some positions may exercise technical supervision over lower level staff; however, these supervisory duties are ancillary in nature and are not considered to be the primary purpose of the class. The program assignment will determine the emphasis of an incumbent’s duties as described below. This class is distinguished from the Information Systems Analyst II level by it’s requirement for specialized, functional or technical expertise beyond the journey level. Incumbents perform the more difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within the series including systems analysis, development and direct client/maintenance support to large and complex systems and applications.

This class is distinguished from the Information Systems Analyst IV in that the latter provides highly advanced systems analysis, design and development support to one or more departments with highly complex systems and programs. Incumbents at the Information Systems Analyst IV level may also serve in the capacity of database administrator or as a project lead on a component of assigned information systems projects.


  • Performs professional level specialized and complex duties to support information technology systems in assigned area; areas of responsibility include the analysis, evaluation, design, programming, development, testing, implementation, documentation and maintenance of large and complex systems, networks, programs and applications across multiple platforms and technologies.
  • Designs and develops components of current or new systems; serves on assigned projects for large and complex systems; in conjunction with project team members, analyzes user requirements and recommends technology solution; reviews and evaluates current and third party systems and applications; determines method of integrating new programming code into existing programs to meet user needs; develops data flow diagrams and other systems documentation; creates program specifications; designs data structures, screens, file structures, reports, forms, and menus; develops optimum system configurations; locates and downloads existing system data; develops and implements testing plan; performs quality assurance duties; determines whether new program meets the client’s business and technology requirements; recommends changes as needed.
  • Serves as resource and provides highly specialized support to maintaining existing systems; assesses, reviews and conducts research on system operational problems and functionality; provides technical solutions to client on alternative systems or applications.
  • Performs a variety of complex analytical duties in planning, developing, installing, implementing, integrating, testing and evaluating the County’s local and wide area networks; installs, configures and manages servers; coordinates the installation and maintenance of computers, circuits, data communications equipment, printers and other peripheral equipment.
  • Investigates, analyzes and resolves network-related problems; resolves compatibility problems; troubleshoots network failures, router problems and telecommunications problems; recommends and implements changes and improvements.
  • Monitors network security and performance; identifies unauthorized access and potential security risks; measures volume and performance of network traffic; identifies utilization and performance issues; recommends improvements to security and network performance.
  • Develops, implements and maintains the County’s Internet and Intranet sites; recommends design and layouts; writes code; creates database connections; develops written technical procedures; implements interactive website components; provides Internet training for County staff.
  • Performs technical writing duties in the development and production of system documentation, instructional and procedural manuals.
  • Identifies training issues and coordinates training sessions for client users on assigned systems or applications; develops training schedule; designs training manuals; conducts training sessions.
  • Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of information technology.
  • May exercise technical supervision over lower level staff; assists in selecting, training, motivating and evaluating assigned staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies.


The following special requirements were approved by the Director of Human Resources on March 22, 2024.

Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in computer science, information systems, mathematics, business administration or a related field.

Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible professional endpoint management experience, including security patching, management, reporting, auditing, application deployment, workstation imaging, and vulnerability management.

Substitution #1: Possession of an approved information systems technology certificate, or completion of an approved information systems training course may substitute for all or part of the above required education. A list of approved certificates and/or courses shall be maintained within the Human Resources Department.

Substitution #2: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the above required education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years.


Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive information systems program across multiple operating platforms; advanced principles and practices of computer science and information systems; methods and techniques of highly complex system analysis, design and development; advanced methods and techniques of system hardware and software troubleshooting and installation; advanced principles and practices of structured programming; operational characteristics of systems hardware and software across multiple environments; methods and techniques of evaluating business operations to develop technology solutions; principles and procedures of quality assurance; methods and techniques of developing testing procedures; methods and techniques of designing, implementing and maintaining internet and intranet web sites; operations, services and activities of local and wide area network design, development, security and administration; local and wide area network protocols, routing techniques and installation methods; methods and techniques of installing and maintaining and administering network servers, hardware and software; pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations.


Provide advanced level technical support for system analysis, implementation and maintenance; detect, isolate and resolve complex information system problems; recommend, design, implement and install systems and programs; independently perform complex systems and applications programming and analysis duties; design, configure, install and test local and wide area network servers, hardware, software, routers and associated components; analyze procedures and data to develop logical solutions to complex systems problems; troubleshoot and analyze complex local and wide area network operating system or hardware and software problems; learn to analyze and assess the technological needs of departments with large and highly complex systems; learn operations and characteristics of database management systems, tools and utilities; learn and apply concepts and principles of database management and administration; learn principles, practices, methods and techniques of serving as project lead on assigned information systems projects; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Mobility – Frequent use of keyboards; frequent sitting, standing or walking for long periods; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, squatting and crawling; driving. Lifting – frequently 5-30 pounds; occasionally 70 pounds or less. Vision – constant use of good overall vision; frequent reading/close-up work; occasional color, depth and peripheral vision. Dexterity – frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding, reaching. Hearing/Talking – frequent talking/hearing in person and on the telephone. Emotional/Psychological – frequent decision making and concentration; frequent public contact; occasional working alone, working nights and traveling. Environmental – frequent exposure to noise.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021

Health Insurance:  San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans:  a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan.  Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. 

Dental Insurance:  The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans:  Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan.  There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense.

Vision Insurance:  The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP).  There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense.

For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. 

Life Insurance:  The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 

 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service:                   $1,000
 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service:                   $3,000
 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service:                 $5,000
10 years of continuous service or more:                           $10,000

Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate.

125 Flexible Benefits Plan:  This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). 

Retirement Plan:  Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937.  Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at for more information.  NOTE:  If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance.

Deferred Compensation:  The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less.  Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available.

Vacation:  Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years.

Holidays Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year.  Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time.

Sick Leave:  12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation.  Sick leave incentive:  An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue.  The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year.

Bereavement Leave3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child.

Merit Salary Increase:  New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range.  After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step.

Job Sharing:  Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources.

Educational Reimbursement Program:  Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year.  Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year.

Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton:  The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area.

School Activities:  Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

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San Joaquin County
Human Resources Division  Stockton, CA 95202
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