About the Position:
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Information Technology Analyst I-II. Under general supervision, performs responsible analytical work related to the planning, design, implementation, evaluation, modification and maintenance in support of County computer systems, geographic information systems and telecommunication systems; performs analysis of customers requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems; reviews computer system capabilities, workflow and limitations; plans, coordinates and implements security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information; analyzes, designs, tests and evaluates network systems; installs, configures, and supports the County’s LAN, WAN, monitor network to ensure network availability to all system customers; coordinates changes to computer databases; converts project specifications and statements of problems and procedures into computer language; and performs related work as assigned. Depending on the area of assignment this position may report directly to an Information Technology Manager or Supervisor. This class is distinguished from the Senior Information Technology Support Technician as the scope of responsibilities are focused on applications network systems analysis, or design and programming.
Information Systems Analyst I:
Is the professional entry-level classification in the Information Technology series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn County and departmental computer programs and systems, as w ell as, rules, policies and procedures. As experience is gained, assignments become more complex and are performed independently.
Information Systems Analyst II:
Is the professional journey-level classification in the information technology series, fully competent to perform all facets of the classification. This class is distinguished from the Senior Information Technology Analyst in that the latter has project management and lead direction responsibilities.
This is a very dynamic and exciting position for Yuba County! We are looking for a well rounded IT professional that enjoys working in a team environment and has a passion for customer service. The ideal candidate is a natural problem solver and is able to combine pieces of information, find patterns , form conclusions and come up with solutions. Analysts are able to think strategically and globally in accordance with the County’s long term vision and goals as it pertains to technology and security. System analysis, network security and performance experience is preferable.
Minimum Level I:
An Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Management Information Technology or a field related to the work and two years of relevant (within the last five years) analytical network, applications and communications systems experience. Candidates with strong experience who lack the education are encouraged to apply.
Preferred: In addition to the minimum, additional relevant analytical network, applications and communications systems experience in a public agency setting.
Minimum Level II:
An Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Management Information Technology or a field related to the work and one year of experience at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Information Technology Analyst I level. Prior to completion of probationary period, successfully complete one certification program as identified and determined by the department depending on the area of assignment: applications, operations or help desk. Ability to maintain the certification obtained during probationary period. Candidates with strong experience who lack the education are encouraged to apply.
Licenses and Certifications:
Level I: Obtain a valid California Class C driver’s license within 10 days of employment.
Level II (in addition to the above): Prior to completion of probationary period, successfully complete one certification program as identified and determined by the department depending on the area of assignment: applications, operations or help desk. Ability to maintain the certification obtained during probationary period.
May be required to work evenings, weekends and/or holidays as directed. May at times be exposed to loud noise levels. However, noise levels are typically quiet.