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State Agencies Seeking to Fill 2 Roles in IT Leadership

One department is seeking a chief enterprise architect, and the other is seeking a manager for application and service delivery.

Two state agencies are recruiting for specialized tech talent as they seek to fill key roles — one in application and service delivery, and the other in a system architecture leadership role.

The Office of Systems Integration, part of the California Health and Human Services Agency, is recruiting for an application and service delivery manager (IT manager I) to oversee the Case Management Information and Payrolling System (CMIPS) Office. That office supports the In-Home Supportive Services programs administered by the California Department of Social Services. The manager will provide technical expertise and leadership to maintain and deliver the CMIPS application.

Desirable qualifications for the position, according to the job posting, include:

  • Manage a diverse team of analysts responsible for system requirements management, business analysis, change management, release management and system testing.
  • Coordinate activities of vendors/organizations maintaining CMIPS components and providing supporting services.
  • Foster collaboration and cooperation of vendors/organizations providing CMIPS components and services.
  • Assist in strategic planning for CMIPS system changes to meet needs of the IHSS Program.
  • Manage and implement activities across the organization in support of system development initiatives, such as strategic planning and process improvement.
  • Plan and guide CMIPS office to refine agile system development practices.
  • Plan and organize work assignments. Be familiar with the implementation of project schedules, tracking and the need to meet timelines.
  • Implement metrics and establish success criteria related to system development.

In addition, knowledge in the following areas is sought:

  • System Development Lifecycles
  • Agile and Kanban methodologies
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications desirable, but not required
  • Project Management methodologies including the development and maintenance of project management plans

More information about the position is available in the duty statement. The role has a monthly salary range of $8,381 to $11,231, and the application deadline is Aug. 20.

The California State Lottery is recruiting for a chief enterprise architect (IT manager I) to manage, plan, organize and direct the work of the California State Lottery’s Enterprise Architecture Office (EAO) and to supervise the multi-functional staff.

According to the job posting, desirable qualifications include:

  • Certifications in and/or expert knowledge of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks, Agile DevOps, MS Azure Cloud, and Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN).
  • Strong leadership skills including the ability to engage, inspire, empower, develop and mentor staff.
  • Expert knowledge of time management techniques to provide for efficient prioritization and completion of competing work assignments for self and subordinate staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to adjust to changing priorities and quickly respond to urgent matters.
  • Experience in various technology domains (Business Technology Management, Client Services, Information Security Engineering, Information Technology Project Management, Software and System Engineering) and cross-organizational operations.
  • Experience in IT strategic planning, policy, and governance practices.

Additional details about the job can be found in the duty statement. The position has a monthly salary range of $8,381 to $11,231, and the recruitment will continue until the role is filled.
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies including USA Today in Washington, D.C.