IE11 Not Supported

For optimal browsing, we recommend Chrome, Firefox or Safari browsers.

State Controller’s Office Recruiting for Developer, Supervisor Roles

Both positions include leadership responsibilities as well as expertise in technology.

This story is limited to Industry Insider — California members.
This story is limited to Industry Insider — California members. Login below to read this story or learn about membership.
The State Controller’s Office (SCO) is recruiting for two key technology roles — an IT supervisor II and a web application developer.

The IT supervisor will serve as the team lead for SCO’s FI$Cal Release Team – General Ledger and Financial Reporting. The IT supervisor “has some knowledge of accounting practices and may provide support to both the SCO Production Team and the FI$Cal Service Center to identify, address or resolve production issues within the FI$Cal system,” the job posting says. In addition, the supervisor “uses strong analytical and information gathering skills to troubleshoot complex system issues, develop and research solutions and present easily understood explanations to Business Team members and SCO/FI$Cal Management.”

Desirable qualifications and skills include:
  • A high degree of initiative, independence of action and originality;
  • Tact and sound judgment that recognizes the best interests of the state and the project;
  • The ability to communicate effectively;
  • An ability to develop and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships and easily adapt to changing priorities.

The duties of this position are focused in the Software Engineering domain, but work may be assigned in other domains as appropriate. The position has a monthly salary range of $7,593 to $10,174, and the application deadline is Aug. 18.

The web application developer (IT specialist I or IT associate) is responsible for the analysis, design, coding, testing, documentation, and implementation of enterprise-wide information processing applications.

“The incumbent will provide an advanced level of knowledge in systems analysis, project management and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes,” the job posting says. The responsibilities of the position, according to the job posting, include:

  • Serve as technical lead within a multi-disciplined project team (or independently on complex tasks) to apply state-of-the-art technologies to the full range of SDLC activities including analysis, design, coding, testing, documentation, and implementation of information systems solutions.
  • Develop and provide updates to project management work plans and schedules. Establish and track tasks, priorities, dependencies, status, and completion dates.
  • Demonstrate advanced subject matter and technical expertise on supported applications. Be able to impart technical knowledge, training and/or assistance to other IT specialists, business or program analysts.

Desirable qualifications, according to an SCO post about the recruitment, include strong experience with Microsoft .NET technologies (e.g., C#, VB.NET, .NET Core/.NET 5, MVC, Identity); strong working experience with SQL, SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services; knowledge and experience with HTML, CSS/SCSS, jQuery, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Team Foundation Server, MS Visual Studio and Azure DevOps.

The application deadline is Aug. 17, and the monthly salary range is $5,815 to $9,408.
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked as a reporter and editor at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies in California, Nevada, Texas and Virginia, including as an editor with USA Today in Washington, D.C. He lives in Northern California.