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Employment Development Department

The California Department of Technology initiated an apprenticeship with the union to train employees on how to use IBM zSystems mainframe technology.
The recruitments are being conducted by the California Department of Social Services, the Employment Development Department and the California Energy Commission.
The department is recruiting for a security specialist and a solutions architect.
The State Treasurer’s Office and the Employment Development Department seek candidates with management skills and technological expertise.
The California Employment Development Department, the Department of Health Care Services and the California Earthquake Authority are among the agencies with active recruitments.
Recruitments are under way by departments dealing with public health, technology and employment.
It is not always a precise indicator of technology spend, but the new state budget for one department will enable it to move forward in key areas.
Among the positions in recruitment are chief information security officer, cybersecurity specialist and senior IT project manager.
Vendors must request an invitation by email to attend. They will be limited to three attendees per organization.
Recruitments include unit and section chiefs, principal enterprise architect and solutions development manager.
The report specifically addresses the Employment Development Department’s challenges with technology. EDD’s chief information officer addressed how the department is addressing these and other issues recently during an Industry Insider California Member Briefing.
Rita Gass, chief information officer for the California Department of Employment Development, gave an overview of current priorities and future opportunities in an Industry Insider California Member Briefing.
Both positions are Career Executive Assignments and require experience in managing people and the technology supporting a variety of departmental business functions.
The state department’s five top purchases of IT goods last month totaled in the low seven figures.
This month, we polled our members about whether you preferred in-person events or virtual presentations. And you’ve spoken.
The outage by Geographic Solutions Inc. affected multiple states and lasted from June 27 through July 12.
Roles include chief data officer, lead product owner, senior data engineer and group manager.
The new chief information officer, who will also serve as the board’s deputy executive director, has worked for several large state agencies, and he began his career in the private sector.
The veteran technology executive’s state service spans four decades.
Candidates are sought for openings in the departments of Human Resources, Employment Development, and Health Care Services, and the Office of Systems Integration.
Entities with key jobs in recruitment include the California Employment Development Department, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the state Franchise Tax Board, as well as the Los Angeles County Internal Services Department.
The highly touted state website that helps people find jobs and businesses fill openings has been out of service all week — and is expected to remain down until after the July 4 holiday.
Open positions include an office chief, project director, senior programmer analyst, IT program manager and information systems analyst.
The California Employment Development Department (EDD) is seeking a principal architect and a security architect, and the Department of Health Care Services is recruiting for an application engineering manager.
The California Employment Development Department made more than 70 purchases of IT goods last month, including software and support, and spent in the low six figures on its five top buys.
Entities seeking candidates for leadership roles include the California Department of Motor Vehicles, the Employment Development Department, and the Office of Digital Innovation.
State departments with these and other active recruitments include the Department of Managed Health Care, the Employment Development Department and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.
Both positions call for leadership skills as well as management experience. One is with the State Compensation Insurance Fund, and the other is with the California Employment Development Department.
State entities with active recruitments include the Department of Conservation, the Employment Development Department and the Department of Community Services and Development.
The California Employment Development Department has submitted a budget change proposal seeking more than $20 million from the General Fund over three fiscal years, in part to deliver “technical services for the new technologies implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Two bills now active in the state Legislature aim to improve state IT work and make it more cost-efficient via a focus on less monolithic initiatives.
That’s what Employment Development Department Director Nancy Farias told an Assembly subcommittee Tuesday, after questions were raised about the use of the technology last week by the Legislative Analyst’s Office.
Entities with active IT recruitments include the California Employment Development Department, the Office of Digital Innovation, the California Department of Technology and the Department of Motor Vehicles.
“My job is to talk Venutian and Martian, to both sides of the equation, because vendors are not always speaking the same language that government clients understand,” Dale Jablonsky told Techwire.
The California Employment Development Department has submitted two budget change proposals seeking funding for IT modernization that would enable compliance with recent legislation.
Government Operations Secretary Yolanda Richardson is the third high-profile member of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s leadership team to announce within the past week plans to step down.
The California Employment Development Department’s purchases of IT services rose significantly in number in 2020 relative to 2019 and 2021, but the value of its five costliest such buys has risen consistently each year.
It’s far from a final approved act, but Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2022-2023 Fiscal Year state budget would spend millions to continue existing technology initiatives and begin new projects.
The overseer of the department that oversees state government has retired. Now the question arises: Whom will Gov. Gavin Newsom name to replace Elaine M. Howle?
The California Employment Development Department spent tens of millions on IT services this year, much of it with another state entity.
The state auditor in 2019 urged the department to remove individuals’ Social Security numbers in mailed correspondence as a way to reduce the risk of identity theft. The target date for completion was this month, but the department now says it needs until April to finish the task.
McGregor Scott, former U. S. attorney for the Eastern District of California, figures most of that $20 billion in fake payments won’t be recovered. “At the end of the day, it’s all going to be pennies on the dollar,” he said, “because most of it is long gone.”
The future of remote state work is taking shape as departments hammer out permanent policies and Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration negotiates with unions. But how much will workers be monitored at home?
Departments seeking to fill key positions include the California Department of Aging, Covered California, the Employment Development Department and the California Department of Technology.
The California Employment Development Department is seeking California Multiple Award Schedules listed vendors to provide IT training services.
Among the IT positions in recruitment by state departments are a chief, a cybersecurity architect, a network architect and a chief information officer.
Elaine Howle, 63, the state auditor for more than 21 years, has been the state’s independent voice, leading examinations of state agencies and winning both sharp anger and lavish praise from the Assembly and Senate members.
Candidates are sought by the California Employment Development Department, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the California Department of Public Health, the state Department of Justice and the California Department of Technology.
The state unemployment department got help from a contractor to assess the risks related to a change in eligibility for benefits as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kumar Sah joins the Sacramento web services company after holding a series of increasingly responsible roles in state government. His most recent position with the state was deputy chief information officer for the State Treasurer’s Office.
Entities with IT jobs in recruitment include the California Department of Technology, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Employment Development Department, the California Department of Public Health and the Office of Systems Integration.
Legislation approved by lawmakers would require the state Employment Development Department to enact far-reaching changes recommended by a pair of state audits that found the agency unprepared for the joblessness caused when many of the state’s businesses were shut down during the health crisis.
“I’m thrilled to be joining CDT as the state’s first chief product officer,” Michael Cave said. “This is an outstanding opportunity to help both CDT and the state of California.”
The bill would have set a May 31 deadline for the Employment Development Department to implement recommendations aimed at reducing delays in paying benefits, prioritizing modernization of its technology, assessing its call center operations and improving its tracking of claimants’ problems.
The state watchdog’s findings point to problems with the Employment Development Department and the Financial Information System for California, and it says those are among the factors putting state government at risk.
The state’s chief information security officer, Vitaliy Panych, offers his support for a new state funding model that ensures a better cybersecurity posture in the future.
Four of the California Employment Development Department’s five most expensive purchases of IT goods through June were divided between two vendors.
Federal investigators began to take notice after the Employment Development Department began to crack down on multiple claims from the same address, something that occurred just before California prosecutors revealed that EDD had become the target of a multibillion-dollar fraud.
The chief plans, directs, evaluates and sets policy for staff projects, including IT audits, financial audits, performance audits, program evaluations, special and/or confidential studies, and technical assistance projects, including applied research services.
The California Department of Technology has chosen John Cleveland, who’s been serving as manager of the Statewide Security Operations Center for the past two years.