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Supervising Systems Analyst

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San Francisco, CA

Employer:  Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Category:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Full Time



The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (District) is a regional government agency, committed to achieving clean air to protect the public's health and the environment. The District accomplishes this goal through regulation of industrial facilities and various outreach and incentive programs designed to encourage clean air choices.

The District's jurisdiction encompasses all of seven counties - Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Napa, and portions of two others - southwestern Solano and southern Sonoma.

The District is conducting an open recruitment for the position of Supervising Systems Analyst. There is one (1) vacancy full-time, represented position, in the Information System Service Division.


Under direction, supervises the staff and participates in assigned information management systems activities; performs related work as assigned.


This class is a working supervisor and provides both supervision and technical information systems services in support of the District's goals and objectives. Incumbents are responsible for supervising the work of assigned staff. This class is distinguished from Information Systems Manager in that the latter has overall managerial responsibility for the staff and activities of the Information Systems Section.

About the position:
The Information System Service Division (ISS) Operations Supervisor oversees the District's information technology infrastructure including network, servers, storage, and other technology systems that the District relies upon for its business operations. This includes the responsibility for design, modification, maintenance, hands-on troubleshooting, monitoring, alerting and other analyses related to these systems. These technologies include hardware and software primarily related to storage area networks, routing and switching, cloud services administration, and Active Directory services. The Operations Supervisor will also supervise staff and actively participate in troubleshooting user support issues escalated by the user support group. The ideal candidate will have a high aptitude and interest in learning about new systems and technologies and will have a history of highly collaborative interactions with their team, peer teams and supervisor. The candidate will also be responsible for motivating and mentoring technical staff in ISS.

Examples of Duties for this Position

Assigns, supervises, reviews, and evaluates the work of technical and support staff.

Supervises and participates in the development and implementation of goals, priorities and policies relating to District-wide information management.

Supervises and participates in the development, design, maintenance, modification, monitoring, troubleshooting, and configuration of the District's information systems including, but not limited to: server hardware, networking hardware and software, databases, operating systems, email systems, and other application software.

Confers with District management and staff regarding information systems services, developing long- and short-range plans, including hardware and software upgrades.

Designs, develops, tests and implements new systems to meet user requirements and needs.

Negotiates and administers contracts for hardware and software acquisition and maintenance; directs system installations and upgrades and hardware repairs.

Participates in the selection of assigned staff and provides for their training and development.

Supervises development of recommended strategies for the planning, use and coordination of information processing technology and services, including the evaluation of current and proposed systems.

Supervises the development, design, maintenance, modification, and security of District information systems.

Establishes training programs for District staff.

Assists in the development of the information systems budget relating to computer hardware and software acquisition and maintenance

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills is:

Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in computer science, mathematics or a closely related field and four years of experience in systems design and analysis, systems programming and/or data communications.

How to Apply & Selection Criteria

Interested individuals must submit a completed BAAQMD application, chronological resume, and responses to the supplemental questions no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2023. Applications are accepted online only. Please visit our website at www.baaqmd.gov/jobs to apply or to download an application. Resumes must be included, and not in lieu of the required application materials. Postmarks, faxes, and E-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Except as requested in this announcement, do not include any additional documents, such as letters of recommendation, performance evaluations, work samples, etc. They will not be considered or returned.

Supplemental Questionnaire Instructions:
Individuals who apply for this position must respond to each of the supplemental questions. Both paper and online applications must be received by the Human Resources Office no later than the time and date specified in the vacancy announcement. The responses to the supplemental application questions will be used in accordance with the procedures indicated under the Selection Criteria in the vacancy announcement.

Instructions: Please limit your responses to one page per question. Do not combine your responses, or reference your application, resume, or any other requested documentation that you have included with your application packet to answer a question. Please be advised that the information you provide will be evaluated "as is" and incomplete or illegible applications will likely receive lower ratings. Therefore, it is very important to provide a concise, organized, and easy to follow response to each question.

You must provide the following for each question regarding experience: The name of the employer where you gained your experience, your job title, length of time in years/months performing the specific function, and detailed examples that illustrate your duties and responsibilities.

Selection may be based upon a competitive examination consisting of a written exercise, interview, or combination of the two. Depending on the number of qualified applicants, an application screening and/or panel interview may be used to determine the most qualified applicants.

The District may hire from this recruitment process to fill future vacancies occurring within the next 18 months.

Updates regarding your status in the recruitment will be sent via email, unless you indicate a different preference on your application.

Persons with disabilities who may require reasonable accommodations during the application and/or selection process should notify the Human Resources Office at (415) 749-4980.

The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Cost-Sharing Medical, Dental & Vision Options
  • Life Insurance (up to 5 times annual salary)
  • CalPERS Retirement Plan
  • Money Purchase Pension Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (CalPERS and Mass Mutual)
  • Transit Subsidy
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Floating Holiday Leave
  • 9-80 Compressed Work Week
  • Employees Assistance Program
  • and the Opportunity to Help Provide a Healthy Breathing Environment for Every Bay Area Resident.
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