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Career Opportunity

Senior Platform Engineer - Department of Technology (9976)

Recruitment: RTF0115916-01135705

Published: November 23, 2022

Contact:

Carol Wong - carol.x.wong@sfgov.org

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Department: Technology
Job class: 9976-Technology Expert I
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
 

About:

IMPORTANT: Your application MUST include responses to the supplemental questionnaire found here: https://forms.gle/a54hihK5y3ZjcVE16

Applicants must complete the supplemental questionnaire prior to starting the online application process. The application will not be reviewed without a completed supplemental questionnaire. 

Why Work for the Department of Technology (DT)? The Department of Technology (DT) is the centralized technology services provider in CCSF. We deliver technology infrastructure and services to approximately 33,000 employees! With an annual operating budget of over $140M and approximately 260 employees, DT provides a host of services that includes:

People-Centered Solutions: Working for San Francisco, you can have a powerful, meaningful effect on the community every day. When we solve problems, people are the heart of every solution!

Benefits of Working for CCSF:  In addition to challenging and rewarding work, the City provides a generous suite of benefits to its employees.

  • Job security, pension, and robust retirement options
  • Competitive pay with consistent bi-yearly or yearly increases
  • Generous paid time off, family leave, and more!
  • Diverse work environment in a diverse city
  • Union protections and representation
  • Career development and growth — move between departments, learn on the job, or take subsidized/reimbursed classes!

CLOSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE — bring the benefits of the internet to low-income and marginalized residents!

SHINE A LIGHT ON WHAT MATTERS — join an award-winning production team at SFGovTV to help residents watch legislators or learn more about what makes this City great!

DRIVE INNOVATION — deliver new, cutting-edge technology to residents and city partners to help San Francisco serve its residents!

Role description

Under general direction of the Director of Identify and Access Management, the IAM Platform Architect will advance the City’s centralized cybersecurity projects. 

The IAM Platform Architect will take ownership and be responsible for the implementation of strategic security projects focusing on driving data protection and security compliance city-wide.  The successful incumbent will partner with stakeholders across various City departments to build on opportunities that strengthen security, deliver meaningful cybersecurity and IAM solutions to our clients, and support city-wide goals.

Essential Job Duties and Functions:

  • Defines and establishes charters for strategic cybersecurity & IAM projects in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Works with each cybersecurity & IAM focus area/team to identify a long-term vision and high-level strategy; organizes long-term goals into prioritized projects, determines allocation of resources, and helps to ensure continuous progress.
  • Identifies ways to improve efficiency via documentation, templates, and standardized processes.
  • Serves as the glue between cybersecurity and other stakeholders; develops relationships and promotes cybersecurity awareness in the areas of system acquisition and deployment.
  • Serves as the point of escalation for the program's project managers to help resolve any roadblocks and constraints in the process of project delivery.
  • Defines and delivers metrics to measure project success and compliance.
  • Works closely with IAM and Cybersecurity Architect team to deliver IAM and Cybersecurity solutions.
  • Participates in solution architecture design; leads security efforts assisting with the integration and initial implementation of IAM solutions

Nature of Work:
Work Location: Incumbent will conduct the majority of work at the Department of Technology, 1 South Van Ness, San Francisco, CA.  However, there may be situations where the incumbent will be required to work at other sites throughout the City of San Francisco as necessary. Telecommuting options are available upon the appointing officer’s approval and at the appointing officer’s discretion. This position is NOT supporting 100% remote work

How to qualify

Education: Possession of an Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field].
AND
Experience: Five (5) years of experience in Identity and Access Management.

Substitution: Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units/ forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field. 
AND

Ability to pass CJIS background check

Desirable Qualifications:
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.

  • 7 plus years of progressive hands-on experience in designing & architecting web applications using Java and J2EE technologies.

    • 7 plus years of experience in Spring Framework, Microservices architecture, JavaScript

    • 7 plus years of experience in React JS, Angular JS, NodeJs, Backbone and Bootstrap

    • 7 plus years of experience in SOAP and RESTful framework

    • 5 plus years of experience in Federation, SAML, OpenID, OAuth and other industry-standard authentication/authorization solutions.

    • 10 plus years of Java, J2EE, JavaScript, HTML, AJAX, JSON

    • 10 plus years experience in Oracle Database and Linux operating systems

    • 10 plus years experience in using Eclipse, JDeveloper, Maven

    • Hands-on experience in Jenkins, GitHub, Service Now

    • Experience with Windows, Linux, and Unix Operating Systems

Note:

1. Security Clearances & Background Investigations: Positions in this classification may require that successful candidates who become eligible for appointment may be required to go through a background investigation to determine the candidate’s suitability for employment in this classification. Factors considered in the investigation may include employment history, use of illegal/controlled substances. Reasons for rejection based on this investigation may include, but not limited to: applicable convictions, repeated or serious violations of the law, inability to accept supervision, inability to follow rules and regulations, falsification of application materials and/or other relevant factors. Failure to obtain and maintain security clearance may be basis for termination.

Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point in the application and/or departmental selection process. Written verification (proof) of qualifying experience must verify that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications stated on the announcement. Written verification must be submitted on employer’s official letterhead, specifying name of employee, dates of employment, types of employment (part-time/full-time), job title(s), description of duties performed, and the verification must be signed by the employer. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which they are appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission Rules. Experience claimed in self-employment must be supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to the minimum qualifications of the position. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupations and total earnings must be submitted. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

What else should I know?

Appointment Type: Permanent Exempt (PEX) - Full Time, this position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointment officer.

Compensation: 
$139,542 to $175,552 annually ($67.0875 to $84.4000 hourly)

How to Apply:

  • In addition to submitting your application, you MUST submit this 
  • Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time, but not sooner than December 7, 2022
    • Your application MUST include a resume.  To upload, please attach using the "additional attachments" function.

You may contact Carol Wong via email at carol.x.wong@sfgov.org with questions regarding this opportunity.

Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered. Mailed, hand delivered or faxed documents/applications will not be accepted.

Helpful Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.