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Oracle Business Intelligence System Administrator (Hybrid Workplace) - Controller's Office (1042)

Recruitment: RTF0131550-01144811

Published: May 23, 2023


Vicente Centeno -
Tim Liong -

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Department: Controller
Job class: 1042-IS Engineer-Journey
Salary range: $131,976.00 - $165,984.00
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


Hybrid Workplace:

Our workplace has a hybrid/flexible weekly schedule, where colleagues work 1 day onsite (in the San Francisco office) and 4 days from home, subject to periodic review and approval.

Controller’s Office

The Controller is the City’s chief financial officer.  Our team includes financial, technology, analytical, and other professionals who work hard to secure the City’s financial integrity and promote efficient, effective, and accountable government.  We hold ourselves to high standards and strive to be a model for good government.  We value the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and lived experiences of our teams and clients in everything we do.  We work in a collaborative and inclusive environment, promote equal opportunity, and invest in the professional development and well-being of our team members.  You can expect to work alongside colleagues who are committed to serving the public with integrity and want to see positive impacts from their work.  We are looking for smart, motivated individuals who want to make a difference and use government to play a role in solving our City’s issues, including addressing long-standing and harmful disparities in our communities.  For a career with purpose and professional growth, join us in the Controller’s Office!

Systems Division of the Controller’s Office: 

The Systems Division of the Controller’s Office manages the City and County of San Francisco’s Enterprise Oracle and PeopleSoft Applications, which include Oracle Interaction Hub, PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM), PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management (FSCM), PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management (ELM), and Oracle Business Intelligence.  These applications are branded locally as our SF Employee Portal, SF People & Pay, SF Financials, SF Procurement, SF Learning, and SF Reports and Analytics systems.  Collectively, these applications provide a robust, integrated platform that delivers mission-critical services to 55 City Departments, eliminating the need for hundreds of independent legacy systems and customized applications.  The division serves over 35,000 active City employees, 75,000 retirees and 25,000 City vendors (bidders and suppliers).  Peripheral and legacy applications also leveraged by the division include Oracle Identify & Access Management, Sherpa Budget Formulation & Management, Phire Architect, Control-M, and FreshWorks.  The technology implemented and maintained by the Systems Division provides standardization, transparency, and efficiency for the City’s crucial business processes.  Users are fully supported to ensure adoption of these interconnected systems. 

  • Application Opening: 2/17/2023
  • Application Deadline: Continuous 
  • Compensation Range: $125,918 - $158,392 annually

Role description

Position Description: Oracle Business Intelligence/Infrastructure Systems Administrator of the City’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.  This includes systems such as Oracle OBIEE/ODI/OBIA, PeopleSoft Enterprise, and the City’s new budget system.  The designated System Administrator will work closely with the Database Administrator (DBA) to ensure the availability of all application processes.  Works in close collaboration with the Budget System team, Business Intelligence (BI) reporting team, PeopleSoft administration team, and as well as hardware and network teams as required.

Essential duties for this job include but are not limited to: under direction, analyzes, plans, designs, implements, maintains the overall operational and functional demands of the enterprise-scale OBIEE platform; supporting applications that run on Oracle; working in partnership with the PeopleSoft administration team to manage and troubleshoot application issues and support application and servers patching requirements; understanding of infrastructure components. This position requires the ability to participate in rotational on-call support, and performing other related duties as assigned. 

How to qualify

Minimum Qualifications:

An associate degree in computer science or a closely 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].

Two (2) years of experience analyzing, installing, configuring, enhancing, and/or maintaining the components of an enterprise network.

License and Certification:

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.

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Two (2) years of technical experience with Oracle Business Intelligence 11g & 12c Architecture; and executing work plans for applying patches, fixes, and application updates. 
  • Two (2) years’ experience in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE 11g & 12c) Administration clustered and remotely managed environments (Installing, Configuring, Customizing, Upgrading, Administering and Maintaining)
  • Two (2) years’ experience in Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) and Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) Administration clustered and remotely managed environments (Installing, Configuring, Customizing, Upgrading, Administering and Maintaining)
  • Understanding of Oracle WebLogic application layer
  • Two (2) years of Oracle RDBMS SQL experience
  • Two (2) years of Microsoft SQL Server experience
  • Understanding of integration of OBIEE systems with PeopleSoft applications
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in Unix and Windows OS
  • Experience with OBIEE application integration with Oracle Identity and Access Management (IAM) suite
  • Experience with PeopleTools configuration for high availability including Oracle RAC configuration
  • Demonstrated expertise in utilizing written and oral communication skills to document and share technical information.

What else should I know?


Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at

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.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.


Interviews:  Selected candidates will be invited to participate in one or more interviews at the Controller’s Office.

Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:

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.