State Systems Office Recruitment for DevOps Engineer, Release Manager


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A state technology office is recruiting for two key positions in a new unit working with child protection and involving two other state entities.

The Office of Systems Integration (OSI), part of the California Health and Human Services Agency, is seeking to fill two positions: one senior DevOps engineer (IT Specialist II) and a version manager (IT Supervisor II) ¯ for the new Comprehensive Child Protection Information System (CCWIS). The Engineer and Manager will work with Child Welfare Digital Services (CWDS), a joint venture involving OSI, the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and the counties and tribes of California.

OSI says it “provides project management, monitoring, procurement and support services for a multi-billion dollar portfolio of high-criticality projects.”

“The Senior DevOps Engineer is a Subject Matter Expert” in the architecture of applications used by child welfare services – California Automated Response and Engagement System (CWS-CARES), job posting notes . “The Senior DevOps Engineer will continuously contribute to the full lifecycle of CWS-CARES applications, including the development and ongoing operations support of a complex cloud-native environment that supports thousands of users in one environment. critical service delivery. “

Other job responsibilities include:

  • Define the system architecture, which includes the coordination and deployment of the design, modification, upgrade and implementation of the infrastructure system.
  • Verify the stability, interoperability, portability, security or scalability of the system architecture using services provided by Amazon Web Services, commercial off-the-shelf software (COTS) or custom developed tools and scripts by the project.
  • High level design standards and structures for software systems.
  • Create, enhance, and maintain IT software solutions when the tools do not exist, using various programming languages ​​(e.g. Shell, Python, Ruby, AWS Lambda, or Java) to meet project requirements and expectations.
  • Collaborate with a multi-functional team made up of state, county, and contractor staff consultants to analyze stakeholder expectations and develop appropriate strategies to effectively involve stakeholders in project decisions and execution.

More details about the position are available in the service declaration. The position has a monthly salary range of $ 7,700 to $ 10,318, and the application deadline is October 3.

OSI’s other key recruiting position is a Release Manager, who will support “a group of technology teams by overseeing, monitoring and troubleshooting the process of creating and delivering software for the CWDS. , from a central point of view, “according to the job posting. .

“The incumbent must be adaptable, detail-oriented, innovative, tactful, analytical and able to understand and meet the needs of customers in a rapidly changing business environment,” says the announcement. The main tasks, according to the statement of tasks, include:

  • Focus on release planning, version change control, and release preparation in coordination with each relevant functional area to ensure a successful migration between environments and deployments to production.
  • Work with the executive team, digital service teams, technical teams, development operations (DevOps), customer relations, data management, project management office, legacy system and service desk to manage the launch plan, project roadmap (s) and program increments.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining the release plan for migrating software changes between development, test and production environments using the Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

The position has a monthly salary range of $ 7,593 to $ 10,174, and the application deadline is October 3.

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