Senior Business Systems Analyst (19903079)

City Of Roseville, CA Roseville , CA 95661

Posted 7 months ago

Sacramento/Metro Area

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Close Date
9/3/2019 at 5pm


$6,146.68-$8,237.11 Monthly

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About Roseville

The City of Roseville, California is a dynamic, growing city with friendly people, outstanding community services, scenic beauty and prosperous businesses. Roseville's moderate climate, excellent schools, expanding job opportunities and nearby recreation areas attract new residents who are looking for a great place to live, work, raise a family, or retire. Roseville is located in Placer County just 16 miles northeast of Sacramento, the state capital. Scenic natural areas, an extensive park system, bike trails and playgrounds are close to home. Within one hour, you can explore Gold Rush towns, enjoy water sports in nearby lakes and rivers, hike the beautiful Sierra foothills and ski the High Sierra. Lake Tahoe, San Francisco and the California coast are just two hours away.

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311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678


FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting applications until closing at 5 pm, September 3, 2019.



The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the Regular and Full-time position of Senior Business Systems Analyst in the Information Technology Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.


To plan, organize and coordinate implementation of major business systems applications; to resolve high level and/or high priority business issues with departments; to manage related operational data processing systems and databases; and to perform a variety of professional and technical tasks relative to assigned responsibilities.


The Senior Business Systems Analyst is the advanced journey level in the Business Systems Analyst class series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, by the amount of time spent performing the duties, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series and are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned areas of responsibility.


  • Receives general direction from an Information Technology Supervisor.

  • Exercises technical and functional supervision over professional and technical personnel.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan, prioritize, and review the work of personnel assigned to business systems application support.

  • Develop schedules and methods to accomplish assignments ensuring work is completed in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Participate in evaluating the activities of staff, recommending improvements and modifications. Provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies.

  • Provide and/or ensure follow up on trouble calls/tickets; correspond with or meet customers and vendors as needed to understand and resolve concerns.

  • Analyze complex data and information trends to support system capacity/performance planning or diagnose issues related to assigned systems; compile and prepare reports and documentation on analysis findings.

  • Perform installation and configuration duties and related data migration, conversion and maintenance and extraction work; implement and maintain databases, database tables and database objects; develop database scripts as needed for assigned systems.

  • Perform configuration, testing and troubleshooting for network/communication devices and/or interfaces that support assigned systems.

  • Monitor automated system processes; monitor logs and files for evidence of problems or system failures; ensure business resumption after system failures.

  • Provide project management for major and/or complex system installations and application migration efforts; develop and guide project time lines; provide detailed project objectives, system requirements, business process analysis and cost-benefit analysis.

  • Facilitate testing, training and rollout of new or modified systems related to area of assignment; seek out, receive and evaluate user feedback.

  • Assist departments in defining requirements for proposed business applications; review analyze and evaluate business applications and user needs; translate business objectives into application requirements.

  • Provide expertise in the use of business applications; identify application problems and solutions through application modifications, business process changes and/or new software applications and products.

  • Perform highly complex and difficult technical work in the definition, design and development of business systems applications related to various municipal services and programs.

  • Conduct technical research as it relates to systems upgrades to determine feasibility, cost and compatibility.

  • Test and implement computer applications and systems; maintain and upgrade existing application systems and interfaces; apply software updates to servers and schedule periodic server cycling; prepare and maintain application documentation; coordinate technical resources in multiple departments; ensure system life cycle process is followed.

  • Participate in strategic planning efforts with respect to improving information technology service delivery.

  • Participate in the development of Requests for Proposal; assist with the selection and oversight of consultants and vendors.

  • Represent function on committees, outside organizations, and at staff subcommittees as necessary; coordinate technical support activities with other departments, divisions and outside agencies.

  • Participate in budget preparation and administration for assigned projects.

  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

  • Advanced principles and practices of information technology systems, systems analysis, programming, and application documentation.

  • Databases, networks, servers, and operating systems. Project management methodologies.

  • Business systems analysis. Software development life cycle.

  • Principles and practices of technical and functional supervision and training.

  • Standards and methods related to computerized data systems and analysis use.

  • Written documentation methods related to highly complex technical work.

Ability to:

  • Plan, organize and coordinate implementation of major business systems applications.

  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.

  • On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.

  • Develop and manage major projects related to business systems applications, including establishing and maintaining schedules.

  • Design systems and develop necessary programming and application documentation.

  • Monitor performance of various operating systems; develop and modify operating systems and database scripts; document system methods and changes.

  • Interpret and explain pertinent information technology and City policies and procedures. Prepare a variety of reports and maintain accurate records and files.

  • Effectively manage the more complex projects. Effectively lead cross-functional teams.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Work weekends and/or evenings as required.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.



Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to that of a Business Systems Analyst II with the City of Roseville.


Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Course work in computer science, information systems, business management, accounting, finance or a related field is desirable.

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid California driver's license upon date of appointment.

1.Your responses to questions 2-3, the applicant's education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula. Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information. This experience must also be described in the "Work Experience" section of this application. Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your "Work Experience" section in the application will not be scored. I understand and agree with the above instructions.

  • Yes

  • No
    2.Was any of the work experience listed on your application an unpaid internship, or volunteer work? If so, please list below which ones.
    3.How many years of experience do you have planning, organizing, and coordinating implementation of major business system applications?

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2-3 Years

  • 3-4 Years

  • 4-5 Years

  • 5-6 Years

  • 6+ Years
    4.Please describe a mission critical business system that you've supported, your role, your key responsibilities, the line of business, and the number of end users.
    5.Please describe a technology project that you lead using PMI methodology, including the scope of the project, the size of the project team, and the outcome of the project.
    6.Describe your experience in working closely with customers to gather requirements, design, implement, and maintain a mission critical business system.
    7.Describe your experience holding a vendor accountable to their deliverable(s).


All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their experience scored in the Formula Rate Examination. The applicant's experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Final promotional appointment is contingent upon having successfully passed a City-paid pre-employment medical exam specific for the position for which applied.



For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website at here. This position is in Local 39.

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Senior Business Systems Analyst (19903079)

City Of Roseville, CA