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Deputy Chief Information Officer - Justice Application Services

Posted on May 18, 2019 by California Newspaper Services

Ventura, CA 93009
Admin & Secretarial
2 May 2019
Annual Salary
The Position
Under the administrative direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Assistant Chief Information Officer (ACIO), the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) of Justice Application Services manages the daily operations of this functional area of the Information Technology Services Department (IT Services) which offers a full range of life-cycle development services in support of many County agencies and departments, and their constituents.

The Justice Application division develops and supports software applications spanning a variety of technologies and business needs ranging from web-based to client/server including support for vendor developed solutions.

Among the myriad of systems supported by the Division is the County's Integrated Justice Information System (VCIJIS).

The DCIO also assists the CIO/ACIO in the strategic management and direction of all IT programs and policies for the County.

The ideal candidate will have experience in both the public and private sector that includes managing a functional area in support of multiple customers and stakeholders with diverse information technology business solutions. Such experience would include budget and rate development, managing technical staff including managers and account managers, technical project management, input into strategic plans and implementation of policies, and demonstrated competency in leading innovative application development projects, procedures and processes in support of strategic plans and customer initiatives.

The Deputy Chief Information Officer is an at-will classification which is exempt from the provisions of the Civil Service Ordinance.

PAYROLL TITLE: Deputy Chief Information Officer

View a testimonial of what it's like to work for the Information Technology Services Department Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Directs operations and activities of the assigned functional area implementing improvements and corrective actions as required.Develops, maintains and articulates tactical and strategic plans for the assigned functional areas.Manages the performance of employees within assigned functional areas using contemporary managerial and leadership techniques.Prepares budgets and controls expenditures for the assigned functional area and IT Services departmental budget.Develops rate structures for departmental services.Develops and maintains relationships with County department and agency leadership and measures customer satisfaction.Recommends IT Services sourcing and vendor management strategies and participates in negotiations for software and hardware purchases and other equipment, supplies and services.Identifies and measures key performance indicators.Works both independently and cooperatively with internal and external customers.Supports IT Services business plan through continuous process improvement activities.May be assigned to act on behalf of the CIO/ACIO in that person's absence. Typical Qualifications These are entrance requirements to the recruitment process and assure neither
continuance in the process nor invitation to an interview.


Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or other closely related field and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in information systems management which includes experience in a variety of IT disciplines to include accountability for strategic and fiscal planning.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver license.

Significant experience maintaining effective working relationships and communication with IT professionals as well as customers and stakeholders.

Five (5) or more years of experience: Managing technology teams and concurrent technology projects, including the complete upgrade life-cycle, and overseeing new technology implementations;Developing, supervising, and sustaining teams capable of supporting assigned applications and/or platforms, and diagnosing and resolving technical problems;Managing technology teams in support of Public Safety organizations including (but not limited to) Sheriff, Probation, District Attorney, and Public Defender.
Five (5) years or more experience with some combination of the following:CJIS (Criminal Justice Information Services)Database technologiesWeb DesignMobile ApplicationsCustomer Business ManagementSoftware DevelopmentCloud Application DeliveryTelecommunication TechnologiesAbility to pass extensive background checks from multiple law enforcement agencies.

The following are highly desirable:Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university;Graduate level degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or a closely related study discipline; andWork experiences in both public and private sectors.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Extensive knowledge of:Organization and strategic planning;Fiscal, project and personnel management;Budgetary preparation and control;Information and telecommunications technology principles;Software development methodology;Equipment and computer capabilities;Statistical methods for business and management analysis;Principles of effective supervision; andContract formulation and management.Thorough knowledge of:Service management theory;Practices and current tools/technology used to implement technical business solutions within a large enterprise of diverse business needs; andCurrent technologies applicable to managing a large diverse enterprise infrastructure hosting.Demonstrated ability to:Plan, direct, and organize the work of an information technology functional area;Analyze complex operational problems and take appropriate action;Maintain a positive and effective working relationship that maintains the confidence and cooperation of employees, officials, and the public;Be tactful and diplomatic;Prepare and effectively present comprehensive reports and recommendations orally and in writing to a variety of individuals, groups and management; andMeet strategic and operational goals. Category: Administrative , Keywords: Chief Information Officer (CIO) Assistant

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