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Testing Analyst

Salary & Benefits

$6,272 – $7,602 per month. Maximum entry level is $6,904 per month. Holiday, sick leave and vacation benefits are provided. Prepaid medical, dental, vision, and counseling plans provided for employee and family. Prepaid life insurance policy provided for the employee. Employees of this office are not covered by Social Security, but do have mandatory retirement coverage with Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). This position is located in Sacramento, CA.


Under general supervision, plan and execute testing and configuration maintenance tasks supporting the development and implementation of California School Information Services’ (CSIS) State Reporting and Records Transfer System (SRRTS).
Design and authoring of unit and systems test plans.
Review and/or development of unit and system test harnesses.
Track and report configurations of development, testing and production computer system environments.
Create and maintain test data sets.
Track assignment of Change Requests and other formal documentation of pending and in process changes to system configuration and software code.
Document and coordinate activities of CSIS Program staff and staffs of other agencies as directed.
Provide timely and accurate reporting of CSIS technical issues to the CSIS Information Systems Administrator, and as directed to key stakeholders and other entities.
Serve as a cooperative and contributing member of the CSIS Program Office team.


Graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with a major in computer science, information technologies, or a related field
Work experience resulting in an equivalent knowledge base may be substituted for the major requirement.
A minimum of two years combined experience in systems and/or acceptance test development.
Desirable experience includes: Demonstrated skill in development using one or more of Java, JavaScript, HTML, Visual Basic.
Thorough knowledge of library tools to manage software code development and to conduct software testing.
Knowledge of advanced principles, practices and computer systems development methodologies as they apply to client/server, multi-tier computer applications.
Thorough knowledge of graphical user interface (GUI) concepts and practices

Application Deadlines

Filing Deadline: Month xx, 201x
Oral Interview: Week of Month xx – Month xx, 201x
All candidates must file an application, supplemental application, resume, and proof of education with the California School Information Services Program, 770 L St. Suite 1120, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 325-9200 on or before Month xx, 201x, by 5:00 p.m. College transcripts or other proof of education is required with application.
This position is located in Sacramento.
Each candidate’s application papers will be thoroughly evaluated and ranked by a screening committee appointed by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office. Candidates achieving a rating of 70% or better will qualify to continue in the eligibility screening process with an interview scheduled the week of Month xx, 201x. Interviews will be held at the California School Information Services Office, 770 L St. Suite 1120, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Conditions of Employment

Some positions may require proof of privately owned automobile insurance and possess a valid California Motor Vehicle operator’s license. Fingerprint clearance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice is a condition of appointment after all other required job conditions have been met. This position has a probationary period of one year.