The Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor strives to be the premier property assessment agency in the nation. We believe in exceptional ethics in the work environment and are dedicated professionals committed to serve our Assessor employees and the public. We A.S.P.I.R.E. for Accountability, Service Excellence, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Equity.
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD AND CHANGE ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION FROM STANDARD LIST TO ELIGIBLE REGISTER.
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
APPLICATION FILING PERIOD
We will begin receiving applications on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. (PT). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure
without prior notice.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
The Office of the Assessor is looking for an ambitious and experienced Senior Software Engineer
to join our Information Technology
Branch. This position in the Business
Solutions Group (BSG) requires an experienced developer
to fill a lead role in our Assessor Modernization Project (AMP), a $100 million multi-years/phases program. This project replaces the Assessor's Office legacy mainframe property assessment systems with State-of-the-Art technologies using Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW) enterprise architecture, database, security, system monitoring, web application and cloud service products and infrastructure, to support the Assessor's Office and County's business
goals and strategic plans. The successful candidate will be working in an Agile
scrum open collaborative and DevOps friendly environment to support Software Development
Life Cycle (SDLC) activities to design
/develop/test/debug/integrate/deploy/maintain various AMP enterprise system business
applications and interfaces (front-end
development and DevOps management
) according to user stories requirements and program specifications, in the cloud-based (OCI IaaS/PaaS) Test-Driven
Development (TDD) environments.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Under the direction of the technical supervisor, this position will be considered the team's lead engineer
while working in Agile
Scrum teams and/or DevOps teams, they will be guiding team members from development, DevOps management
, quality assurance
, infrastructure administration, project management
, business product
owners/SME's, contractors and other IT technical staff. The successful candidate will be expected to hold an authoritative level of technical knowledge as well as be able to work both independently and provide mentorship on one or more projects in AMP:
Extension Toolkit (JET), Application Development Framework (ADF), Oracle Business
Intelligence Publisher (BIP), Oracle Application Express
(APEX), and Microsoft .NET, etc.
AMP Middle-tier application and content management
development projects in: Oracle ServiceOriented Architecture Suite (SOA), Oracle Service Bus (OSB), Oracle Business
Suite (BPM), Oracle Business
Rules and Policy Automation (OBR, OPA), Oracle WebCenter Content (WCC), and OpenText/EMC Captiva, etc.
application and database integration development projects in: Oracle ExaData Database Cloud Service (ExaCS), Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW), Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Oracle GoldenGate (OGG, Veridata), Microsoft SQL
Server, and Trillium, etc.
AMP DevOps release/configuration management
and CI/CD process improvement/automation projects in: Jenkins, Git, Apache Maven/Ant/Archiva/Groovy, Ansible, Terraform
, and JIRA, etc.
AMP open-source development/testing projects in: Java
, SonarQube, JMeter, JUnit, SoapUI, Linux Shell scripting, and other web-services based application development with REST/SOAP.
requirements from the stakeholders and product
owners to provide solutions through innovation, automation, and streamlining of their business
workflow and operation.
We are looking for dedicated individuals who meet one of the following requirements:
Option I: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field and three (3) years of recent, full-time experience coding, testing, and debugging application programs
Option II: One (1) year of experience at the level of Los Angeles County class of Application Developer II
Option III: Four (4) years of recent, full-time experience coding, testing and debugging application programs
- In order to receive credit for a Bachelor's degree, you must submit proof of education along with the application. Acceptable documents are:
A photocopy of the diploma or official transcript OR
A verification or confirmation letter from the school's Registrar's Office on the official letterhead of the school, with a college or university seal. It should indicate that the student has completed all the academic requirements.
All documents should clearly indicate the degree in the English language and the date when the degree was conferred or awarded. For more information regarding education, please see the Employment Information (Download PDF reader) document on the LA County Jobs website. If you do not attach the document at the time of filing, you can email the document to [email protected]
within 7 calendar days from the last day of filing. Please include your full name, exam title, and exam number.
Recent means experience obtained within the last five (5) years from the last day of filing.
Experience at the level of Application Developer
II is defined as under general supervision, analyzes, designs, evaluates, develops, codes, tests, and maintains application systems.
If you served in the military
and were honorably discharged, you may qualify for Veteran
's Credit. We will need a copy of your form DD214 to review, so please include that with your application.
A valid California Class C Driver's License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
2 - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
ENDORSEMENT OF COUNTY QUALIFICATIONS:
County employees who wish to meet the requirements using out-of-class experience must provide official documentation such as an additional responsibility bonus, out-of-class bonus, temporary assignment bonus, or reclassification study from CEO Classification with your application at the time of filing or within seven (7) calendar days from the last day of filing. Employees do not need to submit such verification if they hold or have held a position deemed to be at the appropriate level. Out-of-class duties should be accurately described in the application work history, and questionable experience will be verified through the departmental HR Manager when necessary.
No withholds will be allowed for this examination. Required experience must be fully met and indicated on the application by the last day of filing.
OUR ASSESSMENT PROCESS:
This examination will consist of TWO (2) parts:
Part I: Multiple choice and/or simulation assessment(s), weighted 40%, assessing:
Maintaining Good Working Relationships
Generating New Ideas
Using Time Efficiently
Working to High Quality Standards
Adapting to Change
Coping with Uncertainty
Willingness to Learn
Candidates may be invited to participate in both Part I and II. However, only those that achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in Part I, will have Part II scored.
Part II: Multiple choice and/or simulation assessment(s), weighted 60%, assessing:
MULTIPLE CHOICE AND/OR SIMULATION ASSESSMENTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.
APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE REQUIREMENTS AND ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON EACH PART OF THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.
All notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add email@example.com, [email protected]
, [email protected], [email protected], and [email protected]
to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.
Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.
TRANSFER OF TEST COMPONENTS:
Applicants who have taken identical components recently for other exams may have their responses automatically transferred to this examination.
This examination contains test components that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test responses may be transferred.
Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides will help you prepare for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.
An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/. Please click on "Find A Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test preparation information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section.
Additional online practice tests are available at https://www.shldirect.com/en-us/practice-tests/.
Applicants will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor, as they occur.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application before 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
Plan to submit your online application well in advance of 5:00 p.m. PT, on the last day of filing as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements as listed in this job posting. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
Important: Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made per Civil Service Rule 6.04. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of the appointment. Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES
For applicants who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, you may borrow laptops and Wi-Fi hotspots from some public libraries throughout Los Angeles County to complete job applications.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
If you require an accommodation to fairly compete in any part of the assessment process, let us know by contacting the Testing Accommodations Coordinator at [email protected]
. You will be required to complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form (Download PDF reader) as well as provide supporting documentation from a qualified professional justifying the requested accommodation(s). The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process.
Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI)
The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst races. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices.
Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO)
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.
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