Technical Project Manager (Senior Business Systems Analyst) more...
Location:San Francisco, CA
Company:Judicial Council of California
First posted:February 03, 2021 (last updated 2 weeks 1 day ago)

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San Francisco or Sacramento

Full/Part Time





The Judicial Council is transforming the way attorneys, justice partners, and the public conducts business with the California courts, the largest court system in the nation serving over 39 million residents. The Information Technology Office (JCIT) is responsible for introducing new technologies and electronic services to achieve the goal of a digital court. JCIT is directly responsible for the development, acquisition, implementation and support of automated systems in the appellate courts, trial courts and the Judicial Council.

The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Technical Project Manager (Sr. BSA) for the Information Technology Administration office. 

The role for this Technical Project Manager (Sr. BSA) position is to demonstrate an understanding of emerging technologies for networking, cloud hosting solutions and identity management. Additionally, an understanding of program and project management methodologies, vendor management and a high level of communication and reporting efficiencies. This position receives general direction and supervision and requires a motivated self-starter that can manage situations and make decisions with little or ambiguous input based on industry best practice and experience.

The Judicial Council strives for work life balance and includes substantial vacation and holiday time. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package including pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending, $130 monthly stipend towards public transit commuting costs, and retirement savings plans. In San Francisco, the office is only a 7-minute walk from the Civic Center BART station in downtown San Francisco.  In Sacramento, the office is located minutes from downtown, just north of Discovery Park.

The successful candidate will be expected to work in the San Francisco or Sacramento office.


  • Monitor, measure and analyze legacy data center hosting vendor service delivery, contract compliance and project management deliverables.
    • Ensure that both the vendor and the Judicial Council are in contractual compliance.
    • Research and respond to contract related questions specific to design and engineering services, infrastructure, or network availability. 
    • Maintain an enterprise perspective and industry best practice methodology providing technical project management subject matter expertise for emerging hosting technologies.
  • Serve at the Judicial Council program/project lead for technical consulting services to the courts for various IT initiatives, hosting and migration services.
    • Primary single point of initial contact for consulting services to the courts who request or require assistance for local IT hosting solution alternatives.
    • Consulting services lead shall maintain the JC policies, enterprise vision and utilize industry best practice to advise courts of options for hosting solutions.
  • Provide direction, oversight and technical subject matter expertise in conjunction with senor technical analysts in the development, review and presentation of the Quarterly Capacity Review. 
    • Provide reports and analysis on cost saving initiatives to unit management. 
  • Manage a portfolio of various consultative support services that can be leveraged by the courts statewide.   
  • Research and analyze emerging technologies and processes to stay current with industry best practices.
    • Research and keep current on alternative hosting solutions.
    • Present analysis to IT management, CIO and various technical committees, provide workstream support as needed.


Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree, and five (5) years of experience providing technical and business process support, analysis, or project management for systems/applications.

Possession of a bachelor's degree in a directly related field such as computer science, management information systems, etc., may be substituted for one of the years of required experience. An additional four years of professional experience as noted above may substitute for the bachelor's degree. Or, additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.


One year as a Business Systems Analyst with the Judicial Council of California or one year of experience performing the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of a Business Systems Analyst in a California Superior Court or California state-level government entity.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Wide Area and Local Area Networks and data center hosting solutions.
  • Vendor contract management, contract auditing and performance analysis.
  • Program or project management of large, complex, multi-discipline projects.

Other Information

Please note: if you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States will be required.

Beginning July 1, 2020, Judicial Council employees are required to participate in the one day per month Mandatory Furlough Program.

How To Apply

To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 11, 2021. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume, and a response to the supplemental questions.

To complete an online application, please click the Apply for Job button.

The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation.  Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (see application details)

Supplemental Questions

To better assess the qualifications of each applicant, we will review your responses to the following questions.  Please indicate for which employer you performed these functions.  Your answers should not exceed a total of three pages.

  1. With an example, describe your experience with managing and/or supporting complex projects. Include the scope and nature of the projects, your specific role and responsibilities, and techniques you used to ensure successful and timely completion.
  2. This position requires the senior analyst to serve as a leader in a matrixed environment of judicial officers, management, peers, and court personnel. Please describe a situation in which you have demonstrated leadership in a matrixed environment; the challenges faced and techniques you used to achieve your stated objectives.
  3. With an example, describe your experience developing a strategic roadmap for a technology solution.

Pay and Benefits

$6,752 - $10,129 per month

Some highlights of our benefits package include:

  • Health/Dental/Vision benefits program
  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year
  • Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave
  • 1 personal holiday per year
  • $130 transit pass subsidy per month
  • Pre-Tax Parking Savings Program
  • CalPERS Retirement Plan
  • 401 (k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • FlexElect Program
  • Long Term Care Disability (employee paid/optional)
  • Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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