Information Systems Supervisor II more...
Location:San Francisco, CA
Company:Judicial Council of California
First posted:February 06, 2021

Job ID



San Francisco or Sacramento

Full/Part Time





The Judicial Council is transforming the way attorneys, justice partners, and the public conduct 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 Information Systems Supervisor II for the Information Technology Administration office.

The Appellate Court Case Management System (ACCMS) is used by the Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court for all of their case processing. The California Courts Protective Order Registry (CCPOR) and DOJ Gateway are used by trial courts and law enforcement agencies to submit restraining and protective orders to the California Department of Justice and make images of the orders available statewide. The Court Interpreter Data Collection System (CIDCS) is used by the courts, interpreters, and the JCC Court Interpreter Program to collaborate on interpreter services.

The Information Systems Supervisor II will provide technical and project management leadership and collaboration with the teams that support these applications, including design and development efforts, architectural best practices, testing, business reengineering, and communications with program partners, as well as managing the day to day operational support for these critical systems.

This position also includes collaboration with internal JCIT departments, other Judicial Council departments, Appellate and Trial Courts, justice partners, and vendors. It includes developing Budget Change Proposals and Requests for Proposal, as well as negotiating agreements with vendors.

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 based in either the San Francisco or Sacramento office.


  • Provide hands-on technical and project management leadership and collaboration for ACCMS, CCPOR, CIDCS, and other judicial branch applications.
  • Work with architects, developers, and analysts to develop a strategy and plan to modernize the applications using cloud technologies and incorporating secure identity management principles and solutions.
  • Manage and coordinate the day to day operations of ACCMS, CCPOR, CIDCS, and other judicial branch applications, including all interfaces from and to these systems.
  • Broadly communicate information regarding system status, functional changes and updates, outages, and other system information to the business community, internal and external customers, and senior management.
  • Promote an environment that enables team members to grow technically and professionally and to do their best work.
  • Develop and administer the annual budget for ACCMS, CCPOR, and CIDCS.
  • Develop and nurture positive and productive professional working relationships with user communities and stakeholders, including executive management and line staff.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend and report at various meetings: Weekly staff meetings, regular meetings with program stakeholders and user groups, meetings to collaborate with other JCIT staff, and other meetings as required.
  • Update CCPOR and ACCMS fact sheets as needed, including information on the California Courts and Judicial Resources Network websites.
  • Coordinate office cubicle setup, pc setup, network credentials, and system access as needed.
  • Respond to information system emergencies - requires occasional work on weekends and after business hours.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science, management information systems or directly  related field, and seven (7) years of relevant information technology experience, which includes at  least one (1) year of supervisory 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.


Two (2) years in a senior analyst or other level (C43) class, or four (4) years in an analyst or other  level (C42) class with the Judicial Council of California or two (2) years of experience performing  the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of an exempt-level senior  analyst, or four (4) years as an exempt-level analyst, in a California Superior Court or California  state-level government entity and a) completion of training courses on topics related to effective  supervision within 6 months of promotion; or b) one year of previous supervisory experience.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledge of principles of information systems architecture for enterprise-wide systems deployment such as cloud, multi-tier, distributed system architecture and development principles, and internet/intranet application delivery mechanisms with in-depth understanding of the business.
  • Knowledge of multiple hardware platforms and the interrelationship of different operating systems, middleware, messaging system management.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and developing applications using most of the following technologies: Java/J2EE, .Net Core, RESTful API, Micro-services, SOAP based Web Services, XML, SQL, Angular, HTML, JSON, FTP, containers such as Kubernetes, WebLogic, Relational and NoSQL databases, Azure or AWS Cloud.
  • Experience in project management including developing, managing, tracking, and executing project plans, risks, and risk mitigation.
  • Experience with analysis, design, and development of applications software and other information systems.
  • Ability to resolve complex technical issues.
  • Ability to develop cost/benefit analyses and budget change proposals. 
  • Experience in securing program funding, including the drafting of grant proposals and reports.
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of network design and communication.
  • Knowledge of Software development, data modeling and other tools, languages, and report generators.
  • Working knowledge of ColdFusion.
  • Ability to explain technical issues to senior management and business users in a nontechnical manner.
  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies such as waterfall and agile.
  • Judicial branch experience - appellate courts, trial courts, court interpreters, law enforcement agencies, California Department of Justice.
  • CLETS certification.


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

Other Information

Please Note:

  • 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 February 6, 2021. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume and a response to the supplemental questions.

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

Supplemental Questions

To better assess the qualifications of each applicant, we will review your response to the following question.  Please indicate for which employer you performed these functions.  Your answer should not exceed a total of one page.

  1. Please describe the three most important strengths you bring to this supervisory position and why they make you a good supervisor.

Pay and Benefits

$7,864 - $11,796  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
  • CalPERS Retirement Plan
  • 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • FlexElect Program
  • Pretax Parking
  • Long Term Disability Program (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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