System Architect - California Governor's Office of Emergency Services


Are you looking for an exciting and fast-paced career? Join the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and be part of an organization that serves as a leader in emergency management and homeland security through dedicated service to all.  We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. If you are interested in a challenging opportunity in a high-energy, team-oriented environment, you are encouraged to apply.

The Information Technology Specialist III, System Architect, will work to identify, collect and perform analysis of technologies, services, and systems to help Cal OES meet its goals and mission objectives.The incumbent will investigate, document, and report on new and existing technologies and emerging trends, provide actionable strategic, technical, and tactical information and intelligence, Prepare reports, briefings, and presentations.The incumbent works with other IT staff and Business Units to create relevant and timely services and processes to streamline operations and drive innovation.


The Department’s computing and communications environments are the center of the enterprise’s IT activities. It is very important to the enterprise that the infrastructure systems offer the highest reliability and performance possible.


This position will deal with California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) and secure information, as such a background check via Cal DOJ Live Scan and need for a FEMA/DHS security clearance will be required to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Working Conditions

Please see attached Duty Statement


Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


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Department Information

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is an emergency response, homeland security, and disaster recovery agency and as a result, is a dynamic and exciting place to work in a team-oriented environment. Cal OES provides training to enhance the understanding of emergency and incident management to all employees.

In the event of an emergency, employees may be contacted and requested to report to work in the event of an emergency. This contact may be outside of your normal working hours (evenings/nights, weekends, and holidays). This service may require irregular work hours, work locations other than the official duty location, and may include duties other than those specified in your official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and you may be required to relocate to emergency sites.

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Position Details

Job Code #: JC-238260
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Working Title: System Architect