Senior Product Analyst - Product Management - Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector (1053)
- Work Hours: Regular
- Job Code and Title: 1053-IS Business Analyst-Senior
- Fill Type: Permanent Exempt
Department: Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector
Job class: 1053 IS Business Analyst - Senior
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
- Hours: Full-time
- Application Opening: Thursday, May 25, 2023
- Application Filing Deadline: Tuesday, June 20, 2023
- Annual Salary: $117,598.00 to $147,966.00
Appointment Type: This is a Permanent Exempt (PEX), Full-Time position with an anticipated duration of up to three (3) years. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and incumbents are considered “at will” and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.
About The City and County of San Francisco
San Francisco is a vibrant and dynamic city, on the forefront of economic growth & innovation, urban development, arts & entertainment, as well as social issues & change. This rich tapestry of culture and ideas is sustained by our City's commitment to heighten the quality of life for the diverse population of San Franciscans and residents of the greater Bay Area. Our employees play an important role not only in making our City what it is today, but also in shaping the future of San Francisco.
The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector (“Department”) serves as the banker, tax collector, collection agent, and investment officer for the City and County of San Francisco. As the entity responsible for safeguarding the City’s money, the Office uses this expertise and authority to assist San Francisco residents through award-winning programs and initiatives that help low-income families build economic security and mobility.
We are committed to providing excellent services for taxpayers, customers, and our community. By promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we are a stronger, smarter, and more informed government agency.
The Product Management team manages many of the Department’s technology products, oversees major technology projects, and leads business process optimization initiatives at the Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector. The team works to ensure synchronicity among policy, process, and technology for the Department. The team spans many activities, from strategic to tactical, and provides important cross-functional leadership, including guidance and product support to ensure efficient day-to-day operations. The team’s robust product portfolio includes the Department’s online applications, such as the payment portals, tax filing applications, and taxpayer account management tools.
Working both with the internal IT team and external vendors, the Product Management team delivers resources that enable other Department sections to operate at peak efficiency and effectiveness, facilitating revenue collection of over $1 billion annually, supporting the mission of the Department, and maintaining the Department’s reputation as a technology leader within the City. The team collaborates with other City departments to support good government and implement legislation through cross-departmental projects and products. Product Management prioritizes fostering a team culture of collaboration, trust, support, and excellence.
The Senior IS Business Analyst (Senior Product Analyst) will manage software application products, consult on major Department applications, and project manage of a variety of department initiatives. The position will ensure the successful planning, execution, and management of project deliverables as well as manage the ongoing ownership of software products and the associated processes. The position requires excellent and proven product management skills and strong business analysis in order to optimize existing products and practices and identify new opportunities. A successful candidate will be flexible, navigate changing priorities, be a proactive self-starter, enjoy collaborating with a diverse set of users including engineers, non-technical end users, constituents, and executives, and enjoy problem solving.
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code, class, and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
- Manages software products; develops and implements modifications as necessary; maintains records of system documentation and user manuals to describe application installation and operating procedures.
- Monitors dependencies across inter-related business processes and technical projects. Effectively communicates status of individual projects and broader assigned portfolio to team, manager, and senior managers.
- Leads staff to create inclusive team approaches to projects and provides guidance, leadership development and direction.
- Establishes and maintains healthy relationships with stakeholders and serves as a point of contact and expert on products in order to make recommendations that align with the department mission to meet user needs and facilitate tax compliance.
- Collaborates with manager, IT director and senior manager to contribute to the definition, development, implementation, and maintenance of the business process improvement methodology.
- Researches, tests, and evaluates modern technologies.
- Assist in the management of partners for optimal efficiency in operations, systems, and associated costs (including but not limited to: RFP management, contract negotiations, analysis of statements, cost modeling, and performance reviews).
- Operational tasks include organizing UAT; rollout documentation and user manuals; strategy meeting management; schedule development and management; performance management and escalation.
- Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
An associate degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely related field].
Three (3) years in the information systems field, including system analysis, business process design, development and implementation of business application solutions or IT project management.
Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units / forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field.
The Essential Functions require the following physical skills: ability to work in a standard office environment, which may involve prolonged sitting, bending, telephone usage and engage in the repetitive motions involved in accessing databases, searching the internet, preparing reports and written communications and the use of other office equipment, and interacting with internal and external stakeholders in person and remotely.
Incumbent must work a 40-hour week within Department’s office hours. This position supports hybrid remote work. Employees may be permitted to work a hybrid schedule with supervisor’s approval, after which they must work at least two days in the office every week.
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point in the application, examination and/or departmental selection process.
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco. For more information on verification, please visit the following link: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#verification
All work experience, education, training, and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included in your Smart Recruiters application by the filing deadline. Information must be entered into the Smart Recruiters applicant tracking system under the headings for Experience and Education. Leaving these sections blank and attaching a resume in lieu of completing the Experience and Education sections will cause your application to be rejected.
Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may cause ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
One year of full-time employment is equivalent to 2000 hours. (2000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hours work week.) Any overtime hours that you work above forty (40) hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.
Please Note: A resume and cover letter must be attached to the online application. Failure to attach a resume and cover letter may result in your application not being considered for the position.
Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience and education. Only those candidates who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process. The Department may implement additional screening mechanisms in order to determine candidates’ qualifications for this position.
What else should I know?
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit https://careers.sf.gov/ and begin the application process.
- Select “I'm Interested” and follow instructions on the screen.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up to date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu, @smartalerts.info, and @smartrecruiters.com).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
Exam Analyst Information: If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Guillermo Tapia, by email at [email protected].
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CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.
The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.