Associate Strategic Planning Systems Engineer @ Los Angeles Unified School District - Los Angeles, CA

Job Overview

6 days ago

Associate Strategic Planning Systems Engineer

Los Angeles Unified School District - Los Angeles, CA

All employees must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and must be able to

provide verification of their vaccination status as part of the hiring and

onboarding process prior to an official offer of employment to any District

site; this includes current employees who are being promoted to a new

job class.

We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public schools,

with the serious work of tailoring the learning environment to better serve

our community. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your

potential in the business of education.

We are technical professionals, skilled workers, support staff, executives,

and community champions. We do our jobs with a sense of integrity,

accountability, and pride in shaping the future.

Our contributions here impact our number one customers - the 600,000

plus K-12 students of LAUSD. With over 1,000 job titles to choose from,

build your rewarding career here by joining nearly 30,000 employees,

and achieve new levels of success in your career!

Project Please note that positions in this classification will require work to be

performed on-site and in-person.

Benefits The starting salary for external candidates is based on their qualifications

for the job.

Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental,


vision, and life insurance plans.

Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement

System (CalPERS).

Vacation: 24 days of paid vacation to start.

Paid Holidays: 13 days.

Job Duties/Responsibilities The following list includes the essential job duties/responsibilities of this

classification:

  • Performs complex systems management architecture integration with

other system solutions to ensure an integrated system with automated

management capabilities where feasible.

  • Develops architectures and plans for enterprise wide tactical and

strategic requirements, systems definition, and feasibility determination

within a complex systems environment.

  • Establishes the Enterprise Architecture and ensures architected

solutions are in line with established architecture to meet the

requirements of the customers.

  • Develop and maintain Enterprise Architecture models.
  • Plans, analyzes, and coordinates systems requirements using in-depth
knowledge of District’s complex environments.
  • Review performance and capacity of current and future IT infrastructure

at regular intervals to determine if sufficient capacity and performance

exists to deliver against service level agreements.

  • Plan, propose, and design solutions and services that align with current

and future District business strategies and priorities.

  • Communicates and negotiates with vendors on an ongoing basis to

stay aware of new technical solutions to complex problems.

  • Oversees the systems configuration and recommends topology

changes, as necessary.

  • Oversees the implementation of large systems architecture projects

throughout the various stages and turns it over to operations once

implemented.

  • Oversees the maintenance of a systems inventory.

Is responsible for implementing District-wide technical architectures.

  • Coordinates with all other IT functional areas to provide planning

guidance and direction for systems connectivity issues.

  • Represents the District in systems operation matters and serves as

ITD’s liaison with regulators, auditors, suppliers, and other outside
entities as required.

  • Publishes enterprise architecture communications, processes,

standards, principles, and guidelines.

  • Develops technical requirements and specifications.
  • Maintains optimal alignment of technology architecture with data

architecture, and application architecture.

  • Leads and reviews IT project implementations, system architecture

designs, and procurement plans for compliance with IT standards and


architectural plans.

  • Provides advice and guidance to the Deputy Chief Information Officer

and/or Chief Information Officer relative to systems plans including

technical solutions, need for equipment/ software upgrading, and priority

matters.

  • Develop and maintain a short and long term strategic technology

infrastructure plan that includes systems architecture, technological

direction, acquisition plans, standards, optimal costs, migration

strategies, and contingencies.

To see the complete class description for this position, visit us at

www.lausdjobs.org

Minimum Requirements Education:

Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s
degree, preferably in electrical engineering, mathematics, computer

science, telecommunications management, network engineering,

information systems, data communications, or a related field. Qualifying

experience in addition to that listed below may be substituted for the

required education on a year-for-year basis provided that graduation

from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency is

met. An advanced degree in systems management, engineering, or

computer science is preferable.

Experience:

Network Systems Emphasis:

Three years of management or supervisory experience in systems

engineering computer/telecommunications industry. The aforementioned

experience should include LAN/WAN and firewall architecting.

Or

Information Systems Emphasis:

Three years of management or supervisory experience in information

systems architecture and accessing user system needs. The

aforementioned experience should include project management, data

management, enterprise application integration, data warehousing, and

decision support systems.

Special:

A valid California Driver License.

Use of an automobile.

Network Systems Emphasis:

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or Cisco Certified Design

Professional (CCDP) or equivalent certifications are preferred for the

Associate Strategic Planning Systems Engineer.

Cisco advanced certifications (such as CCIE), or Cisco Specialist


Certifications are preferable.

Information Systems Emphasis:

Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Level 1 Certification or

equivalent certification is preferred for the Associate Strategic Planning

Systems Engineer

Project Management Professional (PMP), IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL),

Open Group Certified Architect (Open CA), or Certified Business

Continuity Professional (CBCP) certifications are preferable.

Special Physical Requirement:

Effective hearing and speaking to address systems issues promptly.

Desirable Qualifications The ideal candidate would have the knowledge of:

  • Project management, including the development of budgets, time lines

and allocation of staff

  • Accounting and procurement procedures and practices
  • Personnel practices and policies
  • Principles of training, employee evaluation, and employee relations
  • Project scheduling
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) processes
  • Windows NT workstation/server, MS Project and Access
  • Internet applications such as e-mail, internet, netnews, etc.
  • Security controls for networking devices, operating systems,

application, web, and cloud-based solutions

  • Network Systems Emphasis:
  • Cisco/Xylan routers and addressing schemes
  • LAN/WAN network architecture, integration, and implementation
  • Networking, application systems, Internet, Intranet, client server

operation, and network

  • security including firewalls and secure network architecture
  • Ethernet and Token Ring LANs, Internet tools (e.g. FTP, Telnet, WWW,

etc.), routers, MAUS, repeaters, bridges, switches, SNMP, SNA,

Microsoft SNA server, FDDI, and SONET rings

  • Principles of LAN architecture, traffic engineering, and network security

administration

  • IBM OS390 and RS6000 or equivalent computers and peripherals
  • Copper and fiber cable topologies
  • Cable termination equipment and standards
  • Cable and bix block identification techniques
  • Wired and wireless network monitoring tools
  • Network Access Control Software such as Aruba Clearpass
  • Protocols such as SNA, IPX, and TCP/IP, etc.
  • MS BackOffice, MS Exchange
  • Network software
  • Encryption technologies, software, and applications

database security

  • Knowledge of ORACLE, SQL server, .NET and Java environments
  • Cloud hosting

Information Systems Emphasis:

  • The Open Group Architectural Framework (TOGAF) for Enterprise

Architecture Systems technology, application architecture, applications

integration methodologies, and system architecture

  • On-Line Transactional Programs (OLTP) principles and methodologies
  • On-Line Analytical Programs (OLAP) principles and methodologies
  • Cloud Computing principles and methodologies
  • Web Application and Portal principles and methodologies
  • Mobile Application principles and methodologies
  • Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) principles and

methodologies

  • Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) principles and methodologies
  • Assess and secure source-code, custom applications, and websites

The ideal candidate would also have the ability to:

  • Manage multiple large projects simultaneously
  • Develop, plan, and implement short and long-range goals
  • Integrate and collaborate successfully with peers
  • Formulate and express ideas clearly and effectively in writing and orally
  • Set priorities and successfully complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Analyze and interpret materials and problems involving rules,

procedures, documentation, and related matters

  • Maintain effective relationships with District personnel and

representatives of manufacturers and other organizations

  • Motivate and lead employees
  • Transform business requirements into IT systems architecture

Employment Selection Process The selection process for this position will tentatively consist of the

following: Writing Project, and Technical Interview.

Please be sure to include correspondence from @lausd.net as an

approved sender so that messages aren't accidentally placed into your

spam/junk e-mail folder.

For more information about the LAUSD employment assessment

process, visit the 'My LAUSD Career' section of our website at

http://www.lausdjobs.org .

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To find out whether the application deadline has been extended, visit the

website at: http://www.lausdjobs.org .

The Los Angeles Unified School District intends that all qualified persons

shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.

Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing

are available to individuals with disabilities. Please call (213) 241-3455

for more information.

Additional Posting Information Selection and promotion are based on a competitive employment

assessment process. Candidates who pass all parts of the assessment

process are placed on a hiring (eligibility) list based on their assessment

score. Hiring departments may make job offers to candidates on the top

three ranks of the hiring list. Eligibility typically lasts for 12 months. The

hiring list resulting from this assessment process may be used to fill open

positions in related job classifications.

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