Job Posting: Full Stack JAVA Developer

Department of Justice

Full Stack JAVA Developer

$5,562.00 - $8,999.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 6/24/2021

Job Description and Duties

Under the general supervision of the Information technology Supervisor II (ITSup II), the ITS I works as the lead technical specialist working independently and as part of the team on the most complex systems software projects related to several Department of Justice (DOJ) information technology systems of varying priorities, including mission-critical Firearms Applications.  The ITS I duties include but are not limited to designing, evaluating, troubleshooting, development, enhancement, testing, and maintenance of the most complex JAVA (J2EE) applications. The ITS I will maintain and support the Firearms Applicantions and other related applications using JAVA, Oracle, PL/SQL, Oracle client tools such as  SQL Developer, SQLPlus, and XML. As part of system monitoring, the position duties will analyze and resolve system failures and software problems on a 24 x 7 basis to ensure data integrity, as well as, having the system available to DOJ's Law Enforcement clients. Maybe required to work outside of normal business hours.

• Proficient with HTML and JAVA programming

• Knowledge and understanding of Oracle database, PL/SQL, Oracle database methods, and application development methodologies and tools

• Knowledge of the fundamentals of Industry Standard Best Practices and the principles of systematic problem solving to troubleshoot and test installations and designs

• Knowledge of servlets, JSPs and JAVA Database Connectivity (JDBC) API

• Knowledge of information technology systems software, programming, equipment, and capabilities in order to install, maintain, secure, and support hardware/software, apply patches and fixes and resolve problems

• Knowledge of Oracle client tools (e.g. SQLPlus)

• Knowledge of XML syntax and schemas,JSON

• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships in order to participate in and lead projects, communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management

• Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and service levels

• Ability to identify problems, draws valid conclusions, and develops effective solutions to troubleshoot application and performance issues

• Ability to prepare clear and concise documentation (e.g. Operator manuals, disaster recovery procedures, etc.) to meet departmental and statewide standards

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

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Full Stack JAVA Developer
$5,562.00 - $7,454.00 A
$6,116.00 - $8,197.00 B
$6,715.00 - $8,999.00 C
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
Day Shift
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the California Justice Information Services Division, Application Development Bureau, Division of Law Enforcement Systems Branch, Managed Applications Services Section, Firearms and Forensic Software Development Unit.
  • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.
  • For more information about the department, please visit the Attorney General’s website at

Special Requirements

  • A fingerprint check is required.
  • Clearly indicate JC – 253116 in the “Examination(s) or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section of your State Application.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 6/24/2021

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Justice
Attn: Malina Velarde JC - 253116
PO Box 160608
Sacramento, CA 95816-0608

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Department of Justice
Malina Velarde JC - 253116
4949 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95820
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    1. Please describe your experience programming in Java and PL/SQL.
    2. Please describe your experience gathering, analyzing, and documenting business requirements.
    3. Please describe your experience with industry SDLC methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.).
  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey:

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

• Experience programming in Java and PL/SQL.

• Knowledge and experience javascript

• Experience Java application server, versioning software, java build tool experience, defect tracking tool (JIRA)

• Experience gathering business requirements and running JAD sessions.

• Experience writing and maintaining business requirement documents.

• Experience developing test scripts and test plans.

• Experience testing large and complex information systems,

• Demonstrate leadership skills and communicate in clear, concise manner including the ability to promote trust and credibility with a diverse business customer community and peers.

• Ability to adapt to a fast pace development environment with priorities and business requirement changes.


Benefit Information - Please access this link for information on benefits afforded to employees who work for the State of California - 

General State Employment Benefits and Protections

Click here to view more information about the outstanding benefits offered to State employees.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Human Resources Contact:
Malina Velarde
(916) 210-2513

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 210-7580
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Job Related Information

Personal Leave Program:

Effective July 1, 2020, state employees are subject to temporary wage reductions in exchange for Personal Leave Program (PLP) accruals. The specific rate and hours earned were negotiated and agreed upon by each bargaining unit. More information regarding PLP can be found here -

Additional Information about Application Filing

Please note, if using the United States Postal Service for delivery, there is no guarantee that your application will be date stamped and will arrive by the final filing date. If your application does not have a postmark or date stamp and arrives after the final filing date, your application will not be accepted. Therefore, to ensure timely delivery of your application, it is recommended that you use either electronic delivery, parcel service, or certified mail. Using one of these options will provide proof of delivery prior to the final filing date.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail