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Job Posting: Enterprise Project and Procurement Governance Architect

Department of Justice

Enterprise Project and Procurement Governance Architect

$8,488.00 - $11,375.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 1/31/2022

Job Description and Duties

Under administrative direction of the Information Technology Manager II (ITM II), the incumbent serves as an expert advisor and works as an expert within the Enterprise Services Bureau to drive information technology (IT) project management and procurement governance. The ITS III supports project management frameworks such as California-Project Management Framework (CA-PMF) and Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) to establish and maintain a governance and oversight model for technology projects within the department. The ITS III develops and maintains a procurement governance model that aligns with the State Administrative Manual (SAM), the State Information Management Model (SIMM), and state procurement policies and is responsible for driving the Bureau’s information technology project portfolio, project management, and procurement governance model.


The ITS III performs effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.  The ITS III applies knowledge of information technology governance principles and practices to establish and maintain project priorities and applies federal, state, department, and organizational policies and procedures to state information technology operations. The ITS III demonstrates a high level of communication (both oral and written) skills while performing these responsibilities. This includes support of the Bureau’s goal to serve as a customer-focused service organization with continuous improvement of communications and relations to create a culture of collaboration with customers, vendors, peers, subordinates, and management.

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

Working Conditions

Provide after-hours, on call assistance; work the hours needed to get the job done; and travel when needed. Modular work station in a smoke-free environment.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Enterprise Project and Procurement Governance Architect
$8,488.00 - $11,375.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

This position is located in the California Justice Information Services Division, Enterprise Services Bureau, Project Management & Procurement Branch.


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

This is a re-advertisement for JC - 280941. If you have previously applied for JC - 280941, it is not necessary to re-apply. Your original application for JC - 280941 will be included in this candidate pool for JC - 285575.

A fingerprint check is required.


Clearly indicate JC – 285575 in the “Examination(s) or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section of your State Application.


Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, applying electronically is highly encouraged. 

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: 1/31/2022

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: Sean "Joseph" Soria JC - 285575
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
Sean "Joseph" Soria JC - 285575
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.
  • Other - Cover Letter - One page in length.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    For more information on how to complete the required Statement of Qualifications, please see below in "Additonal Information on Application Filing"

  • 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:
• Strong leadership skills in complex environment with multiple competing priorities and demands.
• Ability to work across diverse teams of technical, business and executive staff and managing organizational and technological change.
• Experience at an expert level over large scale information technology infrastructures and system software.
• Experience as a project manager over large scale, enterprise IT system implementations.
• Experience with establishing policies and standards, process improvement, etc.
• Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and service levels.
• Ability to conduct and facilitate effective meetings, to foster effective communication, ensure meeting objectives are met, and/or explain issues and solutions to users, managers, team members and vendors.
• Ability to prepare clear and concise documentation (e.g., concept papers, statements of work).
• Provide leadership, mentorship, and train subordinate staff.


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

Contact Information

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

Human Resources Contact:
Sean Soria
(916) 210-5365

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 Information on 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.

Additional Information on Application Filing

The SOQ serves as documentation of each candidate’s ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. Your responses should be no more than two (2) pages in length, standard¬ sized paper (8.5" x 11"), formatted with a font of 11 point; Arial. Each line should be single spaced, and the margins on the top, bottom and sides of the page 1 inch. The SOQ must include your name with Statement of Qualifications and the Job Code #XXXXXX in the page header, and the header contents should be centered.

Each qualification must be addressed one at a time (i.e.: first provide a complete and independent response to Qualification #1, then a complete and independent response to Qualification #2, etc.). Additionally, each response must be numbered prior to each individual response to clearly indicate which Qualification you are responding to. Candidates who do not follow the filing instructions will be disqualified from consideration.



  1. Please share your work experience, education, and achievements that you believe qualifies you for the DOJ IT Specialist III position.
  2. Describe in detail your knowledge and experience of the legislative process, budgets, personnel, labor relations, and contracting processes.
  3. Describe your experience managing and overseeing large highly technical and interdisciplinary teams and projects.
  4. Describe your experience developing/implementing IT policies, strategies, and managing IT portfolios.

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