Job Posting: Web Application Developer / Application Server Support Specialist

Department of Justice

Web Application Developer / Application Server Support Specialist

$5,562.00 - $8,999.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 12/14/2020

Job Description and Duties

Under direction of the Information Technology Manager I (ITM I) the incumbent performs as the journey level technical specialist working both independently and as a team member on the most complex systems software projects related to several CA Department of Justice (DOJ) information technology systems of varying priorities, including mission-critical applications and infrastructure.  The ITS I is responsible for analyzing, designing, modifying, planning, installing, configuring, evaluating, maintaining and supporting the mission critical Law Enforcement Agency Web (LEAWeb) application and JBOSS Application Servers.  The ITS I functions as a web application developer,  Application Server Administrator,  and team contributor for complex Java Enterprise infrastructure and deployments, including applications related to Law Enforcement Agency Web (LEAWeb), California Justice Information Services (CJIS), California Sex and Arson Registry (CSAR), Firearms, and Forensics in support of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) and Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) systems. The ITS I collaboratively designs complex web applications, infrastructure, including advanced clustering, connection pooling, and efficient system resource usage.  The incumbent provides consultation on the design and implementation of web and Java-based applications, as well as provides troubleshooting of complex issues under high pressure with low tolerance for outages.  Acts as a consultant to technical web and Java developers on designs and troubleshooting application and infrastructure problems.  At the journey level, the ITS I actively participates in hardware and software migrations.  

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:
Web Application Developer / Application Server Support Specialist
$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, Criminal Justice Information Systems Branch, Enterprise Application Support 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 – 221395 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: 12/14/2020

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 - 221395
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:

Malina Velarde JC - 221395
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 developing web applications including examples of functionality, tools and programming tools used.

    2. Please describe your experience managing or administrating application servers.

    3. Briefly describe your knowledge and skills that make you the best candidate for this position.
  • 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 designing, developing, modifying, and implementing web applications.
• Experience with web development tools and programming languages.
• Knowledge of industry standards for web application development.
• Experience designing, modifying, installing, and evaluating the large and complex JEE Application Server systems.
• Experience working with customers to optimize the use of the existing JEE containers and understand future application needs.
• Experience supporting all the software products used in the delivery of JEE Application Server support and services.
• Experience monitoring the daily operations, performance, and capacity of the JEE applications and servers.
• Thorough understanding of industry standard JEE services and automation methods such as Ansible and Jenkins.
• Demonstrable knowledge of enterprise JBoss Application Server software and technology.
• Demonstrable knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 or later.
• Ability to work independently as a technical specialist on complex JEE application server assignments.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for documentation, tracking and giving presentations.
• Experience resolving complex technical problems and providing capacity and trend analysis reports.
• Ability to evaluate new technologies and make effective recommendations for their use.
• Experience working as a team member on major projects.
• Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Ability to ensure that resolutions are timely, accurate, and well documented.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical, and interpersonal skills.


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:
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.

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 on Application Filing

JC with a FFD:

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.