Job Detail

Organization: City of Ontario
Title: Senior Systems Analyst
Location: Ontario, California

Posted: 2024-04-24
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Senior Systems Analyst

Do you enjoy supporting software applications, database administration, network administration and geographic information systems? Are you interested in gaining valuable experience to expand and develop in the field of Information Technology? Are you interested in working with the fastest growing City in the Inland Empire? If so, the City of Ontario has the perfect position for you! The Information Technology Agency INVITES YOU to apply to join the team as a Senior Systems Analyst.

The Information Technology Agency has an exciting opportunity for an analytical individual passionate about finding innovative solutions to the City's needs using information technology systems. The Senior Systems Analyst is responsible for supporting all City departments and the Ontario International Airport Authority, with defining system needs, assuring system integration, performing expert functional/technical maintenance and support, and project management. Additionally, this position will play an active role in the ongoing assessment of system needs and assist with future system implementations. The Senior Systems Analyst may be assigned to one of the IT Agency's Departments: Systems, Operations, or Applications.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the innate ability to easily articulate business needs, analyze and provide sound recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of overall system functionality, takes pride and ownership when managing assigned projects, and foster and maintain effective working relationships with employees, City officials, outside agencies, and the general public. Additionally, the successful candidate will be a role model for the City's Approach to Public Service - Commitment to the Community, Achieving Excellence Through Teamwork, and Doing the Right Thing the Right Way – and emulate the qualities of a 5 Tool Player – Leader, Thinker, Operator, Communicator, and Public Servant.

The current vacancies for this recruitment are in the IT Applications Department, however, this recruitment will result in an eligibility list, which may be used to fill future vacancies within all three (3) IT Departments as they become available.

*** Background Check Requirement ***

As part of their duties, Senior Systems Analysts may be assigned to work in the Ontario Police Department facilities or will have access to Police Department information systems. As a result, employment in this position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a background investigation conducted by the Ontario Police Department. This background investigation will include the passing of a polygraph test. Candidates may be disqualified from further consideration during the background investigation for a variety of reasons including but not limited to an excessive number of traffic citations and/or collisions; arrests and/or convictions; a history of illegal substance abuse; poor credit history (factors include bankruptcy, foreclosures, liens, repossessions, and recency); or thefts from a previous employer. For clarification of any of the above disqualifying reasons, please call the Police Department Background Unit at (909) 408-1820. The following list describes some areas that are covered in the background investigation: Your relatives, references, and acquaintances are asked to comment on your suitability for this position. The information supplied regarding your educational history is examined and verified.

Information Technology Agency

The Information Technology Agency provides reliable and innovative information solutions to systems and support to improve business operations, performance and outcomes. Information technology impacts all aspects of City operations, efficiency and customer service. Ontario IT is a 24-hour, 7 day a week operation, which provides support of technology solutions used by all City departments and includes IT support services for the Ontario International Airport. Our extensive information infrastructure includes networks, telecommunications, servers, computers, software, and mobile and field equipment. The IT Agency continuously strives to exhibit integrity, professionalism and teamwork and to deliver consistent and reliable IT services.

City of Ontario

The City of Ontario is a dynamic leading and growing community in the Inland Empire with a variety of full-time and part-time employment and volunteer opportunities. Ontario is proud to have the reputation of being a progressive City providing solid leadership to its citizens and to the business community. The City provides a full range of services to the community including: Police, Fire, Management Services, Community Life & Culture, Community Development, Public Works, Financial Services, Human Resources/ Risk Management and the Ontario Municipal Utilities Company. The City's team is staffed with approximately 1,517 full-time equivalent diverse and talented employees who work to support a common goal of providing excellent service to the community.

Essential Functions

The essential functions typically performed by the Senior Systems Analyst include the following:

Qualification Guidelines


Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Technology, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Additional related experience, or experience in a lead capacity implementing an enterprise information system, may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.

Proof of successful completion of a bachelor’s degree must be provided by way of attachment to your online application or as an email attachment sent to the Hiring Agency Representative at, or before, time of the reference check process. Acceptable forms of proof include Unofficial Transcripts, Official Transcripts, Photos and/or Photocopies of Institutional Degree/Certifications.

NOTE: Failure to provide the required documentation at, or before, time of the reference check process will result in disqualification.


Three (3) years of experience maintaining, implementing, or supporting enterprise information systems.


Valid California Class C Driver's license and an acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment.

Special Requirements

May be required to work any shift in a 24-hour/day, 7-day/week operation on a rotational basis including weekends and holidays. Ability to work overtime.

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