Superior Court of Orange County

Job title: Application Development Manager – PRIMARILY REMOTE OPPORTUNITY

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Company: Superior Court of Orange County

Job description: Position Information

The Superior Court of California, County of Orange

is now accepting applications for:


(*Official Classification: Court Technology Manager I)


$129,022.40 – $156,041.60


$3,500 annually in optional benefit plan dollars

Choice of five medical plans

Vacation and sick leave packages

13 paid holidays per year

Defined-benefit retirement/pension plan

Tuition reimbursement

Optional deferred compensation program (457 plan)


Deadline to apply for this recruitment is Thursday, August 04, 2022 at 11:59 PM PST

This recruitment is open to external candidates, internal OCSC employees, and internal OCSC promotions. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill future positions.


This position is eligible for a combination of telework and on-site work assignment. Telework must be completed from a pre-designated home-based location within the State of California and employees may be required to report on-site to address business needs.

Telework is at the sole discretion of the Court and may be rescinded with 48 hours’ notice, based on needs of the Orange County Superior Court.


The Orange County Superior Court is the third largest court of general jurisdiction in California. We have courthouses throughout the county, including locations in Orange, Westminster, Fullerton, Newport Beach, and Santa Ana. We have a staff of about 1,400 and an operating budget of nearly $200 million. The Court’s Judges, Commissioners and employees are recognized for their high standards of achievement, integrity, and diversity. The Court is committed to ensuring equal access to court services and enhancing public confidence in the court system.

To learn more about the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, visit our homepage at


The Court Technology Services (CTS) department is responsible for providing the court with proactive leadership in implementing and maintaining the court’s network infrastructure, core business and departmental applications, as well as ensuring the security of the court’s data and processes. CTS works with court leaders, judicial committees, the State Judicial Council Staff, justice agencies, court departments, vendors, and others to ensure the court is fully supported by the appropriate levels of technology services.

The individual selected for this position will manage a team of developers and business analysts who design, develop, implement, and maintain medium to large on-premises and cloud-based applications using modern technologies/frameworks including .NET, Java, Angular, Oracle, SQL Server and other related technologies. The incumbent is expected to exercise a high level of independence pertaining to learning, strategic thinking, performance planning, program execution, problem solving, employee management and provide technical guidance and leadership to a high performing team.

Examples of Duties

Duties for the classification may include, but are not limited to:

  • Works with a variety of stakeholders to analyze business needs and strategies; recommends, advises, and presents optimal solutions and roadmaps to meet organizational goals.
  • Develops or reviews recommendations for new applications factoring in scalability, integrity, maintainability, availability, security, and cost. Reviews complex application designs for integration with existing systems to ensure interoperability across multiple platforms and technologies; implements optimal solutions. Identifies risks and vulnerabilities in current architecture and proposes solutions for remediation.
  • Manages, controls, integrates and evaluates the work of assigned staff and contract personnel; with staff, develops, implements and monitors work plans to achieve goals and objectives; develops, recommends and monitors performance against annual cost center and project budgets; supervises and participates in developing, implementing and evaluating project plans, work processes and procedures to achieve established goals and objectives in accordance with CTS standards; prepares and maintains a variety of reports and statistical data.
  • Interviews and selects unit staff; supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; establishes performance requirements and personal development targets; builds employee creative potential to energize staff to innovation and strengthening both technical and non-technical skills across their area of responsibility; regularly monitors performance and provides training, coaching and mentoring for performance improvement and development; recommends merit increases and provides other recognition of performance quality; subject to management concurrence, takes disciplinary action, up to and including termination, to address performance deficiencies, in accordance with Court policies and labor contract agreements; selects and supervises the work of contract staff and approves their invoices for payment.
  • Provides day-to-day leadership, project management oversight, and works with staff to ensure a high performance, collaborative, customer service-oriented work environment that supports achieving CTS and Court mission, objectives, and service standards; applies best practices and quality assurance processes to assigned areas of responsibility; may serve as project manager for designated projects.
  • Develops and maintains strong customer relationships to ensure effective service delivery and customer satisfaction; interacts with users regularly to develop and refine requirements, gain agreement on solutions and deliverables, report on progress, monitor satisfaction, identify and resolve concerns and conflicts and seek cooperation, involvement and action to achieve mutual objectives; develops a broad understanding of user business, service delivery and operational requirements; advises and consults with managers on uses of technology to improve business and operational performance; informs managers on industry trends and technology developments.

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Minimum Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in management information systems, information technology, computer science or a closely related field.



OPTION I: Five (5) years of full-time (or equivalent) of progressively responsible experience in the planning, design, development, implementation, maintenance, and support of applications, server platforms and/or IT infrastructure, including two (2) years which was in a class at least comparable to the level of the Court’s class of Court Technology Architect, Systems Administrator II, Network Administrator III, User Support Supervisor, Court Technology Team Lead, Network Telecommunications Engineer, Applications Developer III, or Senior Business Systems Analyst.


OPTION II: Three (3) years of full-time (or equivalent) of experience with the Court in a classification comparable to Court Technology Architect, Systems Administrator II, Network Administrator III, User Support Supervisor, Court Technology Team Lead, Network Telecommunications Engineer, Applications Developer III, or Senior Business Systems Analyst.

SUBSTITUTE EXPERIENCE: A Master’s degree in management information systems, information technology, computer science or a closely related field may substitute for up to two (2) years of required experience.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will possess the following desirable qualifications:

  • Experience in managing a financial cost center.
  • Experience leading highly technical application developers; hiring, training, motivating, and mentoring staff to achieve optimal performance.
  • Experience with cloud deployment/development (Azure, and/or GCP).
  • Experience in business analysis, design, development, testing and implementing applications using .NET, Java, Angular, Oracle, SQL Server, or other related technologies in a Windows/Linux on-premises/cloud environment.
  • Experience managing large projects using waterfall or agile methodologies and appropriate tools. PMP certification is a plus.

Additional Information

Application Process

All applicants are required to submit a completed online application and supplemental questionnaire. To learn more about how to create an application, click .

For tips on completing/updating your application, refer to our “Helpful Application Tips” guide by clicking .

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application and supplemental questionnaire.

Human Resources will review applications to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications; therefore, it is to your benefit to include all current and previous related work experience. When listing Court experience, please include dates and classification of each position held, if more than one.

Selection Process

Step 1: Applications will be reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and/or desirables; those passing candidates will be referred to step 2 in the selection process.

Step 2: Candidates’ supplemental question responses may be evaluated and ranked. Depending on the number of applications, assessments and/or screening interviews may be conducted. If any part of the assessment process consists of proctored, in-person tests, candidates will be required to appear in person regardless of where they reside. Note: Though candidates may live outside of the State of California while participating in a recruitment process, individuals must reside within the State to be eligible for Court employment.

Step 3: Those candidates who are successful in the review/assessment will be placed on the eligible list. Placement on the eligible list is not a guarantee of employment.

All candidates will be notified via email of their status at each step of the process.

Additional steps for the selection process will include a local background and reference check. For current Court employees, click .

Reasonable Accommodations

Orange County Superior Court provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, upon request. Please contact the Human Resources Department at [email protected] if you feel that you will need a reasonable accommodation for any aspect of the selection process.

Eligible List

This recruitment may be used to establish an eligible list for current and future vacancies. The eligible list will remain active until the list is exhausted or a new recruitment opens.

Status Notifications

You will be notified by email during the process of this recruitment through Please check your email spam/junk folders and accept emails ending with and If your contact information changes, please update your profile at


The Superior Court of California, County of Orange participates in the eVerify program.


For questions about this recruitment, please contact Monica Budd at [email protected] For general employment information, please click .

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Expected salary: $129022.4 – 156041.6 per year

Location: Orange County, CA

Job date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 07:54:12 GMT

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