The Judicial Council of California is the policymaking and administrative body for the state court system. The Office of Court Research is charged to provide research, data, and analytic support to the courts and branch leadership.

We are a team of 12 full time analysts plus two contracted positions (including this one). 

This position will provide professional-level business process support and analysis for major initiatives that support the Data Analytics Workstream of the Information Technology Advisory Committee. This position will contribute to the design and implementation of a branchwide data governance model and will review the current data and analytic portfolio and branch workload models to identify new opportunities and make suggestions for adjustments. This position will help inventory agency datasets and match those datasets against agency data needs. The position will perform gap analyses to determine where additional governance may be needed and may develop new governance policies.

This position is recruited through a contracting process in which specific branch master agreement holders may propose eligible candidates for consideration. If you are presently employed as a data contractor or registered with a firm that has a master services agreement  with the Judicial Council for data analyst contacting services, you may indicate your interest in this solicitation: "WORF ISD20005 Sr. Business Systems Analyst. " If you are unfamiliar with this process, please contact Leah for information.

Skills and responsibilities

·       Ability to convert business requirements into a technical design and implementation plan.

·       Ability to analyze issues from system documentation and recommend solutions.

·       Experience managing technical projects, including conflict resolution, issue escalations, status reporting and resource management.
·       Understanding of courtroom operations and workflow.

·       Experience in R and Stata.

·       High level of technical writing experience.

·       Excellent oral, written, analytical and communication skills with the ability to lead a technical discussion to both technical and non-technical staff.

·       Excellent presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences, including creating and presenting executive summaries to management and technical committees.

·       Excellent analytical, verbal and conflict resolution skills.

·       Experience with data visualization and software such as Tableau and Power BI. 


  • Location:
    San Francisco
    The Judicial Council is on a termporary remote work schedule through at least October 5, 2020.
  • This job is remote friendly.
  • Deadline:


Minimum qualifications

see above

Preferred qualifications


·       Knowledge of data governance principles.
·       Prepare effective written materials for purposes of user and system documentation.
·       Use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
·       Resolve complex technical issues.
·       Explain technical issues to senior management in a nontechnical manner.
·       Public sector or governmental experience desired.


·       Exposure and experience with Cloud computing.
·       Conceptual understanding of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM and Oracle Cloud Platforms. 
·       Experience using SQL, Python, or other database query languages.

Contact Leah Rose-Goodwin at for guidance about applying.