Join the Office of Technology
& Innovation at the DMHC!

We are OTI, the Office of Technology and Innovation! We believe that through implementing innovative new technology solutions, we can improve the delivery of health care for Californians who rely on the Managed Health Care system.

We provide Application Development, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Technology Support services, Project Management and Information Security services to the DMHC!
Join the office of technology

We leverage our technical skills to support the DMHC's mission to protect consumers' health care rights and ensure a stable health care delivery system.

There are two paths to a career in OTI.
Please select the path that best fits your journey.

Follow These Steps on Your Journey!

If you are new to the State of California application process, it is important for you to understand how to navigate the process. Below are links to resources that you should review before applying.

Step 1:

Review Job Posting

Start by reviewing the entire Job Posting on the CalCareers website, but do NOT apply for the job yet! This will ensure you understand the position and application requirements.

Step 2:

Learn About Required Examinations

Before you can apply for an open position, you may be required to take an examination which consists of a series of questions that help determine if you are qualified to apply for the position.

Step 3:

Complete Required Examination

Watch this video for an example of how to complete a state Supplemental Application Examination.

Step 4:

Download and Complete the SOQ

Watch this video to learn how to download and complete the Statement of Qualifications (SOQ), when required!

Step 5:

Apply on CalCareers Website

Watch this video to learn how to apply for a job with the State of California through the CalCareers job portal!


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Please explore our available career opportunities:

IT Specialist I
Salary Range:
$5,960.00 - $9,643.00 per Month
Managed Health Care, Enterprise Application Support & Quality Division
Sacramento County
Permanent Full-time, Telework Available (Must reside in California)
Filing Deadline:
Until Filled
About the Job:
The Software and Solution Developer works both independently and as part of a team to configure Software as a Service (SaaS) and Application Platform as a Service (aPaaS) solutions, as well as develops and maintains custom software by leveraging the Microsoft .NET framework. Performs requirements analysis, design, configuration, software development, unit testing, peer code review, implementation and support for complex system development projects and departmental databases, cloud-based applications, and Microsoft .NET custom applications. Uses analytical skills to interpret requirements and develop accessible solutions deployed as web-based applications. Research technologies and collaborate with other developers on multi-system projects.
IT Associate
Salary Range:
$4,516 to $7,998 per month
Managed Health Care, Technology Services Division
Sacramento County
Permanent Full-time, Telework Available (Must reside in California)
Filing Deadline:
About the Job:
The Desktop Support Analyst works at the Office of Technology and Innovation (OTI) Service Desk performing a variety of tasks in connection with the analysis, development, installation, implementation, procurement, and support of information technology systems, multifunction automated office systems, microcomputer systems, and teleprocessing networks and/or systems. Support includes: technical configuration and support for the desktop computing environment, security patch management and help desk support for all locations, managing specifications, installation and testing of computer systems and peripherals within established guidelines.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I required to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)?

Yes and No! Some jobs require an SOQ, and other jobs do not. If an SOQ is required, it will be specified in the Application instructions.

What happens after I submit my application?

The hiring manager will be notified of your application, and it will be reviewed and scored.

  • After your application has been reviewed, HR will do a Minimum Qualifications check and let the hiring manager know whether you are eligible to be considered for an interview.
  • If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified by email or phone and an interview will be scheduled.
  • You will participate in the interview process (with a multi-person panel). Finalists may be asked back for a second interview, technical evaluation, or informal meeting.

Are all positions governed by a union collective bargaining agreement?

No. Manager, Supervisor and IT Specialist III positions are not governed by a collective bargaining agreement.

Can I live anywhere in the world and still telework?

No. You must reside in the State of California and you must remain a resident of California to work for the DMHC.

Does CalHR provide any FAQs on state employment?

Yes, please review the CalHR Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page of their website which answers FAQs about Benefits, Civil Rights, Controlled Substances, Labor Relations, Policies, Selection, Training and Workforce Planning.

Does the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) provide any FAQs on state benefits and retirement?

Yes, please review the CalPERS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page of their website which answers questions related to benefits and member education.


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