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Assistant Deputy Director- EAM System Development

Job ID: 1247
Business Unit: Metro-North Railroad
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: EAM Development
Date Posted: Dec 8, 2023





Assistant Deputy Director – EAM System Development




420 Lexington Ave.




$98,205.00 - $128,893.80


Until Filled


Metro-North Railroad reserves the right to remove this posting prior to the Application Deadline.



MTA Metro-North Railroad is a dynamic organization, operating out of the jewel of New York City, Grand Central Terminal.  We provide service to over 86.5 million customers, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut.  A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is one of the busiest commuter railroads in the nation.  MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe and reliable commute, excellent customer service and rewarding opportunities to its employees.

Position Objective

The Assistant Deputy Director – EAM System Development is a key technical resource for MNR’s EAM Program. This position is responsible for the setup, design, implementation and continued maintenance and management, of Metro North’s EAM systems.  This position will provide expertise in the set-up and configuration of the EAM systems, and associated packages including the design, and configuration of mobile applications meeting the overall business requirements.  This role will create as needed user set-up, group and security definition, and delivery of KPI start centers defined around specific business roles.

This position will liaise with MTA’s Information Technology department and MNR business units to support all phases of the EAM program development and implementation from the identification of requirements, creation of business and functional specifications, to assistance defining systems processes, in line with defined business processes. 

This position will assist in creating a data analysis framework to ultimately assist in the delivery of a decision support framework/system to better analyze and transition data to actionable intelligence.


Assisting the business to identify and collect EAM data, and the reporting of data and system survey findings

Developing asset data and location data hierarchies

Identification and specification of Decision Support systems and analysis

Development of cross systems data validation and cleansing procedures

Development of mapping tables and business objects to assist in smooth inter-system data exchange

Development of data interfaces to external systems, as well as systems integration points

Development of business reports, KPI’s and Dashboards


Required Qualifications


Knowledge of Asset Management principles 

Strong knowledge of data integrity principles

Ability converting Business requirements into Functional specifications

Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, as well as databases.

Must be able to demonstrate a high level of initiative, professional integrity and demeanor.

Ability to work independently as well as in groups to achieve defined goals and objectives.

Strong written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the company and with outside agencies.

Strong organization, administrative and management skills with ability to effectively manage small team and multiple tasks..


Preferred Qualifications


Knowledge of Hexagon, Bentley and ESRI software

Project Management or Program Management ability

Business Process Management capability.

Experience in Data Analysis

Operations and Maintenance experience


Required Education and Experience


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field. Demonstrated equivalent experience, education, and/or technical credentials to include four (4) additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in Enterprise Asset Management or System Development, including experience delivering Data Strategies, Business Intelligence and Systems Analysis activities.

Other Information

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”). Employees driving company vehicles must complete defensive driver training once every three years for current MNR drivers; or within 180 days of hire or transfer for an employee entering an authorized driving position.

Selection Criteria

Due to the competitive nature of the selection process, not all qualified candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position are guaranteed an interview. To be selected for a position, one must meet the following criteria: (1) satisfy the minimum requirements listed in the job posting, (2) if applicable, successfully pass a written and practical exam, (3) satisfy a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), and (4) pass a verbal interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing. Failure to pass any step within the hiring process will result in the disqualification of your application.

Additional Criteria for Current Employees: Current Metro-North employees must be in active service to be eligible for consideration. Agreement Employees applying for a position outside of their present craft are required to have worked in your current union for at least one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, including on-the-job training or lock-in requirement, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.). If you are transferring to another craft, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present union. Non-agreement employees must have worked in your current position for a minimum of one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline. Along with a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), employees are also subject to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation not limited to discipline records and performance assessments.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If interested, please apply online at

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.


How to Apply

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