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Application Development Specialist Levels 5-6

Job ID: 2339
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: IT Product Management
Date Posted: Oct 10, 2023

Description

Job Title:          Application Development Specialist Levels 5-6, PowerApps / Dynamics 365                                   

Salary Range:  Level 5 - $89,941 - $125,918 

                          Level 6 - $96,634 - $135,288

 

Hay Points:       Level 5 – 571

                           Level 6 - 657  

Dept/Div:           Information Technology/IT Product Management   
     
Supervisor:       Product Manager – Employee Experience & Rapid Apps                    

Location:           2 Broadway and other locations as required                                               

Hours of Work: 9:00 AM -5:30 PM (7.5 hours/day) or as required.

 
Summary

This job posting is looking to hire an experienced senior dynamics 365 / power apps rapid application developer who can continuously build, deploy, support rapid applications that meet employee experience product line customers.

Responsibilities

Level 5

  • Participates in the feasibility analysis for new systems/applications to determine how applications and processes can be improved.
  • May serve as a technical lead or solution architect on small sized projects and/or technical lead on large sized projects. Mentors to less experienced staff. 
  • Monitors the operating efficiency of existing application systems and provides (or arranges for) proactive maintenance to prevent application or system issues.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and modifies systems, including encoding, testing, debugging and installing for a large-scale system. Maintains records to document the system and revisions.
  • Provides and/or arranges for technical support and problem resolution for client inquiries and to resolve production issues.
  • Participates in user training as appropriate, on new or revised systems/applications.
  • Develops a user training plan for new or revised systems/applications, leveraging vendors and business resources as appropriate to streamline new user or new application adoption.

 Level 6

  • Leads in the feasibility analysis for new systems/applications including understanding implications for the current and future architecture to determine how applications and processes can be improved.
  • Serves as a technical lead and/or product architect on small or large sized projects. This includes leading or contributing to the technical design, tracking and resolving technical issues, ensure unit tests are conducted and documented and guiding technical resources throughout the project.
  • Must be able to support citizen development framework for MTA business teams.
  • Serves as a technical resource on projects that involve multiple technologies, great operational or implementation risks, complex business functionality, and broad implications for the business and/or the IT architecture.
  • Provides leadership and technical guidance on the most complex coding/ development, configuration and implementation efforts to enhance the expertise of colleagues.
  • Establishes systems to monitor the operating efficiency of existing application systems and provides (or arranges for) proactive maintenance to keep systems operational.
  • Ensures technical support and problem resolution for client inquiries and production issue resolution meets business needs, making changes to process as needed. Maintains awareness of projects or changes to other systems that may affect their applications/systems and ensures there is no degradation of service. 
  • Develops a long-term plan (3-5 years) for applications and systems in the area(s) supported, factoring in an understanding of future directions of the business area as well as changes in the technology landscape.

Qualifications

Level 5

  • Hands on experienced in Dynamics 365 / Power Apps no code – low code programming
  • Must have very good understanding of Power Automate (Flow), API Data Services, Microsoft Dataverse, Power Apps data connectors, Activity Directory SSO authentication, Power BI report generation.
  • Must have good programming skills in .NET, C# and must be familiar with Dynamics 365 Plug-in development.
  • Serves as a technical expert on existing applications supporting the business area, along with other inter-related / adjacent systems and applications.
  • Understands architectural issues, and factors them into decisions and recommendations.
  • Has demonstrated an understanding of fundamentals of requirement specification, design, coding, and testing of information systems.
  • Ability to resolve production issues.

Level 6

Same level 5 with the following additional qualifications:

  • Recognized as a leader in the design and execution of business solutions, demonstrating a broad understanding of the applications and technical architectures.
  • Has designed systems/applications with high level of complexity (e.g., many interfaces, multiple packages, platforms).
  • Should have hands on experience to create roadmap to design, develop, consolidate and migrate some of the legacy application with / without historical data to new no-code or low code platforms like Microsoft Dynamics 365 PowerApps or similar.
  • Ability to mentor and lead other junior developers to highly scalable / maintainable rapid apps.
  • Ability to design, develop and support reusable components across multiple rapid applications.
  • Ensure rapid application meets the MTA IT security guidelines and standards.
  • Create DevSecOps Pipelines for the no-code and low-code applications.
Desired Skills 
  • Hands on experienced in Dynamics 365 / Power Apps no code – low code programming.
  • Must have very good understanding of Power Automate (Flow), API Data Services, Microsoft Dataverse, Power Apps data connectors, Activity Directory SSO authentication, Power BI report generation.
  • Must have good programming skills in .NET, C# and must be familiar with Dynamics 365 Plug-in development.

Education and Experience

Level 5

  • Typical candidates will possess 8+ years of relevant experience and BS in Computer Science or related fields or equivalent experience or an M.S. and 6+ years of relevant experience.

 

Level 6

  • Typical candidates will possess 10+ years of relevant experience and BS in Computer Science or related fields or equivalent experience or an M.S. and 8+ years of relevant experience.

Other Information

Please be advised that in accordance with the MTA Code of Ethics, you are subjected to financial disclosure filing requirements either because your position is designated as a policymaker pursuant, or your job title earns an annual salary in excess of the threshold rate of $108,638.

Therefore, you will be required to file an annual financial disclosure statement with the Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government. The Commission will notify you of this filing requirement via your work email. Upon receipt of notification from the Commission you will have 30 days to complete your financial disclosure statement.
 

How to Apply

MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link.

Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.

Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

 

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