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Application Developer Analyst Level 1-5

Job ID: 2494
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Transportation IT Products
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2023

Description

Job Title: Application Developer Analyst Level 1-5 (Represented)
Salary Range: Level 1 Min. $51,984.61 Max. $74,263.73
                         Level 2 Min. $57,183.07 Max. $81,690.10
                         Level 3 Min. $62,901.38 Max. $89,859.11
                         Level 4 Min. $69,191.51 Max. $98,845.02
                         Level 5 Min. $78,934.56 Max. $112,763.67

Dept/Div: MTA-IT / Enterprise Applications / Transportation Systems / EAM
Supervisor: Product Manager, Enterprise Applications
Location: 2 Broadway, New York, NY 10004 or as required Hours of Work: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (8 work hours/day) or various as required
Deadline: Open until filled

Summary:
The primary purpose of this position is to design, code and test programs for either a web-based, mobile ; also to develop the technical specification and necessary documentation in compliance with MTA procedures.

Responsibilities:
Level 1
  • Code, configure and deliver easily maintainable software according to the specification provided using standard MTA tools and products.
  • Test and debug routines and programs for efficient processing and maximum utilization of computer systems.
  • Develop and maintain technical and standard documentation for program development activity in a timely and high-quality manner.
  • Participate in the evaluation of new software development products, applications, practices, and techniques.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of functional test plans that adequately test the defined requirements and functions.
  • Participate in the analysis of business requirements and system design for the development and configuration of software applications that support MTA business requirements.
Level 2
Same as Level 1 with the following additional responsibilities:
  • Participate in the investigation and resolution of production problems and assist other technical support staff in solving technical issues related to MTA software applications.
Level 3
Same as Level 2 with the following additional responsibilities:
  • Code, configure and deliver easily maintainable software according to the specification provided using standard MTA tools and techniques following MTA standards and guidelines.
  • Participate in the analysis and development of the business specification.
  • Investigate and resolve production problems in a timely manner.
  • Assist less experienced software developers/analysts in solving coding and technical issues related to MTA software.
Level 4
Same as Level 3 with the following additional responsibilities:
  • Work with business users to develop the technical and business specification.
  • Test and debug routines and programs for efficient processing and maximum utilization of computer systems.
  • Analyze, develop, and maintain high quality technical documentation in a timely manner.
  • Investigate and resolve production problems in a timely fashion.
  • Develop and maintain functional test plans that adequately test the defined requirements and functions.
  • Guide and lead software developer/analysts throughout project life, from design build and test through to delivery.
  • Evaluate operating efficiency of software developed by other MTA software developers/analysts and consultants.
Level 5
Same as Level 4 with the following additional responsibilities:
  • Lead in the development and delivery of well-designed software, from simple to extremely complex applications, following MTA standards and guidelines.
  • Take a leadership role in working with MTA business users to develop functional requirements and system specifications.
  • Analyze, develop, and maintain high quality technical documentation.
  • Investigate and resolve production problems and assist other technical support staff in solving coding and technical issues related to MTA software applications.
  • Lead the evaluation of new software development products, applications, practices, and techniques.
  • Lead in the development and maintenance of functional test plans that adequately test the defined requirements and functions.
  • Develop test criteria, analyze/debug logic and coding errors, review programs and assist other team members with the testing of all computer routines, programs, and integrated solutions.
Education and Experience
Level 1
  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 1 year experience developing and maintaining software applications in a business environment.
Level 2
  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 5 years’ experience developing and maintaining software applications in a business environment.
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience applying programming logic to the development of computer programs and software applications.
Level 3
  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 7 years’ experience developing and maintaining software applications in a business environment.
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience applying programming logic to the development of computer programs and software applications.
Level 4
  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 10 years’ experience developing and maintaining complex software applications in a medium-large business environment.
  • Must possess a minimum of 8 years’ experience applying programming logic to the development of computer programs and software applications.
Level 5
  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 12 years’ experience developing and maintaining complex software applications in a medium-large business environment.
  • Must possess a minimum of 10 years’ experience applying programming logic to the development of computer programs and software applications.
Qualifications
Level 1
  • Basic programming skills in JavaScript
  • Design and implement highly complex Microsoft Dynamics and Power Platform based business process automation solutions
  • Basic knowledge and some experience applying programming logic to the development and debugging of software applications.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems and internet technologies.
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to function as part of a team that might include end-users as well as other technical staff.
  • Ability to conceptualize business requirements of the program being developed, including the ability to identify underlying principles and the appropriate data handling techniques required.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Ability to initiate, demonstrate flexibility and good time management skills.
  • Availability to handle production problems outside normal workday hours.
Level 2
Same as Level 1 with the following additional qualifications:
  • Basic programming skills in C# programming language and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of implementing Dynamics 365 Plugins
  • Design and implement highly complex Microsoft Dynamics and Power Platform based business process automation solutions
  • Implement. Configure and customize the Dynamics / Power Platform
  • Knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems and internet technologies.
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to function as part of a team that might include end-users as well as other technical staff.
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills and ability to handle multiple programming tasks simultaneously.
Level 3
Same as Level 2 with the following additional qualifications:
  • Strong experience in C# Programming Language, JavaScript
  • Experience in developing full model-driven applications in Microsoft Dataverse (for Dynamics 365 PowerApps)
  • Experience in PowerApps configuration, Customization and form client side scripting
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to function as part of a team that might include end-users as well as other technical staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize business requirements of the program being developed, including the ability to identify underlying principles and the appropriate data handling techniques required.
  • Strong leadership oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and ability to handle multiple programming tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to initiate, demonstrate flexibility and good time management skills.
Level 4
Same as Level 3 with the following additional qualifications:
  • Advanced skills in C# Programming Language, JavaScript
  • Advanced skills in developing full model-driven applications in Microsoft Dataverse (for Dynamics 365 PowerApps)
  • Advanced skills in developing large scale canvas applications for mobile devices using in Microsoft Dataverse (for Dynamics 365 PowerApps)
  • Experience in PowerApps configuration, Customization and form client side scripting
  • Experience in developing a security model in Microsoft Dataverse and /or Dynamics 365
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems and internet technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to function as part of a team that might include end-users as well as other technical staff.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Advanced ability to conceptualize business requirements of the program being developed, including the ability to identify underlying principles and the appropriate data handling techniques required.
  • Ability to instruct and guide less senior software developers/analysts.
Level 5
Same as Level 4 with the following additional qualifications:
  • Advanced skills in C# Programming Language, JavaScript
  • Advanced skills in developing full model-driven applications in Microsoft Dataverse (for Dynamics 365 PowerApps)
  • Advanced skills in developing large scale canvas applications for mobile devices using in Microsoft Dataverse (for Dynamics 365 PowerApps)
  • Experience in PowerApps configuration, Customization and form client side scripting
  • Experience in developing a security model in Microsoft Dataverse and /or Dynamics 365
  • Must have strong experience in setting up DevOps pipeline for Power Apps solutions.
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems and internet technologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to function as part of a team that might include end-users as well as other technical staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated strong troubleshooting skills and ability to handle multiple programming tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong ability to conceptualize business requirements of the program being developed, including the ability to identify underlying principles and the appropriate data handling techniques required.
  • Strong leadership skills and excellent oral and written communications skills, particularly the ability to describe technical issues in non-technical terms.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan activities and instruct and guide less senior software developers / analysts.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate highly developed knowledge of current industry standard IT technologies and market trends.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, present and apply complex technology solutions to solve critical business requirements effectively and efficiently.
  • Proven experience working with senior level staff contributing to both short and long term, technology related planning strategies.
Desired Skills
  • Strong experience with JAVA programming
  • Strong Oracle PL/SQL Programming
  • Strong application troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Hexagon EAM, Red Hat Open Shift, Cognos Report Writing and Power BI Reports
  • Experience creating and maintaining Data Integrations
  • Experience configuring and enhancing a major vendor application, especially for Asset Management (CMMS).
  • Experience with geospatial data management and app development
  • Experience with data ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) tools like FME
  • Full Life Cycle Development: Business Requirements, Technical Design, Development, Testing and implementation.
  • Experience using GITLAB and Jenkins pipeline.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio etc.)
  • Strong experience on clear and concise code level documentation and final configuration documentation using JIRA, Sharepoint and MS Teams.
  • Strong analytical capabilities with experience troubleshooting and enhancing existing code to quickly address business problems, without always requiring full rewrites.
  • Experience writing and using test scripts, manual and automated.
  • Experience training and coaching team members and partner groups, with code walk throughs and reviews.
Other Information

This is a resume based position in the collective bargaining unit represented by the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) and will be governed by the terms of the associated TCU collective bargaining agreement for IT employees. As such, candidates selected for this position will be represented by TCU and be on MTA payroll. In addition, candidates selected may be required to work at any MTA Agency location.
As an employee of MTA Headquarters, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $108,683(this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

How to Apply
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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 ability.
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