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Computer Assoc (SW) III Rep

Job ID: 5232
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Feb 13, 2024

Description

Job Information  
Job Title: Computer Associate I-III/Computer Specialist I-IV.  
First Date of Posting: 1/5/24
Last Date of Filing: 2/12/24
Authority: TA/OA
  
Department: Subways  
Division/Unit:  Electronics Maintenance Division/ Central Electronics Shop  
Reports to: Senior Director, Electronics Integration  
Location: Queens  
Work Location: CES Facility, Woodside  
Hours of Work: As required.  
  
  
TA Applicants must be in a permanent civil service status in the title(s) of Computer Associate/Computer Specialist or be on an established list for said title(s).  If you are on an established list, your list number must be reachable to be considered for appointment.   
  
This position on the NYC Transit payroll is competitive and is eligible for the 55-a Program.  This position is open to qualified persons who are eligible for the 55-a Program.  Please indicate in your cover letter and in the upper right corner of your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.  For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the following link https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/55-a-program.page  
  
Compensation:  
Salary Range:                                      
Computer Associate I (Software) TA: $83,690- $100,884           
Computer Associate II (Software) TA: $90,110- $109,059          
Computer Associate III (Software) TA: $92,239- $122,506         
Computer Specialist I (Software) TA: $105,378- $114,211          
Computer Specialist II (Software) TA: $109,782- $122,983        
Computer Specialist III (Software) TA: $118,556- $133,749        
Computer Specialist IV (Software) TA: $127,179- $153,137       
- TA titles are represented by DC 37  
   
Computer Associate I (Software) OA: $80,924- $97,553  
Computer Associate II (Software) OA: $87,135- $105,456  
Computer Associate III (Software) OA: $93,061- $118,463  
Computer Specialist I (Software) OA: $99,579- $107,924  
Computer Specialist II (Software) OA: $103,742- $116,216  
Computer Specialist III (Software) OA: $112,029- $126,386  
Computer Specialist IV (Software) OA: $120,179- $144,711  
- MaBSTOA titles are represented by TWU L 100  
   
Responsibilities:  
  
The selected candidate will be responsible for performing the supportability analysis of electronic and electromechanical assemblies associated with the New Fare Payment System (NFPS). The selected candidate will review, comment and report on documents, schematics and drawings; attend vendor design reviews; and participate in the acceptance testing of first article NFPS hardware and software.   
  
Responsibilities include but are not limited to; the review, development and execution of test plans; problem resolution; execution and validation of fault insertion demonstrations; performance monitoring and software configuration compliance; assisting in the testing and debugging of hardware and embedded software within vendor supplied test equipment during the acceptance process and preparation of documentation for management of personnel and test procedure development. Using physical operating specifications and test parameters of circuit boards and higher order modules, test program software shall be written and integrated on a functional test platform to allow for functional testing and troubleshooting of electronic boards or modules.  
  
Additional responsibilities will also include the development of test procedures and test programs to be hosted on various in-house automatic test equipment platforms in support of the NFPS equipment; full life cycle project management; hands-on installation, upgrade and testing of various bench test equipment platforms; liaise with various support and material vendors, in-house maintenance groups and user departments and provide technical support and knowledge transfer (as required) to shop staff.   
  
   
Education and Experience:  
   
COMPUTER ASSOCIATE I-III (SOFTWARE)  
  
1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in computer science or a related computer field and one year of satisfactory, full-time computer software experience in computer systems development and analysis, applications programming, database administration, maintenance and support, systems programming, data communications, mainframe development, mobile development, and/or web development and design, or  
   
2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five years of satisfactory, full-time computer software experience as described in "1" above; or  
   
3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. College education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience in "2" above on the basis that 60 semester credits from an accredited college or university is equated to one year of experience. In addition, 24 semester credits from an accredited college, university or graduate school in computer science or a related field, or a certificate of at least 625 hours in computer programming from an accredited technical school (post high school), may be substituted for one year of experience. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least one year of satisfactory, full-time experience as described in "1" above.  
   
   
COMPUTER SPECIALIST I-IV (SOFTWARE)  
   
1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, including or supplemented  
by 24 semester credits in computer science or a related computer field and two  
years of satisfactory fulltime computer software experience in computer  
systems development and analysis, applications programming, database  
administration, maintenance and support, systems programming, data  
communications, mainframe development, mobile development, web  
development and design, including one year in a project leader capacity or as a  
major contributor on a complex project; or  
  
2. A fouryear high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of  
satisfactory fulltime computer software experience as described in ʺ1ʺ above,  
including one year in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a  
complex project; or  
   
3. Education and/or experience equivalent to ʺ1ʺ or ʺ2ʺ above. College education  
may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience in ʺ2ʺ above  
on the basis that 60 semester credits from an accredited college is equated to  
one year of experience. A Masters degree in computer science or a related  
computer field, or a certificate of at least 625 hours in computer programming  
from an accredited technical school (post high school), may be substituted for  
one year of the required experience in ʺ1ʺ or ʺ2ʺ above. However, all candidates  
must have at least a fouryear high school diploma or its educational equivalent  
and at least one year of satisfactory fulltime experience in a project leader  
capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project.  
   
Special Note  
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level IV, in addition to the Qualification  
Requirements stated above, individuals must have one additional year of satisfactory  
experience in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project  
in data administration, database management systems, operating systems, data  
communications systems, capacity planning, and/or applications programming.  
   
   
Desired Skills:
 
  
  • Test Equipment usage including but not limited to: Protocol Analyzers, Network Analyzers, NTI, meters, RF and communications.
  • Strong PC skills in Microsoft and Linux.
  • Software application usage of Microsoft Office, Libre Office, Open Exchange, Virtual Machines, GNU compiler, BASH, KiCAD, FreeCAD, AutoCAD, Python, Visual Basic, C++, OrCAD Schematic Capture, LabView, LabWindows, PL/SQL, Java, HTML and Spear.
  • System and Device Management such as networking, Echelon LON Networks, Ethernet and TCP/IP.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  

  

Selection Method:  
Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.

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”).  
   
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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