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Computer Specialist Series

Job ID: 5378
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Various, 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 (Operations)      
First Date of Posting: 1/16/2024      
Last Date of Filing: 2/12/2024      
Authority: TA/OA      
Department: Subways      
Division/Unit: Electronics Maintenance Division      
Reports to: Superintendent      
Work Location: Various      
Hours of Work: 8am-4pm      
      
      
Multiple Vacancies      
      
      
TA Applicants must be in a permanent civil service status in the title(s) of Computer Associate / Computer Specialist (Operations) 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      
Computer Associate I TA: $ 64,382- $ 81,575 New hire: $55,984     
Computer Associate II TA: $ 77,246- $ 100,082 New hire: $67,169     
Computer Associate III TA: $92,185- $122,506 New hire: $80,163     
      
Computer Specialist I TA: $105,378 - $ 114,211 New hire rate: $82,997      
Computer Specialist II TA: $109,782 - $122,983 New hire rate: $86,465     
Computer Specialist III TA: $118,556 - $133,749 New hire rate: $93,375     
Computer Specialist IV TA: $127,179 - $153,137 New hire rate: $100,168     
- TA is represented by DC37 COMPUTR AFSCME L2627      
      
Computer Associate I OA: $62,256 - $78,880     
Computer Associate II OA: $74,696- $96,774     
Computer Associate III OA: $89,141- $118,463      
      
Computer Specialist I OA: $99,579- $107,924      
Computer Specialist II OA: $103,742- $116,216      
Computer Specialist III OA: $112,029- $126,386      
Computer Specialist IV OA: $120,179- $144,711      
- OA is represented by TWU L 100      
      
Responsibilities      
Under general supervision, the selected candidate will be responsible for managing telecommunication contracts guided by NYCT’s standards, guidelines, and codes.      
The selected candidate will manage contracts throughout the design, construction and commission phase and shall ensure all divisions and stakeholders’      
requirements are addressed; verify new assets are turned over to operations with the required resources for maintenance per contract agreements.      
Telecommunication systems may include but not limited to Public Announcement, Intercoms, Fire Alarm, Access Control, CCTV, Wireless Radio, PSLAN, Help Point,      
Fiber and Copper infrastructure, Layer 2/3 Network, PBX, Emergency Alarms, Head End Hardware, and Software Applications. Additionally, the selected candidate      
will support all telecommunication installations, upgrades, data configuration/provisioning, remote monitoring; maintaining and updating documentation; testing, analysis, and reporting. As a member of the EMD Contract Compliance group representing in-house maintenance groups, the selected candidate will also provide      
technical support, training, and knowledge transfer, as required.      
      
      
Education and Experience      
COMPUTER ASSOCIATE I-III       
1. A certificate from an accredited technical school (approximately 675 hours) with a specialization in computer operations, and two years of satisfactory full-time      
computer operations experience, in a large-scale networked, multi-tiered, or mainframe computer environment, or two years of satisfactory data communications      
network experience working in a mainframe or multi-tiered computer environment; or      
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and three years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in "1" above; or      
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and four years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in "1" above; or      
4. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2", or "3" above. However, all candidates must have at least two years of full-time      
experience as described in "1" above      
      
      
COMPUTER SPECIALIST I-IV       
1. A certificate from an accredited technical school (approximately 675 hours) with a specialization in computer operations plus a four-year high school diploma or its      
educational equivalent, and three years of satisfactory, full-time computer operations experience in a large-scale mainframe or multi- tiered computer environment, or      
three years of satisfactory data communications network experience in a mainframe or multi-tiered computer environment, one year of which must have been in      
a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project; or      
2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five years of satisfactory full-time computer operations or data communications network      
experience as described in "1" above, one year of which must have been in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project; or      
3. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory full-time computer operations or data communications network experience as      
described in "1" above, one year of which must have been in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project; or      
4. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2", or "3" above. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational      
equivalent and three years of satisfactory full-time computer operations or data communications network experience as described in "1" above, one year of which      
must have been in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project      
      
      
Desired Skills      
  • Experience and understanding in telecommunications systems.
  • Experience managing design/construction contracts.
  • Telecommunications and Data Networks experience.
  • Working Knowledge of EMD communication assets.
  • Knowledge of Section 19 and 20 of the NYCT communication specifications.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to coordinate, schedule, and prioritize to meet deadlines.
TA Applicants must be in a permanent civil service status in the title(s) of Computer Associate I-III/Computer Specialist I-IV. 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.      
     
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