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Computer Spc.(Oper) 1 - NR Ben

Job ID: 5572
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Various, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2024


Job Information               
Job Title: Computer Specialist Series               
First Date of Posting: 1/30/2024               
Last Date of Filing: 2/20/2024               
Authority: TA/OA               
Department: Subways               
Division/Unit: Electronics Maintenance Division/Telecommunications               
Reports to: Superintendent               
Work Location: Various               
Hours of Work: 8am-4pm               
TA Applicants must be in a permanent civil service status in the title(s) of 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       
Computer Specialist I (Operations) TA: $105,378 - $ 114,211              
Computer Specialist II (Operations) TA: $109,782 - $122,983           
Computer Specialist III (Operations) TA: $118,556 - $133,749           
Computer Specialist IV (Operations) TA: $127,179 - $153,137              
- TA is represented by DC37 COMPUTR AFSCME L2627              
Computer Specialist I (Operations) OA: $99,579 - $107,924              
Computer Specialist II (Operations) OA: $103,742 - $116,216              
Computer Specialist III (Operations) OA: $112,029 - $126,386              
Computer Specialist IV (Operations) OA: $120,179 - $144,711              
- OA is represented by TWU L 100           
Under general supervision and with broad scope for the exercise of independent judgment, selected candidate will be responsible for providing management with highly technical assistance, or supervisory responsibilities, for the analysis, design, development, implementation, troubleshooting, enhancement, maintenance and security of software and applications at varying levels of difficulty for equipment used by Electronics Maintenance Telecommunication systems and associated test equipment in the operations environment.               
Responsibilities include assisting with firmware installation and upgrades, software installations and upgrades, data analysis for configuration/provisioning of equipment, remote monitoring; maintaining and updating documentation; testing applications and reporting, developing and implementing technical procedures related to software-hardware required to maintain systems availability. Additional responsibilities include updating internal databases such as Remedy or EAM, creating queries to pull reports, and driving a motor vehicle.               
Selected candidate will serve as a Liaison with headquarters information technology (MTA-IT), vendors, other in-house maintenance groups, and user departments. Provide technical support and knowledge transfer and training (as required) to other NYCT staff.                
Telecommunication systems equipment include, but are not limited to, Emergency Alarms (EA) Monitoring System, A.K.A. Keltron, Emergency Telephones Monitoring System, Customer Assistance Intercoms (CAI), Emergency Booth Communication System (EBCS), IP intercoms, IP clocks, Public Address and Audio Systems, Six Wire.               
Education and Experience               
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.
  • Telecommunications and Data Networks experience.
  • Working Knowledge of EMD communication assets.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiar with MTA and NYCT Safety work environment.
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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