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Computer Specialist (SW) I-IV Represented - Operations Planning

Job ID: 7258
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: May 13, 2024

Description

Job Information
  Title: Computer Specialist (SW) I-IV- Represented
  First date of posting: 5.3.2024
  Last date of posting: Open till filled
  Authority: OA / TA
  Department: Operations Planning
  Reports to: Manager, Customer Service & Operations Support
  Work Location: 2 Broadway NY 11001
  Hours of work: 9am to 5pm
 
Responsibilities
 
We are currently hiring a Computer Specialist to join our team in Transit.
The incumbent will be part of a team working on various technical and data analysis projects for the Operations Planning Division.
The Division has two main missions:
      .
  • Use data and operations insight to develop route plans, schedules and service delivery improvements for subways    and buses that meet changing passenger demand and expectations within budget and operational constraints.
  • Ensure that short term impacts of necessary construction and events are minimized with supplemental plans and operations support, balancing the need to maintain and improve the network while continuing to provide 24/7 service for passengers
As such the incumbent will work on projects that contribute to the mission of the agency and the Division. Furthermore, the incumbent will:
 
  • Assist in migrating old applications to newer mobile development platforms
  • Research best practices and optimal ways to ensure data accuracy and data collection
  • Will work with the user community to collect system requirements and functionalities
  • Assist in the end-to-end application development lifecycle ongoing production support for Operations Planning
  •  Provide status reports, coordinate relevant meetings with users and stakeholders
  •  Develop algorithm and scripts to connect applications to required databases
  •  Perform data cleaning and data analysis on daily user collected data
  • Assist in developing report and dashboards using Power BI or other reporting tools
  • Work on ad hoc projects to support Division and/or unit data analysis request
Compensation
Salary Range
Computer Specialist (SW) 1 TWU:       $99,579 - $107,924
Computer Specialist (SW) 1 TWU:       $103,742- $116,216
Computer Specialist (SW) 1 TWU:       $112,029-$126,216
Computer Specialist (SW) 1 TWU        $120,179-$144,711

Education and Experience

1.      A baccalaureate 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 full-time computer software experience in computer systems development and analysis, applications programming, database administration, systems programming, data communications, including one year in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project: or
  • A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of satisfactory full-time computer software experience as described in "1" above including one year in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project; or
  • 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 is equated to one year of experience. A master’s degree in computer science or a related computer field may be substituted for one year of the required experience in "1" or "2" above.
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 in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project.
Note: To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level IV, in addition to the Qualification Requirements stated above, individuals must have one 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 on-line applications programming.

Desired Skills

  • Hands-on programming experience in a business setting
  • Microsoft office suite, SharePoint, Teams, and Power Apps
  • Data analytics skills using reporting tools such as Power BI
  • Proficient with version control and software testing
  • Ability to work independently, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Proficient in programming languages

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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