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Application Developer Analyst Level 5

Job ID: 7294
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: IT Product Management
Date Posted: May 10, 2024


JOB TITLE:                          Application Developer Analyst Level 5
SALARY RANGE:               Level 5 $86,703 - $123,862
DEPT/DIV:                           Information Technology    
SUPERVISOR:                    Product Manager Intranet Webapps    
LOCATION:                         Various/ 2 Broadway New York, NY 10004    
HOURS OF WORK:            9:00 am - 5:00 pm/8 hrs. or as required.    
DURATION:                         Open Until Filled    
This position is eligible for telework. New Hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.   

The primary purpose of this position is to design, code, and test programs for either a web-based, mobile, or client/server environment; and, to develop the technical specification and necessary documentation in compliance with MTA procedures

Desired Skills

The ideal candidate will be skilled and experienced in Microsoft's Power Platform, to include PowerApps, Power Automate, Power Pages, Dynamics 365, Dataverse, Teams, and SharePoint Online
Proficient in Power Apps (Canvas App & Model Driven App), Power Automate, SharePoint (SPFx), JavaScript framework (React and/or Angular)
Design and develop Microsoft Power Pages web sites including customizing web pages with Design Studio page editor


  • 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.
  • Test and debug routines and programs for efficient processing and maximum utilization of computer systems.
  • 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.
  • Assist less experienced developer/analysts and other staff in resolving coding and technical issues related to MTA software applications.
  • Evaluate operating efficiency of software systems developed by other MTA application developers and consultants.
  • 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


  • 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 communication 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.

Education & Experience:  

Level 5          
  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 12 years of 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.
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.           
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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