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Computer Associate I-III / Computer Specialist I-IV (Operations)

Job ID: 1878
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jun 18, 2024

Description

First Date of Posting: 3/3/2023
Last Date of Filing:    3/24/2023
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
 

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.


COMPUTER ASSOCIATE I-III (OPERATIONS)

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 (OPERATIONS)
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

As an employee of MTA-NYC Transit, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $105,472 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

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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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