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

Job ID: 1907
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2024

Description

Job Information
Title: Computer Associate I-III/ Computer Specialist I-IV (Operations)
First Date of Posting: 6/7/2023
Last Date of Filing:  6/14/2023
Authority: TA/OA
Department: Subways
Division/Unit: Electronics Maintenance Division
Reports to: Superintendent
Work location: 2 Broadway
Hours: Various

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. 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 (Operations) TA: $58,918 - $74,652            New hire: $51,233
Computer Associate II (Operations) TA: $70,691 - $91,589           New hire: $ 61,470
Computer Associate III (Operations) TA: $84,362 - $112,111         New hire: $ 73,360 

Computer Specialist I (Operations) TA: $96,436- $104,518          New hire rate: $ 75,954
Computer Specialist II (Operations) TA: $100,466- $112,547       New hire rate: $ 79,128
Computer Specialist III (Operations) TA: $108,495- $122,399      New hire rate: $85,451
Computer Specialist IV (Operations) TA: $116,387- $140,143      New hire rate: $91,667
- TA is represented by NYCT-DC37 COMPUTR AFSCME L2627

Computer Associate I (Operations) OA: $62,256 - $78,880
Computer Associate II (Operations) OA: $74,696 - $96,774
Computer Associate III (Operations) OA: $89,141 - $118,463

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 NYCT-TRANS WRK UNION L100

Responsibilities
Under general supervision, the selected candidate will be responsible for managing telecommunication related contracts under NYCT’s standards, guidelines, and codes. The selected candidate will manage the process from design to commission ensuring that all division and stakeholders’ requirements are adequately addressed and that new assets are turned over to operations with appropriate resources for maintenance. Telecommunication systems may include but not limited to Public Announcement, 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.  In addition, the selected candidate shall support installation and/or upgrades; problem solving & resolution; data configuration/provisioning, remote monitoring; maintaining and updating documentation; testing, analysis, and reporting.   EMD’s Contract Compliance staff represents EMD in-house maintenance groups and shall provide technical support, training, and knowledge transfer, as required.

Education and Experience
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.

Desired Skills
Experience and understanding in telecommunications systems.
Experience in managing design/construction contracts.
Telecommunications and Data Networks experience.
Working Knowledge of EMD communication assets.
Knowledge of Sections 19 and 20 of the NYCT communication specifications.
Ability to coordinate, schedule, and prioritize to meet deadlines.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.

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”).

How to apply
MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link.

Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.

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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