Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/09/22
Applications Due: 05/24/22
Vacancy ID: 104527

Position Information

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleInformation Technology Services 2 (Programming)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $57803 to $82012 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address 200 Southern Blvd


City Albany


Zip Code12201

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming). Section 52.6 Transfer: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-16 or above deemed eligible for transfers under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred additional qualifications:
•Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills.
•Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
•Experience in the latest .NET Core application development platform and maintenance and support of commercial enterprise applications.

Duties Description Job duties of this position include but are not limited to performing technical activities related to application development, maintenance and support of client-based, web-based, and commercial software applications. Activities include application development coding, testing and debugging as well as conducting or assisting in business and systems analysis, documenting systems and processes, including work- flow processes and data input/output; describing data elements and application goals and objectives.

1.Assist with the development, maintenance and support of Authority client-based, web-based and commercial software.
•Perform application coding, design and deployment of new and revised systems.
•Update and maintain in-house developed applications written in various client-side and server-side programming languages.
•Administer technical functions and integration of commercial software
•Participate in meetings with Information Technology staff, end-users, vendors and consultants.
•Work with internal customers to define program needs or identify software defects.
•Analyze and recommend system modifications determining the impact of proposed changes.
•Identify and troubleshoot software defects and implement necessary solutions.
•Work the database administration, system services and network services staff as needed to support application specific requirements.
•Assist with system maintenance activities.
•Maintain application source code within Authority enterprise repository.

2.Create and execute application testing plans.
•Participate in the testing phase of application development such as assisting in the development of test plans and execution as well as validating test results.
•Plan, test, execute, and perform quality assurance measures on system user acceptance tests of programs and systems.

3.Develops, prepares, and assists with documentation preparation for the software system.
•Develop procedural documentation, on-line help documentation and installation manuals for end-users and Information Technology staff.
•Ensure software solutions and procedures are properly documented, meet Authority standards and follow Authority standards.
•Documents software applications by describing all relevant factors including work-flow processes, data input and output activities; describing data elements, and overall program goals and objectives. This includes design, development, and administration of any related database system.

Additional Comments The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Development at or call (518)471-4321.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Rebecca Dowd



Email Address


Street 200 Southern Blvd


City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12201


Notes on ApplyingIf interested in this position, please provide a resume to Rebecca Dowd using the above contract information.