Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/12/22
Applications Due: 06/01/22
Vacancy ID: 104760

Position Information

AgencyInformation Technology Services, Office of

TitleTax Modernization Student Assistant

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $20.89 to $23.43 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 30


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address W.A. Harriman State Campus - Washington Ave

Building 8

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications • Graduating Senior in an IT related degree program
• Must be a US citizen or foreign national eligible to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Must be currently attending a New York State college, university or graduate program, or be a resident of New York State attending a college, university or graduate program outside of New York State
• Must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or equivalent to a C.

Duties Description This position is part of the Tax Modernization Project and will engage in a multi-month Java Boot Camp to gain the necessary skills needed for advancement.

Under the direction of an Information Technology Specialist 3 within the Office of Information Technology Services - Chief Technology Office - Business Applications - Revenue, Finance, and Integrity Portfolio, supporting NYS Taxation and Finance in Albany
The selected candidate will be responsible for all phases of the System Development Life Cycle.
The responsibilities will include both new development as well as maintenance tasks.
This position is responsible for analysis, program development and testing of agency application systems. Illustrative duties include, but are not limited to:

• Coding, testing and maintenance of Java/J2EE applications that are in compliance with program specifications and coding standards
• Create detailed program design specifications for system implementations, Integrations, and enhancements.
• Utilize relevant programming languages, queries, utilities, maintenance tools, and relational databases (e.g. AIX DB2) to troubleshoot, update, and modify the various components.
• Interact with COBOL programs and programmers for integration between front and back end systems
• Identify issues for which a technical solution is required and assisting in continued improvement.
• Communicate technical issues and information effectively, both verbally and in writing, with functional and technical staff to gather technical requirements.
• Identify business requirements to develop automated applications which meet business priorities.
• Collaborate effectively within a team environment, as well as members of other teams as necessary.
• Provide support for end-users and troubleshooting help desk tickets and data issues.
• Utilize the following technologies in order to perform assigned duties: C++, C#, GIS, HTML/XHTML, Java, Javascript, Visual C++, Visual C#, XML, .NET
• Facilitate and participate in meetings with ITS and DTF customers.
• Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with DTF management and users, ITS management, and team members.

Preferred Qualification:
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment where legislative changes must be quickly implemented.

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

Contact Information

Name Kristin Adiletta

Telephone 518 473-5282

Fax 518 402-4924

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services Human Resources Management

26th Floor, Corning Tower

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, by June 1, 2022, please submit a clear, concise cover letter, resume, and college transcript indicating that you are applying for Java Programming Student Assistant. Please clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

New York State is an equal opportunity employer. Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
All Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) employees are required to be tested weekly for COVID-19 unless they are fully vaccinated. Employees who are vaccinated must provide proof of vaccine status through a secure online portal.