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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/23/24

Applications Due03/09/24

Vacancy ID151940


AgencyInsurance Fund, State

TitleInformation Technology Specialist 3

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 8 Computer Drive West

City Albany


Zip Code12205

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
• Reachable on current Civil Service eligible list for this title; OR
• One year of permanent, competitive class service as an Information Technology Specialist 3; OR
• One year of permanent, competitive class service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. Eligible titles include but aren’t limited to: Information Technology Specialist 3 Data Communications, Information Technology Specialist 3 Database, Information Technology Specialist 3 Systems Programming.

Preferred Skills:
Oracle, MVC, .Net Core, C#.Net, APIs, XML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, Bootstrap

Duties Description As a member of NYSIF’s Application Development Team, incumbents of these positions will play a key role in developing software to meet the essential business needs of the agency. As a member of a full stack development team, incumbents will assist in the design and creation of both front and back-end software development.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Analyze and gather requirements for current and future processes
• Design/create database structures including PL/SQL, tables, packages, procedures, functions
• Design/create websites, APIs, and batch processes
• Research trending technology and assist management in implementation of new technologies
• Provide production support as needed
• Perform supervisory duties
• Perform project lead tasks

Current projects that incumbents may be involved include but are not limited to:
• Claims Payment System Modernization
• Claims Payment Batch Process Modernization
• Case Management systems support and development
• Statutory/Regulation changes for existing systems
• Security Scanning/Vulnerability Mitigation

Additional Comments NYSIF has a telecommuting program.

The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) was established in 1914 as part of the original enactment of the New York State Workers’ Compensation Law. NYSIF's mission is to guarantee the availability of workers’ compensation insurance at the lowest possible cost to New York employers and to provide timely, appropriate indemnity and medical payments to injured workers, while maintaining a solvent fund. Since inception, NYSIF has fulfilled the dual roles for which it was created: to compete with other carriers to ensure a fair marketplace and to be a guaranteed source of coverage for employers who cannot secure coverage elsewhere.

NYSIF is the largest workers’ compensation carrier in New York State and among the top 10 largest workers’ compensation carriers in the nation, insuring approximately 139,000 policyholders, with more than $1.8 billion in annual earned premium and over $22 billion in assets. A self-supporting insurance carrier, NYSIF operates without taxpayer funding.

In addition to workers’ compensation insurance, NYSIF provides disability benefits coverage for off-the-job injuries to more than 56,000 New York employers. In 2018, NYSIF added paid family leave as a component of its disability benefits product, providing New Yorkers with job-protected, paid time away from work to care for their families.

NYSIF Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) prioritizes and champions diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) throughout our agency. NYSIF provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under federal, state, and local law. We believe that embracing our differences brings richness, new ideas and experiences to NYSIF, which energizes a creative and innovative work environment. We strive to foster a workplace where diverse individuals are able to participate fully in the decision-making process and have ample opportunity for advancement. We are committed to investing the necessary resources and attention to improving the engagement, retention, and promotion of the extraordinary talent we have.

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

Name Iris Mulhern


Fax (518) 437-1618

Email Address


Street PO Box 66699

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12206


Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate Vacancy ID in the subject line email to along with your cover letter and resume. Please include your Civil Service title in the body of your email submission.

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