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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/29/24

Applications Due03/10/24

Vacancy ID152603


AgencyInformation Technology Services, Office of

TitleUISIM Developer (Project Assistant), NS, Ref. #6865-6867

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address NYS Campus - Building 12

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Minimum Qualifications Five years of application development experience using the Java programming language. Experience with SQL and the Angular or similar front end framework is also preferred.

The following degrees may substitute for the general experience as indicated:

- Associate’s degree and four years of experience
- Associate’s degree including 15 semester credit hours in computer science and three years of experience
- Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience
- Bachelor’s degree including 15 semester credit hours in computer science and two years of experience
- Master’s degree in computer science or related field substitutes for an additional year of experience

Duties Description Under the direction of an Information Technology Specialist 4, SG- 25, within the Labor, Workforce and Education Portfolio (LWE), Business Solutions Burau, under the Chief Technology Office, supporting the Department of Labor (DOL) the Project Assistants, SG-NS, will function as a lead developer responsible for all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle for systems supporting DOL business needs and applications. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

- Manage system development, including planning and conducting application programming design, coding testing, and debugging activities for systems that contain legacy and new web technologies;
- Develop and review both high level and detailed designs for an information system including the functional specifications that define the business rules and the input, processing, and output details pertinent to the system operations and report programs;
- Manage Application Release and Change management for Business Solutions programs to successfully support IT systems;
- Monitor work request intake, change management, project plans and schedules, and delivery acceptance;
- Write computer programs and dynamic, transactional, or interactive web sites based on approved specifications;
- Lead in the agile design, redesign, and development of application software, building service and integration components within a modernized Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) software design;
- Verify that system security measures are appropriate and comply with Office for Technology and agency defined directives;
- Develop unit, component, and integrated system test plans, and data with user input in various development environments;
- Perform triage and analysis of production issues of multi-layered systems to determine best course of action and assignment to proper unit or technician for resolution;
- Implement new and revised systems and ensure documentation and system security measures are appropriate and comply with agency, Office of Information Technology, and New York State information security policies;
- Maintain and analyze systems performance after implementation by testing and documenting system changes resulting from operation errors or system failures, changes in legislation, user requirements, or changes in the IT environment;
- Ensure best practices are followed for effective problem resolution for a high data availability and that development activities adhere to the ITS architectural strategy so that overall data integrity is maintained;
- Lead in Document business systems or processes by describing all relevant factors including workflow processes, data input and output activities, descriptions of data elements, and overall program goals, objectives, and external considerations, such as federal and State legislative mandates. This may include web site development and administration of a transactional, dynamic, or interactive web site; or the design, development, and administration of database systems to support IT applications;
- Verify that documentation is complete, organized, filed, and readily available to team members;
- Gather, organize, and perform preliminary analysis of information about costs/benefits, advantages/disadvantages, and technical feasibility of designing and implementing proposed systems;
- Report assignment progress and oversee assignment activities to completion;
- Engage in knowledge sharing with team members and other teams.

Additional Comments Salary: To be determined, commensurate with experience.

Background check and fingerprinting are required.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Up to 50% telecommuting
• And many more.

New York State is an equal opportunity employer.

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

Name Jasmina Gordon

Telephone 518-473-0398

Fax 518-402-4924

Email Address


Street NYS Information Technology Services

Swan Street, Core 4, Floor 1

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a clear, concise cover letter and resume indicating that you are applying for UISIM Developer Project Assistant, Ref. #6865-6867 describing how you meet the minimum qualifications no later than March 10, 2024.

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