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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/16/24

Applications Due09/19/24

Vacancy ID158873


AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleInformation Technology Specialist 2 (Programming) (NY HELPS),Item #158873

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $65001 to $82656 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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 Office of the State Comptroller

110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications Do you want a career with a purpose that provides work/life balance? Apply today to join the Office of the New York State Comptroller.
No exam required under the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide (NY HELPS) Program:
Non-Competitive Qualifications for appointment under the NYHELPS Program:
For appointment to the Information technology Specialist 2(Programming) you must have:
1. A bachelor's or higher-level degree including or supplemented by 15 semester credit hours in computer science.
2. OR - A bachelor's or higher-level degree in any field and one year of experience in information technology.
3. OR - 60 semester credit hours including or supplemented by15 semester credit hours in computer science and one year of professional experience in information technology.
4. OR - Two years of professional experience in information technology.
Competitive Minimum Qualifications:
You must be currently reachable on the appropriate eligible list for this title, eligible under the 55 b/c program, or eligible to transfer to this title under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.
For 52.6 transfer to an Information Technology Specialist 2(Programming), salary grade (SG)-18, you must have one year of permanent competitive, or 55-b/55-c service in an approved title for transfer allocated to an SG-16 or above.
To determine if your current Civil Service title is eligible for transfer to this title, visit the Career Mobility GOT-IT website: Career Mobility Office » GOT-IT (
Appointments via transfer must not result in a second, consecutive transfer with an advancement of more than two S-grades or one M-grade.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.
For more information on this program, please visit the NYS Department of Civil Service website, 55b/c Recruitment Resources Center (

Duties Description • Perform coding, testing, and debugging activities.
• Plan and conduct application programming design.
• Implement new and revised systems.
• Maintain systems after implementation.
• Conduct or assist in business/systems analysis and design.
• Supervise lower-level IT staff.

Additional Comments Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Demonstrated experience in technical writing (3 months to less than 1 year).
• Exceptional customer service skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment.
• Strong analytical thinker with excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to interact with technical and business staff alike.
The Office of the New York State Comptroller (OSC) supports telecommuting where it is reasonable to do so based upon the agency’s mission and operational needs. Generally, employees new to OSC will be restricted from telecommuting for at least 8calendar weeks. After the initial 8 calendar week restriction, if an employee’s duties and work performance are aligned with telecommuting they may be allowed to do so. Upon approval to telecommute, OSC employees may telecommute up to 5 days per pay period.
Reasonable Accommodation:
The NYS Office of the State Comptroller provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Division of Human Resources at(518) 474-1924.
Equal Opportunity Employment:
The Office of the NYS Comptroller values a workforce with abroad, diverse range of backgrounds and perspectives. All employees are expected to contribute to a professional environment focused on self-evaluation and improvement, as well as acceptance and support of coworkers.

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

Name Diana Chiachiaretta

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street Office of the State Comptroller, Office of Human Resources

110 State street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingSubmit a clear, concise cover letter and resume stating how you meet the above minimum qualifications to, no later than September 19, 2024. To access the job vacancy, copy the link above and paste it into your web browser. Documents must be sent as unlocked and accessible attachments.
Be sure to submit an unofficial copy of any transcripts you may have with your cover letter, resume, and completed template, as there are educational requirements for this position

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