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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/05/18

Applications Due10/19/18

Vacancy ID60489

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleInformation Technology Specialist 2(Programming) - #00521

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 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? No

County Albany

Street Address 110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications Interested candidates must be currently reachable on the Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming),SG-18 eligible list or eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

52.6 Transfer
To be eligible to transfer, interested candidates must have at least one-year permanent competitive service in a 52.6 qualifying title allocated to salary grade 16 or higher.

Duties Description • Work within a team or directly with users to understand the business requirements for new and/or existing applications.
• Participate in creating a Statement of Work when new applications are needed or existing applications need to be modified.
• Participate in the research phase of new application software and related components.
• Confirm system requirements and program prototype with stakeholders for the purpose of acquiring sign off.
• Analyze confirmed business requirements to determine effort of work / effect on existing applications.
• Develop technical specifications to meet business requirements.
• Program applications that meet business and technical requirements.
• Develop comprehensive technical documentation for all applications created and modified.
• Determine what tasks will be required to complete assignments and estimated completion dates of those tasks.
• Inform supervisor about potential or existing issues that may impact schedules and/or deliverables as soon as those issues arise.
• Troubleshooting Activities include:
o Monitor applications, email notifications, and logs for technical and/or functional issues which impact production applications and projects.
o Communicate with users and co-workers in an effort to understand issue, acquire all pertinent information and determine urgency of request.
o Collaborate with business unit partners and other IT teams to identify cause of issues with production applications and projects and resolve them.
o Analyze application and application environment to determine the cause (or eliminate suspected causes) of the issue.
o Review issue and determine appropriate course of action.
o Compile list of tasks or modifications necessary to resolve issue.
o Communicate with management and users of expected effort for completing tasks to fix the issue.
o Make any programming changes necessary to fix the issue.
o Escalate issues to next level staff or management as necessary
• Testing Activities include:
o Work with users to determine test scenarios that will provide useful results.
o Create test scripts based on predetermined test scenarios.
o Assist users in the execution of test plans and recording of results.

Additional Comments Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Computer related Associate’s degree
• Demonstrated experience with Object Oriented Programming (2-4 credit hours)
• Demonstrated experience Programming Internet Applications (2-4 credit hours)
• Demonstrated experience programming the User Interface of web based applications (2-4 credit hours)
• Demonstrated experience with HTML(3 months to less than 1 year)
• Demonstrated experience with JavaScript (3 months to less than 1 year
• Demonstrated experience with Java (3 months to less than 1 year)
• Demonstrated experience with SQL/SQL*Plus (3 months to less than 1 year)
• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

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

Name Manu Minocha

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street Office of Human Resources

110 State Street

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than October 19, 2018. Please reference Item#00521– GOER-MPM
When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The VACANCY ID # should not be included

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