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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/06/18

Applications Due11/20/18

Vacancy ID61294

AgencyFinancial System, Statewide

TitleInformation Technology Specialist 2 (Programming), #18-26 - Multiple Positions

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Statewide Financial System

W. A. Harriman State Office Building Campus, Bldg. 5

City Albany


Zip Code12227

Minimum Qualifications This position is open to candidates who are reachable on the Information Technology Specialist 2, G-18, Civil Service eligible list OR have one year of permanent competitive service as an Information Technology Specialist 2, G-18. This position is also open to NYS employees at or above G-16 who are eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 or 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. The transfer cannot be a second, consecutive transfer resulting in an advancement of more than two grades. In order to qualify for a Section 52.6 transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in a qualifying administrative title such as Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming), G-18; Business Systems Analyst 1, G-18; or Telecommunications Analyst 2, G-18. In order to qualify for a Section 70.1 transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service as a Supervising Computer Operator, G-18.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Object Oriented Programming experience.
• PeopleSoft technical programming experience, including the use of:
o PeopleTools
o PeopleCode
o Application Designer
o Integration Broker
o Application Engine
o Component Interfaces
o Workflow
o Web Services & SOA technologies
• PeopleSoft functional and technical experience within the Financial Supply Chain Management modules.

Duties Description As part of the Solution Services Division of the Statewide Financial System (SFS), the incumbent of this position will work in the Application Development Bureau and will focus on programming activities related to the development of new applications and the support of existing applications. Development responsibilities span the full range of the software development lifecycle and include analysis, design, build, and operational support.

Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

• Develop technical documentation for staff and users.
• Work with consultants in constructing and implementing the system to best meet the needs of the users.
• Perform coding, testing and debugging activities.
• Software development for reports, interfaces, conversions, and enhancements.
• Develop and execute unit and system test plans, as well as assist with system testing.
• Assist and support management in routine project or program responsibilities.
• Support and maintain custom and commercial applications.
• Technical design and development of reports and queries that satisfy end-user requirements using a variety of reporting tools including, but not limited to: PS Query, XML Publisher, BI Publisher and SQR reports.

Additional Comments You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with SFS, you may be required to be fingerprinted.

SFS is the organization that manages the enterprise financial system that supports the business of New York State government. SFS is an independent entity jointly governed by OSC and the Division of the Budget.

As one of the largest public sector enterprise financial systems in the United States, SFS processes an average of 22,000 voucher transactions daily and about $150 billion in payments per year using Oracle PeopleSoft technology. SFS staff provides extensive operational support to over 70 NYS agencies and authorities. SFS continues to work on major initiatives to expand the use of system functionality and works collaboratively with agencies and the NYS Office of Information Technology Services clusters that support IT systems across the State.

Currently, we are looking for motivated, highly qualified professionals who can lead and support on-going transformational statewide information technology projects. Working as part of the team at SFS provides a great opportunity to be part of a mission-driven organization that strongly supports its employees’ professional growth and development through training opportunities and knowledge sharing. You would also be able to see your work directly support the transformation of business processes supporting NYS government.

More About SFS

We are an innovative team of experts specializing in enterprise resource planning (ERP), financial operations, business analysis, information technology, project management, service delivery, training, change management and stakeholder relations. Since our inception, our focus has been to meet our customers’ financial processing needs, ensure the integrity of State financial data and lead future migrations from existing agency financial systems into one integrated financial management system.

To learn more about SFS, visit our website at

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Name Lorissa Camarda


Fax 518 486-5617

Email Address


Street NYS Division of the Budget

State Capitol

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12224


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, please send a cover letter and resume by e-mail, fax, or post office mail. Please include your current Civil Service title and grade and be sure to indicate that you are applying for the position of Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming), Ref. #18-26.

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