NYS Education Department Building

Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming), SG-18 (PEF)

SALARY: $55,494*

The New York State Education Department's (NYSED) Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) is seeking applicants for the position of Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming).  The incumbent of this position will support the State Aid Management System (SAMS) which is comprised of many web-based modules that make use of Oracle database structures and allow for online data collection from School Districts and BOCES, and the calculation of State Aid.  Major responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and maintain SAMS, which is written in Java, SQL, STRUTS, and XML. 
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, test, maintain, and deploy SAMS;
  • Collaborate with program office and ITS staff to understand the business requirements of the State Aid environment;
  • Analyze the impact of proposed modifications on existing components of SAMS, and implement the needed modifications;
  • Coordinate interactions between SAMS and other NYSED information systems;
  • Identify and troubleshoot problems, and implement the necessary solutions;
  • Provide input to Java architecture discussions and share Java knowledge and experience with ITS staff; and
  • Assure systems and procedures are appropriately documented, meet NYSED standards, and follow generally accepted IT practices, so as to foster the integrity of automated systems and the data therein.

The following skills and abilities will be beneficial to successful performance of the job:

  • Knowledge and practical experience programming in JAVA, developing JSP/Servlets, and in the use of open source frameworks.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with XML and web services in a J2EE environment. 
  • Knowledge and experience of Oracle databases, SQL, and scripting languages. 

Reassignment: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming).

§52.6 Transfer: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-16 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates who are reachable on the Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming) eligible list may be considered for appointment. 

*Leads to a maximum salary of $70,566 based on annual performance advances.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:  This will be a permanent appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit.  Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits.  Verification of degree and/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview. 

APPLICATION:  Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 3, 2017 to omsjobs@nysed.gov.  Please include the Box number (PIMS-256/51872) of the position in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Office of Human Resources Management
Box PIMS-256/51872
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631
E-mail: omsjobs@nysed.gov

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Last Updated: July 17, 2017