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 is seeking applicants for the position of Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming). The incumbent of this position will work as a member of the application development team, provide programming support for NYSED's enterprise applications and develop Information Technology (IT) solutions to support the business needs of the NYSED.  The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Write computer programs based on developed and approved program specifications, including but not limited to, the Java programming language;
  • Develop, modify, and implement responsive and accessible web-based applications;
  • Collaborate with program office and IT staff to understand the business requirements of the information system(s);
  • Analyze and recommend system modifications, and determine the impact of proposed changes;
  • Identify and troubleshoot problems and implement necessary solutions;
  • Conduct unit and integration testing of application components;
  • Assist with system maintenance activities;
  • Conduct business systems analysis and design working closely with IT technical unit staff; and
  • Ensure that systems and procedures are properly documented, meet Department standards and follow generally accepted IT practices.


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

  • Knowledge and practical experience programming in Java, PL/SQL, and SQL.
  • Knowledge and experience with client-side web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Knowledge and experience with Oracle Databases.

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 4, 2017 to omsjobs@nysed.gov.  Please include the Box number (PIMS-265/51809) of the position in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Office of Human Resources Management
Box PIMS-265/51809
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 14, 2017