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Information Technology Specialist 4 (Special Expertise) - Item #47214

No Current Vacancies for Information Technology Specialist 4 (Special Expertise) - Item #47214

Applications accepted from current State employees and former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement. You must meet the minimum qualification.

Information Technology Specialist 4 (Special Expertise) - Item #47214
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Title Information Technology Specialist 4 (Special Expertise) - Item #47214
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Temporary Budgeted Item
Appointment Type
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)

Under the direction of the Applications Development manager, this position is responsible for primary software support for the DEC's out-sourced Hunting and Fishing Licensing Sales System. Duties include conducting analysis, assisting with product design, planning and performing software testing, ad hoc reporting, and providing other technical support that requires extensive research. Incumbent will be DEC technical liaison with out-sourcer and responsible for ensuring the system meets all DEC functional and operational requirements.

Additional duties include:

Develops and executes complex and high volume ad hoc queries and reports against the vendor's remote database in response to executive, FOIL, Law Enforcement and other critical requests

Conducts analyses of system impacts of annual mandatory and discretionary system changes including the license and item catalog

Plans and conducts User Acceptance Testing

Identifies and reports system and operational defects both for ongoing operations and User Acceptance Testing efforts

Troubleshoots reporting problems and analyzes poor performing reports to diagnose issues and provide solutions to increase end-user productivity

Provides technical interface/consultation between the vendor and the program

Prepares documentation required of the product

Consults with vendor concerning application and maintenance of software

Performs complex release testing for assigned projects and reports problems found in the software

Analyzes and researches software requirements to determine feasibility of design

Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

8+ years of applicable experience including expert knowledge of SQL and commercial query tools, Actuate and TOAD. Experience with application design and user testing methodologies is also required.

Additionally, expert knowledge of commercial hunting and fishing licensing point of sale applications is required.

Additional Comments
To Apply

Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038

E-Mail: personnel@dec.ny.gov

Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.