Computer Specialist/Associate

Metropolitan Transportation Authority
New York
Sep 22, 2016
Oct 20, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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Join the Largest Public Transportation Authority in North America As A Computer Specialist/Associate.

Department of Subways

MTA NYC Transit (NYCT) serves more than 5.6 million subway customers and 2.5 million bus customers on an average weekday. Its 48,000 employees provide mass transit and paratransit service throughout the five boroughs of New York City, including operating almost 6,400 subway cars at 469 stations, and more than 5,700 buses at more than 15,000 bus stops.

The mission for the Department of Subways Electronic Maintenance Division (EMD) is to safely maintain subway, bus and customer electronics equipment in operating readiness while improving the reliability, dependability, and efficiency of NYCT assets. EMD is responsible for the repair and maintenance of Electronic equipment used in Fare Collection, Communication and Security Systems.

The EMD team is seeking a Computer Specialist/Associate that will be responsible for a variety of tasks which include, the installation, upgrade, configuration management, monitoring and maintenance of NYCT's telecommunications networks and systems. Day-to-day responsibilities include maintenance of fault identification, analysis and resolution implementation. Network technologies and equipment include asynchronous fiber optic TDM, SONET, ATM, DWDM, VOIP, Carrier over Ethernet, Wireless technologies and associated element and network management systems. The incumbent should be prepared to utilize various tools, test equipment & network analyzers to perform diagnostics required to measure equipment and network performance. In addition, the selected candidate will liaise with various support and material vendors, in-house maintenance groups and user departments. Provide technical support and knowledge transfer and training (as required) to other NYCT staff. Develop and manage projects during design, review procedures, drawings, contract specifications and implementation/turn up of communications systems.

NYC Transit associates are offered competitive compensation and a robust benefit package that includes:

  • Pension Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Coverage
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Leave Programs
  • New York's 529 College Saving Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Municipal Credit Union
  • Free NYCT Transportation Pass

A four-year high school diploma and a certificate from an accredited technical school (approximately 675 hours) with a specialization in computer operations and three years of satisfactory, Full time large-scale Mainframe computer operations or three years of satisfactory data communication network experience in a Mainframe environment, one year of which must have been in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project. A satisfactory combination of education and experience requirements may be accepted.

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