DataShare Engineer

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DoITT provides for the sustained, efficient and effective delivery of IT services, infrastructure and telecommunications to enhance service delivery to New York City's residents, businesses, employees and visitors. As the City's technology leader, DoITT is responsible for maintaining the foundational IT infrastructure and systems that touch every aspect of City life from public safety to human services, from education to economic development crossing the full spectrum of governmental operations.

The successful candidate will serve as a DataShare Engineer reporting to the Application Development Management division. Responsibilities will include: Configure, support, and troubleshoot WebSphere MQ components (queues, channels, etc) connecting Cityshare, Message Broker and remote Agency servers (AAP - Agency Adapter Platforms with iWAY software); configure, support, and troubleshoot connections to different Web Services; configure, support, and troubleshoot Message flows in IBM WebSphere Message Broker and connection to Database; support Broker calls to Oracle Stored Procedures; configure, support, and troubleshoot Tivoli software to monitor all MQ components; proactively communicate to all agencies in case of service disruptions within the DataShare System that includes WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Message Broker and iWAY software; and perform special technology projects and initiatives as assigned.

Minimum Qual Requirements

(1) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, including or supplemented by twenty-four (24) semester credits in computer science or a related computer field and one (1) year of satisfactory fulltime computer software experience in computer systems development and analysis, applications programming, database administration, systems programming or data communications; or

(2) A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five (5) years of full-time satisfactory computer software experience as described in “1” above; or

(3) A satisfactory combination of education and experience that is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. College education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience in "2" above on the basis that sixty (60) semester credits from an accredited college is equated to one year of experience. In addition, twenty-four (24) semester credits from an accredited college or graduate school in computer science or a related field, or a certificate of at least 625 hours in computer programming from an accredited technical school (post high school), may be substituted for one year of experience. However, all candidates who attempt to qualify under option “3” must have at least a four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least two years of satisfactory full-time computer software experience as described in “1” above.

To receive credit, all college credits in computer science or a related computer field and/or the certificate in computer programming must be listed in Section A.6 on page 2 of the Education and Experience Test Paper.

Some examples of unacceptable experience are: End users of a computer system, program or software package; experience in the areas of computer technical support, computer operations; data entry/data retrieval; pure quality assurance (QA) auditing and

analysis; hardware installation; help desk; teaching; telecommunications; experience in productivity software products (e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software, etc.); superficial use of preprogrammed software without

complex programming, design and implementation.

Preferred Skills

The preferred candidate should possess the following: A Bachelor's degree in a related IT field; in depth knowledge of IBM WebSphere MQ, IBM Message Broker & IBI/iWAY software; in depth knowledge of J2EE technologies, Web Services, JMS; expertise in installing, configuring, administering and deploying highly available applications; strong knowledge of Sun Solaris/UNIX; Database experience with Oracle; strong knowledge of server and application architectures; strong knowledge of XML, XSL and other internet technologies; ability to work in cross functional teams to provide the best solution; proven background in the development and deployment of complex operational systems; working knowledge of BEA Weblogic application server; strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent analytic, organization, presentation and facilitation skills; ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines; ability to work in cross functional teams to provide the best solution; ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines; ability to effectively interface with technologists, business owners, and end-users; ability to see tasks through to completion without significant guidance; Should be a team player who works well with technical and non-technical resources; ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines; and the ability to interface with executive level management and give senior level presentations.

To Apply

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Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT)

Recruitment Office - 255 Greenwich Street - 9th Floor - New York, NY 10007




Due to the necessary technical duties of this position in a 24/7 operation, candidate may be required to work various shifts such as weekends and/or nights/evenings.

Work Location

Brooklyn, NY

Residency Requirement

City Residency is not required for this position


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