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ID #44856430
State New York
City New york city
Job type Permanent
Salary TBD
Source MTA New York City Transit
Showed 2022-08-14
Date 2022-08-13
Deadline 2022-10-12
Category Et cetera
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Computer Specialist, Software I-IV, Power BI Developer

New York, New york city, 10004 New york city USA
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Job Information

Title: Computer Specialist (SW) I-IV Power BI Developer

First Date of Posting: 11/15/2021

Last Date of Filing: Until Filled

Authority: MaBSTOA

Department: MTA IT

Division/Unit: Information Management Product Line

Line Reports to: Director, Information Management Product Line

Work Location 2 Broadway, Manhattan

Hours of Work: As Required


In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, as of November 14, 2021 we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. MTA will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate. "Fully vaccinated" means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose, or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.


Salary range:

Computer Spec. (SW) 1 TWU: $90,656 - $98,254

Computer Spec. (SW) 2 TWU: $94,445 - $105,803

Computer Spec. (SW) 3 TWU: $101,991 - $115,061

Computer Spec. (SW) 4 TWU: $109,411 - $131,744


The selected candidate will perform information technology functions related to design, development, implementation, enhancement, and maintenance of reports/dashboards and/or related functions in the reporting realm. The candidate will c reate dashboards and interactive visual reports using Power BI. The candidate will also be required to rewrite existing reports developed in other tools in an effort to standardize reporting solutions. Enterprise Product Line support includes complex in-house, vendor, and cloud-based systems support for various MTA agencies. Additional functions include performance tuning and troubleshoot production issues. The candidate must have the ability to recommend modifications and enhancements to existing and proposed technology. The candidate will adhere to DevOps processes and work in an Agile framework.

Education and Experience

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in computer science or a related computer field and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time computer software experience in computer systems development and analysis, applications programming, database administration, systems programming, data communications, including one year in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project; or

2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six (6 years of satisfactory full-time computer software experience as described in

"1" above,

including one (1) year in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project; or

3. Education and/or experience 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 60 semester credits from an accredited college is equated to one year of experience. A master's degree in computer science or a related computer field may be substituted for one year of the required experience in

"1" or

"2" above.

However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least one (1) year of satisfactory full-time experience in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project.

Note : To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level IV, in addition to the Qualification Requirements stated above, individuals must have one (1) year of satisfactory experience in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project in data administration, database management systems, operating systems, data communications systems, capacity planning, and/or on-line applications programming.

Desired Skills

  • Experience of Microsoft Power BI desktop and Online Service .
  • Experience in data preparation, data gateway and data warehousing projects
  • Experience in building Reports in Power BI Desktop and Power BI Paginated Reports
  • Experience Implementing and supporting embedded Power BI and Power BI services (using .NET or JavaScript)
  • Experience setting up automated data refresh of dashboards
  • Experience implementing row level security on data and have an understanding of application security layer models in Power BI
  • Experience in Power BI Service, managing workspaces, and Power BI Data Flows
  • Cube/PowerBI DAX Developer with cube processing, deployment experience
  • Experience writing complex DAX expressions
  • Proficient in writing SQL, DAX and M. Powershell scripting a plus.
  • Strong understanding of the Vertipaq engine and/or DAX studio and associated storage engine and formula engine queries.
  • Proficient in developing visual reports, dashboards and KPI scorecards using Power BI desktop
  • Experience working with major database technologies including SQL Server, Oracle as well as NoSQL and file-based data storage.
  • Experience in Microsoft Azure database and data storage technologies, Azure Data Factory
  • Development knowledge on Dynamics platform/Power Apps
  • Experience with other reporting tools like Tableau is preferred.
  • Experience in building Custom Visuals using R is a plus.
  • Experience with Data bricks, Apache Spark and Python is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with technical and business staff.
  • Experience working with Agile, DevOps using different tools (Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, GitLab, Security Scan, Monitoring, Automation of testing and deployment pipelining) is a plus.
Selection Method

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience and interview.

Other Information

Appointment may be at a comparable level to current level of selected candidate.

As an employee of MTA Headquarters, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $101,379 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

How To Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

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