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ID #44911637
State New York
City New york city
Job type Permanent
Salary TBD
Source MTA New York City Transit
Showed 2022-08-16
Date 2022-08-15
Deadline 2022-10-14
Category Et cetera
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Computer Specialist (SW) I-IV Kronos REPOST

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

Title: Computer Specialist (SW) I-IV Kronos Repost

First Date of Posting: 8/8/2022

Last Date of Filing: Open until filled

Authority: MaBSTOA

Department: MTA IT

Division/Unit: Workforce Product Group/Timekeeping & Payroll Product Line

Reports to: Timekeeping Product Manager

Work Location 2 Broadway, Manhattan

Hours of Work: As Required


This position is competitive and is eligible for the 55-a Program. This position is open to qualified persons who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter and in the upper right corner of your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the following link

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 development and maintenance including coding and testing of the MTA's UKG Kronos Timekeeping Systems. UKG Kronos is a complex cloud based SQL Server time and attendance system for represented and non-represented employees who work at various MTA agencies. The candidate will prepare and coordinate system deliverables for various disciplines such as Workforce Integration Manager (WIM) programming, system analysis, troubleshoot proximity, in touch & biometric clocks; modify system configuration settings including mobile, process analysis, prepare adhoc SQL queries/reports and investigate/address time sensitive production issues. The candidate will adhere to UKG Kronos standards and coordinate all aspects during upgrades to the cloud and from one release to the next. The candidate must have the ability to recommend modifications and enhancements to existing and proposed UKG Workforce Central modules and technology including mobile, biometrics, accruals, activities, leave, attendance, timekeeper, Telestaff, advanced scheduler, attestation, etc.

Education and Experience

1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college with a major in Computer science or a related field and two (2) years of computer software/data communications experience, and at least one year in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project; OR

2. A satisfactory equivalent of education and experience, however all candidates must have one year in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project.

Level IV placement requires one year additional experience in a project leader capacity.

Desired Skills

  • Hands on experience designing, building, configuring and maintaining Kronos/UKG integrations, conversions, enhancements, creating payrules, hyperfinds, genies, Time Clock Profiles and Workflow objects.
  • Strong understanding of Kronos/UKG Workforce Central Timekeeper/Dimensions application architecture, including infrastructure, database table structure, design standards, protocols, and delivered objects.
  • A commanding knowledge of SQL Server and the UKG Kronos Workforce Central Suite is a must.
  • Excellent coding skills using Workforce Integration Manager (WIM) and Microsoft SSRS RDL reporting .
  • Excellent hands on working knowledge of creating and troubleshooting WIM imports and exports to and from the UKG Kronos Cloud.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with technical and business staff.
  • Strong SQL Server skills using the UKG Kronos Workforce Timekeeper/Dimensions Database version 8 or later.
  • Experience modifying UKG Kronos Workforce configuration settings
  • Experience writing RDL reports and queries against UKG Kronos Workforce Timekeeper Database.
  • Experience with UKG Kronos Workforce Timekeeper Cloud environments
  • Knowledge of payroll/timekeeping systems and agile product development a plus.
  • Experience in development using SharePoint, Power BI, PowerApps is a plus.
  • Experience working with Agile, DevOps using different tools (Jira, Jenkins, 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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