WTC Applications Development Manager

Fire Department of New York   Brooklyn, NY   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on September 22, 2022
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City of New York


 Job Posting Notice




Job ID: 543554         


Title Code No:  8298A


Salary: $58,700.00/$63,301.00-$173,486.00


Title Classification:  Competitive


Frequency: Annual              


Business Title:    WTC Applications Development Manager         


Work Location:   9 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn NY  


Division/Work Unit: Bureau of Tech Deve and Syst


Number of Positions:  1

As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.

Job Description

The Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY), seeks a full-time WTC Applications Development Manager in the Bureau of Technology Development and Systems. Reporting directly to the Deputy Director, Application Development, the successful candidate will: Be responsible for managing developers working on Web & Mobile Apps, APIs and databases in support of core bureau operations and workflows  Lead a team of developers working on critical time sensitive projects  Manage multiple work streams and produce high-quality deliverables that meet fast-paced business needs Manage multiple, often simultaneous releases and ensure that projects are delivered on time within the agreed upon budget and scope  Mentor developers and set and measure OKRs and corrective plans Consult and advise executives on project priorities and effective implementation of business and technical goals  Cultivate an engineering first work environment of continuous learning of new skills and technologies Take full ownership of deliverables and comfortable with code reviews.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 24 credits in the field of voice and/or data telecommunications or in a pertinent scientific, technical, electronic or related area, and four years of satisfactory fulltime experience in the performance of analytical, planning, operational, technical, or administrative duties in a voice and/or data telecommunications or closely related electronics planning, management, and/or service organization, one year of which must have been in a highly specialized capacity and 18 months must have been in an executive, managerial, or administrative capacity or in the supervision of staff performing work in the voice and/or data telecommunications field; or 2. An associate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 12 credits in the field of voice and/or data telecommunications or in a pertinent, scientific, technical, electronic or related area and five years of experience as described in "1" above; or 3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and one year of the specialized experience as described in "1" above and must possess the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

 5+ years recent experience in Web App and API development using Java/J2EE and SQL  Proficiency with AngularJS, ReactJS and similar front-end frameworks Hands-on expertise diagraming Entity Relational Diagrams and UMLs  Strong foundational knowledge of algorithms and data structures  Hand-on engineering ability with modern platforms such as Serverless functions, Kubernetes and Docker Demonstrated knowledge of DevSecOps-first methodology using Git, Jenkins or similar CI/CD tools  Excellent communication skills with ability to accurately capture and understand client/end-user requirements directly  Full stack development expertise as a major plus  Skill in architecting next gen web and mobile applications using Cloud-Native, Micro-services and Event-drive design patterns would be a plus  Passion for computer science and the craft of code Additional skills: Frontend: AngularJS, ReactJS; Middle layer/Service: Java/J2EE; Backend: Oracle PL/SQL; Reporting: Tableau, PowerBI; DevOps: Git, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Liquibase/SqlCl; Management: JIRA/Confluence, SNOW

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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Posting Date: 8/3/2022

Post Until: Until Filled


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