New York City Financial Information Services Agency   New York, NY   Full-time     Analysis
Posted on January 12, 2023
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Job Posting Notice

# of Positions 1

Job ID




Title Code No 8298A Level 00

Title Classification


Proposed Salary Range $ 58,700.00 - $ 75,000.00 (Annual)

Work Location 5 Manhattan West

Division/Work Unit Ops/FS/Ops Supp/Job Admin

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 Financial Information Services Agency (FISA) has a vacancy for a Job Admin Analyst. Reporting directly

to FISA's Financial Systems Job Administration Director, the candidate will be responsible for the submission

of jobs in production and test environments, tracking of the status of submitted jobs, escalation to Level 2

support during failure scenarios as well as additional tasks related to the creation and continued enhancement

of financial system job schedules.

The Job Admin Analyst will perform Tier 1 production support for FMS/3 supported production applications as

well as Tier 1 support for the FMS/2 Budget support. Said applications reside on UNIX and IBM Mainframe

platforms. The suite of applications supported, includes, but is not limited to the following enterprise systems:

PIP, IF A, City Wide Accounting and FMS Budget. Job Administration duties span FISA's mainframe and UNIX


Responsibilities include

The primary tool(s) used by the candidate will be the desktop based tool- CA Workload Automation (aka dseries).

The candidate will run batch job streams via the CA Workload Automation (d-series), and must

understand and be able to verify job condition codes for validations. The candidate will interact with all support

groups in problem determination and resolutions. The work will be performed in multiple development and test

environments and also on production systems and the candidate will be expected to differentiate job streams

and prioritize workloads as directed. The candidate will be expected to gain a deep understanding of the

interaction between the IBM mainframe and the various AIX Servers (and the various intra system job


Additional tools used on a day to day basis as part of their job duties include: CA-Agents, CA-Adapter,

Microsoft Outlook, ClearQuest, and Attachmate to access IBM Mainframe z/OS, RMDS to access mainframe

reports, putty and winscp to access AIX Operating systems. The primary applications supported are Enterprise

wide financial applications - but the other business systems may be supported as directed.

Minimum Qual 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 fouryear

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

• Demonstrated ability to monitor the health of running of job flows (e.g., stalled/late flows or batch job

condition codes) using the CA Workload Automation Id-series, or comparable Scheduling Automation


• Ability to schedule and process ad hoc requests in AIX and mainframe environments as requested - using

the tools above

• Demonstrated ability to learn the CA Workload Automation/ d-series tools

• Candidate should have in-depth knowledge of the IBM Mainframe, z/OS Processes, such as JCL; IBM

UTILITIES; working knowledge of ISPF

• The candidate will be expected to have knowledge of the UNIX Shell scripting and debugging capabilities.

• Strong diagnostic and problem solving skills

• Ability to plan, manage and work independently with minimal direction

• Process Backups/Restores as required

• Helpful to have Experience with Advantage Financial applications

• 5 years' experience working on AIX/Unix and mainframe platforms running and monitoring critical production

batch processes

• 5 years of experience with hands-on work with executing and performing preliminary troubleshooting

activities involving: scheduler, batch processes, and cycle flow

• 5 years' experience escalating and documenting critical job failures and schedule problems

Additional Information


To Apply

External applicants please visit to apply to Job ID # 567395. Current NYC

employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS). While all complete applications will be given

consideration, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by FISA-OPA.

55-a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please

indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through

the 55-a Program.

Public Svc Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness

programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department

of Education’s website at


07:30 am - 08:00 pm. 3 days per week w/ additional rotating Sunday shift every 4 weeks.

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.


POSTING DATE 01/09/2023 Until


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a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment

based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an

individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation,

veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.