New York City Financial Information Services Agency   New York, NY   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on January 12, 2023
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# of Positions 1

Job ID




Title Code No 95714 Level 00

Title Classification


Proposed Salary Range $130,000.00 - $145,000.00 (Annual)

Work Location 5 Manhattan West

Division/Work Unit Ops/SS Technical Services

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 and the Office of Payroll Administration (FISA-OPA) have a

vacancy for a Systems Programmer who will provide technical services within the mainframe team and

support the IBM mainframe computer systems, program products, and subsystems.

Primary Responsibilities include:

As a z/OS Systems Programmer in the System Services group, primary responsibility will include:

• Ongoing maintenance (installation, patching, upgrades, administration, etc.) of the mainframe z/OS operating

system, CICS Subsystems, software products and UNIX Systems Services.

• The candidate will be required to provide Production 24/7 coverage (if required) and support weekend


• The ability to work as part of a group and individually.

• The ability to shuffle priorities in response to a changing workload.

• The ability to keep up with changing technology.

• Must be reliable, honest, and technically inclined.

• Must be willing to learn new technologies.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in computer science, engineering or a related field and

four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to datacenter engineering and operations, cloud

engineering and operations, complex IT infrastructure engineering; or,

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and eight years of satisfactory full-time experience

related to datacenter engineering and operations, cloud engineering and operations, complex IT infrastructure

engineering; or,

3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above.

Preferred Skills

• 10+ years of experience working with z/OS, CICS, program product installations and Unix System Services

• Working knowledge of IMS and DB2 is a plus

• Experience in using monitoring tools such as OMEGAMON and TMON

• Working with an enterprise-wide, large-scale implementation

• Excellent communications skills (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills are required

Additional Information


The City of New York offers a comprehensive set of benefits and programs to employees, including health

insurance, pension plan, Deferred Compensation Plan (with 457, 401K and Roth IRA options), pre-tax

Commuter Benefit program, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts programs and more. Additional benefits such

as prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, vision care benefits and more are also available through

District Council 37 – Local 2627, the union that represents employees in this title.

To Apply

External applicants please visit to apply to Job ID # 567833. 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.

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


35 hours Weekly/Day.

Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position.


POSTING DATE 01/09/2023 Until


The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining

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.