Front-End Developer, Chief Technology Office @ NYC Careers - Manhattan, NY

Job Overview

a month ago

Front-End Developer, Chief Technology Office

NYC Careers - Manhattan, NY

**Interested applicants who meet the preferred requirements and hold another permanent civil service title are strongly encouraged to apply**

The Mayor's Office of Contract Services (MOCS) is a New York City oversight and service agency that manages procurement citywide, from planning and release of agency solicitations to payment of vendors. Annually, agencies procure billions in products and services from a diverse pool of vendors that represent various industries. MOCS therefore aims to ensure that the procurement process remains fair, transparent, efficient and cost-effective.

MOCS makes it easier to do business through use of end-to-end technology tools, increases transparency by publication of enriched data and hosting public hearings, and strengthens procurement operations by providing direct assistance and resources to all stakeholders. MOCS also partners with agencies and vendors to identify areas for policy reform, resulting in ongoing process improvement to reduce administrative burdens and increase the positive impact of services on communities. The MOCS Director serves as the City Chief Procurement Officer.

MOCS team members operate in a collaborative, service-oriented environment, where flexibility and ability to achieve results are valued. Staff must conduct all duties relevant to their position in their assigned division and demonstrate an advanced level of expertise. This position requires a focus on aligning daily operations to the agency's strategic priorities, engage stakeholders in planning and ensure performance using well-defined success metrics and project management strategies. All staff are expected to deliver timely and quality work products and services, participate in ongoing improvement activities, proactively deepen their knowledge of procurement and government operations, and will use modern technology software and hardware to complete daily duties. This position must collaborate with other team members to implement projects, help to maintain and/or analyze operational data, and interact with external stakeholders.

The Front-End Developer responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new user facing features with reusable code and libraries;
  • Translate UI/UX design wireframes to technical implementation;
  • Create technical/application design specifications, hands-on development, build and deploy the code in lower environments, unit test and troubleshoot application issues;
  • Develop and update deployment scripts;
  • Assist in configuration of build environments;
  • Identify development tasks and provide level of effort estimates;
  • Create unit tests and unit test results reports; and
  • Contribute to new technology projects as assigned and provide operations & maintenance support for existing applications.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. Graduation from an accredited college with a baccalaureate degree; or
2. Graduation from an accredited community college plus two years of experience with administrative, analytic, coordinative, supervisory or liaison responsibilities; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent plus four years of experience as described in “2” above; or
4. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Skills

Must demonstrate competency and/or history of consistent quality performance in the following areas.

  • At least 3-5 years of experience developing Java/J2EE web-based applications.
  • Strong knowledge of SDLC, Java, J2SE, J2EE, JDK, XML/XSLT, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX, jQuery, Spring MVC, Web Services, and modern front-end technologies like Angular, React or Vue;
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design;
  • Proficiency in Message Queues, (T-SQL or similar), and Python;
  • Basic understanding of ETL processes and scheduled automated processes;
  • Experience developing applications in n-tier environments;
  • Knowledge of management software systems (i.e., ServiceNow, Jira, Bitbucket, SharePoint, etc.); and
  • Good understanding of SEO.

Preferred business skills include:
  • Understand complex Business Processes, Business Rules, and the importance of UI/UX
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Visio; outstanding collaboration, team building and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate with 3rd parties as needed for requirements gathering and clarifying functional requirements
  • Attention to detail with excellent analytic, organization, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines

Additional Information

To best serve the City we represent, MOCS seeks individuals from a variety of backgrounds who can bring different perspectives to contribute to the work of the office. MOCS also seeks candidates who want to contribute to a work environment that values teamwork, inclusion and respect.

As a current or prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. Please review the following notice to see if you may be eligible for programs and how to apply: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/mocs/downloads/pdf/2022.04.06_final_SLDNotice_CityEmployeesJobApplicants.pdf. For additional student loan information, please visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dca/consumers/Student-Loans.page.

To Apply

External Applicants, please go to www.nyc.gov/jobs and search for Job ID#: 533082.
Current City Employees, please go to www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID#: 533082.

Mayor’s Office of Contract Services is an equal opportunity employer. Mayor’s Office of Contract Services recognizes the unique skills and strengths gained through military service. Veterans and service members of the U.S. Armed Forces are strongly encouraged to apply. Special accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities. Please contact MOCS Disability Service Facilitator at [email protected] or 212-298-0734 only to request an accommodation. No other phone calls or personal inquiries permitted.

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Work Location

255 Greenwich Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10007

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.

See DCAS Directive No. 2020-2 (https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dcas/downloads/pdf/agencies/directive_2020_2.pdf) regarding residency requirement during the COVID-19 emergency

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