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NYC JOB ALERT: NYCT ANALYST – SANDY RECOVERY

NYCT Subways Recovery & Resiliency team is hiring 2 new “Sandy Fellows”.  The jobs are now posted on the MTA web site and on LinkedIn, with the applications closing on 2/7/2014.

Please see the descriptions below and share them with anyone who you think might be a good fit. They are also open to candidates who are finishing grad school now and would be able to start in the spring.

Recovery & Resiliency Fellows – Introduction

MTA NYC Transit is the largest public sector transportation organization in North America.  Join Subways in major efforts to recover and come back even stronger from Super Storm Sandy, the most devastating event Subways has experienced in its 109 year history. 

We are recruiting for two additional Recovery and Resiliency Fellows to join the new Recovery & Resiliency group which reports to the Senior Vice President of Subways as described below.    This group exists to facilitate rapid delivery, maximize value, minimize customer and operational impact, and ensure transparency and accountability of our multi-billion dollar investment program to recover from Sandy and mitigate future extreme events.   Work in this group includes developing and implementing strategy and providing analytical, coordination, and project management services to various divisions within the Department of Subways and to a limited degree other capital planning and program management departments.

The two positions, described in further detail below, are:

Recovery & Resiliency Fellow – Generalist Position

Specific activities could include developing and populating innovative reporting and transparency tools, developing strategies and tools to mitigate customer impact of the investment program, authoring capital project proposals and master plans, and evaluating and prioritizing individual projects within the investment program.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative ability.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint and other analytical and communications tools.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work and deliver under demanding timelines.
  • Understanding of transportation and engineering concepts.

To apply, go to:  http://web.mta.info/nyct/hr/, click on Job Postings, click on Agree, Select MTA NYC Transit and search for Associate Transit Management Analyst (Job ID 78872).

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/10789136

Recovery & Resiliency Fellow – Technical Position

This position in particular is intended to add technical and technology development capabilities to the group in support of its purpose and mission.

Specific activities could include:

  • Development of tools for tracking and reporting on assets and projects in the investment  program.
  • Prototyping and development of web-based standards-based mapping applications
  • Prototyping and development of operational asset damage/status tools and dashboards for use during and after major weather events.
  • Prototyping of innovative underground wireless networking and asset/personnel management solutions
  • Prototyping tools for publishing customer-facing information relating to the investment  program.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Software development in multiple languages
  • Fluency in learning new programming languages, tools, frameworks, standards, etc.
  • Working knowledge of wired and wireless IP networking
  • Familiarity with agile/iterative design/development/documentation processes
  • Strong analytical and quantitative ability
  • Familiarity with MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, GIS and other analytical and communications tools.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work and deliver under demanding timelines.
  • Understanding of transportation and operations concepts

To apply, go to:  http://web.mta.info/nyct/hr/, click on Job Postings, click on Agree, Select MTA NYC Transit and search for Associate Transit Management Analyst (Job ID 79004).

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/10788348


General Requirements (Both Positions)

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college in business administration, public administration public policy, engineering, economics, architecture, math, physics, computer science, accounting, transportation planning or urban planning and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in an analytical or technical capacity. One year must have been in the mass transportation industry; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, engineering, engineering technology, economics, architecture, math, physics, computer science, accounting or urban planning, and three years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas described in “1” above.  One year of this experience must have been in the mass transportation industry.
  • A satisfactory equivalent of education and experience.

MTA NYC Transit offers dynamic work assignments, comprehensive benefits, and a competitive public-sector compensation package.

These are both limited-duration 2-year fellowships.

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