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Career Opportunities

Put your skills to work at the agency that administers NYC’s landmark campaign finance program. A wide variety of positions may be available. Check back frequently for new opportunities!

Career opportunities currently available at the NYC Campaign Finance Board are described in detail below. New York City residency is required for most positions. We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits. Full-time positions offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. If you would like to be considered for one of these opportunities, please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Auditor

Department: Auditing & Accounting
Job Status: Full-Time

$46,000 - $54,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent agency that enhances the  role of New York City residents in elections, seeks an Auditor for its Auditing and Accounting Unit.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial records and disclosure statements for financial, compliance and investigative audits of political campaigns. Overtime will be required to complete work as needed.
  • Perform audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and following internally developed specialized programs.
  • Manage assigned audit caseload in team structure.
  • Provide assistance in planning activities of the audit team during the post-election period and coordinating the team’s activities with other CFB units.
  • Prepare written reports and correspondence that are clear, concise, accurate and timely.
  • Communicate with campaigns in a professional manner and assist in providing guidance to campaigns on various audit and compliance issues.

Essential Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will be a team player capable of meeting tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • A strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.

Qualifications:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three years of experience in one or a combination of the following: financial administration, accounting, compliance or investigative auditing, fraud reviews, working with a large public or private concern in budget administration, economics, finance, fiscal or economic research, fiscal management, personnel or public administration, program evaluation; or a related area; OR a satisfactory combination of education and experience in the areas described above. 
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.
  • Previous experience in performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted (Government) Auditing Standards strongly preferred.
  • A master’s degree is not required but will be a plus.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.

Please email, mail or fax your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample to:

Mr. Harold Andrieux

Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Candidate Services Liaison (Seasonal - 18 months)

Department: Candidate Guidance & Policy
Job Status: Full-Time

$50,000 - $55,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Candidate Services Liaison. We offer a team-oriented work environment, professional development opportunities, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary liaison between the CFB and candidates running for New York City office.
  • Monitor and assist campaigns in preparing campaign finance disclosure reports.
  • Provide one-on-one guidance on matters of compliance with campaign finance regulations.
  • Assist candidates in the process of qualifying for public matching funds.
  • Prepare training and guidance materials on recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  • Conduct trainings for candidates, treasurers, campaign staff and the general public.
  • Teach and provide technical support for the Candidate Software for Managing and Reporting Transactions (C-SMART).
  • Test updates to C-SMART and other CFB systems applications.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Public speaking experience and ability to deliver effective presentations.
  • Customer-focused approach to answering questions and solving problems.
  • Strong computer and internet skills with a willingness to learn new software.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years’ work or equivalent internship experience.
  • Previous experience working on political campaigns or in a customer-focused environment preferred.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.
  • Proficiency in MS Office; familiarity with video editing or e-learning software a plus.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Senior Candidate Services Liaison (Seasonal - 18 months)

Department: Candidate Guidance & Policy
Job Status: Full-Time

$67,000 - $74,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Candidate Services Liaison. We offer a team-oriented work environment, professional development opportunities, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary liaison between the CFB and candidates running for New York City office, and supervise a team of liaisons.
  • Provide one-on-one guidance on matters of compliance with campaign finance regulations.
  • Develop and execute agency projects in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Candidate Services.
  • Serve as senior liaison of rules and guidance by reviewing and archiving compliance guidance across rules that cover complex disclosure and compliance matters.
  • Coordinate the drafting and publishing of campaign finance guidance (including web content).
  • Ensure team coordination on assignments and project deliverables, and provide regular updates to internal stakeholders.
  • Conduct trainings for candidates, treasurers, campaign staff and the general public

Essential Skills:

  • Superior time management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Public speaking experience and the ability to deliver effective presentations.
  • Customer-focused approach to answering questions and solving problems.
  • Ability to motivate and develop employees.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of work experience.
  • Previous experience working on political campaigns or in a customer-focused environment preferred.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Director of Policy & Research

Department: Policy and Research
Job Status: Full-Time

$90,000-$100,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents, seeks a Director of Policy & Research to oversee its intergovernmental outreach and policy and data research work. This position will report to the Deputy Director of Public Affairs.

Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise a team of intergovernmental, policy, and data research staff.
  • Create legislative strategies to advance agency priorities at the city and state level.
  • Oversee outreach to elected officials and their offices to support the agency’s legislative work and government outreach.
  • Oversee policy analysis related to campaign finance and voting in New York City and State.
  • Participate in high-level agency discussions around policy development and spearhead agency legislative recommendations in its regularly published reports.
  • Oversee research projects with internal staff and external researchers, as well as overseeing research content for CFB publications, reports, white papers, and policy briefs.
  • Oversee public opinion research performed on behalf of the agency that informs voter communication and education initiatives.

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrated expertise in public policy; proficiency with policy research methods and design.
  • Solid understanding of New York’s electoral landscape and city politics.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with key actors across city and state government.
  • Strong ability to think strategically, analyze and solve problems, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to appropriately prioritize and manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong work ethic and team player mentality, and ability to work collaboratively with agency leadership and staff.
  • Outstanding leadership and management abilities, and ability to develop supervised staff.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate or master’s degree from an accredited college in Public Policy, Political Science, or a related field; master’s preferred but not required.
  • Background in elections, politics, and government; previous experience in the democracy field preferred.
  • A minimum of five years in a related field.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


.NET Developer (Seasonal - 18 months)

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

$90,000–$95,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks an experienced full stack .NET Web Developer.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Under general supervision, with broad scope for the exercise of independent initiative and judgment, this developer is responsible for the system analysis, technical design, development, testing, enhancement, and maintenance of various applications that support the Agency’s business functions. The selected candidate will be required to perform tasks related to the development of software applications and data transformation activities for the Agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full software development life cycle, including user interface design, database development, back-end architecture, deployment and maintenance of the defined solution based on business and functional requirements
  • Design, write, unit test, and document application code to successfully deliver secure, robust, transactional and service oriented architectures.
  • Understand the Agency’s strategic initiatives and develop technology solutions that deliver the required business value
  • Understand complex business processes/applications with intent to re-write/enhance using current tools/technology.
  • Provide supporting documentation for all phases of development/implementation.
  • Develop technical specifications, including data flow diagrams
  • Maintain data security and internal controls of environment to adequately protect Agency assets and records

Essential Skills:

  • Strong demonstrable experience in systems architecture and N-tier application development using Microsoft’s web technology stack (ASP.NET MVC, C#, IIS6/7/8, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, SOAP/REST Web Services including Web API and WCF, Http Handlers, Http Modules).
  • Strong experience implementing standards based front-end development (HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS).
  • Experience with scripting languages including JavaScript (intermediate to advanced level) jQuery and data exchange formats (XML, JSON, SOAP) in a service oriented or micro services architecture.
  • Experience with Responsive Web Design (RWD) patterns.
  • Ability to build/create/maintain application databases utilizing MS SQL Server (2008 and above), including SSIS, TSQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, recognize and react to changing business needs and effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and in conjunction with team members and business units. Enthusiasm and flexibility to work on a variety of projects are necessary, as well as the ability to rapidly acquire new domain familiarity.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, identify issues and resolve with minimal direction.
  • Ability to analyze, document and validate software requirements.
  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle Methodology (SDLC) and Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience reverse engineering legacy monolithic client-server applications and reengineering and rewriting in segments in a loosely coupled service oriented architecture.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of development experience.
  • 1 – 2 years of experience with ASP.NET MVC Core 2 or 1
  • 2 - 3 years of experience with ASP.NET MVC 4
  • 3 - 4 years of experience with C#, .NET, Visual Studio, ASP.NET, IIS.
  • 3 - 4 years of web application development including JavaScript, AJAX.
  • 4 + years of experience with MS SQL Server, T-SQL, Tables, Stored Procedures, Views.
  • 2+ years of Entity Framework (EF) experience with some experience in EF Core.
  • 2+ years of Web Services/Web API Core or 2/WCF experience.
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in designing rich dynamic web applications using HTML5 features along with Responsive Design using CSS3

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Umbraco CMS
  • Creating micro services using .NET Core.
  • ReactJS or ReactJS.NET
  • Angular
  • Vue JS
  • TypeScript
  • NodeJS
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Basic graphics editing using Photoshop.
  • General understanding of good UI/UX design principals.
  • Agile Scrum development methodology
  • Knowledge of performance tuning, security, scalability
  • Proficiency in writing unit tests and using unit testing frameworks
  • Experience with Dependency Injection frameworks (built-in .NET Core, Ninject, Unity)
  • Experience with VSTS or Team Foundation Server (TFS) or comparable Source Control tools including GIT
  • Experience with Bootstrap templates
  • Experience with Story Boarding tools such as Balsamiq or PowerPoint Story Boarding.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Lead Developer

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

$120,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board unit seeks an experienced Lead Developer. We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Under general supervision, with broad scope for the exercise of independent initiative and judgment, the Lead developer is responsible for the system analysis, technical design, development, testing, enhancement, and maintenance of various applications that support the Agency’s business functions. Lead developers responsibilities also include new technology/tooling research, ensuring the agency’s outlined agile methodologies are being followed, supervision of code maintenance and source control branch monitoring. The Lead developer will have their own team to supervise/manage. The selected candidate will be required to perform and oversee, tasks related to the development of software applications, data transformation activities and leading their respective team for the Agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the full software development life cycle, including database development, back-end architecture, deployment and maintenance of the defined solutions based on business and functional requirements.
  • Oversee and participate in the designing, writing, unit testing, and documenting of application code to successfully deliver secure, robust, transactional and service oriented applications.
  • Understand the Agency’s strategic initiatives and develop technology solutions that deliver the required business value.
  • Understand complex business processes/applications with intent to re-write/enhance using current tools/technology.
  • Identifying and recommending new technology solutions to improve product performance and maintainability
  • Ensure that proper supporting documentation for all phases of development/implementation is created.
  • Implement measures to ensure that the development team is following outlined coding standards.
  • Creating and maintaining of new and existing applications within the agencies Azure DevOps tenant.
  • Git source control branching structure is being maintained and adhered to and proper policies are in place to support pull requests.
  • Ensure the proper development of technical specifications, including data flow diagrams.
  • Provide diagnosis and remedies to complex problems involving systems, operations and software.
  • Maintain data security and internal controls of environment to adequately protect Agency assets and records.
  • Interface with users, stakeholders and senior management.
  • Provide team mentorship and development.
  • Assist with the incorporation and maintenance of the agencies move towards utilizing cloud services for new and existing applications.
  • Supervise and lead/mentor a team of developers working on a variety of applications by enabling them to successfully meet their expectations.
  • Conduct a minimum of monthly 1:1s with each direct report.
  • Participate in the agencies set standards for performance evaluation for each direct report.

Essential Skills:

  • 7+ years of development experience (the last 4+ in .NET)
  • 5 - 7 years of experience with C#, .NET, Visual Studio, ASP.NET, IIS
  • 5 - 7 years of web application development including JavaScript, XML, AJAX
  • 5 + years of experience with MS SQL Server, T-SQL, Tables, Stored Procedures, Views
  • 2+ years of Entity Framework (EF) experience
  • 2+ years of Web Services/WCF/Web API experience
  • 2+ years of experience working Git source control
  • 2+ years of working with Azure DevOps
  • 2+ years of experience with Bootstrap templates
  • 1 - 2 years of experience with MVC 4/5
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in designing rich dynamic web applications using HTML5 features along with Responsive Design using CSS3
  • Some experience with ASP .NET Core.
  • Agile Scrum development methodology

Qualifications:

  • Strong demonstrable experience in systems architecture and N-tier application development using Microsoft’s web technology stack (IIS6/7, ASP.NET, C#, MVC, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, SOAP/REST Web Services, Http Handlers, Http Modules)
  • Strong experience implementing standards based front-end development (HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS3)
  • Experience with HTML scripting languages (JQuery, JavaScript) and data exchange formats (XML, JSON, SOAP) in a service oriented architecture
  • Experience with Responsive Web Design (RWD) patterns
  • Ability to build/create/maintain application databases utilizing MS SQL Server (2008 and above), including SSIS, TSQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, recognize and react to changing business needs and effectively prioritize tasks
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and in conjunction with team members and business units. Enthusiasm and flexibility to work on a variety of projects are necessary, as well as the ability to rapidly acquire new domain familiarity.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, identify issues and resolve with minimal direction
  • Ability to analyze, document and validate software requirements
  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle Methodology (SDLC) and Agile development methodologies
  • Experience reverse engineering legacy monolithic client-server applications and reengineering and rewriting in segments in a loosely coupled service oriented architecture
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong experience in working with Git and implementation of various branching structures.
  • Experience with incorporating CI/CD in the application development pipeline.
  • Utilization of Azure cloud services with new and existing applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of performance tuning, security, scalability
  • Proficiency in writing unit tests and using unit testing frameworks
  • Experience with Dependency Injection frameworks (Ninject, Unity)
  • Experience with Bootstrap templates
  • Knowledge in the use of MS-SQL Server Database Administration Tools

Please email your resume and cover letter to:

Harold Andrieux
New York City Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax: (212) 409-1705
Email: resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Harold Andrieux at (212) 409-1800.

 

 


Lead Quality Assurance Engineer

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

$100,000 – $105,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks an experienced Lead QA Engineer.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

As a Lead QA Engineer you will play a central role in the quality assurance of our applications and IT systems. As part of our development team you will work closely with other colleagues including: Developers, UI/UX Designers and Project Managers/Analysts. You must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible for managing a team of QA Engineers.

The ideal candidate will be attentive to detail, flexible and comfortable working in a fast-moving environment. As the Lead QA Engineer, you will provide guidance and strategic direction to the Quality Assurance Program across our customer facing and internal web applications. We are seeking candidates who have built and operated top-notch Software Quality Assurance capabilities, are proactive, focused, and have a proven track record of leading QA teams to achieve outstanding results. You must have a strong understanding of the QA lifecycle as well as software lifecycle methodologies (Agile/Iterative).

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor a team of QA engineers and establish a QA test strategy that can be applied consistently by your team
  • Define and enforce quality standards and processes across all types of tests (e.g. smoke, functional, nonfunctional, manual, automated, performance/stress, regression, UAT)
  • Develop resource strategies, allocating staff, tools and specialized support as necessary to ensure that all testing commitments are met
  • Collaborate in a DevOps environment to plan and execute Load and Performance tests
  • Participate in the setup, configuration, and maintenance of test environments
  • Develop, document, maintain, execute and evaluate manual and automated test plans, test suites and test cases and report test results.
  • Attend sprint planning meetings and participate in project planning, estimation, backlog grooming, iteration planning and daily standup meetings
  • Isolate, replicate, and report bugs and verify bug fixes using bug tracking system (Microsoft Azure DevOps)
  • Work with team to design, develop, and implement automated testing solutions using Selenium
  • Establish a culture of continuous improvement
  • Lead team and ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements; work closely with other team members regarding roadmap and release schedule.
  • Perform backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment
  • Assist with the development of e-learning and training materials
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Essential Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of QA lifecycle and software lifecycle methodologies (Agile/Iterative)
  • Must have experience with testing tools such as Microsoft Test Manager, Azure Test Plans or similar
  • Experience managing QA Engineers
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to meet strict deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Clear communicator (written and verbal) – to ensure ability to write test plans, test cases and to communicate bugs to developers and other stakeholders
  • Creative solving of technical problems – to ensure the ability to translate technical requirements to test plans
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Experience in setting up test automation for various kinds of software products from on premise to cloud and SaaS, to also testing performance, load, reliability, scalability, usability, functionality and availability for applications. Work with infrastructure and security teams on secure testing and integrated tools and processes as part of a CI/CD pipeline.

Qualifications:

  • S. or B.A. in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related discipline
  • 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience working in an Agile/Iterative development process
  • Experience working with defect tracking systems, databases and version control systems
  • Experience with testing products utilizing various operating systems, application servers and network protocols is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with cross browser testing tools (ex. BrowserStack).
  • Strong experience using ALM tools such as TFS, VSTS, Azure DevOps, Jira or similar
  • Ability to develop automated tests using tools such as Selenium and/or programming languages such as C#, JavaScript, .NET.
  • Ability to communicate testing approaches in a clear and effective manner to all levels of the cross-functional team
  • Ability to work under general direction and act independently on new assignments
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and shift priorities as required while remaining professional and calm under tight deadlines and due dates
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting as well as working with databases and running queries to retrieve data.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing test scenarios for complex financial calculations
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience with Azure Test Plans
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiarity with Visual Studio
  • Programming experience on the .NET stack
  • Experience with Test Driven Development methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Java/JavaScript
  • Experience with GIT or similar version control systems

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Quality Assurance Engineer

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

Full-Time, Seasonal
$85,000 – $90,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks an experienced QA Engineer.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

As a QA Engineer you will play a central role in the quality assurance of our applications and IT systems. As part of our development team you will work closely with other colleagues including: Developers, UI/UX Designers and Project Managers/Analysts. You must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible for manual testing and test automation of projects involving our customer facing and internal web applications, creating test plans and test cases, building automated tests using Microsoft Test Manager, Azure Test Plans and Selenium, analysis for regression test coverage and certifying existing automated tests against the requirements. You must have a strong understanding of the QA lifecycle as well as software lifecycle methodologies (Agile/Iterative).

Responsibilities:

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of validated deliverables.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document, maintain, execute and evaluate manual and automated test cases and report test results.
  • Attend sprint planning meetings and participate in project planning, estimation, backlog grooming, iteration planning and daily standup meetings
  • Conduct exploratory testing to evaluate robustness and functionality of products.
  • Create test plans, test suites and test cases
  • Facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Isolate, replicate, and report bugs and verify bug fixes using bug tracking system (Microsoft Azure DevOps)
  • Work with team to design, develop, and implement automated testing solutions using Selenium
  • Perform backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment
  • Assist with the development of e-learning and training materials
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Essential Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of QA lifecycle and software lifecycle methodologies (Agile/Iterative)
  • Must have experience with testing tools such as Microsoft Test Manager, Azure Test Plans or similar
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to meet strict deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Clear communicator (written and verbal) – to ensure ability to write test plans and test cases. To communicate bugs to developers and other stakeholders
  • Creative solving of technical problems – to ensure the ability to translate technical requirements to test plans
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines

Qualifications:

  • S. or B.A. in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related discipline
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience working in an Agile/Iterative development process
  • Experience working with defect tracking systems, databases and version control systems
  • Experience with testing products utilizing various operating systems, application servers and network protocols is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with cross browser testing tools (ex. BrowserStack).
  • Ability to develop automated tests using tools such as Selenium and/or programming languages such as C#, JavaScript, .NET.
  • Ability to communicate testing approaches in a clear and effective manner to all levels of the cross-functional team
  • Ability to work under general direction and act independently on new assignments
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting as well as working with databases and running queries to retrieve data.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing test scenarios for complex financial calculations
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience with Azure Test Plans
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiarity with Visual Studio
  • Programming experience on the .NET stack
  • Experience with Test Driven Development methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Java/JavaScript
  • Experience with GIT or similar version control systems

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Network Administrator

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

Full-Time/Seasonal
80,000 to $85,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Network Administrator.  The CFB’s network supports approximately 130 users and 20 general use computers with approximately 50 servers that are predominantly virtual between two sites.  The Network Administrator’s role is to ensure the stability, reliability, integrity, security and efficient operation of the CFB’s network including internet connectivity and the consumption of Microsoft Azure services.  The Network Administrator will set up, monitor, maintain, support and optimize all aspects of the CFB network.  The Network Administrator will report directly to the Director of Systems Administration and work collaboratively with the other Network Administrator.

Responsibilities:

Strategy & Planning

  • Assess and regularly report on near-term and long-term network capacity needs.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes and service records.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network administration, usage and disaster recovery.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
  • Oversee hardware, and software upgrades.
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.

Operational Management

  • Maintain and manage the agency’s network, build and maintain servers, install and maintain network operating systems, and configure switches, routers and firewalls.
  • Support software packages and ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Provide expert infrastructure setup, configuration and support to the Software Development team in the deployment of agency developed web and internal network applications including setting up DNS and secure connectivity.
  • Collaborate closely with the Software Development team to quickly resolve issues and take proactive steps to ensure an absolute minimum of unscheduled downtime of CFB developed applications.
  • Network administration including backup, security management, user account management, e-mail, internet access, configure and manage storage, office systems and applications support, and ensure all systems maintain high availability.
  • Monitor and test network performance, ensure all systems are running at top performance, troubleshoot problem areas as needed and provide performance statistics and reports as requested.
  • Ensure that internet connectivity is reliable, secure and meets performance expectations.
  • Ensure all computer hardware is working at full capacity.
  • Manage the agency’s helpdesk and resolve complex network and desktop issues.
  • Set-up, test and maintain up-to-date the technology component of the agency’s DR/BC plan
  • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.

Qualifications:

Formal Education

  • College degree in Computer Science or related field and 5 years of work experience in the Network Administration field, or equivalent education and work experience.

Knowledge & Experience            

  • Proven experience and success with the following:
    • Windows Server and Active Directory domain, Microsoft Exchange Server, CISCO switches, routers and ASA firewalls,
    • Microsoft Azure Administration
    • DNS management,
    • Security certificate management,
    • EMC or Similar SAN with fiber switches,
    • Windows Server OS on HP Servers running VMware virtual environment,
    • Unitrends Enterprise Backup & Continuity Software or similar enterprise level back-up, DR/BC solution,
    • Configuring and using DNS, DHCP, VLAN, and VPN,
    • IP,
    • Windows PC operating system,
    • Microsoft Office software suite,
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server administration,
    • Spam filters,
    • Symantec Ghost or similar disk imaging solution,
    • Symantec Endpoint or similar enterprise endpoint security solution,
    • IIS configuration management and administration,
    • Web site administration,
    • Hardware and software troubleshooting.

Personal Attributes

  • Must be accurate and efficient, high energy, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
  • Superior interpersonal and management skills including patience and ability to work well with staff at all levels.
  • Strong project management, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • On-call availability during peak periods.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to:

Mr. Harold Andrieux
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Harold Andrieux at (212) 409-1800.

 


Partnership Engagement Manager

Department: Partnerships and Outreach
Job Status: Full-Time

$65,000 - $74,000

The Partnership Engagement Manager (PEM) will support the Director of Partnerships and Outreach and work closely with agency staff in planning programming and coordinating community, corporate, non-profit, government, and youth engagement partnerships the city.

The CFB plays a unique, central role in encouraging participation in city elections. In addition to administering the city’s small-dollar public matching funds program for candidates, the CFB is mandates by the City Charter to increase voter registration and voter participation in city elections, particularly among underrepresented populations. The CFB’s voter engagement initiative, NYC Votes, reaches over five million New York City voters to inform and engage them around elections.

We are looking for a person who is passionate about our mission and getting New Yorkers civically engaged through strong relationship management.

The PEM will report to the Partnerships and Outreach Director and work in coordination with Public Affairs managers to strategize, develop, and ultimately execute programming identify opportunities for strategic growth. This position will oversee the Engagement Coordinator and Youth Engagement Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Director of Partnerships and Outreach to develop an annual partnership strategy, an evaluation framework to review our methods, and key performance indicators to measure progress.
  • Build and manage partner relationships; work with partners to compose data-driven strategic goals; develop and execute a community outreach strategy for the agency.
  • Utilize data to analyze and identify opportunities to recruit partners and build community engagement; develop benchmarking and reporting tools to measure the effectiveness of partner programs.
  • Oversee staff implementation and management of agency partnerships.  
  • Work with Public Affairs staff to create marketing tools and partner communication strategies.
  • Maintain frequent, ongoing communication with partners to ensure we identify opportunities.
  • Develop and facilitate training systems for partners and communities; develop and manage training library for voter engagement.
  • Assist team with community outreach and youth engagement trainings.
  • Manage voter education initiatives, such as voter engagement trainings.
  • Manage and maintain partner database and manage communication workflow.
  • Assist unit director with department’s workflow and goal management.

Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge of and ability to connect with diverse groups; experience working with multicultural communities, youth, and sensitivity and appreciation to cultural differences is preferred.
  • Proven ability to form and build partnerships and strong working relationships with external actors and organizations.
  • Excellent judgment, organization and project management skills; ability to assess situations quickly, take action, and resolve problems.
  • Ability to adjust and adapt programming and approach to community engagement based on data or feedback.
  • Strong creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Team player with a flexible, creative, and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to explain complex topics through an engaging presentation style.
  • Familiarity with best practices in the field, and voter engagement tools.
  • Able to create experiential engagement platforms and other forms of community engagement tools.
  • Expert ability to create and develop public presentations, programs and training materials.
  • Familiar with programs such as National Builder and online training platforms such as Kajabi.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Must have 5 years of working with communities across NYC, including at least 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in working with coalitions, community organizing, or account management.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.
  • Self-starter and motivated by the agency’s mission; deep understanding of community engagement and previous voting work is a plus
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position

Please email, mail or fax your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample to:

Mr. Harold Andrieux

Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.