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CFB Career Opportunities

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB) is a nonpartisan, independent agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections. Career opportunities currently available at the CFB 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, including current salary and salary requirements, to:

Ms. Kitty Chan
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.

.NET Web Developer

Assistant Network Administrator

Auditor

Umbraco CMS & .NET Web Developer

 

.NET Web Developer

THIS IS AN 18 MONTH SEASONAL POSITION.

Duties:

  • Full software development life cycle development including user interface design, database development and back-end architecture of the defined solution based on business and functional requirements
  • Provide supporting documentation for all phases of development/implementation.
  • Develop technical specifications, including data flow diagrams
  • Interface with users, stakeholders and senior management

Qualifications:

  • Strong demonstrable experience in systems architecture and N-tier application development using Microsoft’s web technology stack (IIS6/7, ASP.NET, C#, ADO.NET)
  • Experience with HTML scripting languages (JQuery, JavaScript)
  • Ability to build/create/maintain application databases utilizing MS SQL Server (2008 and above), including SSIS, TSQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning
  • Ability to understand user requirements and translate them into working solutions
  • Ability to meet deadlines, identify issues and resolve with minimal direction
  • Ability to analyze, document and validate software requirements
  • Ability to adopt existing coding standards/conventions
  • 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
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline

Required skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of experience with C#, .NET 3.5 and above, Visual Studio 2010 and above, ASP.NET Web Forms, IIS 6/7.
  • 5 + years of experience with MS SQL Server 2008/2012, T-SQL, Tables, Stored Procedures, Views.
  • Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010 and later
  • Custom server controls
  • XHTML
  • JavaScript/ jQuery
  • CSS

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Experience with Web Services
  • Cross-Browser compatibility experience

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Assistant Network Administrator

The NYC Campaign Finance Board seeks an Assistant Network Administrator. We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential and excellent benefits. Applicants must have 2 to 3 years of experience administrating a complex network.

Responsibilities:

  • Configure and manage  routers, switches, firewalls and websites
  • Monitor network bandwidth utilization, and server performance
  • Configure and manage the storage space on the SAN
  • Manage Windows Active Directory domain and infrastructure
  • Assist with resolving complex network and desktop issues

Mandatory skills:

  • 2 to 3 years of experience working with Windows Servers and Active Directory domain with Microsoft Exchange Server
  • 2 to 3 years configuring and managing CISCO switches, routers and ASA firewalls
  • 2 to 3 years of experience configuring IIS and website administration
  • 2 to 3 years managing an EMC VNX 5100 or Similar SAN with fiber switches
  • 2 to 3 years of experience installing and configuring Windows Server OS on HP Servers running VMware virtual environment
  • 1 to 2 years of experience using Symantec BackupExec or similar enterprise level back-up solution
  • 2 to 3 years of experience using DNS, DHCP, VLAN, and VPN
  • Experience setting-up and monitoring business DR/BC sites
  • 2 to 3 years of experience of installing and configuring operating systems on the desktops, primarily Windows 7
  • 4 to 5 years of experience in PC desktop and laptop support and troubleshooting, including internal components, peripherals, and applications
  • 2 to 3 years of experience with Windows clients in a Windows Active Directory domain environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server administration
  • 2 to 3 years of experience supporting and troubleshooting networked printers and scanners
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2013 suite, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • 2 to 3 years experience using Symantec Ghost and Antivirus software
  • Excellent customer service, organizational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Must be physically capable of lifting and moving up to 35 lbs
  • Experience with Citrix is a plus

Salary is commensurate with experience.

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Auditor

The CFB seeks an Auditor for its Auditing and Accounting Unit.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial records and disclosure statements for financial, compliance and investigative audits of political campaigns
  • Perform audits in accordance with Generally Accepted (Government) Auditing Standards 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 and possessing 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

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Umbraco CMS & .NET Web Developer

THIS IS AN 18 MONTH SEASONAL POSITION.

Duties:

  • Develop Umbraco CMS based websites
  • Develop ASP.NET MVC Web Applications utilizing the full software development life cycle, including user interface design, database development, and back-end architecture of the defined solution based on business and functional requirements
  • Provide supporting documentation for all phases of development/implementation.
  • Develop technical specifications, including data flow diagrams
  • Interface with users, stakeholders and senior management

Qualifications:

  • Strong demonstrable experience with Umbraco CMS having developed 5 or more website front ends (HTML/CSS) with Umbraco in a professional capacity. Provide samples of at least 3 implementations.
  • Ability to install and configure Umbraco CMS on new hardware/software.
  • Strong front-end web development skills including the ability to translate static mockups into working application designs
  • Strong demonstrable experience in systems architecture and N-tier application development using Microsoft’s web technology stack (IIS6/7, ASP.NET, C#, MVC Entity Framework)
  • Experience with HTML scripting languages (JQuery, JavaScript)
  • Ability to build/create/maintain application databases utilizing MS SQL Server (2008 and above), including SSIS, TSQL, stored procedures etc.
  • Ability to understand user requirements and translate them into working solutions
  • Ability to meet deadlines, identify issues and resolve with minimal direction
  • Ability to analyze, document and validate software requirements
  • 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
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline

Required skills and experience:

  • 3+ years of experience with Umbraco CMS
  • 5+ years of ASP .NET/ C# development
  • 3+ years of experience with MS SQL Server 2008/2012, T-SQL, Tables, Stored Procedures, Views, Functions, etc.
  • ASP.NET MVC 4 and above
  • Entity Framework 4 and above
  • JQuery/JSON
  • HTML5
  • CSS3

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Umbraco certification
  • Experience in Bootstrap/Foundation and/or similar frameworks
  • Proficiency with professional design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, or Visio
  • Cross-Browser compatibility experience
  • Experience with TFS or similar source control management system

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