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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

Auditor

Public Affairs Intern

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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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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Public Affairs Intern

The NYC Campaign Finance Board seeks a Public Affairs Intern for the winter semester. Great opportunity for an undergraduate or graduate student interested in communications, legislation, campaign finance, or voting issues.

The Campaign Finance Board administers New York City’s well regarded public matching funds program for candidates seeking city office, and conducts nonpartisan voter outreach and education through its NYC Votes campaign. The CFB’s Public Affairs group is comprised of the Press, Communications, and Voter Assistance Units.

The ideal candidate will have strong writing, oral communications, and analytical skills. He or she must have an interest in policy and New York City politics.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the work of the Assistant Executive Director for Public Affairs
  • Attend meetings and track follow-up
  • Assist with scheduling and outreach on legislative issues
  • Conduct research on issues relating to city campaign finance and voting issues
  • Assist with special projects

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current undergraduate or graduate-level (graduate preferred) student with 1-2 years of relevant courses
  • Demonstrated strong communications skills
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office, including Excel

Please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample no longer than 800 words.

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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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