Join Our Information Technology Team

Keep Government Running Effectively and Efficiently

The Chief Information Office oversees the Office of the State Comptroller's information technology services and technical infrastructure, while fostering an environment that supports growth, collaboration, innovation and excellence. 

We're looking for talented and motivated information technology professionals to join our team in entry-level positions, or as transfers into more advanced roles. We also offer a paid one-year apprenticeship in application development.

The civil service defined career path for ITS specialists

Current IT Opportunities

Information Technology Specialists

Our information technology specialists identify technology solutions, develop systems to support agency partners and use data analytics to improve organizational performance so the agency can best serve New Yorkers.

Information Technology Specialists perform a variety of technical activities including:

  • Network and system design, configuration, maintenance, and security
  • Customer support
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Design, development, and administration of database systems
  • Application development
Grow Your Career With Us!

A career in State government offers opportunities for advancement on a defined career path. While promotion is not guaranteed, this graphic reflects the traditional competitive civil service promotional path and current salary range for the information technology title series, as of April 10, 2023.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must fill out the New York State Civil Service Information Technology Specialist 1 & 2 exam with their relevant education, training and experience.

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Application Development Apprenticeship

We offer a paid one-year apprenticeship in application development that provides participants with on-the-job training and a potential path to State employment. Through this opportunity, apprentices will:

  • Collaborate with business teams to gather and refine business requirements.
  • Analyze functional requirements and develop technical requirements/specifications.
  • Investigate ways to apply delivered PeopleSoft technology as a solution to business problems.
  • Code new programs and modules as well as changes to existing programs and modules.
Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must:

  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED).
  • Have completed one year of college coursework with a concentration in Computer Information Science or equivalent.
  • Have completed the following courses or equivalent:
    • Introduction to Computing and Information Sciences
    • Programming Logic – Data Structures and Introduction to Database Concepts with Microsoft Access

Participants will be required to take three pre-determined computer science courses or equivalents during the one-year apprenticeship:

  • Web Design–Server-Side Programming with PHP and MySQL
  • Database Management System
  • Structured Query Language (SQL) and PL/SQL

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts to [email protected] with subject: IT Apprenticeship.

The Office of the New York State Comptroller is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer