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NYC Bike Share IT Specialist 

Category Information Technology  

Who We Are:

Bicycle sharing is a sustainable, healthy, and community-based transportation option that enhances urban livability and mobility. NYC Bike Share is excited to announce the beginning of its operations in New York City with thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Position Overview:

The IT Specialist position is a wide ranging and varied position that will involve interfacing with various technologies and systems. The ideal candidate is a problem solver with a strong technology background. We are not seeking an expert in any specific technology but rather a person who can identify the right technology or solution for any given situation and work as part of a team to implement it. Whether it’s writing a PHP based web application, implementing changes to a VPN configuration or simply helping staff with basic computer needs. This position will report to the Director of IT.

Key Aspects of Position:

  • Provide IT support and create tools for bicycle sharing system operations teams in New York City and around the country
  • Provide IT support for corporate staff based in Portland, Oregon
  • Support bicycle sharing technology
  • Test and/or upgrade bicycle sharing stations
  • Work with IT team to develop, implement and utilize technology for various needs
Position Requirements


Required Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of varied experience in IT or Development positions
  • Ability to understand the needs of various departments (finance, marketing, field operations) within the business and effectively support their unique needs
  • Ability to work well under pressure and be able to prioritize issues effectively
  • Ability to work well both collaboratively and independently
  • An interest in bike sharing and transit is a plus
  • Ability to report to daily work in New York City
  • Job may require hours that exceed 8 hours per day and/or 40 hours per week
  • Job may require travel

Preferred Technologies/Tools Experience:

  • Windows 7
  • LAMP with nginx and CodeIgniter PHP with FuelCMS
  • Rackconnect
  • MediaTemple
  • Google Maps API
  • Nextraq GPS
  • Google Apps for Business
  • Shoretel
  • Dell Servers
  • SonicWALL
  • HP Networking
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Netsuite One World

Note: The above description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities due to the nature of work performed to accomplish NYC Bike Share’s Mission.

NYC Bike Share is proud to be an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Salary Depends on Experience  
Close Date 6/19/2013  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 6/5/2013  
Location Citi Bike  

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