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List of Top Jobs in the New York City Area

Top Jobs in NYC - The Panther Group

Looking for a job in the New York City area?  Here are some typical and recent types of jobs available in or near the Big Apply.  Ranging from human resources, software developers, and software engineers to asset management, loan processing and office management, there are many jobs available in the New York City area. Here are a few of the most recent with salaries, skill requirements and type of work arrangement whether direct hire, contract or temporary.

3 Examples of Jobs Available in or near New York City

Executive Assistant

Employment Type: Contract to Hire

Salary: $70,000

This role provides Administrative Support and project work to a Senior Executive and Branch Manager for a mid-tow bank. This position is a Temporary/Temp-to-Hire opportunity.

Key Responsibilities For This Role Include:

  • Preparing presentations
  • Arranging business travel
  • Preparing financial spreadsheets and other branch wide reporting for presentation
  • Minute taking at meetings
  • Organizing internal events and coordinating visitors to the branch,
  • Assisting to serve as safety program coordinator.
  • Coordinating the branch-wide international internship program.
  • Supporting the legal department with policy updates

Requirements For This Role

  • expert Excel and power point, with strong computer literacy.
  • General administrative support for executive level
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Must have solid verbal and written English communications; a knowledge of German is desired.

Technical Support Specialist

Employment Type: Direct Hire

Salary: $70,000

Key Responsibilities For This Role Include:

The Technical Support Specialist works on assignments that are routine in nature.

Generally, manages the day-to-day activities to ensure efficient and effective resolution of assignments.

Manages work effectively by prioritizing own assignments and works on more than one task at a time.

Provides all levels of technical support and service for daily end-user computer operations and project efforts in a complex computing environment.

Supports a wide range of IT services including but not limited to: PC, MAC, mobile devices, VPN/RSA token, Video Conference, software, and basic network support.

Works with direct team members and clients and contributes to continuously improving the end-user experience. May require working during non-business hours and on weekends


Qualifications & Requirements

Service/Personal Skills

  • Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, management, and employees in a manner that consistently meets company expectations for exemplary customer service
  • Demonstrate ability to see issues from the customer’s perspective, assesses the urgency of requests, and respond accordingly.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing, to differing audiences
  • May require traveling to various locations outside of the corporate office
  • Periodically moves boxes and computer equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Positions self to install computer equipment, including under desks
  • Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance is required

Technical Skills

Knowledge of the following:

  • ITIL Methodology
  • High degree of familiarity with some or all of the following technologies: Windows 10, OSX, iOS, Microsoft Office, Internet Browsers, Local Account Management, Installs and removals, Registry, Command line, Service management systems, System Management Tools, and VPN
  • High degree of familiarity with some or all the following hardware: Desktop / Laptop, iPad, iPhone, Android Phones, Printers, Video Conferencing equipment, Cisco IP phones
  • Knowledge of wide area networks, TCP/IP, and Server OS is desired.


  • Experience in a related role requiring, timeliness, customer service, organization, prioritization, troubleshooting, and working independently to successfully install, configure, maintain, and support Windows and/or Mac desktop operating systems and software.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business computing, or a related field, or equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience.
  • Minimum 3-7 years of related experience

Lead Software Developer

Employment Type: Direct Hire

Salary: $150,000

This was with one of the nation’s fastest growing, cutting-edge  sports leagues, who was looking for an experienced Lead Software Developer to join their team in NYC. This was a great opportunity to be a part of sports and entertainment history while using your technical talents.

Key Responsibilities For This Role Include:

  • Work on design and build of our next generation Operations System
  • Develop and extend the functionality of the current generation  Operations System
  • Support the application deployments and operation on-site at  events, including live troubleshooting and analysis
  • Develop research-grade and engineering applications
  • Lead a small team of developers and hire people as needed to scale it

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • 2+ years of team leadership experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Strong development skills, as well as system interoperability including messaging, sockets, APIs and data interface layers
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases (MongoDB, MySQL)
  • Good understanding of modern development and testing methodologies
  • Experience with JavaScript, Node.js, Express.js and React.js
  • Experience with at least one additional modern programming language (Go, Rust, Python)
  • Experience with containerized applications (Docker / K8s/…)
  • Experience working in startup environments and able to collaborate effectively with your peers
  • Willing to travel up to 20% of the time

Additional Skills that Help!

  • Experience in building and working with cloud based infrastructure, specifically  on AWS
  • Understanding of testing frameworks (Mocha, Jasmine, Jest)
  • Familiarity with Ruby on Rails

Here Are other Job Opportunities that Are and Have Been Available in the New York City Area:

Accounts Payable Specialist

Senior Accountant

Benefits Financial Analyst

AVP Loan Servicing

Legal Administrative Assistant

Portfolio Administrative Assistant

HR Shared Services Representative

Explore Current New York City Opportunities Here

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