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Solutions Architect, Predictive Prevention Lab



The Citizens Crime Commission of New York City has a long, proven track record of developing and implementing innovative solutions that improve public safety. With a primary focus on preventing crime before it occurs, we are charged with tackling the most vexatious crime issues from cybercrime, to gang violence, to gun trafficking and beyond. To fully achieve this mission, we utilize a multidisciplinary approach. We possess a wide range of expertise such as criminal justice policy, community psychology, research methods, youth development, law, workforce development, cybersecurity, policing and others. This wide-ranging experience gives us a very unique perspective on crime and strongly positions us to lead change across systems, organizations and communities with credibility.

Critically, we understand the power of technology and its ability to make a substantial, meaningful contribution to crime prevention, similar to other industries. To pursue this, we launched our Predictive Prevention Lab (PPL) in 2016. The PPL is an incubator that develops technology prevention solutions to enhance the effectiveness of crime prevention through behavior change.

The Crime Commission is seeking a Solutions Architect with a unique blend of technical depth and strong communication skills to lead our Predictive Prevention Lab. You must be proactive, thrive in a fast-paced environment and eager to embrace the challenge of growing the PPL.

This is an exceptional opportunity to significantly contribute to social change in a dynamic, creative organization.

To be successful in this role, you must be self-driven, good communicator, team player, open-minded, flexible and creative thinker. You must also have an unmatched ability to think strategically about prevention projects, lead technology solution strategies across teams and deliver results in an active environment.


Deep technical expertise, with ability to concept and guide technology solutions 5+ years of working in Information Technology or related field Bachelors in Computer Science or related field Experience with building web and mobile applications, intelligent tutoring systems, IoT use cases, and/or big data analytics Ability to synthesize information for non-techies Demonstrated ability to think strategically about projects and solutions Strong presentation and communication skills Understanding of cybercrime and its prevention is a plus Ability to drive multiple projects, with and without supervision Commitment to learning, creating positive change and enabling others to learn Sense of humor and positive attitude Compensation Commensurate with experience. How to Apply Please send resume and cover letter to: No phone calls, please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. The Crime Commission is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with the commission is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Crime Commission strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.
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