Product Owner - Markets Transformation

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkWorking at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance

What we do:

The Federal Reserve Bank of NY’s (FRBNY) Markets Group mission is to implement market operations, monitor and analyze global financial market developments, execute lender of last resort operations for the Second district and collateral valuation services to the Federal Reserve System (FRS), provide infrastructure and financial services for foreign and international monetary authorities, and to provide capital market-related fiscal agency services to the U.S. Treasury.

The Product, Strategy & Support team is responsible for collaborating with Markets leadership to support the development of business strategy, define the strategic vision for the Market Group’s technology Products and for ensuring the portfolio of initiatives aligns with and provides value to the Group’s mission and objectives. The team further ensures the delivery of functionality fully meets the needs of the users, the adoption and ongoing use of products and services maximizes benefit, and the requisite support activities is reliable throughout the full product lifecycle.

The Markets Transformation program vision is to evolve our trading and foreign customer banking businesses technology to effectively support monetary policy implementation, global financial stability, and the role of the US Dollar as the global reserve currency.

Your role as Product Owner - Markets Transformation:

  • Maintain and manage the product strategy for the Account Balance Management & Custody product within the Markets Transformation program

  • Establish vision, objectives, conceptual designs, and roadmap with measurable outcomes for interim states, including identifying and scoping dependencies

  • Consistently apply user-centric approach to design, planning, and implementation, and contribute to business process redesign and business adoption activities required to support full adoption of interim and target states

  • Work within delivery squad to deliver new product, including definition of feature requirements, prioritization and sequencing, coordination of product demos and user feedback sessions, and rollout to management

  • Contribute to regular executive updates and support structured process for framing decision points for consistent evaluation within Markets Transformation program team

What we are looking for:

  • Strong product experience working within complex stakeholder landscapes

  • Experience working in an Agile delivery model

  • Superior communication skills to facilitate conceptual problem-solving and senior stakeholder alignment

  • Prior product experience in custody (settlement, safekeeping, accounting, reporting) and/or account balance management preferred but not required

Salary Range: $144200 -$236300 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions.

Our Touchstone Behaviors—Communicate Authentically, Collaborate Inclusively, Drive Progress, Develop Others, and Take Ownership—help shape the culture of the Bank. They also provide a shared language for how we work together and achieve success, and they set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of your career with us. Learn more.


Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

Please note that the position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship and meet other eligibility requirements.

In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check, comply with all applicable information handling rules, and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana.

The New York Fed expects its employees to perform their duties with honesty, integrity, and impartiality, and without improper preferential treatment of any person. Learn more about our code of conduct and conflicts of interest rules.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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