Senior AWS Cloud Engineer

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 23, 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 Enterprise Platforms and Capabilities (EPC) Technology Group function provides leadership to promote innovation and maturity of software development in support of the product and enterprise platform delivery teams for the NY Fed.

EPC is comprised of Enterprise Data Platforms and Enterprise Platforms divisions. The Enterprise Platforms division supports the Bank’s mission-oriented business groups and enabling functions by providing solution development on key Enterprise Platforms. Our enterprise platforms division enables key business capabilities including content management, constituent relationship management, workflow management, and governance and risk compliance. Our data platforms division enables delivery of enterprise data capabilities supporting our data strategy, including data management and analytics offerings. All our platform teams (also known as product squads) operate in an agile operating environment where DevSecOps principles promote collaboration across the business and various technical teams to deliver the highest business value. Our teams are focused on increasing speed to market while continuously improving quality, security, and resiliency.

Your role as a Senior AWS Cloud Engineer:

  • Setting up AWS infrastructure
  • Containerize code and COTS tools.
  • Write IAC code to install custom applications and COTS tools in AWS.
  • Create the pipelines to install and rehydrate in AWS.
  • Take software as a black box and deploy and install in AWS.

What we are looking for:

  • Versed in infrastructure as code practices using Terraform.
  • Working knowledge of DevOps and delivery tools like Gitlab
  • Knowledge of process separation i.e. Control plane, Data Plane
  • Kubernetes (EKS) expertise
  • Solid understanding of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Knowledge of AWS IAM concepts and principles
  • Practical understanding of infrastructure technologies - compute, network, storage
  • Working knowledge of Docker containerization
  • Proven experience with AWS cloud Platforms, PaaS, SaaS experience.
  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience of VPC, AWS Transit VPC, Transit Gateway, Direct Connect methodologies.
  • Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewalling.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in AWS Cloud and Internet technologies, including TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP/HTTPS, Web architecture and design.
  • Nice to have practical knowledge of coding practices (such as python, Java, Scala)

Salary Range: $140000 - $230300 / 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

  • And more

This position requires access to certain sensitive information and is therefore limited to individuals who are U.S. Citizens or lawful permanent resident aliens and who must undergo a separate background screening.

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.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Information Technology

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

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.

Privacy Notice