Lead Cloud Engineer with AWS Transfer Services

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoWhile the SF Fed is a Reserve Bank, we’re not what you might expect. We’re unreserved here. That means we seek new and diverse perspectives. We spark conversations and encourage debate. We build opportunity. We pursue careers that are true to ourselves. We are looking for people who want to help our country reach its full economic potential. When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to promote an inclusive economy that works for everyone.

At our Bank, we have always adopted telecommuting as part of our work model. For this role, we are open to a hybrid work model with three days per week onsite. We know flexibility is very important to our employees, especially now!

When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to foster an inclusive economy that works for everyone. From data-driven insights to cloud transformation, the information technology team moves the SF Fed forward. We use innovative technologies and Agile methods to positively impact every American across the communities we serve.

Be a part of the National Integration Services (NIS) dynamic team! If you have a passion for building the Bank of tomorrow on the best technology available, then this role is for you. NIS is responsible for a portfolio of both established and emerging data/application integration products architected to support our mission-critical systems. If you are looking for groundbreaking and impactful work where you can develop your career in the integration engineering space, we could be the right place for you.


  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, Systems Analysis or equivalent experience
  • Typically requires 7 or more years of technical experience with all aspects of an integration product from design through development, testing, implementation, and production with extensive technical breadth through experience in the IT industry with a focus on Enterprise file platforms.
  • Strong working knowledge of AWS Transfer services and corresponding architecture at the level of a subject matter expert.
  • Experience working with but not limited to EC2, security groups, IAM roles & policies, load balancers, target groups and route53.
  • Strong knowledge of high-availability, load-balancing and failover configurations across application, infrastructure, and platform components.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code using tools such as terraform, Ansible, Gitlab pipelines, Python, Packer and shell scripting is required.
  • Working knowledge of IBM Managed File Transfer product suite and corresponding architecture is preferred.
  • Ability to coordinate and work with diverse groups of subject matter experts
  • Must be a U.S Citizen or a Green Card holder with intent to become a U.S Citizen


  • Acts as technical subject matter expert for application integration activities.
  • Leads the innovation, design and selection of new technologies in support of business and FRBSF integration engineering initiatives and priorities
  • Train solution teams on latest trends and technologies.
  • Build solutions that mitigate risk and increase efficiencies.
  • Contributes to the product system architecture, design, development, and deployment.
  • Collaborates with integration architects to identify and prioritize integration service enhancements.
  • Leads research and evaluation activities for technology solutions.
  • Defines standards to guide solution decisions in relation to multiple integration technologies.
  • Establishes the environment and instance strategy for integration platform environments.
  • Leads efforts to establish, define, maintain and communicate integration architecture guidelines, principles, standards and best practices across multiple product teams as they migrate to the cloud.
  • Develop and maintain integration services using AWS Transfer services using SFTP, FTPS, FTP, and AS2 protocols.
  • Setup AWS Lambda runtimes, Python programming.
  • Configure and manage AWS Commercial and GovCloud services, including but not limited to EC2, security groups, IAM roles & policies, load balancers, target groups and route53.
  • Participates in an Agile development environment by attending daily standups and sprint planning activities.
  • Participates in defect and incident root cause analyses.
  • Provides end-to-end support for solution integration, including designing, developing, testing, deploying, and supporting solutions.
  • Develops, executes and documents unit test plans and supports customer testing.
  • Collaborates with customers on integration service onboarding.
  • Supports integration service release management activities.
  • Triages incoming feature application enhancements and functionality regressions that may arise.
  • Provides production support including on-call rotation.
  • Maintains security in accordance with Bank security policies.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with IBM Sterling File Gateway with implementations leveraging both On-Prem servers and AWS EC2's
  • Experience with IBM Secure Proxy, Axway Secure Transport, Connect Direct, Sterling Control Center

Base Salary Range: Min: $124,500 | Mid: $161,800 | Max: $198,900 (Location: San Francisco)
Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant’s background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with geographic and other market data.

At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we offer a wonderful benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Pretax Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Leave Care, Backup Child Care Program, Pretax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and an unheard-of Retirement / Pension.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

At the SF Fed, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve. The SF Fed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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.

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