Quality Engineer Specialist

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Quality Assurance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024


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:

As a member of Markets Technology Delivery supporting the Markets business domain, the area responsible for the Auctions, Trading Desks and Operations, you will contribute to financial applications and tools in support of Markets’ auctions, trading, operations planning, and execution. You will be part of an agile squad that requires close collaboration with other members of the technology team, business users, and other development squad members to create a quick feedback loop for Quality through Test Automation and Continuous Testing.

Your role as a Quality Engineer Specialist:

A member of the squad is responsible for the delivery of business value working directly with the business area. Developers on the squad are expected to deliver, in a fast-paced environment, integrations and business operations workflows for different domains within the Markets Business line (Auctions, Trading, Operations Planning and Rates Production products). Quality Engineers on the squad are expected to verify and improve the quality of the products that are being delivered by the team utilizing different and adequate testing approaches.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a quality engineer who has experienced success across multiple products simultaneously. Just as important we are looking for candidates who have demonstrated a willingness to contribute across multiple testing methodologies and technologies.

  • BS in MIS, CS or similar field, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Experience using Continuous Integration and Deployment tools such as Gitlab/Jenkins, etc.
  • Expert use of frameworks such as Playwright, Selenium, Cypress, Karate, JUnit, Rest assured, etc. being able to automate (create, maintain, and execute) end to end tests for UI and API workflows.
  • Experience in creating and/or implementing test automation frameworks to improve the quality of applications in the financial industry.
  • Required: Knowledge and use of Agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum), Test-Driven Development AND Behavior Driven Development (TDD/BDD).
  • Required Technologies: Java, JavaScript, RDBMS(Oracle, PostgreSQL)
  • Preferred Experience: Working knowledge of web UI libraries like React or Vue.
  • Preferred Technologies: Python, Docker and AWS services (IAM, S3, CloudFront, Secrets Manager, EC2, ECS, ALB, RDS, Elasticache, MSK, AmazonMQ)

Salary Range: $155400 - $267300 / 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

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, pregnancy, or military service.

We value accessibility for all candidates and are happy to provide an accommodation or assistance. Please email us at ny.leaves@ny.frb.org and we’ll be glad to help. Please note, this is a dedicated e-mail box designed exclusively to assist applications with accommodation requests in relation to our recruiting process. All other inquires including the status of applications will not receive a response from this e-mail box.

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.

This position requires access to confidential supervisory information (CSI) and/or Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) information. Access to CSI and FOMC information is limited to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, individuals who meet the definition of “protected individual” under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), and certain other nonimmigrants. All non-U.S. citizens authorized to access CSI and/or FOMC information must sign a declaration of intent to expeditiously become a lawful permanent resident and thereafter a U.S. citizen when eligible.

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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