Software Engineer

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas CityWhen you join the Federal Reserve—the nation's central bank—you’ll play a key role, collaborating with leading tech professionals to strengthen and protect our economic, financial and payments systems. We dedicate more than $1 billion to technology each year to support the Federal Reserve and our economy, and we’re building a dynamic and diverse team for our future.

Important Information

  • United States citizenship is required for this position.

  • The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will NOT sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization.

  • The position requires working onsite, in the office, a minimum of 20%.

About the Role

  • Successful candidate will be a team-oriented DevOps Engineer with experience and eagerness to work on infrastructure, operations, CI, CD, deployment, data management, and information security. Executing recurring operations and maintenance tasks such as data snapshotting and archiving, security patching, and infrastructure scaling and monitoring. Using DevOps to control, automate, and accelerate the Agile SDLC.

Key Activities

  • Applies the principles of software engineering to the design, implementation, configuration, and optimization of solutions in support of applications, databases, test automation tools, and Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) products.

  • Performs peer reviews using software engineering principles, patterns, and development guidelines.

  • Partners with customers in the development of innovative solutions that achieve business goals.

  • Reviews and analyzes business and technical requirements, and implements technical solutions to meet those requirements.

  • Provides on-call support, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, incident management, and service request management for supported products and environments.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Typically requires at least 6 years of relevant Dev Ops experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience. Intermediate understanding of subject.

  • Experience with Java and API.

  • Experience creating and operating applications and infrastructure in AWS.

  • Performs most work independently with general supervision and direction.

  • May consult with management or more senior staff in decision-making.

  • US Citizenship is required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to write application code and automation scripts in a thoughtful, abstracted, and organized way.

  • Experience with Python, Angular, Ansible, Terraform, and containerization.

  • Knowledge and experience managing large data sources and the flow of data between stages for public and analytical consumption.

  • Understanding of end-to-end modern agile software development.

  • Experience with authoring, configuring, scheduling, and scaling pipelines using Jenkins or Gitlab.

  • Sustaining operational security of systems and justifying sufficiency.

Additional Information

  • Location(s):

    • Hybrid – Kansas City, Denver, Omaha, Oklahoma City

    • Remote Eligible – No

  • Screening Requirements: United States citizenship is required for this position. This position has additional screening requirements due to the information accessed while preforming the job. These additional screenings would be initiated at the time of offer acceptance and can take up to a couple of months to be completed. You can begin work before the screening is completed; however, continued employment is contingent on acceptable screening results. The areas screened may include education/employment verification, criminal history, credit history, and reference checks.

  • Sponsorship: Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future. The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will NOT sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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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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