Cloud Data Architect

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of RichmondWhen you join the Federal Reserve—the nation's central bank—you’ll play a key role, collaborating with a dynamic and diverse team of mission-driven professionals to strengthen and protect our economy and our communities.

Bring your passion and expertise, and we’ll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes tuition assistance, generous paid time off, top-notch health care benefits, child and family care leave, professional development opportunities, a 401(k) match, pension, and more. All brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance.

About the Opportunity

Job Description Summary

This ESO Cloud Data Architect role will be responsible for all aspects of business intelligence structure including analysis of requirements, design, troubleshooting, support and administration of schemas, data definitions, meta data, and architecture of all data analytic models, databases, and repositories used to create, retain, and analyze business intelligence data.

What You Will Do:

  • Responsible for complex data design, database architecture, metadata and repository creations, repository management, construction, and administration
  • Configure database parameters, allocate database resources, and review data loaded into databases for accuracy.
  • Leads trouble shooting database applications, product support, analysis of data requirements, maintenance of application and processing architectures, and database schemas.
  • Establishes integrity of complex data definitions and underlying data models, and monitors/audits overall data quality
  • Leads improvements to increase efficiency of infrastructure and automation processes.
  • Produce complex data analytic models, ad-hoc queries, and reports for distribution to Audit and business management. Performs basic SQL queries for analysis of existing metrics and the development of new metrics.
  • Leads software testing including code-level/unit testing, ETL processes, SQL or reporting tools, code-level unit testing, and script development of moderate complexity.
  • Work and collaborates as a part of an Agile team to develop and implement capabilities to enable decision making processes and procedures including data, reporting, dashboards, metadata collection processes, metric collection processes, resolve data issues, data governance and data clean up and maintenance, data sharing agreement processes, etc.;
  • Develops conceptual, logical, and physical IT engineering designs, that support the infrastructure requirements of varying levels of technical and business application projects.
  • Completes analysis of business requirements, as it relates to technical infrastructure design, and ensure traceability of the design to the business requirements.

Knowledge And Skills:

  • Experience using core Aws services to build and support data solutions leveraging architecture best practices [S3, Glue, Lambda)
  • Expertise in AWS Storage (S3, EBS), AWS Databases (Aurora Postgress,), AWS Data Integration (Glue).
  • Good understanding of AWS Identify and Access management, AWS Networking and AWS Monitoring tools.
  • Proficiency in CI/CD and deployment automation using GITLAB pipeline.
  • Proficiency in Cloud infrastructure provisioning tools e.g., Terraform.
  • Strong technical skill in software engineering for Java EE /Cloud technologies and proficiency in Java Lambdas, Java Streams API, Java functional programming.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages e.g., Python, Scala.
  • Knowledge in Workday data tools including Adaptive & Prism desirable, but not required.
  • Knowledge in Ariba desirable, but not required.


  • 9+ years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree relevant discipline
  • Certification related to Information Technology preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of programming, SQL queries, data warehouses, relational databases, and quantitative/qualitative data analytic techniques
  • Broad familiarity with analyzing performance measures and metrics and developing balanced scorecards and dashboards.
  • Excellent project management ability
  • Broad and deep familiarity with developing business strategies, fostering internal support for new ideas, independently collaborating across multiple organizations, and engaging senior leadership support to execute new strategies.

Other Requirements and Considerations:

  • Candidates should review the Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.
  • If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify rich.recruitment@rich.frb.org.
  • Employees who work at and/or visit another Federal Reserve entity or outside business as part of their job duties are required to comply with any onsite safety and health protocols of those organizations (including, but not limited to, requirements to vaccinate or test, mask, social distance, etc.).
  • Sponsorship is not available for this role. Selected candidate is subject to special background check procedures..
  • The hiring range of the Architect – Bus Intel - Adv is $113,500 – $157,500 annually.
  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications.
  • The individual selected for this role is expected to work a hybrid schedule and will be required to be onsite regularly in their FRB District location.

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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