Deputy Information Security Officer

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of St. LouisAbout Us
When 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 invest in contemporary and emerging technology each year to support the Federal Reserve and our economy, and we’re building a dynamic and diverse team for our future.
The Federal Reserve System’s Information Technology organization (System IT) is a nationwide team that encompasses all IT functions and resources across the Fed. Together, we deliver technology solutions and services to support our 12 Reserve Banks, their associated Business Lines and the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system.

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.


The Deputy Information Security Officer will have direct responsibility for approximately 25 highly motivated and passionate Information Security practitioners, providing executive leadership oversight for Information Security services for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Treasury systems. You will develop and align the District’s security strategy and security control improvement initiatives with business strategies and objectives, and define and advise on security controls for our systems as we migrate and operate in the cloud. You will represent the 8th District on the Federal Reserve System’s Cyber Security Leadership Team and engage in workgroups to help influence and drive security improvements across the entire Federal Reserve. The Deputy ISO will advise business stakeholders up to and including executive leadership and Board of Directors on material cyber security risks facing the Bank and System. You will report to the Vice President, Information Security & Enterprise Services.


  • Oversee and lead Information Security services delivery for quality, efficiency and risk management including: threat monitoring, incident response, SAFR and FISMA risk management process, security architecture, awareness and compliance, vulnerability management of Bank and Treasury systems and applications.
  • Support 8th District business strategies through relationship building, providing direction on security consultations and security control implementations. Communicate risk posture to senior stakeholders, including quarterly presentations to the First Vice President, Management Committee, and Board of Directors. Advise business lines on non-compliance and security risks under SAFR and FISMA risk management frameworks.
  • Serve as a member of the IT Division Officer team, including participating in division-wide strategic planning and management and metrics. Sponsor Division Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). Lead talent management discussions, advocating for rising high-potentials and leaders.
  • Actively participate in system Information Security groups representing the 8th District. Planning and serving on high priority initiatives to improve the security posture of the Federal Reserve System. Foster and build strategic relationships with peer ISOs and NIT service partners.
  • Communicate security risk events, incidents and scenarios to senior executives up to and including the CIO, First Vice President, Management Committee, and Board of Governors.
  • Command security incident response activities, including authorizing disabling of access for personnel, negotiating with business leaders, system partners and outside law enforcement.
  • Coordinate District Insider Risk Management Response Team, including leading monthly discussions, record minutes and action items, document decisions and directing cyber security investigations.
  • Lead and coach skilled Information Security professionals and leaders through talent management, performance and career development conversations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology or business discipline or commensurate experience
  • Holds an industry recognized certification in the Information Security field
  • 10 years of progressively responsible experience, including 5 years of leadership of Information Security or Information Technology services, inclusive of responsibility for staffing decisions, mentoring, and performance evaluations
  • Knowledge of NIST security frameworks, risk management principles, and Federal Reserve applicable or equivalent regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of cloud and application security practices preferred
  • Outstanding communication skills, including translating technical security topics and risks into business terms
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive incidents and navigate a crisis during a security incident
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Travel (15%)
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship

Total Rewards

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 all brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible on-site work arrangements
  • Tuition & Training assistance/reimbursement
  • 401(k) match & Annuity/Pension fund
  • Top-notch health care benefits
  • Child and family care leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • And more...

At the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, we believe the Federal Reserve most effectively serves the American public by building a more diverse and inclusive economy. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion, at all levels of the organization, has been one of our core values for many years and remains strong as we continue enhancing our efforts. Learn more about Bank’s culture.

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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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