Sr Application Developer

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoWe are the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco—public servants with a mission to advance the nation’s monetary, financial, and payment systems to build a stronger economy for all Americans. We are a community-engaged bank, and are committed to understanding and serving the vibrant, expansive communities of the Twelfth District. That means we seek and appreciate new perspectives. We respect people for what they do and for who they are. We build opportunities to learn and grow. When you join the SF Fed, you become part of a diverse team united in its purpose to promote an economy that works for everyone.

We empower our people to balance their life and work responsibilities. That’s why we offer a flexible hybrid work model that allows you to collaborate with office colleagues on some days, and work from home on others.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is looking for an experienced Sr. Application Developer to be a part of our Statistical Reporting and Reserves (STAR) team in Information Technology Services. You will be responsible for satisfying our clients’ business objectives through strengthening our analytical efforts.


  • Work in an agile and collaborative environment to the design, implementation, testing of a cloud financial application.

  • Participate in all project planning processes across functional areas such as DevOps, SRE, Database Administrators, and Product Managers.

  • Create technical enabler user stories and work with Scrum master to define sprint goals/objectives.

  • Contributes to product planning meetings and provides inputs on system options, risk, cost vs. benefits, and impacts on business processes and goals.

  • Works closely with solution Leads to assure all systems and solutions are in line with IT strategy and met with security requirements.

  • Work closely with product owners to define business feature requirements.

  • Design, build, and configure cloud financial front-end and backend processes to meet business requirements using AWS services (Lambda, Postgres, Step Function, API Gateway and more).

  • Write unit tests and integration tests to verify functionality and ensure code quality.

  • Perform the peer code review with peers to ensure high quality of codes and implement best practices and standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information technology, or a related field, or equivalent work experience

  • Typically requires five or more years of experience in Java

  • Broad level of understanding information systems and application architecture. E.g. presentation services, business services, and data services.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking, and self-learning skills.

  • 4 or more years of application programming and development experience.

  • Good Knowledge of financial and accounting. Working experience in the banking sector is plus.

  • Being able to drive the entire feature functionality development cycle from the understanding requirement to deploy/operate applications/services in a cloud environment.

  • Being able to pay close attention to all details of a task or project and deliver assignments with very high quality.

  • Strong ability to design, implement, test, debug and maintain source codes and computer programs in Java, SQL, Angular, TypeScript, and Terraform script.

  • Strong REST API development experience in a cloud environment, e.g. AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.

  • Proficiency in working with relational database such as Postgres, Oracle, etc.

  • Strong experience with unit level and integration level testing.

  • Strong communication skills and being able to communicate design ideas and approaches with all stakeholders effectively.

  • Experience with Agile Software Development principles.

  • Must be a U.S Citizen or a Green card holder with intent to become a U.S Citizen

Base Salary Range: Min: $113,600 - Mid: $147,600 - Max: $181,600

Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant’s background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

We offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pre-Tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Care Leave, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and Retirement/Pension.

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