Sr. Software Engineer (Python) - Open to Remote

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of DallasWe are dedicated to serving the public by promoting a strong financial system and a healthy economy for all. These efforts take a team of dedicated individuals doing many different jobs. Together we’re creating a workplace where talented people can thrive, and we welcome your unique background and perspective to help present the best possible solutions for our partners.

Location: #LI-Remote

About the Role:

The Software Engineer serves as an integral member of a national team responsible for supporting the core functions of the Credit Risk Management business line. As a Software Engineer III specializing in modern data engineering, you will play a crucial role in our data ecosystem, leveraging your expertise in AWS tools, scripting, data analytics, and software development. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining data pipelines, ensuring seamless integration between on-premises and cloud-based environments. Your role will involve working closely with data analysts, QA engineers, architects, and DevOps teams to meet project goals efficiently and effectively.

The Software Engineer works under the guidance of senior team members, operating under a clear framework of accountability with substantial autonomy. The successful candidate will develop a strong domain knowledge of the relevant business area/s, managing key responsibilities to include requirement analysis, code, test, debug, document, implement and maintain data and/or analytics solutions.

You Will:

  • Develop and maintain data pipelines between on-prem relational databases and AWS cloud environment using AWS tools such as DMS, Glue, Redshift, and cloud databases.
  • Utilize strong scripting skills in Python for automation and data manipulation tasks.
  • Collaborate with CICD DevOps teams using tools like GitLab for continuous integration and deployment.
  • Participate in Agile framework practices, assisting with project planning, estimation, and design.
  • Evaluate business needs, translate them into technical requirements, and document artifacts accordingly.
  • Monitor, maintain, and enhance data and application processes, ensuring adherence to SLAs and process compliance.
  • Proactively identify and implement process improvements to optimize data workflows and enhance efficiency.
  • Participate in end-to-end implementation of large-scale software development projects, ensuring high-quality deliverables.
  • Interpret and analyze data sets using statistical techniques, providing valuable insights to support business decision-making.
  • Build dashboards and reports using BI solutions like Tableau to visualize data trends and patterns.
  • Demonstrate strong expertise in cloud core technologies and stay updated with emerging trends in data engineering.

You Have:

  • 10 + years of experience in software engineering with a focus on data engineering.
  • 3-5 yrs experience in scripting languages such as Python for automation and data manipulation tasks.
  • Experience with AWS tools including DMS, Glue, Redshift, and cloud databases.
  • Strong data analytics skills with experience in interpreting and profiling data sets.
  • Experience building dashboards and reports using BI solutions like Tableau.
  • Familiarity with CICD practices and tools like GitLab for version control and deployment.
  • Hands-on experience working in Agile framework environments.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

Our Benefits:

Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401K match, and a fully funded pension plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and volunteer hours; flexible work environment
  • Generously subsidized public transportation and free parking
  • Annual tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development programs, training and conferences
  • And more…


This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's qualifications as determined by the department.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S and the role is not available for sponsorship.

This role allows for the employee to work remotely the majority of the time (about 96%). There is no expectation for a fully remote employee to routinely work onsite at the Federal Reserve work location, with only rare instances driven by business need. Specific schedule details will be discussed during the recruitment process. Fully remote employees must reside within the borders of the continental United States.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in the diversity of our people, ideas and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the communities we serve.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify your Talent Acquisition Consultant.

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