Software Developer or Software Developer Senior

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Software Engineering
Cleveland, OH, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024


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To be considered for this role, candidates must be a U.S. citizen.

This role is based in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a hybrid work arrangement - individuals may be required to work some days in the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland while working the other days from home.

Organizational Expectations:

As a software developer you will be responsible for the analysis, design, development, maintenance, and support of software applications for customers across a variety of technology platforms and/or business lines. You will also provide production support for users of software while keeping abreast of current technologies to enhance applications architecture and software design and development. You may act as a project coordinator, coach, and mentor for staff when needed.

General Responsibilities:

  • Design, prototype, and develop, debug, test, deploy, support and document highly complex application software with performance and scalability optimization.

  • Analyze complex customer business needs and recommend and implement automated solutions to increase process automation, user experience, and launch of new products and services.

  • Act as a liaison with developers, external, and/or internal, regarding highly complex system and environmental requirements and problem resolution.

  • Provide ongoing technical support to customers, including support for migrations of software applications into various environments. Provide application and technical support during all phases of the application lifecycle. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions.

  • Incorporate relevant bank, system controls, SAFR, DLP, Privacy and audit requirements into solutions upon highly complex software implementation.

  • Adhere to bank and system secure coding, contingency, deployment, and software development methodologies and standards.

  • Demonstrate commitment to innovation, quality, schedules, and budget. Continuous development and learning to keep abreast of application development technologies.

  • Assist and/or lead technology projects and develop project management artifacts and documentation.

  • Coach and mentor programming staff (senior level).

  • Depending on the business line, may provide rotational, third-tier, 24x7 on-call support.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

  • Adheres to the Bank's attendance policies through regular and prompt attendance.

Education and Experience:

  • Software Developer: Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of related work experience, or Associate's Degree with 5+ years of professional work experience, or software development Bootcamp certificate with 5+ years of professional work experience.

  • Software Developer Senior: Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years of related work experience, or Associate's Degree with 7+ years of professional work experience, or software development Bootcamp certificate with 7+ years of professional work experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Moderate knowledge of domain, regulations, procedures, and practices of a specific discipline and/or business line

  • Ability to perform moderately complex independent research.

  • Experience with Cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform with an emphasis on serverless architectures

  • Moderately specialized, technical skills in applicable technologies such as Python, Java, Angular, and SQL/DB programming

  • Proficient with Object Oriented design and development including a thorough understanding of OO design patterns and practices.

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.

  • Experience with test driven development.

  • Experience with automated build tools and code quality checks.

  • Continuous integration & deployment experience.

  • Moderately complex analytical skills

Physical Demands and General Working Conditions:

Traditional office environment: Employees typically sit most of the day, work with a computer and may answer/respond to phone calls. Physical movement consists of walking for meetings, breaks, etc. Ability to lift items weighing approximately 20 pounds on a limited basis is required. Addendum as needed: Employees may be required to travel by car/air.

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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