Advanced Cloud Engineer

Full Time

Job Description

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

The Richmond Fed is the proud home of the Federal Reserve's National IT organization-a nationwide team delivering technology solutions and support across the Federal Reserve System. Many National IT employees are located in Richmond, while others are based across the U.S. at other Federal locations.

When you join our team, you'll become part of a culture that welcomes differences, cares about our communities, and empowers each other to lead from where we are to make things better. Bring your passion and we'll provide challenging and purposeful careers in a variety of fields, opportunities to grow and a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth. It's all part of what makes #MyRichmondFed a great place to work!

About the Opportunity

National IT has an immediate opening for an Advanced DevOps Engineer reporting to the AVP NIT FedNow Engineering in support of the FedNow program. The Federal Reserve is developing a new interbank 24x7x365 real-time gross settlement (RTGS) service with integrated clearing functionality, called the FedNow service. This service will help enable financial institutions provide their customers with the ability to send and receive payments any time, any day, and have full access to those funds within seconds. This position is a unique opportunity to be part of a new mission-critical Federal Reserve initiative that will be transformative to the payments landscape in the United States.

What You Will Do:
  • Develop and maintain tools to help the automation & engineering teams improve productivity
  • Drive DevOps culture in agile delivery model & develop/improve CI/CD build pipeline supporting multiple agile delivery teams
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to improve the integration and release process
  • Develop automated deployment methods for provisioning servers and applications that integrate with existing solutions
  • Collaborate with Information Security, Information Technology, Engineering and Release teams for design requirements
  • Support the application CI/CD pipeline for promoting software into higher environments through validation and operational gating, and lead automation and best practices.
  • Develop automation scripts in Java or Python to support automation backlog
  • Develop solutions that are aware of geo-diversity needs
  • Develop readable code, that is tracked in code versioning and logically branched

  • Experience designing and implementing an effective and efficient CI/CD flow that gets code from dev to prod with high quality and minimal manual effort is required.
  • Java coding experience is required.
  • Experience with provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of software, pipeline-as-a-code, infrastructure-as-code and continuous delivery environment using automated deployment and testing frameworks
  • Experience with Linux operating systems and command-line interfaces
  • Experience with software version control systems, including GitLab
  • Support the application CI/CD pipeline for promoting software into higher environments through validation and operational gating, and lead DevOps automation and best practices.
  • Experience in IT operations working with server virtualization (VMWare, Xen, etc.), IaaS and PaaS cloud (AWS)
  • A solid understanding of configuration management tools such as Chef, Docker, Puppet, AWS Cloud Formation, and Ansible

Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here!

When you join Federal Reserve's National IT organization, not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, you'll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including:
  • Great medical benefits
  • Pension and 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee resource networks
  • Paid volunteer leave
  • Flexible work options
  • Onsite amenities that make working here fun!

Other Requirements and Considerations:
  • A requirement of this position is that the employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; individuals who are unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may request an accommodation from the Bank.
  • Sponsorship is not available for this role. The selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility for this specific position requires U.S. Citizenship
  • Candidates should review the Bank's Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.
  • The hiring range of the POSITION is 142,200 - 170,640 annually.
  • For candidates outside Richmond, VA, listed hiring and salary ranges may be adjusted based on your geographic location.
  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual's knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications.
  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by Month Date, Year (one week minimum).

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond provides equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

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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