FedNow Senior Software Engineer - Java/Cloud

Java, Cloud, AWS, Software Engineering
Full Time
Travel required to 10%.

Job Description


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.


Top level technical expert
in one or more highly specialized areas of applications systems analysis and
programming. Responsible for software design, coding, testing, debugging, and
documentation. Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems
analysis and development. Provides technical leadership on complex projects.
Interacts with internal project teams and work groups regularly. level of work
required is considered advanced and staff must be able to work under minimal
supervision. This job does not have any direct reports. You have an appetite to
learn, and a passion for technology, innovation, and developing new skills on
evolving technologies.

will be expected of you-

  • Serves as a Software Engineer: to design, develop and implement new complex solutions in accordance with FedNow and Fed Standards
  • Develops software solutions (front end SPA and backend) in Cloud
  • Develop end to end Infrastructure-as-Code solutions in Cloud
  • Provides input into strategic and tactical planning of software solutions and software development lifecycle changes
  • In addition to being able to engineer across numerous areas of technology, you ll serve as subject matter expert in one or more areas
  • Trains and consults cross functionally within the organization on troubleshooting/resolving highly complex and/or highly time critical problems
  • Collaborates with analysts as part of an integrated Agile team to define user requirements and conduct design review for the development of complex and innovative cloud applications using modern internet-scale technologies and Serverless architecture in Cloud
  • Demonstrates skill dexterity; seeking to continuously adapt and employ new technical skills alongside proven staples
  • Ensures that the quality of software developed, maintained and enhanced in-house and installed into production is sufficient to prevent the occurrence of catastrophic defects that cause the customer significant problems, missed deadlines, or interruption to the production environment
  • Ensure compliance with Fed policies, procedures and standards
  • Provides primary or backup production support for applications and components, including but not limited to timely resolution to production problems and processing issues

you will bring-

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent backgroundor experience
  • 3+ years working with aws cloud-based platforms in an enterprise environment
  • Demonstrated experience engineering software with cloud-first architectures
  • 5+ years software engineering experience in a team-based environment
  • Experience with building and deploying solutions in Cloud
  • Experience with Serverless architecture for building software solutions in Cloud
  • Experience with CI/CD build tools, and DevOps processes
  • Experience developing high performance, high volume, highly available (24/7/365) environments
  • Experience with Agile software engineering (Scrum, Kanban, Lean etc)

& Requirements-

  • Deep expertise in Java and proficient knowledge of programming languages ( JavaScript, XML, JSON, HTML, CSS etc. Python a bonus)
  • Proficient knowledge of operating systems (Linux, Unix, Windows)
  • Proficient knowledge of database development (SQL, Oracle, DB2)
  • Ideally, you ll have experience with AWS services, and integrating them into an application
  • Ideally you ll have experience with leading edge Cloud technologies, such as Kafka, in-memory and NoSQL databases, messaging platforms, memcache etc).
  • Demonstrates independent thinking and decision-making abilities
  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication abilities
  • Proficient knowledge of cloud security for application development and delivery
  • Advanced knowledge of object-oriented programming
  • Ideally, Infrastructure as Code (IAC); Terraform

Nice to

  • Experience with API Development and consumption and microservices architecture
  • Experience with agile development methodology
  • Knowledge of technology project and secure coding standards
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork and negotiation skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Familiarity with usability techniques and best practices
  • Infrastructure as Code (IAC); Terraform

The Federal Reserve System is
committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and to provide equal employment
opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information,
disability, or military service.

All employees assigned to this
position will be subject to FBI fingerprint/ criminal background and Patriot
Act/ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once
every five years.

The above statements are intended
to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities
or skills associated with this position or the personnel so classified. While
this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position,
management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its
discretion at any time.

For this job, any offer of
employment is contingent upon successfully passing a two-phase security
screening. The first phase consists of the satisfactory completion of a
physical examination (including a drug screening), reference checks, and a
security investigation consisting of credit and criminal history

The second phase, which might not
be complete until after you begin working at the Reserve Bank, is an additional
risk-based security screening determined by the risk rating of the
position. Depending upon the sensitivity of the position, this phase may
include, and is not limited to, work and residency eligibility verification,
and personal interviews with the candidate, references, and prior employers.

All applicants must have resided in
the United States for at least three (3) years

Dice Id : 10122269
Position Id : 264112
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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