FedNow Software Engineering Manager
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 as well as 3 rd party and systems integration.
Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and development. Provides technical leadership on complex projects.
Interacts with internal and external project teams and work groups regularly.
Runs a Software Engineering team and oversees 3 rd party delivery engagements.
The level of work required is considered advanced and candidates must be able to work under minimal supervision.
What will be expected of you-
•Serves as a Software Engineering Manager: to manage the design, development, and implementation of new complex solutions in accordance with FedNow and Fed Standards
•Oversees 3 rd party and systems integrator development, delivery, integration, and acceptance
•Develops software solutions in the Cloud using modern design patterns and delivery models
•Develops end to end Infrastructure-as-Code solutions in the Cloud
•Expertly partners with in-house and external teams to collaboratively deliver at a fast pace
•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
Expertise you will bring-
•Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent
•10-15 years software engineering experience with at least 3 of those directly leading a SW team
•3 years working with AWS cloud-based platforms in an enterprise environment
•Demonstrated experience engineering software with cloud-first architectures
•Experience with building and deploying complex 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.) required, agile scaling frameworks (SAFe, Nexus, etc.) preferred
Logistics & Requirements-
•Proficient knowledge and experience in leading Salesforce development and administration
•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 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, and container patterns
Nice to Have-
•Experience with API Development and consumption and microservices architecture
•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
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 checks.
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