Job description

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
When you join the Federal Reserve—the nation's central bank—you’ll play a key role, collaborating with leading tech professionals to strengthen and protect our economic, financial and payments systems. We dedicate more than $1 billion to technology each year to support the Federal Reserve and our economy, and we’re building a dynamic and diverse team for our future.

Bring your passion and expertise, and we’ll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes tuition assistance, generous paid time off, top-notch health care benefits, child and family care leave, professional development opportunities, a 401(k) match, pension, and more. All brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance.
About the Opportunity
Our National IT Enterprise Logging team has an immediate opening for a Senior Data Scientist.
As a Senior Data Scientist, you will report to an Assistant Vice President and work on the dynamic core team that provides logs and metrics based advanced analytic solutions to the Federal Reserve System. You will work with other Data Scientists, Data Visualization experts, and Data Engineers to create machine learning models and advanced analytics that will optimize how-we-do-business within the FRS and transform data into meaningful insights and help the business make data-driven decisions.
What You Will Do:
  • Gather, prepare, manage, and explore large, varied datasets to make predictions, build models and algorithms, and test hypotheses for the System
  • Oversees products and deliverables through the full development life cycle, from research to product launch
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams of engineers, product owners and business decision makers to identify major business requirements and expected business outcomes
  • Provides technical leadership and mentorship to members of the team
  • Bachelor’s in STEM (Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or related field) required, Master's preferred
  • 5+ years of work experience in data modeling and analysis or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • 5+ years experience with statistical modeling and data analysis techniques, platforms, and software (e.g. R, Python, SQL)
  • Experience in Agile environments
  • Experience with data/analytics and related services in AWS Cloud is a plus
  • Experience with CI/CD process. Knowledge of Terraform is a plus
  • US Citizenship is required for this position.
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.
  • Candidates should review the
    Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct
    to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.
  • If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify
  • 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 or three or more years of Permanent Resident (Green Card) status.
  • The hiring range for the RICHMOND area is $120,000 - $142,000. Salaries for other locations may vary based on geographic data. Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications/experience.
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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