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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Job Description Summary

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is looking for a Sr. Data Engineer to join the Advanced Data and Analytics Capabilities Team. We are a team based out of San Francisco that partners with business lines across the Federal Reserve System to deliver extensive data and advanced analytics products and solutions.

The Advanced Data and Analytics Capabilities team leads and develops data platform solutions for various business lines in the system, National IT and for the Board of Governors. We employ groundbreaking technologies using AWS native technologies which includes tools used for data integration, data modeling, and data analytics. You will have the opportunity to apply your critical thinking and technical skills across many fields.

In this role, you will get an opportunity to broadly apply your engineering skills across various technology solutions, as well as build your skills in other areas by being exposed to various aspects of product delivery from inception, through design, build, and deployment.

You will be working multi-functionally with Product Managers, Architects, Engineers, Product Analysts, and Customer teams in a constantly evolving environment. We will work together from completing design documentation, to collaborating with other specialists and architects, developing Infrastructure as Code to launch server instances, install and configure software, among other things.

You will provide technical leadership in the planning, design, and implementation of cloud-based infrastructure systems with both traditional and state-of-the-art infrastructures.


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field
  • 7+ years data engineering, data science, or software engineering experience, including knowledge of extensive data ecosystem
  • Experienced in implementing Data and Advanced Analytics solutions, and SaaS or related experience in the Cloud
  • Experience in developing an end to end AWS native platform for building Data lakes (S3, Glue (Crawlers, ETL, Catalog), IAM, CodePipeline, CodeCommit, CloudFormation (or Terraform), CloudTrail, CloudWatch, AWS Config, Guard Duty, Secrets Manager, KMS, EC2, Data Visualization Tool (Tableau run on an EC2 or AWS Quicksight), Athena
  • Hands on programming skills in JAVA or Python or Scala or other scripting language.
  • Experience deploying code on Cloud based Infrastructure, with AWS (Amazon Web Services) strongly preferred.
  • Experience in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment software tools to support, improve and grow our CI and CD capabilities
  • Working experience in Ansible/Terraform/Cloud Formation scripts and Infrastructure as Code scripting is required
  • Proficient in Agile development practices
  • Understanding of security design for enterprise software systems
  • Knowledge of high-availability, load-balancing and failover configurations across application, infrastructure, and platform
  • Experience with and/or strong understanding of the Financial Industry, Government Agencies, Federal Reserve Bank Lines of Business (LoBs) Applications
  • Must be a U.S Citizen or a Green Card holder with intent to become a U.S Citizen
  • Effective October 1, 2021, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank’s vaccination policy; the Bank will provide accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve.

We offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pretax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and a Retirement / Pension.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


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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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