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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Java Engineer
FedNow Sr Java Software Engineer

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.
Position Contributions-
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.
What will be expected of you-

 Serves as a Senior 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, youll 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-
 8+ years of Java Development
 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)
 Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems,
Logistics& 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, youll have experience with AWS services, and integrating them into an application
 Ideally youll 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 Have- 
 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

 **All applicants must be a US Citizen or have legal Permanent Residency and must have resided in the United States for at least three (3) years**

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.

Primary Location: MA-Boston
Work Locations:
Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
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