Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
The Richmond Fed is the proud home of the Federal Reserve’s National IT organization—a nationwide team delivering technology solutions and support across the Federal Reserve System (FRS). Many National IT employees are located in Richmond, while others are based across the U.S. at other Federal locations.
When you join our team, you’ll become part of a culture that welcomes differences, cares about our communities, and empowers each other to lead from where we are to make things better. Bring your passion and we’ll provide challenging and purposeful careers in a variety of fields, opportunities to grow and a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth. It’s all part of what makes #MyRichmondFed a great place to work!
About the Opportunity
Our National IT Office of the Chief Information Security Officer’s (OCISO) Operations Risk & Compliance Management team has an immediate opening for an IT Analyst at the Experienced or Senior Level.
As an IS Analyst reporting to the Senior Manager, you will collaborate with peers and partners to successfully implement the Federal Reserve security program. Day to day, this entails consulting with and guiding product line squads, managers, and owners to ensure that effective and appropriate risk and compliance management activities are taking place. You will regularly throughout the year guide security program officials through the important process of authorizing products in accordance with the security program requirements.
What You Will Do:
Conduct and/or participate in information system authorization activities for existing and new technology components based on established technology standards
Perform risk analysis of operational issues using established methodologies and tools within risk and compliance
Work with Product Managers, Product Owners, and product stakeholders to assess current information security capabilities, identify customer needs, and recommend controls improvements within risk and compliance areas
Collaborate with partnering functions to complete risk analyses in connection with implementing the security standards
Routinely present risks, issues, and outcomes, and support reporting processes to provide consultation to clients, colleagues, and management
Collaborate with other risk/compliance resources to address process improvements, IT/IS policy and standards interpretation, and compliance issues as well as provide input on process improvements and risk monitoring capabilities
Capabilities and Behaviors:
Willingness to “roll up one’s sleeves,” to work and study outside one’s comfort zone and motivate the group toward such behavior
Critical thinking, ability to find new solutions outside traditional frameworks, and recommend changes allowing for alignment with policy and standards
Strong analytical ability, attention to detail, and focus on data integrity and accuracy.
Belief in a non-hierarchical culture of interaction, transparency, and trust
Possess the ability to and affinity for innovating in a collaborative environment
Strong communication skills with the ability to align the organization on complex technical and security risk decisions.
Demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions through effective communication, collaboration, and negotiation.
Proven ability to establish and nurture relationships at all levels of the organization, regularly inviting feedback and input.
Expertise and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience with 3+ years of relevant work experience.
Certification in one or more IS industry recognized certifications (such as CISSP, CISA/CISM, GIAC, CRISC, or CCSP etc.) is preferred.
Strong working knowledge of SAFR (internal candidates) and NIST frameworks
Knowledge and experience with Cloud IT/IS policy and FedRAMP is desired.
Comprehensive risk and controls application to support IT/IS policy and standards
Experience with understanding, assessing, and applying IT risk management disciplines in support of business lines and overall function
Ability to develop and present recommendations and solutions to effectively manage risk and compliance with IT standards, and do so while participating in operating model that practices Agile and Scrum.
Experience working on projects that span multiple organizations and business units
Knowledge of and ability to participate on an agile team
Experience managing risk assessment, identification, and remediation activities to effectively prioritize risk management within the backlog
Understands relationship between Product Owner, Scrum Master, and rest of the team, with a strong sense of design alignment to policy and standards (NIST)
Proven ability to identify and support continuous improvements
Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here!
When you join Federal Reserve’s National IT organization, not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including:
Great medical benefits
Pension and 401(k) with employer match
Paid time off
Employee resource networks
Paid volunteer leave
Flexible work options
Onsite amenities that make working here fun
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 (https://www.richmondfed.org/-/media/richmondfedorg/about_us/careers/pdf/code_of_conduct.pdf?WT.si_n=Search&WT.si_x=3) to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.
Sponsorship is not available for this role. Selected candidate is subject to special background check procedures.
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.
The Richmond, VA hiring range(s):o Experienced IS Analyst- $74,600 – $93,300 annually.
Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications/experience. For candidates not located in Richmond, VA, the salary range may be adjusted for your geographic location.
Full Time / Part Time
Regular / Temporary
Job Exempt (Yes / No)
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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OUR BANK has one of the most recognizable brands around the world. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States—one of the world’s most influential, trusted and prestigious financial organizations. The Federal Reserve is charged with the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system and fulfills this responsibility by formulating national monetary policy, supervising and regulating banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services for banks and the U.S. government.
OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.
Why Our People Choose Us:
Our reputation precedes us
There will always be room for personal growth
Our people are first
You’ll find the right balance
Your responsibilities will be meaningful
We hope that you will be our future colleague.
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