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Payments Specialist

We are seeking a motivated self-starter to apply broad knowledge of the payments industry to our exciting and dynamic work. The candidate will build and apply knowledge to explore and assess new and emerging risks and trends within the U.S. payments systems. Knowledge and experience working within payments functions of financial institutions may be beneficial, as the work may include understanding connections between the operational and policy aspects of banking and payments. The candidate for this position should demonstrate curiosity and a desire to learn; willingness to research, analyze, and report; and ability to identify and determine potential implications of new and emerging risk areas. The candidate will provide expertise and support for core Federal Reserve business activities related to payments. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, serving as a subject matter expert on Federal Reserve Financial Services (FRFS) matters; researching and advising on payments matters; and providing support, participation, or leadership at the department, Division, District, and System level.

Administrative Assistant – FinMod

The Financing Modernization (FinMod) team within the Treasury Services Division organization of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is seeking an Expert/Lead Administrative Assistant. The Federal Reserve plays a major role in operating the nation’s payment systems, and this role will specifically support the Treasury Financing Modernization project, which is a new multi-year technology modernization effort. This position will primarily support 3 executive leaders as well as interact with various cross-organizational stakeholders for coordination; demonstrate increasing skills in communication, organization, coordination, and attention to detail; and complete ad hoc projects and assignments in support of the cross-functional and multi-organizational team.

This position will require you to work from our Kansas City office.  This is a hybrid position that offers considerable work from home flexibility.  Remote candidates will not be considered for this position.

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Performs facilities-related functions on various systems and/or building construction tasks. Specifically, performs repair and maintenance of various building systems including, but not limited to, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, construction activities, modular furniture systems, and related equipment. May perform specialized work (e.g., Electrician, Plumber, Construction, HVAC, Electronics Technician, BMS, MHS, etc.). o Completes service calls, work orders, and preventative maintenance. Creates new work orders and updates existing work orders within automated work order software. Maintains current knowledge of all applicable Facilities Department standards and safety measures. Reads, understands, and explains manufactures’ warnings, labels, instructions, and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Operates portable power tools (e.g., drills, saws, etc.), table saws, grinders, and non-powered hand tools. May provide input or consult with planners, project managers, engineers, vendors, architects, etc., to develop project specifications and parameters for projects and ensure plans and projects meet applicable building and safety code requirements. Assists with or manages facilities-related assignments, such as repair and maintenance projects or installations.

Research Associate – Macro

The Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is recruiting for the position of Research Associate (RA). The Department conducts innovative analysis and research on a variety of topics, including international trade, macroeconomics, monetary policy, labor economics, fiscal policy, and econometrics. The Department has openings for RAs to start early 2023 to mid-summer 2023.This is an excellent position for someone who is passionate about research and considering a Ph.D. in economics. RAs develop technical skills, such as programming and working in a High-Performance Computing environment, and are exposed to a broad range of economic research topics. Most RAs stay with the department for two to three years, at which point many return to graduate school. RAs have gone on to Ph.D. programs at Boston College, Columbia University, New York University, Stanford University, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, and University of Wisconsin

IT Learning and Development Specialist

Are you ready to join a dynamic team of change agents working to enable others to succeed through innovative learning and development approaches needed to upskill, strengthen and evolve our technology talent? When you join the Federal Reserve—the nation’s central bank—you’ll play a key role, collaborating with leading professionals to strengthen and protect our economic, financial and payments systems. As a Technology L&D Specialist you play a pivotal role in advancing the learning and development needs of our people.  This highly engaging role focuses on collaborating with various business stakeholders, leaders, and technical team members to identify desired development needs and implement creative methods to enable people in their learning journey. In return, we will support your personal growth and provide time for both informal and formal upskilling activities. We also offer competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility in work locations, and will consider remote.

Organizational Development Consultant

The Human Resources (HR) Organizational Development & Learning (OD&L) Consultant is responsible for designing, implementing, and measuring employee development programs to drive employee engagement, performance, talent mobility and culture development. You will help the organization build capacity to change and achieve greater effectiveness by developing, improving, and reinforcing strategies, structures, and process. In this role, you will report to the OD&L Manager within the Human Resources department.

Human Resources Specialist – Omaha

The Omaha Branch liaison is an HR specialist working for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City that is embedded in the Omaha Branch. The branch liaison provides general Human Resources support and is responsible for employee engagement programs and activities in the Omaha branch. Additionally, the Omaha Branch Liaison will be responsible for interfacing with cross-District counterparts and representing the 10th District in system settings.

Commercial Carpenter

Seeking an experienced Facilities Technician with commercial carpentry experience. Assists senior technicians in all phases of various facilities-related assignments including building renovation and maintenance projects; independently manages minor portions of projects by coordinating work with project lead. Completes moderately complex service calls and work order requests, as assigned. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, installing keyboard trays, office furnishings repairs, key delivery, and hanging artwork. Maintains work order system records, as appropriate.

Technology Manager

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is seeking experienced leaders to fill two Manager positions with growth potential.  The Treasury Services Division (TSD) carries out fiscal agent responsibilities by partnering with the U.S. Treasury to provide program leadership and support for programs within the Payments, Debt Management, Information Management and Debt Financing business areas.  These roles will be focused in the Payments domain, 1) leading the Post Payment Modernization Initiative (PPMI) / Payment Information View of Transactions (PIVOT) application and 2) leading Platform Evolution Program (PEP) efforts for the Payment Automation Manager (PAM), Payment Information Repository (PIR), and FedACH Gap applications.  As a Manager supporting the Treasury portfolio, you will directly lead project management office resources for the respective applications and provide support to the business line officer in leading program activities and reporting for all business lines previously noted.  This role will focus on managing progress, risk, communication and the relationship with Treasury counterparts while delivering on application development commitments.  The role will help to shape the strategic direction of the business lines noted, partner with other business lines to cross-share information and contribute to overall TSD and Bank goals and objectives.  There is opportunity to progress delivery of high business value to department customers, establishing strategic direction for the department and connection to higher-level strategies, and managing customer relationships.  This role provides great opportunity to develop future and current leaders and drive significant priorities within the division and Federal Reserve System.

Federal Reserve SRM Analyst –Our SRM

Support Solutions team is looking for an Analyst to join our team. As part of our team, you will be in a department that performs analytical and administrative responsibilities to support the Federal Reserve’s responsibility to supervisor and regulate banks and other important financial institutions. Analysts provide support to the SRM Division at large while working directly with Bank Officers, Managers, and internal and external customers. You will provide project management, technical support, and workgroup representation related to several System and Division projects.  Additionally, you will work with local and System partners to build budgets and sustainable frameworks to support the reports for managing the data and records. Our analysts are afforded opportunities to experience all the division’s areas of responsibilities, while gaining experience that are transferable to other roles across the Federal Reserve Bank. Your contributions will further our mission to ensure broad internal and external engagement, communication, and outreach. This is a Kansas City based position that provides some work from home opportunity.  Remote employment is not available.

Federal Reserve Bank Financial Analyst

As a Statistics & Data Management Financial Analyst, you will directly contribute to the trust and confidence in the nation’s financial system through challenging work assignments and rewarding professional experiences.  We focus on personal development and growth, and reward high performance with increasingly complex assignments and promotional opportunities.  We provide the opportunity for Financial Analysts who exhibit strong leadership skills to pursue a management career path. Candidates must be able to live in Kansas City or one of our branch offices in Denver, Omaha, or Oklahoma City.  Our associates do enjoy a great deal of work from home flexibility.

Supplier Management Coordinator–

The Supplier Management Coordinator is part of the Financial Management Department and is responsible for coordinating the Bank’s supplier diversity, small business and supplier management activities. This position will work closely with outreach organizations and Procurement to maximize the inclusion of qualified small and diverse businesses in the Bank’s contracting opportunities. The coordinator will provide training and guidance to Procurement and other Bank business areas on equal opportunity and fair inclusion practices and will collaborate with diverse suppliers to ensure technical assistance and resources are available. Additionally, this position will facilitate good faith compliance determinations for suppliers in accordance with Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Act and support Bank business areas with vendor risk management activities, including identification and providing tools to facilitate relationship management.

Cash Operating Clerk (DV)–

The Denver Cash Services department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is looking to fill a Cash Operating Clerk position.  The Cash Operating Clerk provides operational support that includes, but is not limited to currency and coin processing, equipment operation, recordkeeping and reconcilement, and the preparation of documents and reports.  Cash Services, on behalf of the US Treasury, ensures that Depository Institutions such as banks have sufficient supplies of currency and coin to meet public demand.  Those institutions deposit currency and coin with the Federal Reserve Bank and Cash Services is the department that handles those deposits.  Beside validating deposits, Cash Services also plays an instrumental role in the distribution of new currency and coin, and the retirement and destruction of coin and currency that is unfit for recirculation. As a member of Cash Services, you will play a vital role in the processing of currency within a highly controlled, monitored, and regulated environment.  Successful candidates in this position have to perform office-oriented tasks equally as well as handling the physical elements that come with moving heavy bulk items.

Federal Reserve Asst. Financial Institutions Examiner –

Financial Examiners assess the financial stability of commercial banks, banks, and savings and loan holding companies located throughout our District by evaluating their risk profiles, analyzing financial condition, determining the effectiveness of management oversight, and reviewing compliance with banking laws and regulations. As an Asst. Financial Institution Examiner, you will work in a dynamic team environment helping the Federal Reserve carry out its regulatory responsibilities for commercial banks and financial institution holding companies.  You will collaborate with team members to ensure supervisory events are conducted in an organized manner, confer with financial institution personnel to gather information and communicate issues that arise during supervisory activities, and present conclusions and regulatory ratings to examination team leadership, financial institutions, and Reserve Bank management.

Cyber Security Specialist – FRFS –

The FRFS Technology Group is filling multiple Cyber Security Specialist positions and will place candidates at different levels depending on experience and expertise. In this position you will be focused on providing information and cyber security assurance within the FRFS enterprise.  This will include executing security risk assessments, supporting information security risk management, conducting 3rd party risk assessment, and strengthening software security practices for both cloud and on-premises solutions.  Your participation will include providing inputs on cyber assurance strategic and tactical direction. The primary desired work location for this position is Kansas City, but candidates that live anywhere in the continental US will be considered.  Candidates that live near one of our Reserve Bank locations will be provided some work from home flexibility.  Rules for hybrid work arrangements differs from Bank to Bank and should be discussed during the interview process. This position will require you to travel as much as 30% of the time.

Python Software Engineer –

Work within an agile software development team to develop innovative applications that address our clients’ most challenging business, technology, and system integration needs. Develop new and support existing software solutions for a data processing pipeline powering analytics, a public API, and a modern frontend website for a dynamic user base. Leverage agile methodologies to work daily with product owners, user experience designers, frontend developers, and data providers to extend REST APIs and their backend architecture. Use a cloud platform and the latest technologies to implement proven architecture and software design patterns, and modern data integration techniques. Work in a dynamic environment with talented team members to deliver quality software capabilities.

Cloud Software Engineer – UI Development–

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (FRBKC) is seeking cloud engineers to join the Disbursement Services Modernization Initiative (DSMI). DSMI is an initiative to implement a modern cloud-based payments platform for the United States Treasury. The modern platform will provide numerous Treasury business capabilities supporting domestic payments, international payments, and payments to government agency grant recipients.

Legal Counsel – Regulatory

In this role, you will serve as legal counsel to the Bank, the Boards of Directors of the head office and three branches, and to all officers and departments on legal matters affecting the Bank. You will conduct complex, independent research and analysis, including interpreting case law, statutes, and regulations to provide guidance to others in conducting Bank operations, determining compliance with applicable law, handling outside litigation, and reviewing and drafting contracts and other legal documents.

Legal Counsel – Generalist –

In this role, you will serve as legal counsel to the Bank, the Boards of Directors of the head office and three branches, and to all officers and departments on legal matters affecting the Bank. You will conduct complex, independent research and analysis, including interpreting case law, statutes, and regulations to provide guidance to others in conducting Bank operations, determining compliance with applicable law, handling outside litigation, and reviewing and drafting contracts and other legal documents.

Federal Reserve Bank Financial Analyst

As a Statistics & Data Management Financial Analyst, you will directly contribute to the trust and confidence in the nation’s financial system through challenging work assignments and rewarding professional experiences.  We focus on personal development and growth, and reward high performance with increasingly complex assignments and promotional opportunities.  We provide the opportunity for Financial Analysts who exhibit strong leadership skills to pursue a management career path. Candidates must be able to live in Kansas City or one of our branch offices in Denver, Omaha, or Oklahoma City.  Our associates do enjoy a great deal of work from home flexibility.

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Performs facilities-related functions on various systems and/or building construction tasks. Specifically, performs repair and maintenance of various building systems including, but not limited to, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, construction activities, modular furniture systems, and related equipment.

Solutions Architect –

The Solution Architect is a technical leader responsible for researching, analyzing, proposing, and architecting requirements-based products and solutions that align with the business and technology needs of the enterprise. The Solution Architect collaborates with business stakeholders, technology providers, and other architects to develop technology and information architectures, strategies, and roadmaps. The level of work required is advanced and staff must be able to work under minimal supervision. This job does not have any direct reports.

Cyber Security Specialist – FRFS –

The FRFS Technology Group is filling multiple Cyber Security Specialist positions and will place candidates at different levels depending on experience and expertise. In this position you will be focused on providing information and cyber security assurance within the FRFS enterprise. This will include executing security risk assessments, supporting information security risk management, conducting 3rd party risk assessment, and strengthening software security practices for both cloud and on-premises solutions. Your participation will include providing inputs on cyber assurance strategic and tactical direction. The primary desired work location for this position is Kansas City, but candidates that live anywhere in the continental US will be considered. Candidates that live near one of our Reserve Bank locations will be provided some work from home flexibility. Rules for hybrid work arrangements differs from Bank to Bank and should be discussed during the interview process. This position will require you to travel as much as 30% of the time.

Technology Automation Engineer –

Designs, creates, configures, deploys, and maintains automated solutions which may automate: Deployment of code Monitoring of performance. Additional duties may include: Researching new automation capabilities and solutions to identify areas for improvement. Actively identifying and troubleshooting issues that arise during testing and production.  Performing application administration duties including: system management, user management, security management, plugin management, etc.

Solution Architect –

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (FRBKC) is seeking a solution architect to join the Disbursement Services Modernization Initiative (DSMI). DSMI is an initiative to implement a modern cloud-based payments platform for the United States Treasury. The modern platform will provide numerous Treasury business capabilities supporting domestic payments, international payments, and payments to government agency grant recipients.  The DSMI team supports the development of cloud-based services that will comprise the modernized, resilient Treasury payments platform. This payments platform will be composed of a wide-range of technologies like Java, Angular, Python, Docker, Kubernetes, and Blockchain plus Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies like S3, API Gateway, EMR, Kinesis, Lambda, EKS, SQS, Aurora, DynamoDB, and many more.

Public Affairs Specialist –  

As a part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City supports a stable financial system. We work across diverse communities throughout our region and nation to foster understanding in our economy, the payments system, and financial institutions for people from all walks of life. Together, we serve the public and each other in an innovative environment that values the highest ethical standards. Here you’ll find support to develop, united in a clear and common purpose with a diverse team. The Oklahoma City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is looking for a public affairs specialist to support the public outreach, communication and economic education activities of the Branch. The Oklahoma City office is one of three Branches of the Kansas City Fed and is responsible for connecting with stakeholders across the state of Oklahoma.

Major Incident Technical Analyst –

The Service Management (SM) Technical Analyst (Incident Management) is responsible for all aspects of the Incident Management (IM) process, most importantly, during Major Incidents while working as part of a team to restore service as quickly as possible. Specifically, the SM Technical Analyst for IM will manage the flow of IM processes Major Incidents, which includes driving technical teams towards resolution, communicating status and working to capture lessons learned for Post Incident Review. The SM Technical Analyst will also develop and distribute formal root cause analysis artifacts and will participate in the problem and quality assurance review (PQAR) meetings as part of our role in Problem Management (PM).

Information Security Engineer –

This role is based within the Information Security architecture team and provides hands-on development expertise aimed at customer problem solving and security architect support. This individual will apply the principles of software engineering to the design, implementation, configuration, and optimization of security solutions in support of applications, databases, test automation tools, DevOps processes, and Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) products. This is not a development based opportunity but some code development knowledge is highly desirable.

IT Examiner/Risk Specialist –

The Examinations and Inspections (E&I) Department has an exciting opportunity and is interviewing candidates in all District locations for an open full-time Information Technology (IT) Examiner/Risk Specialist position. This role requires the exercise of essential examiner skills, including supervisory knowledge and judgment required to assess and develop conclusions and recommendations, primarily within IT supervision, for community and regional banking organizations and other supervised entities. We are seeking individuals who currently hold, or have made substantial progress toward, an examiner commission from a Federal or State banking regulatory agency, or have significant IT examination, IT audit, or information security experience in the banking industry; possess strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills; and enjoy working in a dynamic team environment. The position is available in the Kansas City, Denver, Omaha, or Oklahoma City offices. Please submit a cover letter and include location preference(s).

To apply for this job please visit www.kansascityfed.org.