Careers at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Guiding the Nations Economy.
Guiding the Nation's Economy

Positions in the Office of the Chief Data
Officer

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It's obvious that the Fed uses data--and a lot of it. The organization generates analyses and reports that affect every aspect of the global economy. Effective and efficient data management is critical in helping our staff obtain, interpret, and analyze the large volume of information they need and rely on. In fact, how we use and manage data has become even more important with the passage of the Fed's 2012-15 strategic framework and the creation of a new Office of the Chief Data Officer (OCDO).

The OCDO plans, directs, and implements:

  • The Fed's enterprise data strategy and strategic program direction;
  • Data governance consisting of policy and standards, data quality, risk management, and the clearance process as part of the Paperwork Reduction Act;
  • Architecture services, including information architecture, business process modeling, meta data and taxonomy development, and the enterprise data inventory;
  • Data management services ensuring new data set acquisition, integration, dissemination, and lifecycle management;
  • Program management, including project management, change management, communications, and training;
  • Advisory services, supplying content expertise and data science.

The office is led by Micheline Casey, a recognized expert on data governance and management. Micheline and her leaders are seeking talented, experienced professionals to help build the Board's data management environment from the ground up.

Are you up for the challenge? If so, we're ready to talk to you.

The following OCDO positions are now available:

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Governance Analyst
  • Information Architect
  • Regulatory Analyst
  • Sr. Business Analyst

If you are interested in one of these positions, select "Apply Now" and complete an online application.

The positions listed below will be available in the coming weeks. If you would like advanced consideration for these positions, please e-mail your resume to frbrecruiting@frb.gov. You will be asked to formally apply when vacancies are posted.


"The Federal Reserve is building a data governance and management operation to support the important work we do. This will require a team of highly motivated professionals with the right skills and abilities to help us launch this operation."
-- Micheline Casey, chief data officer


Who we're hiring

Are you a data expert with proven leadership abilities? Apply for one of our high-level openings. Send your resume to frbrecruiting@frb.gov or apply online.

Business Analysts

Business analysts work on the coordination of architecture activities to leverage, optimize, and maximize the return on investment of data assets to support the achievement of the Board's mission and strategy. Responsibilities include conducting data analysis, modeling, information flow analysis, and providing meta data and taxonomy direction.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in business, economics, finance, information technology, or related field
  • Minimum of two years of related experience
  • Certification as a Certified Data Management Professional, Six Sigma, or Project Management Professional is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Data Governance Analysts

Data governance analysts provide direction for several data governance and data-quality initiatives. Analysts contribute to the development of the Board’s data governance framework and are critical to initiatives that establish enterprise data governance policies, processes, standards, and roles across a portfolio of data projects. They also work to implement the Fed's data-quality metrics framework for key data elements and quantify business risk and value associated with data governance and data-quality efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, or information technology
  • Strong knowledge of data governance models, data quality programs, data management practices, and process engineering
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Certification as a Certified Data Management Professional, Six Sigma, or Project Management Professional preferred

Information Architects

Information architects support the work of the manager in coordinating activities to leverage and maximize the return on investment of data access that support the Board's mission and strategy. They support the development of an optimized, flexible, adaptable data integration and distribution network that is capable of delivering data in response to changing business requirements. Information architects also design appropriate architected data assets capable of supporting organizational needs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to develop innovative, leading-edge solutions
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience in data architecture, modeling, integration, design, and quality engineering
  • Financial systems experience is a plus

Regulatory Analyst

Regulatory Analysts assist in providing policy analysis of regulations and maintain awareness of new legislation covering financial markets and institutions and write reports and presentations for the Board, members of the staff, and outside organizations. Regulatory Analysts also provide technical advice to Federal Reserve colleagues and officials on report development, review, and government regulations on the clearance of information collections; on the content and coverage of data series and the interrelationships among the series; on collection and processing procedures; and on publication of descriptive or definitional material on reports.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, accounting, or related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience, or a master's degree and two years of experience
  • Working knowledge of accounting and financial statistics
  • Knowledge of data governance
  • Experience with Office of Management and Budget procedures for clearing information collections under the Paperwork Reduction Act
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a team-oriented work environment, but can also work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including editing skills to ensure that documents conform to established standards of grammar, language usage, style, and format

Sr. Business Analyst

A Senior Business Analyst is considered a subject matter expert data analysis, data modeling, information flow analysis, meta data and taxonomy at this level. The Senior Analyst is charged with coordination of architecture activities to leverage, optimize, and maximize the return on investment of data assets to support the achievement of the Board s mission and strategy.

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of data operations, business analysis, process engineering acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, information technology, or related field
  • Must possess clear, concise and effective verbal and written communication, including the ability to effectively communicate with technical personnel, business customers, and management
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to a strong customer service philosophy required
  • Certification as a Certified Data Management Professional, Six Sigma, or Project Management Professional is preferred


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