Oversees and directs major, critical and emerging technology studies. Assesses merit and impact; designs, develops and establishes architecture standards. 2) Oversees and directs architectural discussions for both a technical and management audience. 3) Partners with our clients and other resources in detecting critical architectural and infrastructure gaps or deficiencies in the IT environment. Recommends and implements solutions for improvement. 4) Recommends and implements changes to business information and technical architecture requirements. 5) Initiates and oversees project development, system design/testing, requirement direction and investigation of alternatives for implementation of feasible new technology. 6) Provides key consultative leadership on System projects focused on planning, development and implementation of strategic technological directives. 7) Provides strategic foresight and long-term development planning for future technology impacting the Federal Reserve System. 8) Performs other related duties as assigned. Working Conditions: Will require the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc. Physical Demands: Requires some degree of sitting (for prolonged periods of time), standing, lifting carrying, pushing, pulling more than 20 lbs. Hours of Work: May require extended work hours. Occasional travel including overnight stays may be necessary. May be subject to on-call and call back as needed. May be exposed to moderate noise from equipment. • Possessing architecture, developer or DevOps cloud certifications or equivalent experience from AWS or Azure. • 5+ years of experience with IT solution delivery, working on design, implementation, and operations for distributed applications. • 2+ years of experience with public, private, and hybrid Cloud services and the planning, development, migration, and integration of applications and services from on-premises infrastructure to Cloud-based Container-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service services. • Experience developing solutions using infrastructure as code and configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, AWS Cloud Formation Templates, Azure Resource Manager, Microsoft Desired State Control, etc • Experience working with tools and services in the areas of Cloud orchestration, configuration management, monitoring, log aggregation and other associated service areas. • Understanding of NIST standards and requirements, security governance frameworks and the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program
Designs varying levels of complex frameworks to support system-wide technical and business architecture requirements. Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, and technical and business compatibility. Identifies, analyzes and resolves design weaknesses. Works with management in carrying out strategic initiatives focused on designing, planning, developing and synchronizing strategic technological directives and implementation recommendations. Advanced level position is recognized as an advanced contributor and subject matter expert in field. Knowledge: Advanced knowledge pertaining to concepts and principles in functional area. General knowledge of department/business lines, Reserve Banks, and / or System operations, policies, procedures and technologies. Communications: Excellent organizational and communication skills, creativity, attention to detail (compliance) and negotiation skills to interpret results, develop communications and recommend improvements. Able to present information within all settings in a credible, confident and influential manner. Communicates in a concise, direct and purposeful way. Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated ability to interact with anticipated audiences in a courteous, service-oriented manner. Risk Management: [The individual] is responsible for understanding and applying risk management discipline in decision making and contributing to his or her function`s risk management. Decision Making: Works independently on broad assignments or under general directions as to scope or objectives. Makes decisions within established or widely accepted standards. Achieves assigned/planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, training, business principles, and practical experience. • Knowledgeable across a broad range of IT subject areas including infrastructure, application development, security and networking. • Demonstrated experienced at developing and implementing cloud solutions in AWS or Azure. • Demonstrated experience leading the design, development and deployment of applications and middleware or current hands experience with technology infrastructure areas such as network, compute, storage, and virtualization. • Experienced with software development life cycle using agile development methodologies. • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, FedRAMP, SOX, HIPAA etc.) • Excellent organizational and communication skills, creativity, attention to detail and negotiation skills to interpret results, develop communications and recommend improvements. • Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated ability to interact with anticipated audiences in a courteous, service-oriented manner. • Works independently on broad assignments or under general directions as to scope or objectives.
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