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Network and Security Engineer

Federal Reserve Bank (FRB)
Richmond, VA 23219
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Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

The Richmond Fed is the proud home of the Federal Reserves National IT organizationa nationwide team delivering technology solutions and support across the Federal Reserve System. 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, youll 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 well 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. Its all part of what makes #MyRichmondFed a great place to work!

About the Opportunity

The Sol Eng: Network Engineering has an immediate opening for a Network and Security Engineer, reporting to IT Manager.

Develops conceptual, logical and physical IT engineering designs, that support the requirements of varying levels of technical and business application projects. Completes analysis of business requirements, as it relates to technical infrastructure design, and ensure traceability of the design to the business requirements. Assesses testing requirements and prepares testing strategies, as well as preparing implementation and migration plans. Senior level position requires expertise in field and proven knowledge of industry practices. Requires significant level of experience and be considered a subject matter expert in field with a hands-on role.

What You Will Do:

  • Develop, document and execute network and security designs for the implementation of network and security services. Performs resolution of complex hardware and problems affecting application systems. Initiates problem avoidance actions.
  • Prepares and implements detailed specifications from which release programs will be written. Analyzes and revises existing system logic and documentation as necessary. Configures, tests and deploys infrastructure releases, both hardware and software.
  • Recommends solutions to minimize and/or prevent system interruption. Drives the roadmap and strategy development for the technology capability lifecycle.
  • Performs change and problem management using standard tools following enterprise change management policies and procedures for software/hardware propagation to other platforms and/or environments.
  • Will lead complex projects and participate on technical/complex projects. Provides project updates and prepares management reports as required.
  • Utilizes available tools for automation of manual processes.
  • Follows and ensures adherence to technical standards for programming and design techniques. Trains System technical staff on use of software /hardware tools in accordance with required standards and procedures. Contributes to development and revision of department standards and procedures.
  • Assists with monitoring compliance with internal audit requirements and Information Security Manual guide-lines.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Proficient with General Network Architecture Design and Risk Management Decision making and analysis
  • Proficient with Network, and Firewall technologies.
  • Be able to configure, build, stage, and deploy Network and Firewall policy and infrastructure as code.
  • Proficient with Linux and Windows Server.
  • Proficient in scripting languages such as Python, Ansible, Puppet.
  • Knowledge of system security controls.
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals (routing, switching, VLANs, SPANs, TCP/IP protocols)
  • Experience with TCP/IP packet analysis and networking protocols
  • Provides management and executive level reports of progress status and changes
  • Participates in cross-functional teams with various stakeholders on assignments under tight deadlines
  • Collaborate closely with IT functions and business areas to develop and execute strategic plans in improving boundary security
  • Designs solutions for business areas that meet their operational requirements while maintaining the security posture of the System
  • CISSP, CCSP or other Security, Cloud and Information Technology Certifications strongly desired (ie Sec+, CCNP, CEH, AWS, Azure).

Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here!

When you join Federal Reserves National IT organization, not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, youll 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
  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 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 Banks Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions. The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage atwww.richmondfed.org.
  • Sponsorship is not available for this role.
  • Selected candidate is subject to special background check procedures.
  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individuals knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications/experience.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond provides equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Information Technology

Work Shift

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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Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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