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Python Software Engineer

Federal Reserve Bank (FRB)
Kansas City, MO 64105
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Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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.

About the Role
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.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree specializing in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience.

3+ years designing and contributing to API-based project(s)

3+ years professional experience with Python

2+ years of experience with relational databases, like PostgreSQL(preferred), MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle

1-2 years of experience with a web application framework in any of: Python, Java, .NET, Ruby, Node.js, or Go

1-2 years of experience designing and integrating with web-based HTTP APIs (REST (preferred), GraphQL, SOAP)

1-2 years of experience with ETL or data processing/integration using tools such as Apache Spark, PySpark, Pandas, Parquet, Amazon EMR, Databricks, Informatica, Oracle Data Integrator, SQL Server Integration Services, or similar platforms or vendor tools

1-2 years developing applications using an Object/Relational Mapper, Django ORM (preferred), Hibernate, Entity Framework.

Additional Qualifications

Experience working within and influencing Agile teams.

Experience submitting Pull Requests in GitHub, and passing Continuous Integration checks

Proficiency developing and deploying applications on a Linux OS

Proficiency with non-relational/NoSQL databases, like Elasticsearch (preferred), Cassandra, MongoDB, Neo4j, OrientDB, or similar

Experience with a caching solution, like ElasticCache (preferred), Redis, Memcache, Hazelcast, Geode/GemFire or similar

Proficiency with Spark APIs (preferably PySpark) to manipulate DataFrames

Experience building and tuning analytical SQL queries for ETL, reporting, or AI/ML data prep, preferably using PostGres

Experience managing AWS cloud services, such as RDS, EC2, S3 and the AWS CLI

Experience using Docker to build containerized microservices applications and DevOps tools

  • Incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Bank grants an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.
  • United Sates Citizenship is required for this position
  • The primary desired work location for this position is Kansas City. We offer employees the flexibility to work from home up to 80 percent of the time, depending on specific team needs. Also considering full time remote candidates.

Our Total Rewards programs offers benefits that go beyond the basics featuring:

  • Market-leading Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k/Thrift Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Personal Time
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Onsite Fitness Center (Kansas City location)
  • Onsite Cafeteria
  • Free Parking
  • Additional Convenience Benefits, Discounts and More

    This position has additional screening requirements due to the information accessed while performing the job. These additional screenings would be initiated at the time of offer acceptance and can take up to a couple of months to be completed. You can begin work before the screening is completed; however, continued employment is contingent on acceptable screening results. The areas screened may include education/employment verification, criminal history, credit history, and reference checks.United States citizenship is required for this position.

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Full time

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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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