Data Innovation Specialist/ Technology Analyst- MA at Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Posted in General Business 9 days ago.
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Location: Washington, Washington DC
The Technology Analyst contributes to the design, implementation, support, and maintenance of automation, computing, and database systems essential to carrying out the responsibilities and daily activities of Division or Board staff.
The Technology Analyst in the MSA section will serve on a small but growing
team of data analysts and software engineers. The Technology Analyst will
work to improve data management and analysis in the area of monetary policy
and research by developing systems and tools, modernizing legacy data intensive
systems and processes, providing consultation to data maintainers and
economists, and evangelizing good practices for data management and software
development. Technology Analysts are expected to evaluate requirements and
designs in order to recommend and implement the appropriate technical solution
for each project or request.
Successful applicants are expected to have a bachelor's degree and at least
2 years' experience developing custom solutions leveraging relational or nonrelational
data stores (such as PostgreSQL or Cassandra), data analysis software
(such as R or Spark), and general purpose programming languages (such as
Python). Applicants should have skills in problem diagnosis and resolution,
ability to apply knowledge and creativity to a wide variety of assignments,
understanding of the interrelationships among systems, strong leadership and
communication skills, and ability to learn quickly.
Additional desirable skills/experience include:
Candidates should be organized and self-starting while also exhibiting a desire
to collaborate with others, develop new skills, and stay updated on current and
new technologies. Candidates must be comfortable working with colleagues
representing many different disciplines and experience levels. Candidates will be
expected to submit a portfolio of work upon request.