Lead DevOps Engineer

  • Full Time
  • CA-San Francisco
  • Mid Level

Website Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to foster an inclusive economy that works for everyone. From data-driven insights to cloud transformation, the information technology team moves the SF Fed forward. We use innovative technologies and Agile methods to positively impact every American across the communities we serve.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Information Technology Services (ITS) team has an opportunity for a Lead DevOps Engineer. The hired engineer will join SF Platform and DevOps Engineering department which is a part of Technical Solution Services (TSS) group in ITS.

This role requires a hands-on development and technical experience to support multiple business lines with the implementation of automated CICD pipeline and integrating security scans (SAST, DAST and OSS) for both on-prem and cloud projects. Also, the hired DevOps Engineer will use an extraordinary communication/influencing skills and technical knowledge to drive the DevOps architecture for our business.


Act as an internal consultant, providing architecture, vision, problem anticipation, and problem solving on an enterprise
Remain continually aware of business, infrastructure, and technical issues to aid in the development of creative solutions
Anticipate future direction in the DevOps industry and relate them to IT projects
Design, lead and build an automated deployment tool set and infrastructure including environments, code management using a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process
DevOps tools administration and maintenance, including access management, build frameworks, artifacts management, configuration management and automated deployment tools
Evaluate, recommend, and select new software / hardware as required to support existing and new application development team needs
Ensure conformance to technical standards for programming and design technique
Ensure compliance of FRB Security assessment requirements and guidelines provided by Internal Audit and Information Security group


Bachelor’s degree with concentration in computer science, management information systems or comparable technical discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
7+ years of experience delivering technology solutions in a DevOps architectural capacity. “Hands On” experience with significant depth around crafting, implementing, and managing critical multi-functional components and their integration
5 years of experience leading and managing technical projects and support multiple projects.
Strong interpersonal skills, written and oral; strong and proven interpersonal skills to include collaborate in a professional manner,
Lead working groups, negotiate, influence, and build consensus
Proven ability to collaborate and work horizontally throughout a complex organization including exposure across IT including, infrastructure, networking, security, data management, and application development
Proven experience implementing, integrating, and maintaining the critical infrastructure for a DevOps environment
Knowledge of Java, JavaScript/NodeJS and .Net technology stacks and hands-on experience of integrating build tools and technologies across the enterprise
Expertise working in a secure RHEL and Windows operating systems.
Experience in coding and scripting using Python, Groovy, Shell, YAML. JSON and other scripting languages
Extensive hands-on experience with Configuration/Build Management, Build/Release Management, Containerization and CI/CD pipelines, using tools such as NPM, Maven, Jenkins/CloudBees and GitLab/Bitbucket/Git and SVN
Strong knowledge of installation, configuration, support, and maintenance of source control systems (SVN and Git) and artifacts
Extensive knowledge of repository manager (Nexus or Artifactory) is a must / required for this role
Experience in preparing and reviewing vulnerabilities reports using security tools such as Fortify, SonarQube and Nexus IQ
Experience with RAD, Visual Studio or other popular IDEs
Ability to work with APIs and Plugins to integrate security tools into established CI/CD pipelines
Experience running containerized workloads in AWS Services; EC2, Lambda, Fargate, ECS and/or EKS
Secrets Management and storage using AWS Secrets Manager, Systems Manager Parameter Store and Vault
Experience building and maintaining AWS environments using Terraform
Knowledge of Agile tools Jira, VersionOne (Agility)
Must be a U.S Citizen or a Green Card holder with intent to become a U.S Citizen

We offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pretax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and a Retirement / Pension

All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank’s vaccination policy; the Bank will provide accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve.

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