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Software Solutions Specialist - Auctions & Trading

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Customer Service
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkWorking at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.

What we do:

As a member of the development sub chapter of supporting the Markets business domain, the area responsible for the Auctions and Trading Desks, in support of Markets’ operations execution. You will be part of an agile squad that requires close collaboration with other members of the technology team, business users, and other development squad members.

Your role as a Software Solutions Specialist – Auctions & Trading:

A member of the squad is responsible for the delivery of business value working directly with the business area. Developers on the squad are expected to deliver, in a fast-paced environment, integrations and business operations workflows for the Auction and Trading products.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a developer who has experienced success across several Auctions and Trading implementations. Just as important we are looking for candidates who have demonstrated a willingness to contribute across multiple development areas and technologies.

Qualifications for these include and not limited to:

  • BS in MIS, CS or similar field

  • Expert background in designing and implementing Integrations and business capabilities in support of Auctions and Trading operations

  • Experience with Event-Driven Architectures and Trading Systems is REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Fixed Income is REQUIRED

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Ability to design and implement interfaces by incorporating established best practices.

  • Experience using Continuous Integration and Deployment tools such as Gitlab/Jenkins, etc.

  • Ability to apply Design Patterns and Enterprise Integration Patterns accordingly.

  • Experience with Agile methodology

  • Experience building decision support applications for operations and trading in the financial industry.

  • Required: Knowledge and use of Test-Driven Development AND Behavior Driven Development (TDD/BDD). Experience on the implementation and configuration of Trading Systems (e.g. Home-grown or COTS).

  • Required Technologies: Spring (Data, MVC, Security, Core, etc.), App/Web server(Tomcat, JBoss, etc.), RDBMS(Oracle, MySQL), Docker and AWS services (IAM, S3, CloudFront, Secrets Manager, EC2, ECS, ALB, RDS, Elasticache, MKS, AmazonMQ)

Salary Range: $134400 - $216000 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions.

Our Touchstone Behaviors—Communicate Authentically, Collaborate Inclusively, Drive Progress, Develop Others, and Take Ownership—help shape the culture of the Bank. They also provide a shared language for how we work together and achieve success, and they set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of your career with us. Learn more.


Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

  • And more

Please note that the position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship and meet other eligibility requirements.

In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check, comply with all applicable information handling rules, and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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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