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Operations Business Analyst - Seattle

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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IT, Operations
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoWe are the San Francisco Fed, public servants with a congressionally mandated mission to advance the nation’s monetary, financial, and payment systems to build a stronger economy for all Americans. We are a community-engaged bank, and we are committed to understanding and serving the vibrant, diverse people of the Twelfth District. That means we seek and appreciate new perspectives. We respect people for what they do and for who they are. We build opportunities to learn and grow. When you join the SF Fed, you become part of a team united in its purpose to promote an economy that works for everyone.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is seeking an Operations Business Analyst in our Seattle Cash Office location. As the business analyst, you will use business knowledge and analytical abilities to provide recommendations, insights, and tactical/strategic plans to drive business decisions.

Our ideal candidate for this role is someone that thrives in a fast-paced operations environment, enjoys collaboration across teams, and proactively make recommendations to improve organizational performance.

Banking experience is not required. Experience in military, manufacturing, automotive, biotech, electronics, energy, machinery, defense/aerospace, medical, cosmetics, production, or distribution environments are also desired.

Location: Federal Reserve Bank - Seattle Branch (100% on-site)

​2700 Naches Ave SW, Renton, WA 98057

Work schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

What you'll do

  • Assist in a broad range of department-wide technical needs, including re-occurring and ad-hoc reporting, application change management, and general troubleshooting.

  • Assist with the development and delivery of training on operational processes and technical systems. Including providing consultation to the leadership team on policy and procedural requirements.

  • Act as the SME in the field of access as it relates to the department. Including involvement in access reviews, access requests, and implementing changes to procedures in Bank access.

  • Continuously monitor and assess operational activities to address gaps in procedural requirements while also making risk informed recommendations to management.

  • Leverage historical audit performance data to understand risk and compliance performance, determine root cause for gaps in compliance, and work with leadership to present findings and create action plans to address gaps.

  • Support a variety of Compliance related activities for the department, including work related to various audit entities, and system requirements.

  • Conduct and document discussions with compliance personnel and cash management, work with computerized information systems to extract and analyze information, as well as draft and communicate findings to the management team.

  • Support the Cash group’s Business Continuity activities by participating and leading annual BC activities for the System, District, and office.

  • Act as backup support for daily Cash Admin operational activities.

Desired Experience + Traits

  • Typically requires 2+ years of work-related experience

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Ability to solve problems, apply critical thinking, and leverage data to understand and inform recommendations.

  • Experience developing and performing risk assessments which includes risk planning, testing of data, processes, and controls, as well as reporting results.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of the Cash group’s operations, systems, and controls.

  • Experience working independently and in collaborative team environment

  • Experience collecting, transforming, analyzing, and reporting data to drive business decisions.

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills with all levels of management and key decision makers.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.

Base Salary Range: Min: $70,300 - Mid: $91,500 - Max: $112,600 (Location: Seattle)

Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant’s background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with geographic and other market data.


At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we offer a wonderful benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Pretax Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Leave Care, Backup Child Care Program, Pretax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and an unheard-of Retirement / Pension.

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 SF Fed, 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. The SF Fed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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