Federal Reserve Bank adding 200 technology jobs

federal-reserveThe Kansas City Reserve Bank says it will expand its workforce by as many as 200 technology professionals over the next three years.

The bank says these positions, which will require employees with a wide range of information technology experience and skills, are needed to assist the Federal Reserve in meeting the goals of its three mission areas: conducting monetary policy, providing financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. Treasury, and supervising financial institutions.

“The Kansas City Fed has a long-standing culture of promoting innovation and excellence,” said Brian Faros, the Bank’s chief information officer, said in a press release. “With more than 400 technology professionals currently on staff, we’re excited about this opportunity to further expand our responsibilities for providing technology support and innovative solutions for the central bank.”

Details about a Jan. 29 open house for potential workers

To introduce Kansas City-area technology professionals to this growing portfolio and tradition of innovation, the Kansas City Fed will host a networking event on January 29 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64198.

The open-house event will feature an inside look into the broad range of technology opportunities and practices available at the Kansas City Fed, including solution and data architecture, software engineering, help desk support, user experience and business analysis. Attendees will also learn more about the Kansas City Fed’s work in the areas of big data, project management and other specialties.

Pre-registration closes January 22.

For more information and to register

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