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Federal Reserve System Data Program Manager in New York, New York


Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Working 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. It is a challenge that demands the skills of a financial service professional and the intelligence of an academic—all combined with a passion for public service.

This position will offer workplace flexibility e.g. working remotely or on site as needed/ desired during the week. Employees can expect to be in the office weekly as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance. The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person a couple days a week.

What we do:

The Data and Analytics Office (DAO) as part of Technology group (TG) leads the effort to establish an enterprise-wide data and analytics culture and mindset across the Bank.


  • Establishes governance, policies and standards; operationalized through a central data management function.

  • Delivers advanced analytics techniques and solutions that are fit-for-purpose and can scale across the Bank.

  • Embeds analytics excellence across the organization though a federated “hub and spoke” operating model.

The Data Program Manager role reports to the DAO Data Strategy, Director and works with associates across practices, technology designers, business area users and data managers, product managers, information architects in support of these objectives. This role supports managing data and analytics roadmap, buildout of data strategy, creating data culture, and ensure data & analytics adoption across organization. The role will drive organization enablement and change management to ensure the Data and Analytics Office and overall federated operating model are aligned with the DAO strategy.

Your role as Data Program Manager:

  • Outlines the core organizational beliefs that shapes the long-term vision to enable data driven organization.

  • Create a bridge between Business Units, DAO and other technology groups to create shared understanding data and analytics needs and opportunities, enable wide-spread adoption of strategic investments.

  • Analyze and Translate business needs related to data and analytics. To enable this, develop strong collaborative partnerships with business area users, data managers, business process engineers, information technology, and outside data specialist consultancies.

  • Play a pivotal role in prioritizing different data and analytical needs across organization to create multi-year roadmap for the DAO organization.

  • Work with business units (BUs) and DAO product owners to define performance characteristics and maintain backlog of features and requirements.

  • Develop and maintain integrated program monitoring and control to gain additional transparency, accountability, and actions to ensure performance against cost, schedule, scope, risk, and resource management.

  • Responsible for developing and managing a framework to support the execution of a portfolio of projects across the DAO and tie them to the DAO goals and vision.

  • Influence development of DAO operating model and manage socialization across organization.

  • Plan and publish Data Lifecycle Management process that supports operating model of the DAO organization.

  • Facilitate cross-functional problem solving on data challenges; enable the spread of ideas and innovative practices throughout the entire organization.

  • Managing appropriate change and communications activities for specific change initiatives;

  • Work with Data Management lead and Data product strategist to oversee implementation and adoption of metadata management tool.

  • Work with data science team to develop taxonomies and ontologies that will support the Bank’s growing high performing advanced analytics needs.

  • Partner with Data governance team to publish Data Analytics & Governance Policies and Standards.

  • Develop the change management model and rollout activities that promote customer awareness, ongoing support and maximum usage of analytical solutions.

  • Build a solution to identify and track performance metrics, develop standard reports, and share progress with management.

  • Oversee design of target state analytics architecture (conceptual) with TG and BUs and ensure adherence to target state data architecture

What we are looking for:

  • BS or BA degree required; advanced degree or equivalent experience is strongly preferred.

  • Strong background in data and analytics, planning and delivering business centric solutions.

  • Minimum of five to seven years of experience in data, architecture, strategy.

  • Expert in data management and analytics best practices, and experience with applying data and analytics standards across an organization with varying business needs.

  • Well versed in designing, executing, and delivering strategic planning, transformation and change management projects.

  • Knowledge of existing and emerging data management, metadata, taxonomy, standards, tools, and best practices.

  • Experience with TOGAF, Six sigma to build business capability map, model, journey map, persona.

  • Strong communication, coordination, project planning, implementation, and prioritization skills.

  • Experience managing expectations and balancing demands while maintaining team priorities.

  • Ability to work in ambiguous environment and ability to covert ambiguity into action plan.

  • Agile working knowledge is a strong plus.

  • Commitment toward diversity and inclusion and capacity to embrace and draw from diversity of background, thought and perspectives to improve the quality of outcomes.


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

  • Flexible Work Arrangements

  • And more

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.

Incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Bank grants an exemption based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana.

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.

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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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OUR BANK has one of the most recognizable brands around the world. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States—one of the world's most influential, trusted and prestigious financial organizations. The Federal Reserve is charged with the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system and fulfills this responsibility by formulating national monetary policy, supervising and regulating banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services for banks and the U.S. government.

OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.

Why Our People Choose Us:

Our reputation precedes us

There will always be room for personal growth

Our people are first

You’ll find the right balance

Your responsibilities will be meaningful

We hope that you will be our future colleague.