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Federal Reserve System Agile Coach in Richmond, Virginia


Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

The Richmond Fed is the proud home of the Federal Reserve’s National IT organization—a nationwide team delivering technology solutions and support across the Federal Reserve System. Many National IT employees are located in Richmond, while others are based across the U.S. at other Federal locations.

When you join our team, you’ll become part of a culture that welcomes differences, cares about our communities, and empowers each other to lead from where we are to make things better.

Bring your passion and we’ll provide challenging and purposeful careers in a variety of fields, opportunities to grow and a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth. It’s all part of what makes #MyRichmondFed a great place to work!

About the Opportunity

The Federal Reserve System’s Agility Center of Excellence (ACE) team has an immediate opening for an Agile/Product Coach, reporting to the Manager of ACE. Join this growing team of Agilists to continue the transformation of practitioners and leaders throughout the Federal Reserve System. This is an exciting time of growth and transformation and we’re seeking proactive self-starters to help lead the way.

What You Will Do:

  • Coach teams through observation and feedback as well as through role-based training in Agile and Product Management practices

  • Lead transformation of targeted teams to an Agile way of working

  • Facilitate and support teams in learning, adopting and evolving their agile practices

  • Support development of ACE by leading work streams and working with transformation leaders, peers, and communities of practice to advance our agility

  • Continuously advance business agility through Agile practices and methodologies from Scrum to Design Thinking


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • SAFe SPC5 or equivalent certification

  • Minimum 2 years as Agile/Product Coach

  • Minimum 3 years field experience in delivery in Agile role (PO, RTE, Scrum Master, etc)

  • Experience using Agile tooling (e.g. Rally, Jira, or equivalent)

Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here!

When you join Federal Reserve’s National IT organization, not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including:

  • Great medical benefits

  • Pension and 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee resource networks

  • Paid volunteer leave

  • Flexible work options

  • Onsite amenities that make working here fun

Other Requirements and Considerations:

  • Candidates should review the Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions. The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage at www.richmondfed.org .

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role. Selected candidate is subject to special background check procedures.

  • The selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility for this specific position requires U.S. Citizenship.

  • The Richmond, VA hiring range of the Agile/Product Coach is $103k – $129k annually. For candidates not located in Richmond, VA, the salary range may be adjusted for your geographic location.

  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications/experience.

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by 11/30/21.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Project Management

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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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.