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Federal Reserve System Cloud Security Advisor - Senior 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

Are you a passionate, results-oriented cloud security advisor?

We are looking for a senior-level professional with a full understanding of information security industry practices.

This role provides security disciplines for Cloud information security practices with varying complexity to provide support for design, implementation, production, and activation of technology products related to Cloud infrastructure and platforms. This position will direct and implement the appropriate processes and procedures to effectively enforce and meet standards and requirements. The advisor will coordinate, plan, and execute solutions to meet Cloud security needs of customers, work teams and/or internal or external organization management groups. May collaborate and/or coordinate with cross-functional teams.

What You Will Do:

  • Provides high-level consulting services to evaluate, recommend, design, and implement Cloud security solutions and process improvements in areas related to information security.

  • Anticipates needs and identifies requirements by establishing personal rapport with all clients and internal/external resources to understand business and information security requirements.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of supported Cloud disciplines and builds relationships by assessing, evaluating and fully understanding the needs and requirements of partners.

  • Advises stakeholders on best practices and how to implement the necessary changes to address their business needs. May prepare recommended alternatives. Reviews and assesses necessary data to be used in addressing the business and information security needs.

  • Provides strategic guidance and support to Cloud partners and leaders in complex situations.

  • Leads process improvement and long-term Cloud solution discussions and presents outcomes in written and verbal format to senior management.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge: Comprehensive Cloud knowledge pertaining to concepts and principles in functional area. General knowledge of department/business lines, Reserve Banks, and / or System operations, policies, procedures and technologies.

  • Communications: Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, creativity, attention to detail, and oral and written communications skills tailored for the intended audience.

  • Risk Management: [The individual] is responsible for understanding and applying risk management discipline in decision making and contributing to risk management practices.

  • Decision Making: Works under direction and guidance in planning details of procedures and methods to attain definite objectives. Makes decisions within established or widely accepted standards. Achieves assigned/planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, training, business principles, and practical experience.

  • Preferred


  • CCSP

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:

  • A requirement of this position is that the employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; individuals who are unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may request an accommodation from the Bank.

  • Candidates should review the Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct (https://www.richmondfed.org/-/media/richmondfedorg/about_us/careers/pdf/code_of_conduct.pdf?WT.si_n=Search&WT.si_x=3) to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.

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

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

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.

Privacy Notice (https://www.kansascityfed.org/documents/7797/Workday_Privacy_Notice.pdf)

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.