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Federal Reserve System Experienced IS Advisor- Security Operations 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 Treasury Services Division (TSD) Security Operations Team, part of National IT Client Services, has an immediate opening for an Experienced IS Advisor reporting to the Senior Manager.

In your role as an Experienced IS Advisor, you will consult on and support business applications’ information security activities focused on vulnerability management and security policy/governance, as well as the ongoing enhancements to security policy, assurance reviews, and improvements in security posture and operational capabilities.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide consulting services to clients in order to evaluate, recommend, design and implement information security solutions and process improvements.

  • Identify client requirements by establishing personal rapport with all clients and internal and external resources to understand business and information security requirements.

  • Develop knowledge of supported client areas and builds relationships by assessing, evaluating and fully understanding the needs and requirements of clients.

  • Provide strategic support to clients and leaders, and advise clients on best practices and how to implement changes to address their business needs, potentially through the preparation of recommended alternatives. Review and assess necessary data to address clients’ business and information security needs.

  • Lead process improvement and long-term information security solution discussions, and present outcomes in written and verbal format to senior management.

  • Be a key participant in project development surrounding new processes and the integration of new processes with existing ones; communicate changes to impacted clients and other resources.

  • May require extended work hours and overnight travel (up to 15%).


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of experience in Information Security, Security Operations, IT Compliance/Risk Management, or related field.

  • CISSP, CISM, CCSP, or related professional certification preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Information Security and concepts related to vulnerability management and security policy/governance.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to tailor oral and written communications to their intended audiences.

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

  • Generous 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.

  • The selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires United States Citizenship and the selected individual to be located in the United States.

  • 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 .

  • 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.

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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.