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Federal Reserve System Java Developer in Richmond, Virginia


Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

At the Richmond Fed, we’re driven by our mission to strengthen the economy and our communities. We take great pride in what we do and it impacts everyday people every day.

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

Information Technology Services (ITS) - Solutions Delivery has an immediate opening for a seasoned Java Developer to support the applications within the System and Agency Services (SAS) portfolio for Application Delivery Services (ADS) organization.


  • In this role, you will work in a collaborative environment where you will contribute to the development, modification, testing, implementation, and evaluation of solutions using Angular and JAVA frameworks.

  • Perform analysis of existing solutions, formulate requirements, perform coding, and test and debugging

  • Use your communication and customer service skills to provide support and troubleshooting for production solutions, and recommend changes in development, maintenance, and standards using Agile development best-practices.

  • Contribute to the development, testing, implementation, and review of complex solutions that reside and are executed in an Angular/JAVA environment.

  • Provide programming support for complex solutions, develop software from established requirements, appropriately deploy code, and offer insight on the feasibility of system designs.

  • Contribute to the design of technology infrastructure and configurations, recommend process improvements.

  • Review complex patches and new versions of applications. Implement complex software packages and deploy code.

  • Compile and maintain technical documentation, including use cases and scripts; conduct technical research and maintain viable knowledge of technology trends.

  • Participate in cross-functional team initiatives and process improvement projects.


  • At least 5 years of strong experience in core JAVA coding skills

  • Application development experience with Spring (2-3 years)

  • Application development experience with J2EE (3-5 years)

  • Experience with REST APIs. Writing RESTful Web services (Spring REST preferred); using Web frameworks, such as Spring MVC; in multi-threaded and core Java programming; shell scripting.

  • Experience with WebSphere, WebLogic, or other application container

  • Experience using Oracle as well as a knowledge of back-end PL/SQL script development (2-3 years).

  • Experience in front end development skills using Angular (8 and above)

  • Experience using Web UI Debugging tools (firebug, chrome dev tools, windows script debugger, etc.)

  • Expert in user interface development, engineering cross-browser, cross device compliant code.

  • Experience in Bootstrap, Type Script, HTML5, and CSS

  • Application development experience with Spring, Hibernate, SQL, JUnit, J2EE, Maven, JAXB, JSON, XML, Micro services and log4J2. Experience with REST APIs, Mini Services, Cloud, DevSecOps.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Apply code quality techniques and practices (secure development, code coverage, continuous integration).

  • Strong analytical ability and technical skill, as well as the ability to provide innovative solutions to technical needs and business requirements.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in making business decisions.

  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of data integrity and accuracy.

  • Proficient oral and written communication, ability to interact on required information and concepts with people at all levels of the organization. • Proficient ability to translate highly technical information into non-technical terms.

  • Broad knowledge of the concepts, practices, and principles of programming including design, implementation, and testing.

Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here!

When you join the Richmond Fed, 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.

  • Local (Richmond) candidates preferred but open to remote candidates.

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

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond provides equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Information Technology

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

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