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Federal Reserve Bank Chief Innovation Officer in Richmond, Virginia

Chief Innovation Officer The Richmond Fed serves as the hub of the Federal Reserve’s enterprise IT organization. Known as “System IT” this nationwide team delivers technology solutions and support across the Federal Reserve System and the Board of Governors with team members and partners across the U.S. at every Federal Reserve location.

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 the Federal Reserve and #MyRichmondFed a great place to work!

About the Opportunity Rapid changes in digital technologies and the financial industry impact the Fed and its mission in multiple areas, including economic research and policy, the viability and quality of services provided to financial institutions, and supervision of financial institutions. Reporting to the Federal Reserve System Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Chief Innovation Officer (CINO) will pioneer the Federal Reserve System’s digital innovation strategy. This role will be responsible for identifying, researching, enabling and evangelizing for innovative new technologies while fostering a culture of technical innovation, encouraging System-wide collaboration and experimentation.

A visionary leader and agent of change, the CINO will stay abreast of technology industry and market trends to understand their impact on the Federal Reserve System and serve as an advocate to help senior business leaders appreciate the opportunities and pitfalls of emerging technologies and methodologies. * *What You Will Do * Champion innovation by promoting ideas, selecting technologies to investigate, and experimenting or prototyping in coordination with System stakeholders. * Serve as an advisor and subject matter expert to senior stakeholders within the Federal Reserve System on emerging trends and their impact to the System & its Central Bank mission and functions. * Provide leadership and guidance to a team of innovators, technologists and strategists who are skilled at coordinating innovation efforts across the System. * Establish and maintain connections with key financial sector and IT innovators to promote internal technology innovation and policy deliberations. * Build a secure technology environment to explore and experiment with selected emerging technologies, develop prototypes and test for applicability to meet Federal Reserve business needs. * Ensure governance, coordination and sharing of technology innovation within the Federal Reserve System efficiently and effectively.

Qualifications * Seven (7) to ten (10) years of executive leadership experience with extensive knowledge of and passion for emerging digital technologies and their applicability to financial services. * Demonstrated record of strong performance as a visionary and strategist who can foresee opportunities and mobilize internal and external resources. * Ability to communicate, coordinate, and engage a diverse group of technologists and business professionals to create an environment of openness, sharing and experimentation. * Proven ability to build relationships with industry leaders and keep pace with market trends. * Record of results as a persuasive senior executive, the ability to manage by influence, and a leadership style that builds strong relationships, generates support, facilitates teamwork with business leaders, and achieves broad-based cooperation and participation. * Resourceful, flexible, and a critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills. Able to develop, motivate, and lead cross-functional and federated teams through difficult change. * High level of personal integrity, the courage of their convictions, and a commitment to public service with a personal and professional value system consistent with the culture and values of the Federal Reserve System. * Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with the appropriate level of judgment, discretion, and maturity. 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 * 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 * 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. / 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./

Organization: *Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Title: Chief Innovation Officer

Location: VA-Richmond

Requisition ID: 265458

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