The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
The Outreach and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
Area: Markets Title: Data Management Senior Associate Education: St. John's University
Why the Fed?
As the nations central bank, the Fed has been front and center helping our financial institutions and the economy find their footing in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Operating on the critical path of our nations health and welfare requires more diverse and advanced methods for analyzing and evaluating economic and financial activity. Information is an integral asset and Data Management is the cornerstone.
I am responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of the Markets Groups Data Management strategy. My role is to partner with business, technology and operational areas to effectively establish a working organizational structure that will enable the delivery of timely and accurate data to our users for critically important decision making. It is essential to understand the data and analytical needs of the group, while establishing a cooperative effort to ensure proper standards and processes are in place to efficiently manage the data supply chain.
Challenges and Rewards of My Job
The Data Management program is tied to the Markets Groups core business objectives. As such, our challenge is to meet todays business-based project requirements while aggressively advancing our long-term strategic roadmap. The reward is being part of a collaborative undertaking and the expectation to achieve a standard of operational excellence.
How Is the Fed Unique?
The Fed is incredibly unique. The work of the Fed is inspiring. The culture is unique. Removing the "profit factor allows for an uncompromising level of integrity. On the ground, there is a collective cohesiveness and an enduring commitment toward getting it right.