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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Data Specialist

The St Louis Fed is one of 12 Reserve Banks serving all or parts of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas with branches in Little Rock, Louisville and Memphis. The St. Louis Fed’s most essential functions include: promoting stable prices and economic growth, fostering a sound financial system, providing payment services to financial institutions, supporting the U.S. Treasury's financial operations, and advancing economic education, community development and fair access to credit.
A little about us: The Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is known as one of the top economic research institutions in the world. FRED is known as one of the largest and most popular economic data services in the world; it is free to the public and receives millions of visits each year. FRED’s mission to provide access to data, educate the public, and partner with data providers is an integral part of the mission of the Economic Research Division and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
As a FRED Data Specialist on the FRED Agile team, you will report to the Manager of the Research Datadesk and will work with other data engineers, web developers, and subject matter experts. You will write production-ready Python, PHP, and SQL code to support the data and metadata pipelines for existing and new data published through FRED and family. This includes the main FRED database, and other web applications such as archival ALFRED and map-based GeoFRED. You will help ensure that the data and metadata in FRED and family are up-to-date, accurate, and accessible.


Rolling Deadline

Yes. See external link for more information.

Name of Organization

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Type of Opportunity

--Full-time Work