15 Apr 2015

Full-Time Lead Back End Developer (Expression of interest)

Consumer Financial Protection BureauAnywhere

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Job Description

Do you have a passion for using your stellar technical skills to help people and improve government? Do you love to use languages like Python, Go, Scala, and JavaScript to push bits amazingly fast across the internet? Working at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) could be for you!

About the CFPB

The central mission of the CFPB is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans, and to empower consumers to take more control over their economic lives. Smart, usable, and reliable technology is a key part of how we achieve our mission.

 Your impact

As the Software Delivery Lead you will:

  • Set technical strategies and standards for the development, interoperability, and maintenance of software across multiple complex systems to support CFPB’s strategic goals
  • Manage projects and geographically distributed teams to deliver consumer software

 What you’ll get

  • The opportunity to deliver software that affects the day-to-day lives of millions of American families
  • The chance to work with top-notch colleagues on the Design and Development Team and across the rest of the Bureau

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for people who are curious, bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives, can communicate well with non-technical individuals, and are passionate about solving complex problems in technology and policy. We are looking for highly skilled, creative individuals that love building innovative software solutions and are eager to serve the American public.


The ideal candidate should demonstrate hands-on experience designing and developing high-traffic web products and software applications in an Agile environment, using languages such as JavaScript, or Python and overseeing the standards for creating Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). A proven track record of delivering significant results as part of a team and handling multiple competing priorities is a must.

How to Apply

Ready for the challenge?

We’re currently soliciting interest prior to a full posting. To be notified when the posting is open for applications, or to request more information, email us at Jobs@cfpb.gov. Insert “Back-end Developer” in the subject line.

To learn more, visit us at consumerfinance.gov.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to create and maintain a vibrant and diverse workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: agile, go, javascript, python, and scala.

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