**Open Period extended through Friday, December 4, 2020.**

This position is located in the Division of Risk Management Supervision, Policy, Capital Markets Branch of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, D.C. The incumbent is responsible for providing expert analysis and insight into novel and complex issues regarding regulatory capital markets and related risk management activities.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $273,400.

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The incumbent provides expert analysis and insight into novel and complex issues regarding regulatory capital and related risk management activities.

Conducts research with the purpose of assessing, determining, and monitoring present and emerging risk associated with the activities of individual institutions, industries, and financial systems.

Reviews and analyzes new financial instruments and market trends to assess their interest rate, credit, funding, and operational risks as part of an early warning system to anticipate potential problems.

Provides assistance in the examination of financial institutions that display large, unusual, or complex issues within their area(s) of expertise.

Provides advice to senior executive-level management on financial institution activities, examination and policy issues, and provides recommendations to improve the FDIC's policies and procedures or the supervisory process.

Represents the FDIC in interagency and international venues for the purpose of the development of policy and implementing regulations.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Ocassional travel required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

Registration with the Selective Service.

Completion of Financial Disclosure may be required.

Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.

Moderate Risk Position – Background Investigation (BI) required.


Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

In order to qualify, applicants must have one year of specialized experience in a government agency (equivalent in the federal government to CG/GS-15 or above) or private industry. Specialized experience is defined as experience in all the following:

  • Leading a team and researching, assessing, and reviewing complex banking organizations with exceptionally complex regulatory capital issues.
  • Developing strategies for identifying, measuring, and reporting credit risks that affect the regulatory capital of large banking organizations to address and mitigate those risks; providing insight and direction across organizational and jurisdictional lines; and performing horizontal analysis on conditions and changes in credit risk in complex institutions.
  • Education

    There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

    Additional information

    To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

    If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

    Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

    Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

    Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

    If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

    The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below.

  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory capital, capital markets, or liquidity, including but not limited to, current domestic and international best practices for banking organizations in these areas.
  • Knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, procedures, administrative policies, and laws relating to regulatory capital, capital markets or liquidity activities.
  • Ability to evaluate financial institution risks including assessing the impact of critical financial and accounting policies in driving firms' earnings and strategies.
  • Ability to exercise a wide latitude of independent judgment; is capable to detect and analyze institutions that have exceptionally complex regulatory capital, capital markets, or liquidity problems and potential problems requiring immediate supervisory attention.
  • Ability to organize and execute original research and analysis and to solve problems presented by novel and/or complex facts and circumstances.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals with a broad range of expertise.
  • You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process

    Required Documents

    Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here . (Note: Veterans must submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty – or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, SF-15, etc.) to demonstrate veterans' preference eligibility.)

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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