Job Overview


Do you want to perform challenging work in a collegial environment, while enjoying quality of life and a competitive compensation package? Invest in your career at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)!

The SEC's mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The agency seeks high-caliber professionals who share the same values of integrity, fairness, accountability, resourcefulness, teamwork, and commitment to excellence.


The SEC offers a number of enhanced pay and benefits plus the standard Federal benefits:


·         The SEC also has a Student Loan Repayment program for permanent employees. Up to $10,000 a year (60K cap) in student loan repayments for those who meet program criteria.

·         Paid dental insurance and vision insurance.

·         Increased agency subsidy for health insurance which supplements your health benefits premiums by $25 for self-only coverage, and $50 for family coverage.

·         Mass transportation subsidy up to $245 per month.

·         Telework Opportunities

·         Domestic Partner Health Insurance Reimbursement Program


The Office of Credit Ratings ("OCR") assists the Commission in executing its responsibility for protecting investors, promoting capital formation, and maintaining fair, orderly, and efficient markets through the oversight of credit rating agencies registered with the Commission as "nationally recognized statistical rating organizations" or "NRSROs." In support of this mission, OCR monitors the activities and conducts examinations of registered NRSROs to assess and promote compliance with statutory and Commission requirements.


The duty station for these positions may be in either New York, NY or Washington, DC.


Salary Range

New York, NY: $101,660 - $169,599 (SK-13); $116,731 - $194,739

Washington, DC:  $96,590 - $161,141 (SK-13); $110,910 - $185,027

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The Management/Program Analyst will:


·         Provide oversight and management of the publication and production of the individual NRSRO exam reports, the quarterly monitors, the annual public report, the annual report to Congress on NRSROs and other operationally-oriented processes within the Office of Credit Ratings (OCR);


·         Develop and maintain the supervisory control matrices in respect of OCR to enable the issuance of the periodic management assurances required of OCR and the annual certification required pursuant to Section 961 of the Dodd-Frank Act;   


·         Establish and maintain the records and information management protocols and ensure compliance within OCR to fully implement the SEC’s requirements in regard to records and information management; and keep the OCR intranet and internet websites up-to-date;


·         Provide support to the overall business / operational functions of the Office and to the New York and DC-based staff of the Office;


·         Perform extensive search of records, references or historical material using broadly written criteria.  Research reports utilizing automated systems and other resource materials.  Serve as the office specialist for all records and documents and prepares periodic and special reports of the activities or trends, as required.  Use automated system to assist in the review of critical data to verify existing data.  Assist in preparing reports, certifications, and memoranda with indices and tables of contents in accordance with established format, and ensure proper mailing and filing following agency or office procedural guidelines. Compile material for meetings and serve as a liaison for the Office with other Offices and Divisions;


·         Incumbent is expected to assume independent responsibility for projects, design the scope and parameters of the projects, and define issues to be resolved.  May liaise with teams to coordinate and/or work on projects.  Performs independent review and analysis of material / issues relative to OCR; brief senior OCR staff as required; and develops and presents recommendations of courses of action;


·         May serve as Enforcement and TCR liaison