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DevOps Manager

Company: Fannie Mae
Location: Reston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAt Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to modernize the nations housing finance system while being part of an inclusive team using new, emerging technologies. Here, you will help lead our industry forward, enhance your technical expertise, and make your career.Job DescriptionTHE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKEOur Single-Family Technology team is looking for a DevOps Manager to lead CICD release management processes using the latest industry-wide tools to support business capabilities. In this role, you will be accountable for all the technical decisions, roadmaps, and deliverables that impact our critical application priorities.We are looking for a strong and experienced leader with a deep technical understanding of DevOps, Cloud/AWS, and Agile methodologies who can effectively lead us to our target state. You will be managing and leading the adoption and maturation of the changes you would help define. You will be collaborating extensively with Product Owners, Development Managers, Software Engineers, and SDETs to ensure business capabilities are implemented as planned.Minimum Required Experiences

  • 6+ years' experience leveraging DevOps and building CI/CD pipelines using tools like Docker, Terraform, Jenkins, Gitlab, Artifactory, Kubernetes, Ansible, and AWS CloudFormation templates
  • Experience as a DevOps Manager with demonstrated experience leading distributed teams
  • Experience driving continuous delivery practices with extensive usage of terraform and Kubernetes as hands on architect in larger organizations
  • Deep knowledge with hands on experience in building applications on AWS public cloud with cloud native design, microservice architecture and containerization
  • Demonstrated experience building strong working relationships with Senior management across various functions
  • Experience leading teams through Cloud adoptions including strong familiarity with AWS
  • A technology leader who can build and grow high performing agile teams
  • Able to collaborate cross-functionally with the business and technical teams to influence certain business/technology outcome
  • Experience leading and managing large-scale software engineering projects involving design, architecture, and coding on cloud, preferably AWS
  • Experience developing, influencing, and implementing long-term staffing strategy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skillsDesired Experiences
    • Bachelor degree or equivalentQualificationsTHE EXPERIENCE YOU BRING TO THE TEAM
      • Lead cross-departmental process improvements and automation initiatives.
      • Own and manage execution for parts or all of DevOps engineering projects.
      • Manage the timely resolution of the most critical and/or complex issues.
      • Coordinate with subject matter experts across the release lifecycle to obtain input and support for planned DevOps engineering activities.
      • Recommend opportunities to gain alignment between IT operations and the business.
      • Experience defining and managing changes to documents, code, computer programs, websites, and other files to enable collaboration and ensure teams are working from the latest version
      • Experience using software and computer systems' architectural principles to integrate enterprise computer applications such as xMatters, AWS Application Integration, or WebSphere
      • Skilled in establishing and maintaining consistency of a product's performance, functional, and physical attributes with its requirements, design, and operational information
      • The group of skills related to Governance and Compliance including creating policies, evaluating compliance, conducting internal investigations, developing data governance, etc.
      • Determining causes of operating errors and taking corrective action
      • Expertise in developing websites for hosting via intranet or Internet, which may also include web design, web content development, scripting, and/or network security configuration
      • The group of skills related to Security including designing and evaluating security systems, identifying security threats, securing computers, assessing vulnerability, etc.
      • The group of skills related to Business Insight including advising, designing business models, interpreting customer and market insights, forecasting, benchmarking, etc.
      • Collective capabilities for leadership, including leading teams, giving feedback, facilitating meetings, and coaching and mentoring
      • Ability to frame ideas as systems and analyzing the inputs, outputs, and process
      • The group of skills related to Programming including coding, debugging, and using relevant programming languages
      • Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand
      • The group of skills related to Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
      • The group of skills related to Learning and Training including conducting, developing, and evaluating training, instructional design, and learning management systems
      • The group of skills related to Operational Excellence including improving and overseeing operations
      • Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion
      • The group of skills related to Risk Assessment and Management including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, remediating risk, etc.
      • The group of skills related to Communication including communicating in writing or verbally, copywriting, planning and distributing communication, etc.
      • The group of skills related to Product Development including designing products, developing product roadmaps, translating design requirements, prototyping, etc.
      • The group of skills related to Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
      • Ability to transform business processes using BPA, RPA, or other technology-enabled automation
      • Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
      • Skilled in creating and managing databases with the use of relevant software such as MySQL, Hadoop, or MongoDB
      • Experience in the process of analyzing data to identify trends or relationships to inform conclusions about the data
      • Skilled in documentation and database reporting for the purposes of analysis, data discovery, and decision-making with the use of relevant software such as Crystal Reports, Excel, or SSRS
      • Expertise in service management concepts for networks and related standards such as ITIL practices or SDLC
      • Focused experience in artificial intelligence (AI), including machine learning and natural language processing (NLP)
      • Experience helping an organization to plan and manage change in effort to meet strategic objectives
      • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goalAdditional InformationThe future is what you make it to be. Discover compelling opportunities at Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at

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