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Azure DevOps Advisor

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 DescriptionAs a valued contributor to our team, you will assess, design, and develop all aspects of a release lifecycle, including: development and test activities, coordinating release preparation and acceptance of new hardware and software, and collaborating across development expertise domains.THE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKE
The Azure DevOps Advisor role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:

  • Lead cross-departmental process improvements and automation initiatives.
  • Plan and execute DevOps project tasks and lead technical projects.
  • Apply extensive knowledge of DevOps engineering principles and advanced techniques to manage the timely resolution of unprecedented issues.
  • Coordinate with subject matter experts across the release lifecycle to obtain input and support for planned DevOps engineering activities.
  • Ensure the near-term alignment between IT operations and the business.
  • Manage and improve the communication between operations and product team
  • Develop framework for product teams to design, build and deploy changes for existing software
  • Identify, recommend, and implement automation for manual processes
  • Maintain, improve, and secure company's multi cloud infrastructure and associated processes
  • Partner with internal key stakeholders (InfoSec, Enterprise Architecture, Cloud COE, networking) and industry leaders to maintain a current security posture for the cloud servicesQualificationsTHE EXPERIENCE YOU BRING TO THE TEAMMinimum Required Experiences
    • 6 years of relevant work experience
    • Experience with DevSecOps practices in a cloud environment; Azure and multi-cloud experience is a plus.
    • Experience in designing and implementing Cloud or Data Center solutions including aspects of compute, network, storage, security, monitoring, automation, and cost optimization
    • A thorough understanding of core technologies (i.e., DNS, DHCP, Wireless, Active Directory, etc.) and how they integrate with the Cloud
    • Hands on experience with DevSecOps tools including but not limited to: Azure Pipelines, Kubernetes Service, Azure Policy, Azure Key Vault, GitHub, Azure Monitor, or similar tools
    • Experience implementing security controls in Cloud, Data Center, or hybrid environments
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences
    • Capacity to drive hands-on technical engagements with customers & guide them through cloud
    • Experience helping organization to plan & manage change in effort to meet strategic objectives
    • Experience working in an Agile format with stakeholders across multiple organizations to design and implement cloud agnostic solutions
    • Learning and Training skills including conducting, developing, and evaluating training, instructional design, and learning management systems--Desired Experiences
      • Bachelor degree or equivalent
      • Experience that can help implement a governance framework that creates a seamless onboarding experience and management of Azure or other Cloud
      • Scripting and automation experience; Azure is preferred
      • Familiar with Cloud capabilities and products and services for Azure, as well as other Microsoft products and services such as Azure Information Protection, Microsoft Cloud App Security, Microsoft 365, etc.
      • Programming skills including coding, debugging, and using relevant programming languages
      • Have a passion for technology, with an ability to understand and assess new technologies, and their potential applicability to business needs in an efficient, effective manner
      • Ability to effectively address technical questions/with various audiences, including non-technical teams, at all levels in the organization
      • Skilled in establishing and maintaining consistency of a product's performance, functional, and physical attributes with its requirements, design, and operational information
      • Risk Assessment and Management skills including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, remediating risk, etc.
      • Influencing skills including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
      • Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion
      • Experience in the process of analyzing data to identify trends or relationships to inform conclusions about the data
      • Determining causes of operating errors and taking corrective action
      • Operational Excellence skills including improving and overseeing operations
      • 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 versionAdditional InformationREF8908HThe future is what you make it to be. Discover compelling opportunities at

        Fannie 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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