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Enterprise Architecture - Business Architecture - Lead Associate

Company: Fannie Mae
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

At 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 nation's 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 Description

As a valued colleague on our team, you will provide expert guidance on monitoring business problems and/or opportunities, including process improvement, system enhancement, and training. In this role, you will support the development, networking, and/or project management of strategic business objectives.



The Enterprise Architecture - Business Architecture - Lead Associate 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

Provide expert guidance and oversight on identifying operational pain points and/or opportunities to increase efficiency and productivity.
Collaborate with team to develop business process models and document operational guidelines.
Monitor ongoing process enhancements for improved business performance.
Advise on approaches to identify and address operational pain points and/or opportunities to increase efficiency and productivity.
Support the development of new initiatives to satisfy strategic business objectives.



Minimum Required Experiences

4 years

Desired Experiences

Bachelor degree or equivalent
AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification - strongly preferred.
BIZBOK or Business Architecture Guild certification(s) - preferred.
Experience in Mortgage business capabilities is desired, Originations/Acquisitions OR Servicing Performing / Non-Performing domain experience highly desired.
Experience with relationship and stakeholder management.
Experience in Mortgage business capabilities is desired, Originations and Acquisitions domain experience highly desired.
6+ years of architecture and technology strategy experience within the financial services industry preferred.
3+ years of experience leading transformation business initiatives.


Business Insight including advising, designing business models, interpreting customer and market insights, forecasting, benchmarking, etc.
Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict.
Experience leading cross-functional teams through collaboration and influence.
Understanding of Agile and Cloud Enablement best practices Demonstrated work experience in creation of architecture blueprints, architecture support for Agile implementations & Architecture Sprints.
Experience in driving architecture and business innovation thought process
Experience in leveraging reference architecture to create business insights, opportunities and target state architecture.
Knowledge of AWS public cloud, cloud native design, microservice architecture, design thinking, user experience, event streaming/sourcing, and non-functional requirements.
Experience in coaching and mentoring senior architects.
Clearly communicates and presents analyses and results and persuades others by supporting ideas with logical arguments/data.
Business Process Management including business process modeling, process design and implementation, etc.


Experience using SharePoint
Skilled in ARIS Express
Skilled in HOPEX
Experience using JIRA
Skilled in using OneNote
Skilled in Visio

Additional Information

Job REF ID: REF9681Y

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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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