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Enterprise Architecture - Architecture - Principal

Company: Fannie Mae
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 23, 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 consult with management on the development of processes and procedures for designing and implementing components of technological structures. In this role, you will create solutions with a process-driven view, as well as maintain and/or update existing structures.THE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKEThe Enterprise Architecture - Architecture - Principal 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:

  • Determine the needs of diverse and complex customer groups by applying understanding and resolution of complex or unusual business problems.
  • Translate functional requirements into technical solutions, and may lead matrixed teams.
  • Oversee existing structures, as well as the implementation and ongoing monitoring of governance.
  • Perform modeling, analysis, and planning to solve technical business problems and identify opportunities and risks.QualificationsTHE EXPERIENCE YOU BRING TO THE TEAMMinimum Required Experiences
    • 8 years
    • Bachelor degree or equivalentDesired Experiences
      • 18+ years in IT/IS
      • Experience working in a complex, geographically distributed working environment
      • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence engineers, peers, and senior stakeholders to consensus decisions
      • Enterprise Architecture experience
      • Collateral Risk Management domain experience
      • Designing solutions for Financial/Mortgage domain experience
      • Must have technical expertise in more than one of the following technical domains:
        • Network
        • Hosting / Cloud
        • Business Applications
        • Identity & Access Management
        • Data Management
        • Client Computing
        • Information Security
        • AWS Solution DesignSkillsTechnical Strategy
          • Collaborate with domain architects, engineers, and leaders to document current state architecture, develop domain capability models, maturity assessments, and technical roadmaps
          • Contribute to the development, management, and enhancement of business capability model along maturity / optimization framework to drive enablement of the longer-term roadmap
          • Support the strategic planning process by providing input to the scope definition of strategic initiatives leveraging roadmaps, capability, etc to provide visibility to impacts, dependencies, overlaps and improvement opportunities.
          • Understands, advocates, and augments the business and IT strategies
          • Analyses of industry trends and future technology advances as input into the technical strategy.Architecture Governance
            • Collaborate with domain architects, engineers, and leaders to develop technical standards, reference architectures, design patterns, whitepapers, and architecture decision frameworks that guide the design of technology solutions, especially those requiring integration of multiple platforms, operating systems, and applications across the enterprise.
            • Develop and maintain relevant Enterprise Architecture artifacts and store within the EA repository, including - current state architecture, standards, reference architectures, capability maps
            • Contribute to the architecture review process by creating validation checklists, reviewing architectural artifacts, and providing domain specific guidance to drive architectural alignment across the enterprise.
            • Defines, communicates, and documents the architecture patterns, standards, and technologies.
            • Defines metrics to measure and demonstrate architectural value.Architecture Development
              • Collaborates with solution/technical architects to deliver architecture artifacts needed for End-to-End Architecture & Solution Architecture Approach deliverables
              • Present recommendations and solutions clearly and concisely and can focus on key points to portray the intended message or purpose
              • Analyze enterprise business context (e.g., trends and business strategy) and change requirements in other architecture viewpoints to derive the solution architecture 'future' state.
              • Apply architectural and engineering concepts to design solutions that meet operational requirements, such as scalability, maintainability, security, reliability, extensibility, flexibility, availability, and manageability.
              • Communicate and advocate for the usage of Advocate [and drive adoption] of best practices to ensure standardization of business architecture outputs across the enterpriseCommunity Of Practice
                • Be an ambassador of Enterprise Architecture that broadly communicates the vision, principles, and goals of the EA organization.
                • Contribute to the architecture community of practice by developing executive presentations, solutions design documentation, and point of view technology white papers and sharing them with other members
                • Research, enforce, and drive the adoption of design patterns throughout the enterprise and evangelizes best practices for solution design and development
                • Maintain contact with vendors, industry peers, and professional associations to keep informed of existing and evolving industry standards and technologies and evolving industry standards and technologies
                • Fosters and maintains good relationships with colleagues to meet expected customer service levels
                • Analyze technology trends and spur innovationToolsSkilled in Kubernetes to automate application deployment, scaling, and managementSkilled in VisioSkilled in Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings, development, and networking platformsExperience using JIRAExperience using Salesforce CRMExperience using VMWareSkilled in using Enterprise ArchitectSkilled in Python object-oriented programmingSkilled in DockerSkilled in using storage software such as NetApp, Nimble, and Pure StorageSkilled in JavaScriptSkilled in using PowerShell to automate tasks that manage Microsoft operating systems and processesSkilled in ServiceNow to manage digital workflowsSkilled in LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)Skilled in AzureExperience using APIs for developing or programming softwareSkilled in JavaSkilled in JenkinsSkilled in XMLSkilled in using virtualization software such as Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere, or Citrix XenDesktopSkilled in HTMLAdditional InformationJob REF ID: -REF10744LIn response to COVID-19, Fannie Mae has adapted our - -to better safeguard our employees, candidates, and new hires. -We understand that this is an unprecedented situation and Fannie Mae is committed to creating protocols for these processes that are agile and conform with federal, state, and local health administration guidance. While the company's operating status for on-site work is currently voluntary, the majority of Fannie Mae's workforce is remote until further notice. We continue to conduct all interviews and onboarding virtually. In addition, all employees who wish to come on site must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and enter their vaccination information into a confidential HR system before arriving at the facility, unless they have an approved accommodation. -to go directly to information about accommodations.The 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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