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Enterprise Architecture - Cloud Architecture - Lead Associate (Hybrid)

Company: Fannie Mae
Location: Reston
Posted on: September 17, 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 colleague on our team, you will provide expert advice, solve business/technical problems through solution architecture. In this role, you will be creating solutions with a process-driven view and maintaining and/or updating existing structures.THE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKEThe Enterprise Architecture - 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:

  • Define current and target state architectures, transition architectures and roadmaps for business portfolios and for individual applications.
  • May serve as architecture lead or technical expert to define and maintain the architectural frameworks/patterns, processes, standards and guidelines related to portfolio, systems, business or data architecture.
  • Provide technical and architectural subject matter expertise to the stakeholders including communicating architectural decisions and mentoring other technical staff around the various development technologies and decisions.
  • Conduct studies of new technologies to provide more efficient and cost-effective architecture solutions.
  • Confer with business units and application development staff to understand both the business and technical requirements and to define architectural constraints.
  • Create performance metrics and traceability maps to determine the effectiveness of architecture solutions and facilitate governance.
  • May review work of other team members and mentor junior architects.QualificationsTHE EXPERIENCE YOU BRING TO THE TEAMMinimum Required Experiences
    • 4 years in Cloud Architecture
    • Bachelor degree or equivalentDesired Experiences
      • 6+ years of progressive experience in solution architecture, systems architecture and engineering, analysis and applications programming required
      • Expertise in implementing complex full stack solutions including API, Micro-Services, Streaming etc. in large Enterprise Data organizations
      • 5+ years hands on application solution design experience in AWS using AWS native services.
      • Knowledge of data strategies that encompass data integration, movement and transformation logic at an enterprise-level
      • Hands on experience leveraging object-oriented design patterns and domain driven design principles
      • Proficient with REST standards and best practices and hands-on experience in developing RESTful APIs
      • Familiarity with Planning, Design, Road maps, POC implementations for AWS Cloud technologies.
      • Good understanding of Amazon Managed Services
      • Working knowledge of EMR, Redshift, S3 Athena, Apache Spark framework and using Python, or R.
      • Experience in solution architecture with a view towards resiliency, availability and very comfortable in designing Failover and Recovery strategies
      • Good understanding of AWS security frameworks - hands-on experience in architecting complex/enterprise-scale capabilities that manifest a strong data security controls that conform to NIST (or equivalent) framework
      • Should have developed sharing strategies for future scaling and performance.
      • Should have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Master's degree is preferred.
      • AWS Certifications will be preferredSkills
        • Strong ability in communicating in writing or verbally, copywriting, planning and distributing communication, etc.
        • Skilled in creating visual concepts, creating content, and editing content by hand or with the help with computer software to communicate ideas.
        • Skilled in supporting, controlling, monitoring, and management of large, complex, and sometimes geographically-dispersed IT infrastructure and applications in order to optimize IT service delivery.
        • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal.
        • Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict.
        • Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand.
        • Experience using software and computer systems' architectural principles to integrate enterprise computer applications such as xMatters, AWS Application Integration, or WebSphere.
        • Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
        • Experience identifying and selecting strategic options, and identifying resources to meet the defined objectivesTools
          • Skilled in Kubernetes to automate application deployment, scaling, and management.
          • Skilled in Confluence and Draw.IO
          • Skilled in Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings, development, and networking platforms.
          • Experience using JIRA
          • Skilled in using Enterprise Architect
          • Skilled in Python object-oriented programming
          • Skilled in Docker
          • Skilled in JavaScript
          • Skilled in using PowerShell to automate tasks that manage Microsoft operating systems and processes
          • Skilled in ServiceNow to manage digital workflows
          • Skilled in Excel
          • Experience using APIs for developing or programming software
          • Skilled in Java
          • Skilled in Jenkins
          • Skilled in XML
          • Skilled in using virtualization software such as Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere, or Citrix XenDesktopBusiness Portfolio Support Areas:
            • Enterprise Cloud Program
            • Data Science/Analytics
            • Enterprise Data ArchitectureTechnical Support Areas:
              • Cloud Migration (Re-platform)
              • End User Compute/EUC Migration (Re-platform & Refactor)
              • SAS/R migration (Re-platform)
              • Architecture Strategy (Target State Roadmaps, Reference Architecture and Service Decomposition)
              • Architecture POCsAdditional InformationJob REF ID: REF9840UThe 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

Keywords: Fannie Mae, Reston , Enterprise Architecture - Cloud Architecture - Lead Associate (Hybrid), Other , Reston, Virginia

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