Fannie Mae Careers

Project Manager III

Washington, District of Columbia
Information Management


Job Description

THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

Plan, manage, and execute varied software development, customization, or IT systems development projects. Gather information at front end to determine project parameters and specifications, and to budget human, financial and other resources. May provide technical oversight to some staff and track attainment of project milestones. Report on progress and budget expenditures to project owners.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Meet with application owners, application developers and analysts, coding staff and the like to determine business needs and functionalities desired for new or revised application.
  • Plan course of relatively large or complex project(s), including milestones, resources needed in the form of staff hours, budget, use of technology and tools and document in project plan, following established project management methodology.
  • Track course of project from meetings, conferring with developers, and receiving reports. Update project plan as needed. Document changes to scope or functionalities with change ticket, project plan, or other format.
  • Assess compliance of development process with accepted methodology and communicate to responsible managers or staff. Document exceptions or deviations as needed. Convene meetings and plan agenda to ensure important issues are aired and resolved.
  • Report on progress of project, use of staff, $ expenditures, progress on milestones and the like to application owners.
  • Provide guidance to project staff; may manage staff of analysts who are developing technical specifications or developers who are coding. May plan, document, manage and evaluate staff performance, or contribute to evaluation by their managers.
  • Contribute to professional or technical development of less experienced staff by mentoring or training.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • 6+ years of related experience

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

 

  • Must have experience on deployment of Project and Portfolio Management COTS products
  • Works with key stakeholders to define product roadmap, high level prioritization, product value metrics. Leads Stakeholder collaboration to make execution trade-off decisions (e.g., achievement of target architecture vs. business value vs. infrastructure complexity)
  • Leads continuous stakeholder engagement for the product team to understand needs,
  • define epics and features, and gain feedback on design and working software.
  • Experience working with product owners and other development team members to determine new features and user stories needed in new/revised application using Design Thinking practices
  • Clear technical writing skills to create or update documentation in support of development efforts. Documents may include detailed specifications, implementation guides, architecture diagrams or design documents.
  • Demonstrated consultative, critical thinking and analytical skills with an ability to operate

                                             

EMPLOYMENT                

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.

 

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Req ID: 54813