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Application Support Analyst I (UNIX Scripting, SQL, Oracle)

Dallas, Texas
Information Management

Job Description


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.

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Fannie Mae's Production Support team in Plano, TX are looking for an Application Support Analyst to provide support to office or business unit users of proprietary or custom application software. Answer technical questions, troubleshoot problems, and guide users to gain productive use of software. May extract data, format and run reports, or perform specific analytical functions using application. May have substantial subject matter knowledge of business unit discipline. Includes both staff in corporate facility supporting use of business-specific applications to corporate staff, or staff providing product support to customers using proprietary software.


  • Study business processes in client or host unit and how they are automated. Examine business processes in unit to determine how they could be translated into requirements for IT applications.
  • Assist staff in unit with use of application that automates or executes their business processes.
  • May develop data extractions or develop reports from requests or requirements stated by clients. Use database, report writer, data mart, or specialized applications to generate reports or analyses
  • May support application(s) in production. Note interruptions or bugs in operation and perform standard diagnostics to determine problem and resume use of the application.
  • In some cases, carry pager and respond to calls to deal with production problems from remote access system.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


  • 1+ years of related experience


  • Strong understanding and experience supporting applications in a UNIX environment
  • Knowledge of UNIX Shell and Korn scripting for automation of tasks
  • Good Understanding of database concepts
  • Experience with Autosys job management for scheduling, monitoring, and reporting
  • Candidates must have problem solving skills and be capable of breaking down complex situations to discover and resolve root causes; to both technical issues and process issues
  • Good communication skills both verbal and writing with the ability to discuss issues with users 
  • Experience in supporting all phases of SDLC
  • Be available for 24x7 support by carrying departmental pager on a rotating basis                                             


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


Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Req ID: 55446