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DevOps Manager

Herndon, Virginia
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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The Dev Ops Manager will manage a team of Dev Ops Engineers who work with the project team members to ensure controlled application releases to test and production environments. Releases include source code control, build and deployment management, environment configuration management and technical project management.
  • Develop Release Management framework and implement standards, processes, and controls for release and deployment activities.
  • Develop sound version control best practices based on COT CM systems (Clearcase, SVN, GIT, etc.), including branching and merging strategies.
  • Assist in developing best practices for software build tools (Maven) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins).
  • Identify, analyze, coordinate, and resolve environment and infrastructure needs to ensure a smooth running application.
  • Establish and facilitate release team meetings (CRB/DRB) and pertaining to the release process release schedule through completion.
  • Oversee the service reliability and software quality control for releases during SDLC.
  • Plan and manage releases/deployment of code through different environments (Development, Test, Staging, UAT, and Production) including: ' Coordination of environment preparation, development and test activities ' Incident management of environments including the necessary communication to stakeholders ' Establish and Maintain environment configuration specification and deployment history environments, and communication to all stakeholders including clients, Maintain environment stability, including Manage upgrade process ' preview environment, sandboxes, staging solution, etc ' Draft and track migration implementation plans through to closure
  • Architect and implement metrics required to bring transparency in to the migration of code from development, testing, staging, through production.
  • Manage the production release process and implementation plan that ensures the reliability and availability of the platform
  • Identify, analyze, coordinate, and resolve environment and infrastructure needs to ensure a smooth-running application
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent require

  • 6+ years of related experience
  • 7 + years of management experience leading highly technical teams and interacting with senior management
  • 7 + years of people management including hiring and development
  • Strong Project/program planning, organizing and monitoring and reporting experience
  •  8 to 10 years of relevant experience in software configuration management and software development in a large enterprise
  • Experienced, enthusiastic, and innovative engineer with expertise in DevOps practices and tools
  • Expertise in Web, SOA, Informatica and Cloud application architecture and related technologies
  • Proven prior experience in leading and implementing Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery and DevOps engineering practices to accelerate delivery
  • Passion for continuous improvement with strong technical skills and ability to drive initiatives to automate manual processes and adopt engineering practices
  • Expert skills in continuous integration tools – Jenkins, SVN, Git, Maven, Gradle, Nexus or similar
  • Expert skills in one deployment and release automation tools such as  Urban Code Deploy/Release, XL Deploy/Release or similar
  • Hands on experience in implementing infrastructure as code for AWS platform using CloudFormation, OpsWorks, Terraform or similar
  • Hands on experience with private and public cloud (eg: AWS, Salesforce) build and deployment frameworks, practices and tools (Kubernetes, Docker etc)
  • Exposure to configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef or Ansible
  • Exposure to application and infrastructure monitoring tools such as Dynatrace, Splunk or similar
  • Strong operation experience in Linux environment and proficient in two or more scripting languages – Shell, Groovy, Python, Ruby and Perl
  • Proficient in Oracle
  • Experience working in fast paced agile development environment
  • Experience with SAFe methodology is a plus
  • Certification in AWS is a plus

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: 55585