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Sr. BI Engineer (MicroStrategy) IV

Reston, 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 Enterprise BI and Data Integration team in Reston, VA is looking for a Technology Engineer IV to develop application design and/or design IT infrastructure components to meet business and technical requirements. IT infrastructure may include systems, middleware, database, storage and/or network infrastructure. The engineer must demonstrate the ability to efficiently code, test & certify technology platforms, software and applications using tools such as MicroStrategy, Alteryx, and Tableau. Troubleshoot, debug application(s) and/or IT infrastructure component(s) and recommend enhancements for stable operations. Maintain and patch systems, software and applications to eliminate bug fixes, security vulnerabilities and maintain technology currency of systems and applications. Document design and engineering standards; develop key performance metrics and operational guidelines for consistent & stable design, build, implement and operational processes.

  • Interface, partner, and influence stakeholders to promote simplification, standardization and innovation and to ensure risk are understood and minimized.
  • Establish policies and standard operating procedures to enable consistent and repeatable execution.
  • Propose appropriate changes to standards, policies, and procedure based on emerging business/technology trends and operational challenges with the existing guidelines utilizing performance metric and operational SLA.
  • Plan for adequate capability on systems based on utilization metrics and planned projects to establish supply and demand forecasts.
  • Design and verify the technology solution meets business and technical requirements and is in compliance with enterprise architecture guidelines, technology standards and methodology, and compliance and security standards.
  • Maintain and operate the application design. It includes but not limited to monitoring, performance and capacity metrics, SLAs, resiliency and disaster recovery plans.
  • Define success criteria for validation of technology solution and application designs.
  • Develop and document an integrated test plan for certification of technology solutions and application design in compliance with existing best practices.
  • Provide work guidance or technical assistance to less senior engineers.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required    
  • 6+ years of related experience
Required Skills   
  • Strong experience in engineering using MicroStrategy and Alteryx.
  • Design and build scalable and maintainable BI infrastructure architecture for integration with all components in enterprise data ecosystem, monitoring, code-migrations, resiliency and contingency/failover to meet business objectives.
  • Proven experience working with governance, security, access management for both internal and external access of platform/application.
  • Understanding of physical/virtual infrastructure (Compute, Network, Storage), clustering, OS, DevOps, Agile, ITSM Workflows etc., RDBMS.
  • Build automations for platform upgrades, code migrations, CI/CD integrations, PAM integrations, regression testing and document processes.
  • Build BI platforms for internal and external that comply with FM security and authentication standards, in collaboration with enterprise architecture, info and app security teams and other governance bodies.
  • Assess BI tools capabilities and functionalities for BI tools’ rationalization.
  • Maintain, support, and enhance the business intelligence data backend, including data warehouses.
  • Map configurations and complex data architectures, ensuring documentation meets current and forecasted needs.
  • Design solutioning for BI mobile and integrate with MDM/MAM (e.g. Good Dynamics, AirWatch).
Desired/Preferred Skills
  • Experience in building containerization packages of BI products for deployment anywhere any number of times (e.g. on-prem vs. AWS).
  • Experience with administering BO, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Alteryx, Thoughtspot is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Experience leading and ability to provide technical guidance for design and implementation of data storage and governance systems.
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: 55638