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Business Architect II

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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Under limited supervision, assess and document high level existing business processes and functional needs across the enterprise. Work with the customers and other enterprise architects to formulate policies and plans that support the enterprise goals, implement efficient business processes and leverage use of existing IT assets. .Align strategic goals and objectives with key business and IT initiatives. Work to develop an integrated view of the enterprise using a repeatable approach, cohesive framework, industry standard techniques and best practices.


  • Define core and support processes that transcend organizational and functional boundaries. Identify core common data shared across the enterprise and participate in enterprise wide efforts to reach common understanding of those data.
  • Apply a structured and systematic approach to capture high level views of the enterprise business model and processes in current state business architecture.
  • Create optimized high level views of enterprise business model and processes in target state business architecture. Align artifacts and approach with broader architecture vision.
  • Provide architectural subject matter expertise to internal and external clients, including communicating architectural decisions and mentoring other staff regarding the various decisions and ramifications.
  • Partner with business stewards to define performance metrics for target business architectures.
  • Partner with other departments to identify opportunities for enhanced efficiency in strategic and tactical efforts. Review and assess proposed or current projects for adherence to architecture standards. Confer with business units and application development staff to understand the business requirements.
  • Evaluate the impact of enterprise architecture work and services on IT investments, business operations, and customer fulfillment. Create performance metrics and traceability maps to determine the effectiveness of business architecture and facilitate governance.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required    
  • 4+  years of related experience
  • Experience in analyzing complex enterprise issues
  • Experience in communicating meaningful and informative messages to management and stakeholders across the enterprise.
  • Knowledge of the enterprise and the functions it performs
  • Extensive attention to detail and demonstrating consistent quality products
  • Extensive experience collaborating and building working partnerships across the enterprise.

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: 55873