Software Engineer III

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 selected Software Engineer III will play an integral role in the development & enhancement of Fannie Mae’s Information Management Repository (IMR) platform – which is a centralized enterprise platform to access all information about various data management functions – and will gain exposure to a bleeding-edge technical landscape that has been fully migrated to a server-less AWS environment while leveraging the latest and greatest technologies available.  

In general, the selected candidate will: Use modern tools, techniques, and methods to develop, modify, or update applications used by business units or infrastructure units. Lead, or play lead technical role in development teams' efforts to determine unit needs and business processes that are automated by the application. Participate in or review all of the steps in the software development life cycle to create and modify the software.


  • Work with product owners and other development team members to determine new features and user stories needed in new/revised applications or large/complex development projects.
  • Create or Update documentation in support of development efforts. Documents may include detailed specifications, implementation guides, architecture diagrams or design documents.
  • Participate in code reviews with peers and managers to ensure that each increment adheres to original vision as described in the user story and all standard resource libraries and architecture patterns as appropriate.
  • Respond to trouble/support calls for applications in production in order to make quick repair to keep application in production.
  • Serve as a technical lead for an Agile team and actively participate in all Agile ceremonies. Participate in all team ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstration and team retrospectives.
  • Mentor less experienced technical staff; may use high end development tools to assist or facilitate development process.
  • Leverage Fannie Mae DevOps tool stack to build, inspect, deploy, test and promote new or updated features.
  • Set up and configure a continuous integration environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in unit testing as well as coding in 1-2 languages (e.g. Java, etc).
  • Advanced proficiency in Object Oriented Design (OOD) and analysis. Advanced proficiency in application of analysis/design engineering functions. Advanced proficiency in application of non-functional software qualities such as resiliency, maintainability, etc. Advanced proficiency in advanced behavior-driven testing techniques.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


  • 4+ years of related experience


  • Strong expertise in Ops and support.
  • Coding experience using SQL, PL/SQL, UNIX, Scripting, Informatica, Autosys and ETL (Informatica & Abinitio)and TIBCO
  • Experience with Oracle and Netezza Databases.
  • Experience in agile implementations – Scrum teams, Kanban methodologies required.
  • Experience with developing/deploying apps in AWS.
  • Hands-on experience in AWS Lambda, Cloud Development, API Gateway, Java, Node preferred
  • Experience utilizing the latest industry standard tools and best practices required
  • Presentations and Reporting skills desirable
  • Proven experience as a lead


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: 56011