Lead Kubernetes Engineer

Job Description

THE COMPANY

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.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

The role of the technical engineer is 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. 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.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Act as an egineering Subject Matter Expert (SMe)in partnering with, and influencing 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
  • At the highest level of technical complexity, 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
  • Develop operational model to maintain and operate the application design, including, 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
  • Performs required performance tuning and maintenance. Conduct performance measurement and establish updated baseline measures and propose optimized configuration
  • As an engineering SME, mentor and lead engineers

EDUCATION

 

 

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

     

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

 

 

  • 8+ years of related experience

     

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

 

 

  • Solid experience in overseeing operations of complex distributed applications in a Linux environment.
  • Strong Kubernetes operations experience
  • 8+ years’ experience in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting enterprise services in a Linux environment.
  • 3+ years of experience installing, configuring and supporting Red Hat OpenShift With Ansible.
  • 4+ years of experience supporting applications running on Docker and Kubernetes.
  • 5+ years of solid Linux Administration experience.
  • 2+ years of AWS experience
  • Red Hat OpenShift certifications strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Infrastructure Automation, Infrastructure Capacity Monitoring and Automated Scaling solutions
  • Experience with automation/management frameworks (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, SaltStack)

 

 

 

 

                                     

 

 

EMPLOYMENT              

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: 56780