Fannie Mae Careers

Project Manager III

Reston, Virginia
Information Management


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

Plan, manage, and execute varied software development, customization, or IT systems development projects. Gather information at front end to determine project parameters and specifications, and to budget human, financial and other resources. May provide technical oversight to some staff and track attainment of project milestones. Report on progress and budget expenditures to project owners.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
Meet with application owners, application developers and analysts, coding staff and the like to determine business needs and functionalities desired for new or revised application.
  • Plan course of relatively large or complex project(s), including milestones, resources needed in the form of staff hours, budget, use of technology and tools and document in project plan, following established project management methodology.
  • Track course of project from meetings, conferring with developers, and receiving reports. Update project plan as needed. Document changes to scope or functionalities with change ticket, project plan, or other format.
  • Assess compliance of development process with accepted methodology and communicate to responsible managers or staff. Document exceptions or deviations as needed. Convene meetings and plan agenda to ensure important issues are aired and resolved.
  • Report on progress of project, use of staff, $ expenditures, progress on milestones and the like to application owners.
  • Provide guidance to project staff; may manage staff of analysts who are developing technical specifications or developers who are coding. May plan, document, manage and evaluate staff performance, or contribute to evaluation by their managers.
  • Contribute to professional or technical development of less experienced staff by mentoring or training.
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EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
 
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 6+ years of related experience
 
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • Must have strong program management experience in business case creation, value metrics definition and measurement and program/release management skills.
  • Experience in Agile methodology and Lean management skills, with ability to influence and consult on operating model maturity to accelerate adoption and maturity.
  • Ability to act as a Program Steward through driving standardization, compliance, consistency, transparency, best practices, automation in delivery excellence and knowledge sharing with Digital Products leadership and Agile teams.
  • Strong analytical skills in forecasting and financial management, including monthly variance analysis and executive level financial reporting.
  • Knowledge of mortgage servicing business and technology areas is preferred.
 
                                     
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: 56877