Fannie Mae Careers

Software Engineer III

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 ideal candidate for this role would have hands-on full stack Java experience in leading, driving, and executing on transformation projects. The product team is engaged in an effort
to build a java-based web application which will be hosted on on-prem and AWS. The candidate would have a proven track record of developing green field applications, migration of
applications from on-prem to cloud; and working with the full tool stack. You will use modern tools, techniques, and methods to develop, modify, or update applications used by
business units or infrastructure units. Participate in or review all 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 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.
  • Advanced proficiency in unit testing as well as coding in 1-2 languages (e.g. Java, Python etc).
  • Advanced proficiency in Object Oriented Design (OOD) and analysis. Advanced proficiency in application of analysis/design engineering functions.
  • Advanced proficiency in applications of non-functional software qualities such as resiliency, maintainability, etc.
  • Advanced proficiency in advanced behavior-driven testing techniques.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required   
8+  years of related experience
Required Skills
  • 8+ years of experience of development using Java, JEE and Spring Framework.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with AWS Cloud (IAM, EC2, ELB, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, S3,
  • LAMBDA, API Gateway, CloudFront, SNS, SQS, DynamoDB, Cloudwatch, ElastiCache). 
  • 5+ years of Architecture, Design & Development of portal-based applications
  • 2+ years of hands-on development experience in Angular 4+
  • At least 4 years of experience with one or more application servers such as (Jboss, Weblogic, TCServer, etc)
  • At least 4 years of experience with application integrations (SOAP/REST Web Services, Microservices, File/Data transfers, etc)
  • Extensive knowledge of OAuth and Rest API to integrate middleware with Authentication and Authorization services
  • Knowledge and experience with CI/CD with knowledge of Git Hub, Maven and Jenkins.
  • Excellent problem solving and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to actively participate and contribute to design, planning and execution
  • Knowledge of UNIX (Linux) environment and scripting (bash, shell and python)
  • Experience with Agile Development Methodology
  • Continuous learner – proven skills development along the career path
Desired Skills:
  • Prefer experience with ESB
  • Experience with messaging layer is preferred
  • Familiarity with principles of CICD, Blue/Green and DevOps practices & tools would be a plus
  • 10+ years of software development related experiences
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: 56943