Software Engineer I

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


Use modern tools, techniques, and methods to develop, modify, or update applications used by business units or infrastructure units. Collaborate with subject matter experts in those units to determine unit needs and business processes that are automated by the application. Participate in some or all of the steps in the software development life cycle to create and modify the software.


KEY JOB FUNCTIONS


  • Proficient in the fundamentals of unit testing as well as coding in 1-2 languages (e.g. Java, etc).
  • Understanding of Object Oriented Design (OOD) and analysis.
  • Awareness of analysis/design engineering functions.
  • Ability to learn and apply behavior-driven testing techniques.
  • Work with product owners and other development team members to determine new features and user stories needed in new or revised application.
  • 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.
  • Actively participate in all Agile ceremonies. Participate in all team ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstration and team retrospectives.
  • Understand and utilize Fannie Mae DevOps tool stack to build, inspect, deploy, test and promote new or updated features.
  • May respond to trouble/support calls for applications in production in order to make quick repair to keep application in production
  • Create or Update documentation in support of development efforts. Documents may include detailed specifications, implementation guides, architecture diagrams or design documents.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor Degree or Equivalent
  • Degree in Business or Computer Science preferred
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 0-2 years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Working advanced knowledge of Java Programming in support of Test Automation of User Interfaces, Services, API and data validation.
  • Experience with creating test automation frameworks and tools in various paradigms.
  • Understanding of behavior driven development (BDD) and test-driven development (TDD).
  • Prior experience working in an Agile testing environment with Scrum or Kanban methodology.
  • Good to have working knowledge of Informatica, CI/CD practices (Jenkins), Sauce Labs, and Service Virtualization.
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns, data structures, algorithms, and programming best practices.


EMPLOYMENT

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: 57464