Software Engineer - Capital Markets

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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Our Capital Markets – Pricing Technology team in Herndon, VA is currently searching for a Software Engineer with a passion for building customer-centric applications and take part in the Digital Transformation Initiatives for one of our Flagship products.


This group is responsible for building and deploying cutting-edge technologies to solve some of the mortgage industry’s most complex problems. To achieve that, they are leveraging the best products in the open-source community, developing their own tools, and continually improving their products and practices over time through rapid iteration cycles.

  •  In an Agile environment, participate with team of technical staff and business managers or practitioners in the business unit to determine systems requirements and functionalities needed in large/complex development project.
  • Work with product owners and other development team members to determine new features and user stories needed in new/revised application.
  • Assess and develop high level design requirements for project and communicate in writing and in meetings with development team. Assess detailed specifications against design requirements.
  • Review coding done to advance application upgrade, extension, or other development. Analyze application for data integrity issues.
  • Serve as system subject matter expert
  • Execute problem solving skills in troubleshooting issues and maintenance of large scale applications.
  • Contribute to test protocols or plan for testing revised application and review test results.
  • May mentor less experienced technical staff; may use high end development tools to assist or facilitate development process.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


  • 3+ years of related experience

  •      At least 3 years' experience in software engineering using core Java, server-side Java technologies - Spring Boot, Spring Batch, Spring Cloud
  •      Strong understanding of all tiers and especially the middle-tier.
  •      In-depth understanding of OOP, design patterns and data structures
  •      Experience with Webservices (REST/SOAP) and data formats like JSON and XML.
  •      Experience in Agile software development methods such as Scrum preferred.
  •      Experience with UNIX, LINUX scripting is a plus.
  •      Experience with SVN (Subversion), GitHub, Eclipse/STS, Maven, and Jenkins.
  •      Strong knowledge of relational Databases, Oracle SQL, stored procedures required.

Preferred or Bonus skills

  •     Experience with AWS Native Services like ELB, S3, Lambda, and PostgreSQL
  •     Experience with Microservices Development
  •    Experience with CI/CD and Scaled Agile
  •    Experience with UI frameworks such as Angular, Node.js, Backbone, and/or React (bonus)


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: 57531