Director of Technology - Cloud Migration & Digital Transformation

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. For more information about Fannie Mae, visit


The candidate Director of Cloud Migration & Digital Transformation will join the Cloud Center of Excellence within the Cloud Infrastructure division at Fannie Mae and will play an integral role in strategy and thought leadership, as well as significant influencing throughout various business groups, in all aspects relating to the organization’s future state cloud and digital transformation objectives.

In general, the Director of Technology is expected to … Plan, direct and manage one or more major functions and/or programs within the technology organization to ensure its effective operation in line with goals and objectives; Provides leadership across cross-functional teams; Actively contribute to long-range strategy planning and develops and implements the policies, procedures and systems required for maintaining and developing the overall technology strategy and goals; Plan, document, and manage the performance of subordinate managers and/or staff.


  • Lead, manage, and oversee projects, initiatives, and daily operations related to: assessing business and technology processes and functional needs for the enterprise; designing and implementing the optimal mix of system components to support the functional needs; managing the system development/enhancement lifecycle ' from business and systems requirements analysis through development; testing, quality assurance, post-deployment support, managing a portfolio of internal controls around business processes, systems, and data
  • Lead, and oversee the project management lifecycle from conception through completion that includes assessing business requirements, scoping and planning projects and initiatives, budgeting, forecasting, tracking and reporting project status, managing deliverables, and assessing customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for the development of best practices and guidelines for existing or new technologies within responsible area(s).
  • Researches and selects vendors regarding the development of technical solutions, as needed, in conjunction with executive management.
  • Reports to executive management on major accomplishments, issues and concerns.
  • Plan and manage the unit's budget; approve expenditures or budget transfers.
  • Represent the unit as an expert or resource to cross-functional project or coordinating teams and report to senior management on the unit's production, activities, and efforts.
  • Plan, document, and manage the performance of subordinate managers and/or staff. Conduct talent management activities including mentoring, training, or providing technical growth opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent related experience required
  • Master’s Degree desired


  • 8 – 10 years of related experience 


  • Strong strategic cloud experience within large corporations
  • Previous leadership experience in cloud migration and digital transformation
  • Cloud knowledge in Amazon Web Services (strongly preferred) or other cloud technologies
  • Strong application background and software engineering experience
  • Strong cloud infrastructure skillset
  • Technical knowledge in areas such as microservices, APIs, containerization, application integration, and more
  • Ability to lead in an environment with ambiguity and continuous change
  • People management experience with the ability to attract, retain, and develop talent

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: 58204