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Java Developer

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.


JOB INFORMATION


The role of the technical engineer is to develop application design and/or design IT infrastructure components to meet business and technical requirements. IT infrastructure may include systems, middleware, database, storage and/or network infrastructure. The engineer must demonstrate the ability to efficiently code, test & certify technology platforms, software and applications. Troubleshoot, debug application(s) and/or IT infrastructure component(s) and recommend enhancements for stable operations. Maintain and patch systems, software and applications to eliminate bug fixes, security vulnerabilities and maintain technology currency of systems and applications. Document design and engineering standards; develop key performance metrics and operational guidelines for consistent & stable design, build, implement and operational processes.


KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

•Interface, partner, and influence stakeholders to promote simplification, standardization and innovation and to ensure risk are understood and minimized
•Establish policies and standard operating procedures to enable consistent and repeatable execution
•Propose appropriate changes to standards, policies, and procedure based on emerging business/technology trends and operational challenges with the existing guidelines utilizing performance metric and operational SLA
•Plan for adequate capability on systems based on utilization metrics and planned projects to establish supply and demand forecasts
•Design and verify the technology solution meets business and technical requirements and is in compliance with enterprise architecture guidelines, technology standards and methodology, and compliance and security standards
•Maintain and operate the application design. It includes but not limited to monitoring, performance and capacity metrics , SLAs, resiliency and disaster recovery plans
•Define success criteria for validation of technology solution and application designs
•Develop and document an integrated test plan for certification of technology solutions and application design in compliance with existing best practices
•Provide work guidance or technical assistance to less senior engineers


EDUCATION


Education Level Required 


Bachelor Degree or Equivalent


Education Level Preferred


Masters or Other Advanced Degree


Area of Study Preferred


Computer Science or Engineering


MINIMUM EXPERIENCE


6 to 8 years of related experience 


SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS


Required Skills


•Experience in Java/J2EE Development with large code bases
•Unix Shell/Bash scripting
•Good communication skills 


Desired Skills


•Python

•Familiarity with configuration management tools like Puppet 
•Knowledge of Web & Application server like Apache, Tomcat, JBOSS
•Experience in AWS Cloud stack & App Mesh/containers/Docker


The individual in this position will work on Fannie Mae's implementation of certain programs under the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s ("Treasury") Making Home Affordable initiative.  U.S. citizenship is required by Treasury for such individual, as is execution of a nondisclosure agreement and compliance with other Fannie Mae requirements per Treasury's guidelines.

 
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: 59065