Security Engineer II

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

Fannie Mae seeks Security Engineer – Reston, VA

 

Design and implement systems and procedures to sustain the security, integrity, and availability of the organization's data. Assess risk of exposure of proprietary data through weaknesses in platforms, access procedures, and forms of access. Conduct platform or operating system vulnerability scans that assess exposure of system to attacks or hacking. Administer controls and review their application to ensure that system's controls, policies, and procedures are operating effectively relative to the predicted effectiveness of the controls. Confer and collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure that appropriate controls are installed, operating properly, and being monitored and reported. Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or use of application tools to enhance security. Investigate events or incidents of apparent security breaches and report to appropriate authorities using corporate procedures. Monitor Security Operations pager and respond to issues of potential viral activity, spam, phishing, etc. Plan and/or conduct tests of the core infrastructure and the contingency environment for critical business applications to ensure business continuity in the event of a computer security incident. Participate in projects designed to test defenses against hacking, denial of service, spam, break-ins, or similar attacks. 



Req’d: Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, or related plus 5 years of progressive experience in data security.  Experience must include: Single Sign-On integration with Jenkins for automation deployment; deployment/support of PING Single Sign-On in multiple data centers; Agile development; managing and integration applications with Ping Identity; and security protocols (e.g. SAML, SPML, XACML, WS-Security, WS-Federation, Oauth2). Excellent communications skills (oral and written) are also required.


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.
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Req ID: 59090