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Sr. Salesforce Developer

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.


Our Multifamily Technology team in Herndon, VA is looking for a Sr. Salesforce Engineer that will be part of leading one of the most important and largest Salesforce projects at Fannie Mae. This team is working on cutting-edge technology and has access to every tool made by Salesforce. As a member of this team, you will have the opportunity to grow and expand your technical skillset while helping to define new and current environments. 

You will be in an entirely Agile (SAFe) environment using modern tools, techniques, and methods such as complex Salesforce environments, Lightning Web Components (LWC), DevOps initiatives and an API ecosystem. You will play a lead technical role in development teams' efforts to determine unit needs and business processes that are automated by the application. As well as participate in or review all of the steps in the software development life cycle to create and modify the software.

  • Work with product owners and other development team members to determine new features and user stories needed in new/revised applications or large/complex development projects.
  • Create or Update documentation in support of development efforts. Documents may include detailed specifications, implementation guides, architecture diagrams or design documents.
  • 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.
  • Respond to trouble/support calls for applications in production in order to make quick repair to keep application in production.
  • Serve as a technical lead for an Agile team and actively participate in all Agile ceremonies. Participate in all team ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstration and team retrospectives.
  • Mentor less experienced technical staff; may use high end development tools to assist or facilitate development process.
  • Leverage Fannie Mae DevOps tool stack to build, inspect, deploy, test and promote new or updated features.
  • Set up and configure a continuous integration environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in unit testing as well as coding in 1-2 languages (e.g. Java, etc.).
  • Advanced proficiency in Object Oriented Design (OOD) and analysis. Advanced proficiency in application of analysis/design engineering functions. Advanced proficiency in application of non-functional software qualities such as resiliency, maintainability, etc. Advanced proficiency in advanced behavior-driven testing techniques.

  • Related Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Required 
  • 5+ years of Related Experience 


Required Skills 
  • At least 5+ years of development experience with proficiency with at least one of the following backend languages or environment; Java, Python, Node, .NET, etc. 
  • At least 3 years of experience in the Salesforce platform
  • Strong development skills with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and UI frameworks within Visualforce pages or Lightning components (would be a plus) 
  • Experience with Lightning Web Components (LWC) and Jest tests or extensive experience with JavaScript as an alternative 
  • Strong Salesforce customization and configuration experience in Sales Cloud and/or Lightning Communities 
  • Deep understanding of the limitations on the Salesforce platform, specifically with governor limits and best practices in delivering solutions
  • Experience in working with complex Salesforce environments
  • You pride yourself in writing clean code, test thoroughly, strong documentation, and high-test coverage
  • Conducts code review in accordance with recommendations

Desired Skills 
  • Knowledge in SOAP API, REST API, and Bulk API would be a plus 
  • Experience with integration Salesforce with 3rd party APIs 
  • Experience working with source repositories like GIT and SVN
  • Understand limitations of different user licenses
  • Experience working in an Agile environment 


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: 59395