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Cloud Engineer Lead

Job Description

Cloud Engineer Lead


At Fannie Mae, futures are made.  The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans.  Every day offers compelling opportunities to modernize the nation’s housing finance system while being part of an inclusive team using new, emerging technologies.  Here, you will help lead our industry forward, enhance your technical expertise, and make our career. 





The role of the Cloud Engineer Lead 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.




  • Act as an egineering Subject Matter Expert (SMe)in partnering with, and influencing 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

  • At the highest level of technical complexity, 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

  • Develop operational model to maintain and operate the application design, including, 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

  • Performs required performance tuning and maintenance. Conduct performance measurement and establish updated baseline measures and propose optimized configuration

  • As an engineering SME, mentor and lead engineers










Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of strong experience in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting enterprise services in a Linux environment
  • 3+ years of strong hands-on experience designing and implementing container (Docker) solutions on OpenShift/Kubernetes
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience implementing DevOps practices and CI/CD automations for complex applications
  • 2+ years of strong operations experience in AWS environment or in VMware environment
  • Solid experience with Infrastructure as Code/automation technologies(Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Terraform/CloudFormation)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in AWS CloudFormation, AWS EC2, VPC, S3 and similar technologies
  • Good understanding and technical expertise in Microservices architectures
  • Linux administration experience preferred



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: 59795