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Azure Cloud Engineer

Job Description


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 your career.

The role of the Azure Cloud 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.


In this role you will have the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:
•Interface with 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
•Monitor 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
•Develop and document an integrated test plan for certification of technology solutions and application design in compliance with existing best practices
•Execute or support the test certification scripts, analyze the results to validate the results against established success criteria
•Support patching and incident and problem management activities
•Enables environment sustainability through technology training and development of user guides and knowledge artifacts
•Provide work guidance or technical assistance to less senior engineers


Basic Qualifications

•Strong hands-on experience scripting/development skills in Python, Ruby, C#, PowerShell and Kusto Query Language (KQL)

•Strong hands on knowledge of MS Azure; Design, develop, and build cloud infrastructure

•Develop and maintain deployable, tested, and documented automation design scripts, processes, and procedures

•Design, configure, implement and support automated workflows for cloud and virtual environment provisioning using tools such as Azure Blueprints

•Make recommendations to the team about tools to be used for cloud environments and the implementation of those tools

•Project consumption trends, provide recommendations and/or invoke action to reduce/optimize spend

Preferred Qualifications

•Performance analysis, proactive troubleshooting and capacity planning

•Preferred knowledge of Azure Log and Desktop Analytics

•Preferred knowledge of Azure Power Automate 

•Preferred knowledge of Azure Blueprints 

•Preferred knowledge of AWS

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Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at careers_mailbox@fanniemae.com.

Successful job applicants will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. 

Req ID: 59924