Fannie MaeFannie Mae

Principal Engineer

Fannie Mae



Our Finance Technology team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer that will be playing a key role in helping to lead our Digital Transformation Cloud Journey vision and principles for the team. This is a key role that will be driving, defining, and leading key transformational changes to our target state and approach. The ideal candidate will be able to utilize deep expertise in the area of Engineering and act as the lead subject matter expert for the division and cross divisions. You will have the ability to influence stakeholders and executive leadership on key FinTech development and application difficulties. This position is accountable for the successful delivery of infrastructure design, development of application architecture design and application integration design. As a highly innovative agent of change management, it is expected you help to continually raise the bar and challenge the status quo to help shape and build the best organization in the industry

Skills Required

Demonstrated experience defining and implementing Technology Strategies, Roadmap, Standards and Frameworks. You have a passion for programming, and you are experienced with business application and analytical application development using Java, Python, PySpark, etc. Demonstrated professional success in the principles with AWS Public Cloud, including experience architecting and operating solutions built on AWS You take a Security First, anti-fragile, and cloud-native mentality and have experience with developing, designing, and architecting for Security Constraints, Resiliency, High-Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Scalability in the context of AWS Cloud and DevSecOps Demonstrated technical knowledge of API ecosystems, CI/CD and DevOps principles, and design thinking Confidence and ability to work with leadership and key stakeholders throughout the organization to design and develop approaches to automating business processes Excellent communication, presentation, and documentation skills with the ability to define and communicate the ‘big picture’ in terms of overall integration solutions to key stakeholders at various levels You consider yourself a technology leader and could coach and mentor other engineers on best practices Able to collaborate cross-functionally with the business and technical teams, including Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Architecture, and InfoSec to convert acceptable architecture into implementation patterns. Assess technology delivery framework and identify opportunities for rationalization and standardization based on industry best practices Advise Business and Technology teams on vendor/product evaluation and selection Execute on developing foundational services (CI/CD, Testing, AI/ML) and federate to delivery teams.


Washington, DC, Reston, VA, or Plano, TX

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Software Engineer

Primary Function

Full-Stack Engineer

Type of Position

Full Time

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Duration of Contract

Shared By

Michael Lee

Relationship to Company

Hiring Manager / Company Representative

Additional Notes

Financial Services Industry domain knowledge with an emphasis on Mortgage Products and Securities or transaction processing is a plus. Other industry experience is acceptable. Experience with AWS products not limited to EC2, S3, SNS, SQS, IAM, Lambda, RDS, Redshift, Kinesis, MSK, EMR, Batch, Step Functions, Beanstalk, ALB/ELB, App Mesh, Sagemaker Experience with best-of-breed SaaS Solutions such as Workday, Salesforce, etc. and experience in ERP Systems (Oracle, PeopleSoft) would be a plus Experience with performing data pipeline or ETL processing, including extracting data from existing sources, such as databases, flat files, and application programming interfaces, transforming, cleaning, or normalizing data to optimize for analysis, and automating the loading or ingestion of data into consolidated repositories, such as data warehouses and data lakes. Experience with DevSecOps tools for both greenfield and cloud native technologies like Gitlab/Terraform, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Urban Code.

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June 15, 2021
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