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Enterprise Architecture - Architecture - Senior Director

Company: Fannie Mae
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Company 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.

Job Description

In this compelling leadership position, you will plan and direct the work of a unit whose team design and implement components of technological structures, create solutions with a process-driven view, and maintain and/or update existing structures. In this role, you will coordinate business unit operational activities through the support of your team.

The Enterprise Architecture - Architecture - Senior Director role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:

  • Determine diverse and complex customer group needs by applying understanding of important strategic issues to the function/initiative.
  • Plan and direct the work of multiple teams in translating functional requirements into technical solutions to meet needs.
  • Oversee existing structures, as well as the implementation and ongoing monitoring of governance for their use according to requirements.
  • Direct modeling, analysis, and planning to drive functional strategy execution or define the approach toward complex or unusual business problems.



Minimum Required Experiences

  • 8 years of experience in Enterprise Architecture and managing teams.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent; Master degree preferred
  • AWS Certifications will be preferred.

Desired Experiences

  • 15+ years of progressive experience in solution architecture, systems architecture and engineering, analysis and applications programming required.
  • Expertise in implementing complex full stack solutions including API, Micro-Services, Streaming etc in large Enterprise organizations.
  •  Hands on experience leveraging object-oriented design patterns and domain driven design principles.
  • Proficient with REST standards and best practices and hands-on experience in developing RESTful APIs.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in working with AWS as a solution architecture. Experienced with AWS VPC design and Implementation, Cloud formation scripts, AMI, Consolidated Billing for multiple AWS accounts.
  • Familiarity with Planning, Design, Road maps, POC implementations for AWS Cloud technologies.
  • Familiarity with leveraging ECS, EKS and Fargate services.
  • Familiarity with AWS database services such as PostgreSQL RDS, Aurora.
  • Expertise in designing solution architecture with a view towards resiliency, availability and very comfortable in designing Failover and Recovery strategies.
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles and technologies for IaC such as Terraform.
  • Familiarity with designing logging framework for cloud watch for all deployed apps.
  • Should have designed & worked on Jenkins, Bitbucket, Docker, Elastic Bean Stalk for DevOps teams.
  • Good Knowledge of AWS services such as ELB, ElastiCache, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, S3, Lambda, Kinesis, App Mesh.
  • Familiarity with maintaining ACL, Security Groups and firewall configurations.
  • Should have developed sharing strategies for future scaling and performance.


  • Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions.
  • Skilled in cloud technologies and cloud computing.
  • Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict.
  • Skilled in supporting, controlling, monitoring, and management of large, complex, and sometimes geographically-dispersed IT infrastructure and applications in order to optimize IT service delivery.
  • Ability to frame ideas as systems and analyzing the inputs, outputs, and process.
  • Experience using software and computer systems' architectural principles to integrate enterprise computer applications such as xMatters, AWS Application Integration, or WebSphere.
  • Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
  • Experience identifying and selecting strategic options, and identifying resources to meet the defined objectives.
  • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal.


Experience using VMWare
Skilled in Visio
Experience using APIs for developing or programming software
Experience using JIRA
Skilled in using storage software such as NetApp, Nimble, and Pure Storage
Skilled in Jenkins
Skilled in HOPEX
Skilled in ServiceNow to manage digital workflows
Skilled in using virtualization software such as Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere, or Citrix XenDesktop
Skilled in Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings, development, and networking platforms
Skilled in Java
Skilled in using PowerShell to automate tasks that manage Microsoft operating systems and processes
Skilled in Kubernetes to automate application deployment, scaling, and management.

Additional Information

Job REF ID:  REF6670T

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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

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