Senior AWS/Cloud Engineer
Location:
Herndon , Virginia
Posted:
September 08, 2017
Reference:
50218
THE COMPANY

Are you interested in helping solve today's most critical housing challenges? In simplest terms, Fannie Mae serves the people who house America. We work at the heart of housing by providing reliable, affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times, buying loans that banks and other lenders originate, so they can fund new loans. This gives more people the opportunity to buy, refinance, or rent homes and apartments. Creating these opportunities is what drives the people who work at Fannie Mae.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

Responsible for design, development, and implementation of Cloud solutions for our corporate enterprise systems and applications. Serve as senior technical resource in development team's efforts to determine the needs of the business that will simplify and automate the applications as well as make them more efficient. Fully participate in the software development life cycle to ensure sound Cloud and data warehouse solutions are implemented.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Work closely with our architects and engineers to recommend and design database or data storage solutions that effectively reflect our business needs, security, and service level requirements
  • Work with application and architecture teams to conduct proof of concept (POC) and implement the design in production environment in AWS
  • Migrate existing databases from on premise to AWS using various tools including but not limited to AWS Data Migration Services and AWS Schema Conversion Tool.
  • Support production issues and troubleshooting for both on premise databases as well as Amazon Web Services (AWS) Relational Database Service (RDS).
  • Provide expertise around Business Intelligence (BI) Cloud reporting tools.
  • Review coding done to advance application upgrade, extension, or other development. Analyze application for data integrity issues.
  • Develop test protocols or plan for testing revised application and review test results.
  • Serve as project lead or lead technical staff in course of application development project
  • May mentor less experienced technical staff; may use high end development tools to assist or facilitate development process.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 4 years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • AWS Associate Level Certification required
  • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (e.g. Python, Shell, Java, and JSON).
  • Experience designing, developing, deploying, testing in AWS architecture
  • Advanced hands-on experience with Oracle and PostgreSQL database administration
  • Advanced knowledge of AWS Services including:
    • Data Management - Redshift, RDS, EMR, Data Pipeline, Kinesis, DynamoDB
    • Cloud services and Security - VPC, EC2, ELB, KMS, Route53, S3
    • Hands-on experiences with CloudFormation and Lambda
  • A team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment
  • Written and oral communication skills - ability to clearly communicate technical concepts and support assertions with data to both business and technology stakeholders
  • Organizational skills - ability to coordinate and prioritize issues simultaneously in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Taking ownership and acting with high sense of urgency - this job requires the individual to work like an entrepreneur
EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A little about us:
We’re leading the way to provide safe, affordable, and reliable credit, so people across the U.S. have opportunities to buy, refinance, or rent homes.

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