Software Engineer Manager

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 nations 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

The Capital Markets Technology - Software Engineering - Manager 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:
As a valued leader on our team, you will manage the work of a team designing, producing, testing, or implementing software, technology, or processes, as well as create and maintain IT architecture, large scale data stores, and cloud-based systems.



Required Skills
  • Full Software Development Lifecycle experience in mission critical and complex strategic initiatives
  • Experience leading or managing Agile Scrum teams to support critical projects and business operations (Kanban/Scrum/SAFe)
  • Extensive experience with Java related technologies including Spring Boot, Angular, and RDBMS/noSQL database technologies
  • Strong understanding of middleware technologies including Apache, Tomcat, JBOSS, ESB, Autosys and other related technologies
  • Strong customer-oriented mindset and relationship building skills
  • Strong people management skills and ability to coach and mentor staff
  • Good understanding of public cloud infrastructures (AWS/Azure)
  • Strong understanding of DevOps (CI/CD)
  • Strong Test First and SRE mindset

Desired Skills
  • Experience with AWS public cloud services and related services would be highly desired such as EC2, S3, Lambda, ElastiCache, Elastic Beanstalk, etc.
  • Experience leading teams through Cloud and DevOps adoptions including strong familiarity with AWS, Jenkins/Gitlab, Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Terraform
  • Experience with API event-driven architecture, container orchestration platforms (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.) and knowledge of Microservices architectures
  • Experience with Spring Security would be a plus
  • Experience in Lean (Agile) practices and ability to drive a culture of adoption to new methods of working

  • Determine the needs of diverse and complex customer groups requiring applied understanding of strategic issues of importance to the function/initiative.
  • Plan and direct the work of the team as they design and develop software solutions to meet needs.
  • Ensure teams use a process-driven approach in designing solutions.
  • Oversee the implementation of new software technology.
  • Oversee the effective and efficient maintenance of existing software.
  • Experience defining and managing changes to documents, code, computer programs, websites, and other files to enable collaboration and ensure teams are working from the latest version
  • Experience using software and computer systems' architectural principles to integrate enterprise computer applications such as xMatters, AWS Application Integration, or WebSphere
  • The group of skills related to Business Insight including advising, designing business models, interpreting customer and market insights, forecasting, benchmarking, etc.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining consistency of a product's performance, functional, and physical attributes with its requirements, design, and operational information
  • The group of skills related to Programming including coding, debugging, and using relevant programming languages
  • Expertise in service management concepts for networks and related standards such as ITIL practices or SDLC
  • Determining causes of operating errors and taking corrective action
  • Experience identifying measures, or indicators of system performance, and the actions needed to improve or correct performance to achieve desired outcomes
  • Ability to transform business processes using BPA, RPA, or other technology-enabled automation
  • Skilled in cloud technologies and cloud computing
  • The group of skills related to Product Development including designing products, developing product roadmaps, translating design requirements, prototyping, etc.
  • The group of skills related to Communication including communicating in writing or verbally, copywriting, planning and distributing communication, etc.
  • Ability to frame ideas as systems and analyzing the inputs, outputs, and process
  • Collective capabilities for leadership, including leading teams, giving feedback, facilitating meetings, and coaching and mentoring
  • Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion
  • Skilled in the graphical representation of information in the form of a charts, diagrams, pictures, and dashboards with programs and tools such as Excel, Tableau, or Power BI
  • Skilled in documentation and database reporting for the purposes of analysis, data discovery, and decision-making with the use of relevant software such as Crystal Reports, Excel, or SSRS
  • Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand
  • The group of skills related to Product Testing including testing and evaluating software, usability testing, UAT, and using relevant product testing technology
  • Expertise in developing websites for hosting via intranet or Internet, which may also include web design, web content development, scripting, and/or network security configuration
  • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal
  • Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
  • The group of skills related to Learning and Training including conducting, developing, and evaluating training, instructional design, and learning management systems
  • The group of skills related to Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
  • The group of skills related to Operational Excellence including improving and overseeing operations
  • The group of skills related to Risk Assessment and Management including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, remediating risk, etc.
  • The group of skills related to Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
  • Experience helping an organization to plan and manage change in effort to meet strategic objectives

Additional Information

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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