Architect III
Fannie Mae - Herndon, VA

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THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae exists to expand affordable housing and bring global capital to local communities in order to serve the U.S. housing market. Today, our focus is on preventing foreclosures, making mortgages and rental housing as affordable as possible, and supporting the housing recovery. We are rapidly building and realigning our company to better serve the market as we support the Administration's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan.

Join our dedicated, diverse, high-performing workforce and put your unique talents to good use as we work with our partners to advance our nation's housing recovery.

For more information about Fannie Mae and our career opportunities, visit www.fanniemae.com.

JOB INFORMATION

Under limited supervision, plan and design methods for the optimization and integration of various forms of technology systems or policies and high level principals. Apply varied engineering and design theories to produce robust, integrated functioning of various systems, technology interfaces, and/or overarching information policies and high level principles. Assess functioning of overall technology and communications systems and end-to-end processes and to look for ways to upgrade and optimize systems and processes in the future. Work across the architecture and technology organization to ensure effective implementation, architecture compliance and conflict resolution. May participate in projects to upgrade or install workstations, networks, or software, or to assess and optimize overall functioning of technology, data and processes.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Work to define and maintain the architectural frameworks/patterns, processes, standards and guidelines related to systems, business or data architecture.
  • Define core and support technology, data entities, business functions and/or subject areas that transcend organizational and functional boundaries.
  • Provide technical and architectural subject matter expertise to the various development teams including communicating architectural decisions and mentoring other technical staff around the various development technologies and decisions.
  • Review and assess development design to ensure robustness, adherence to standards and processes, delivery of stable and scalable solutions, and that risk mitigation and controls are in place.
  • Collaborate with teams concerned with development, networking and/or project management to coordinate changes and support enterprise technology initiatives.
  • Identify core common data shared across the enterprise and participate in enterprise wide efforts to reach common understanding of those data.
  • Conduct studies of new technologies to provide more efficient and cost effective solutionsDefine and develop documentation of architectural designs, standards and processes that could affect applications under development or in production or state of data or business architecture.
  • Create performance metrics and traceability maps to determine the effectiveness of architecture solutions and facilitate governance.
  • Keep abreast of relevant architecture best practices.
  • Confer with business units and application development staff to understand both the business and technical requirements and todefine architectural constraints.
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 4 years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • Experience with architecture governance
  • Strong communication skills to present strategy/approach
  • Experience recommending opportunities to build, buy or integrate common services
  • Broad technology experience with ability to leverage a variety of tools
  • Creative solution developer
  • Experience with Enterprise Architecture and the various interfaces (Enterprise Data, Architecture Review Board and Center of Expertise)
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Knowledge and/or experience relating to Outsourcing/Managed Service Provider governance, transition and performance management
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.

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