Big Data Engineer

Employer
Fannie Mae
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
May 12, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
THE COMPANY Fannie Mae provides reliable large scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation We are the leading source of funding for housing in America which means more people can buy or rent a home We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery improving our company and leading change to make housing better Join our diverse high performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home For more information about Fannie Mae visit http www fanniemae com progress JOB INFORMATION Join our Big Data Engineering team where wea re cutting edge technologies to solve large scale challenges Our Big Data ecosystem consists of tools including but not limited to Hadoop HBase Zookeeper Kafka Storm Sqoop Develop modify or update applications used by business units or infrastructure units Lead or play lead technical role in development teams efforts to determine unit needs and business processes that are automated by the application Participate in or review all of the steps in the software development life cycle to create and modify the software KEY JOB FUNCTIONS Participate with team of technical staff and business managers or practitioners in the business unit to determine systems requirements and functionalities needed in large complex development project Assess and develop high level design requirements for project and communicate in writing or in meetings with development team Assess detailed specifications against design requirements 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 years of related experience SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS years of hands on experience and strong and deep knowledge of Java application development Experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data MapReduce experience is a huge plus Experience building and coding applications leveraging Hadoop Components HDFS HBase Hive Sqoop Kafka Storm etc Experience coding in more than one of the following Java MapReduce Python Pig Programming Hadoop Streaming HiveQL Experience developing RESTful Web Services Agile scrum experience Experience leading and managing large scale complex applications with high performance needs Vendor management experience leveraging staff augmentation and or outcome based project delivery models statement of work planning and incremental demand forecasting Experience managing on site and off site staff and demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence others to ensure timely and effective completion of project tasks Excellent written and verbal communication skills 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