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 JOB INFORMATION 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 Design and develop prototypes/applications/services utilizing Java/J2EE to support and streamline our business applications. Provide Subject Matter Expertise on Java/J2EE based services. Support several key SOA processes as well as their associated infrastructure components and services such as Configuration Management & deployment, Monitoring/Management etc. Consult with Application Teams for Integration with Messaging and Web Services. Ensure correct Usage Pattern is used by application Teams using Messaging & Web Services. Perform Code Review for applications integrating with Messaging & Web Services to ensure issues are handled upfront. EDUCATION Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required MINIMUM EXPERIENCE 4 years of related experience SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Experience in Java/J2EE development, concurrency, middleware, distributed computing and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Proven history of successful interaction with internal customers and/or enterprise IT department Strong working knowledge of modern Java-related/SOA-related frameworks and ability to develop design patterns for specific technical problems/stereotypes Strong working knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and associated concepts such as XML Schemas, Web Services specifications, SOAP, Service Mediation/ESB, Policy Management, Governance, Messaging and Cloud Concepts Strong communication and presentation skill 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.