Technology Engineer IV
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 The role of the technical engineer is to develop application design and/or design IT infrastructure components to meet business and technical requirements. IT infrastructure may include systems, middleware, database, storage and/or network infrastructure. The engineer must demonstrate the ability to efficiently code, test & certify technology platforms, software and applications. Troubleshoot, debug application(s) and/or IT infrastructure component(s) and recommend enhancements for stable operations. Maintain and patch systems, software and applications to eliminate bug fixes, security vulnerabilities and maintain technology currency of systems and applications. Document design and engineering standards; develop key performance metrics and operational guidelines for consistent & stable design, build, implement and operational processes. KEY JOB FUNCTIONS Interface, partner, and influence stakeholders to promote simplification, standardization and innovation and to ensure risk are understood and minimized Establish policies and standard operating procedures to enable consistent and repeatable execution Propose appropriate changes to standards, policies, and procedure based on emerging business/technology trends and operational challenges with the existing guidelines utilizing performance metric and operational SLA Plan for adequate capability on systems based on utilization metrics and planned projects to establish supply and demand forecasts Design and verify the technology solution meets business and technical requirements and is in compliance with enterprise architecture guidelines, technology standards and methodology, and compliance and security standards Maintain and operate the application design. It includes but not limited to monitoring, performance and capacity metrics , SLAs, resiliency and disaster recovery plans Define success criteria for validation of technology solution and application designs Develop and document an integrated test plan for certification of technology solutions and application design in compliance with existing best practices Provide work guidance or technical assistance to less senior engineers EDUCATION Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required MINIMUM EXPERIENCE 6 years of related experience SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS 6 years of hands on experience with Check Point Firewall Working experience with load balancers, proxies, and DNS Working with OPS team on DMZ implementation and escalation tasks Working knowledge of financial enterprise applications a plus Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, enterprise audio/video/multimedia applications Working under DMZ lead on all projects to meet business requirements Understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP Working knowledge of data security features deployed in the DMZ environment: SSL, IPSec 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.