DevOps Technical Lead (Investments & Capital Markets)

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Oct 09, 2020
Nov 07, 2020
Full Time
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:

Are you a well-rounded technologist who thrives on ensuring the integrity of business and mission critical systems while delighting your userbase? Do you possess software developer's critical skills and agility to meet demanding commercial needs with an operational acuity? If this sounds exciting, read on!

Freddie Mac may be a great destination for you! Do you bring demonstrable experience with Java or Python automation workflows? Are you energized by the opportunity to be an internal consultant? Can you successfully collaborate with, and influence, a large, hardworking software development community driven by iterative and just-in-time solutions?

Our Impact:

Our Investment and Capital Markets (I&CM) Division's well-established DevOps team is managing, operating and extending its Agile (Nimble Development Methodology, aka "Nimble") based platform for I&CM's software developments. More information below!
Nimble DevOps:
  • We own production integrity, enabling I&CM to manage Freddie Mac's retained portfolio as well as debt funding, liquidity management, interest-rate hedging and securitization
  • We provides a platform for I&CM's software development community (150+ professionals), guaranteeing consistency between development, integration, pre-production and production environment
  • We delivers automated tools and pipeline for continuous integration and development (CI/CD), meeting demanding and challenging business needs in a controlled yet efficient and timely manner
Your Impact:

You will onboard and support various development teams to adopt our Nimble methodology. As the subject matter expert to the development community, you support providing a one-stop service to anyone delivering software solutions driven by business in a timely, efficient and agile manner.

Our ideal candidate will also collaborate with the internal community and empower it to economically and effectively meet business needs using Nimble, and provide consultancy throughout the entire lifecycle, especially in: (a) Application architecture and software containerization (Docker) (b) Iterative and test-driven development (c) Continuous integration and deployment (d) Automated testing.

You will thrive on developing, maintaining, and extending Nimble's automation fabric and enhancing tools for Project workflow, Source code and artifacts management, development workflow, continuous build and integration, test automation, and, continuous delivery and deployments.

  • 10 + years of experience of developing and supporting solutions in a managed Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar field, or equivalent experience
  • 5 + years of experience and proven proficiency to working in a support organization, building relationships
  • 5 + years of experience with iterative development and automated build pipelines
  • 5 + years of experience supporting software development teams, preferably in a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environment
  • 3 + years of JAVA development experience in a Linux environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in client interaction, support, and empowerment
Key to Success in the Role:
  • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
  • Strong consultation and communications skills
  • Technical competency with solid process orientation
  • Ability to collaborate and develop long-term relationships
  • Curiosity to learn and instill new paradigms in others

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Portfolio Mgmt & Trading

FLSA Status:Exempt

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