Senior Technical Lead Data Architect

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, Virginia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 14, 2020
Closes
Nov 12, 2020
Ref
JR407
Function
Administrative
Hours
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.

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Platforms & Data Solutions Architect, Senior Technical Lead

McLean, VA

Position Overview

Are you a transformation champion? Are you passionate about technology transformations? Do you have proven record of enabling enterprise change through architectural leadership? The Freddie Mac Enterprise Architecture Office is seeking a Senior Data Architect to provide leadership and oversight associated with the Platforms and Data Solutions architecture!

If you looking for a career that enables you to work with the latest and greatest technologies, lead your team through transformation into Agile Architecture and align with the Modern Delivery methodology within Freddie Mac, apply today!

Our Impact:
  • We build data platforms and capabilities that enable data analytics, reporting, model developments and machine learning
  • We manage and enhance Big Data and Data Warehouse platforms, collaborate with teams and leadership within IT and with business partners to advance our technical capabilities and provide data solutions that drive business results
  • We create Proof of Concepts (POCs) to illustrate how cutting-edge technologies can be incorporated and enhance Freddie Mac's technology offerings


Your Impact:
  • Demonstrate effective and disciplined software development expertise and leadership
  • Collaborate with other Enterprise Architects to assure that the Freddie Mac Platforms are aligned with EA vision, roadmap, principles, and guidelines and can enable software engineering teams and solution architects to deliver on business outcomes
  • Fully utilize AWS with services such as Cloud Formation Templates, S3, EC2, EKS and many more
  • Define and implement Reference architecture patterns which will be used by development teams
  • Collaborate with product and engineering leadership to construct a product delivery strategy, roadmaps, and timelines
  • Lead technical discussions and influence a large number of multi-functional teams
  • Act as an agent for change with new technologies and tools, promote top code quality by leading design and code reviews, and solve meaningful issues related to performance tuning and scalability


Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of proven experience in software development including architecture, design, coding, testing, and support
  • 3+ years of Cloud infrastructure experience working with one or more of the following Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud services: EC2, EMR, ECS, EKS, Kubernetes Operators, Knative, Kubeflow, S3, SNS, SQS, Cloud Formation, Cloud watch, Lambda
  • Hands-on experiences with AWS architecture design, Data Management, Big Data, Data Warehousing, Machine Learning platform development and good exposure to feature engineering
  • Proficient with CICD process, Agile and DevOps SDLC including analysis, high level design, coding, testing, and implementation, performance tuning, bug fixing and quality control
  • 3+ years of experience with Agile, Kanban, or Scrum methodologies
  • 3+ years of experience with Cloud based Data Warehouse platforms e.g. Snowflake and Dremio preferred; expertise in creating data models, optimizing data, automating & restructuring data reporting system in financial services domain
  • 5+ years of experience using Java, Python or Scala
  • Experience of leading complex data applications with large volumes of data


Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, persuasively with technology and business partners
  • Excellent collaborator and fantastic teammate
  • Able to deliver and apply risk-based approach to prioritize work
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies, and identify process improvements and efficiencies opportunities
  • Ability to adapt to change while continuing to deliver on assigned objectives
  • Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction

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. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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:Information Technology

FLSA Status:Exempt

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