Director, Agile Development

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, Virginia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Closes
Jan 14, 2021
Ref
JR1197
Function
IT
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.

Do you like to embrace change and innovation...push the boundaries of what is possible? Do you embody Agile delivery? Freddie Mac is seeking an Agile Development Director to drive the team and organizational direction on solutions & architecture! In this role you'll need to have the full stack covered with all key modern languages under your belt. You're going to have to get into all parts of the code, as well as implement some of it.

Our Impact:
  • Drive critical delivery of Agile Development for our Digital Transformation Program for the Multifamily Business
  • Make critical Engineering & design decisions that impact the outcome of how we "re-imagine our business" and its relative processes to make us more effective & efficient to our external clients


Your Impact:
  • Drive the technical strategy and vision for the area, valuing simplicity and willing to challenge technical constraints to achieve a solid design
  • Be the executor as well as the visionary force behind the technical solution
  • Accountable for the delivery of quality software, which is aligned with enterprise architecture, performance, maintainable and accurately deployed
  • Lead a small group of developers
  • Mentor the teams driving full (and accurate) adoption of modern software engineering & Delivery practices (12 Factor, Agile, BDD, Stateless Design, Microservices, Containerization, etc.)
  • Establish relationships with the business to drive out solutions aligned with a strategic vision
  • Manage relationships with key Technology and Business partners
  • Constantly look for better ways of solving complex technical problems and designing the solution, not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • Work with the Chief Product Owner for building reusable and scalable components


Qualifications:
  • Previous experience driving out transformations from Waterfall to Agile methodology
  • 7-10 yrs of leading High performing Agile teams
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience; advanced studies/degree preferred
  • 10-15+ years of experience engineering awesome solutions and 5-7 Years Leading modernized development teams
  • Know the modern approaches as well as where the landmines are
  • Exhibit deep knowledge and experience in designing for and implementing solutions in the cloud (AWS, Azure, Google) ... this can range from custom code on IaaS/PaaS to SaaS solution integrations
  • For this specific role you will have to have a very strong background integrating and delivering CRM solutions using the Microsoft Dynamics Platform.....deep knowledge of this platform is a must!


Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Excellent collaborator and fantastic teammate
  • A spirit for innovation and ability to work in the space of "no longer" and "not yet"
  • Proven success coaching and transforming technical teams to shift to modern execution model


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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