Herndon, Virginia

Company Description

At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to modernize the nation's housing finance system while being part of an inclusive team using new, emerging technologies. Here, you will help lead our industry forward, enhance your technical expertise, and make your career.



Job Description

As a valued contributor to our team, you will advise team members on the design and processes for implementation of components of technological structures. In this role, you will create solutions with a process-driven view, as well as devise processes for maintaining and/or updating existing structures.

The Enterprise Architecture - Architecture - Advisor role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:

  • Apply advanced skills, knowledge, and/or experience to lead modeling, analysis, and planning projects.
  • Translate functional requirements into technical solutions to meet customer needs by applying advanced skills, knowledge, and experience.
  • Maintain existing structures and collaborate with management to define governance processes.
  • Perform modeling, analysis, and planning to solve technical business problems and inform the team's technical direction.




Minimum Required Experiences

  • 6 years

Desired Experiences

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Experience creating a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adaption process.
  • Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software.
  • Experience working closely with IT security to monitor the company's cloud privacy.
  • Experience responding to technical issues in a professional and timely manner.
  • Ability to offer guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application transfers into the cloud.
  • Positive attitude and a strong commitment to delivering quality work.
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends.
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) to properly articulate complicated cloud reports to management and other IT development partners.


  • Partner with business and technology leads to set transformation goals and objectives to launch key initiatives.
  • Develop and/or maintain business vision, strategic plans including the design of transformation roadmap with clear milestones, workstreams, and owners.
  • In partnership with business sponsors and leads, envision, plan, implement, communicate, promote and update the target business architecture over multiple time horizons.
  • Fully articulate current and target state business design using capability models, process models, operating models and motivation models.
  • Design the architecture for migrating on-premise applications, data warehouse and data marts to containers and data lake on AWS Cloud.
  • Deep knowledge of cloud architecture, cloud native patterns, container management and cloud computing capabilities especially as offered by AWS.
  • Deep knowledge of information architecture methodologies; enterprise-wide data architecture for designing and building data lakes, data warehouses, data marts and BI reporting databases.
  • Architect solutions that employs container and serverless patterns using AWS Fargate, AWS Lambda AWS cloud to realize business capabilities in a safe and secure manner.
  • Architect solutions for the design and implementation of Big & Fast Data Infrastructure on AWS cloud using Kafka, Kinesis, Glue, Athena, Redshift, DynamoDB & Quick Sight.
  • Define information models supporting data assets for complex data structures represented through various data management systems such as graph, relational and hierarchical databases.
  • Sound knowledge of distributed data architecture concepts such as sharding, caching, map-reduce, stream processing & two-phase commits.
  • Sound knowledge of data security & compliance.
  • Understand data visualization techniques and libraries and their applicability to business problems.


  • Skilled in AWS offerings, development and networking platforms.
  •  Experience using APIs for developing or programming software
  • Experience using JIRA, Confluence, Visio
  • Skilled in XML, Java, JavaScript, Kubernetes, Docker, VMWare



Additional Information

Job REF ID: REF2817K

The future is what you make it to be. Discover compelling opportunities at Fanniemae.com/careers.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at careers_mailbox@fanniemae.com.



Herndon, Virginia

We are Future Makers at Fannie Mae, and our mission is to deliver stability and affordability to America’s housing market. We help make the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage possible, and we’re passionate about increasing access to affordable housing, advancing technology to build a better mortgage process, and creating green finance products to drive environmental sustainability.


Are you a Future Maker looking to join a diverse, collaborative team? We welcome your interest in helping us tackle tomorrow’s challenges today.

We continue to hire for all open roles, with interviewing and onboarding conducted virtually until further notice.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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