Reston, 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 leader on our team, you will collaborate with leadership in the development and implementation of strategic plans for assessing and identifying potential risks that may threaten our reputation, safety, security, and/or financial success, as well as work with team members and leadership to communicate and collaborate with key stakeholders across the enterprise, and understand business objectives.

The Technology Risk - Risk Management - Senior Manager 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:
  • Lead the team responsible for determining business areas that pose potential risks to the enterprise, and collaborate leadership to develop and implement processes to identify risks.
  • Manage team efforts to evaluate and report on the impact of proposed risks to the enterprise.
  • Manage information monitoring, processes and reporting to reduce risk using rigorous analysis, and may assist with implementing updates and changes to the process.
  • Document resolutions and control guidelines.
  • Manage others to review and implement business strategies, and make decisions that will drive success in the face of shifting consumer behaviors and regulations.



Minimum Required Experiences
  • 6-8 years of relevant work experience
  • 5 years of AWS experience
  • Certifications in AWS Developer, Architect or security related is required
  • Extensive risk and controls, and AWS/Cloud background to continue to support control validation for cloud migrations.
  • Technical knowledge in the areas and frameworks of cloud, Amazon AWS, core technology infrastructure components, cybersecurity, and third-party related risks
Desired Experiences
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • One or more of the following certifications: CISA, CISSP, CIA, CISM

  • Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
  • Collective capabilities for leadership, including leading teams, giving feedback, facilitating meetings, and coaching and mentoring
  • Skilled in creating visual concepts, creating content, and editing content by hand or with the help with computer software to communicate ideas
  • The group of skills related to Business Insight including advising, designing business models, interpreting customer and market insights, forecasting, benchmarking, etc.
  • Skilled in documentation and database reporting for the purposes of analysis, data discovery, and decision-making with the use of relevant software such as Crystal Reports, Excel, or SSRS
  • The group of skills related to Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
  • Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand
  • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal
  • Experience helping an organization to plan and manage change in effort to meet strategic objectives
  • The group of skills related to Risk Assessment and Management including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, remediating risk, etc.
  • The group of skills related to Governance and Compliance including creating policies, evaluating compliance, conducting internal investigations, developing data governance, etc.
  • The group of skills related to Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
  • Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion


Experience using RiskWorks
Skilled in Visio
Experience using SharePoint
Skilled in Excel

Additional Information

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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



Reston, 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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