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Fannie Mae

Software Engineer II - Capital Markets Fannie Mae
Herndon, VA

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit so people can buy, refinance, or rent homes.

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Job Description


Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

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Our Capital Markets team in Herndon, VA is looking for a Software Engineer II that will be part of the group leading the major modernization of our critical trading MBS portfolio, as well as be part of moving the entire platform to AWS. You will use the Java technology stack, modern tools, techniques, and methods to develop, modify, or update applications used by business units or infrastructure units. You be collaborating with subject matter experts in those units to determine unit needs and business processes that are automated by the application. Participate in most or all of the steps in the software development life cycle to create and modify the software.


* Work with product owners and other development team members to determine new features and user stories needed in new/revised application.
* Participate in code reviews with peers and managers to ensure that each increment adheres to original vision as described in the user story and all standard resource libraries and architecture patterns as appropriate.
* Serve as a technical lead for an Agile team and actively participate in all Agile ceremonies. Participate in all team ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstration and team retrospectives.
* Leverage Fannie Mae DevOps tool stack to build, inspect, deploy, test and promote new or updated features.
* Respond to trouble/support calls for applications in production in order to make quick repair to keep application in production.
* Create or Update documentation in support of development efforts. Documents may include detailed specifications, implementation guides, architecture diagrams or design documents.
* Mentor less experienced staff.
* Set up and configure a continuous integration environment.
* Intermediate proficiency in unit testing as well as coding in 1-2 languages (e.g. Java, etc.).
* Intermediate proficiency in Object Oriented Design (OOD) and analysis. Intermediate proficiency in application of analysis/design engineering functions. Intermediate proficiency in application of non-functional software qualities such as resiliency, maintainability, etc. Intermediate proficiency in applying behavior-driven testing techniques.


* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


* 3 years of related experience


Required Skills

* 3 years of development using Java, JEE and Spring Framework.
* Experience with Database development and tools with SQL with additional relational DB knowledge.
* Knowledge of UNIX (Linux) environment and scripting (bash, shell and python).

Desired Skills

* Experience with Spring Core, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Integration and Spring Security would be a plus.
* Experience in testing automation using Selenium, Cucumber, and JUnit.
* Experience with implementing integration solutions with RESTful Web Services with JWT (JSON Web Tokens).
* Familiarity with principles of CICD, Blue/Green and DevOps practices & tools.
* Experience with Agile Development Methodology.


As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Fannie Mae

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit so people can buy, refinance, or rent homes.

10000 employees
Fannie Mae

1100 15th street northwest

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