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Software Engineering Manager - COTS

Company: Fannie Mae
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

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


The Software Engineering Manager - COTS 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:

  • Determine the needs of diverse and complex customer groups requiring applied understanding of strategic issues of importance to the function/initiative
  • Plan and direct the work of the team as they design and develop software solutions to meet needs
  • Ensure teams use a process-driven approach in designing solutions
  • Oversee the implementation of new software technology
  • Oversee the effective and efficient maintenance of existing software



Required Experiences:

  • 6 Years’ Experience
  • Technical Expertise in Java, AWS, Spring Framework, JavaScript Framework and Oracle Technologies
  • Ability to scale and coach multiple teams in parallel on their Cloud migration and adoption journeys
  • Ability to manage and develop teams, providing coaching, mentoring and performance management
  • Ability to assist with initiatives supporting Digital Transformation
  • Experience managing Platform Engineering / Operations teams
  • Strong ability to mentor/coach team members as well as experience in influencing senior leadership
  • Experience as a Technical Coach to provide technical guidance in designing and architecting critical software platforms
  • Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
  • Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
  • Excellent collaboration & communication skills

Desired Experiences:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion
  • Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
  • Operational Excellence including improving and overseeing operations


  • Agile Process Development
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Coding
  • Configuration Management
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Customer and Market Insights
  • Data Visualization
  • Debugging
  • Design Requirements Translation
  • Design Thinking
  • Design, Content Creation, and Editing Skills
  • IT Service Management
  • Integrating Enterprise Applications
  • Interaction Design (IxD)
  • Learning and Training Skills
  • Process Automation
  • Product Design
  • Product Development Skills
  • Product Testing Skills
  • Programming Skills
  • Quality Control
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Risk Assessment and Management Skills
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Scrum Process Development
  • Software Configuration
  • Software Development
  • Software Evaluation and Testing
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Systems Integration Testing
  • Technology Design Modeling
  • Test and Evaluation Planning
  • Version Control
  • Web Development
  • Wireframing and Prototyping


  • Application Programming Interface (API)
  • BitBucket
  • CSS
  • Cucumber Docker
  • HTML
  • JIRA
  • Java
  • JavaScript, Angular
  • JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)
  • Python Programming
  • Jenkins
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Salesforce
  • Selenium
  • ServiceNow
  • Tableau
  • UNIX
  • Visio
  • XML
  • Skilled in one or more Enterprise Architecture Platforms (e.g. ARIS, HOPEX, Avolution, BiZZdesign, ORBUS)
  • Skilled in maintaining the integrity of Architecture Repository Metamodel

Additional Information

The future is what you make it to be. Discover compelling opportunities at

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


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